The Chicagoland Italian-American Professionals organization is presenting the second annual “CuccidatiFest”, La Festa Dei Cuccidati, at the Casa Italia Chandelier Room, 3800 Division, Stone Park, on Sunday, December 10, 2017 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
The event will present awards for those bringing their own homemade cuccidati , local bakery-made and the best from the Internet.
There will also be a baking demonstration of this traditional Sicilian Christmas fig cookie, as well as its history and origins.
The event is intended to recognize individuals who have preserved the tradition of making the cuccidati as well as highlighting local bakeries that still produce it.
Tickets are $20 and will include refreshments and cuccidati tastings from the contest entrants. In addition, cuccidati platters will be available for purchase at the end of the event with proceeds benefiting Casa Italia.
For further information call the Cuccidati Hot line at (630)849-6005 or through the Chicagoland Italian-American Professionals (CIAP) at www.chicagolandItalians.com.
Opening Night – November 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Exhibit run through December 22, 2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Saturday, October 28th
On October 21st the Italian Cultural Center at Casa Italia will hold its 42nd Annual Vocal Scholarship Competition. The competitive auditions will being together numerous young students of voice to compete for scholarships, to be used toward continued vocal training.
$7,000 will be awarded in prizes
Please call (708) 345-5933, ext 2
Italian Cultural Center Vocal Scholarship
Founded by Josephine L. LiPuma
Concert of Italian Opera
FEATURING ITALIAN OPERA ARIAS & SONGS PERFORMED BY THE 2017 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Tickets: $60 per person
Held in Casa Italia’s Beautiful Community Center
1621 N. 39th Ave., Stone Park, IL
On October 21st the Italian Cultural Center at Casa Italia will hold its 42nd Annual Vocal
Scholarship Competition. The competitive auditions will bring together numerous young students
of voice to compete for scholarships, to be used toward continued vocal training.
The scholarship recipients will showcase their talents at an incredible concert and dinner on Sunday,
November 12th at Casa Italia in the Mentesana Weber Chandelier Room. Please join us for
this most enjoyable evening to help support this wonderful program.
2 P.M. Wine & Cheese 2:30 P.M. Concert 4 P.M. Dinner
Co-Chairs: Leonora LiPuma & Estelle Raimondi
For details or to make reservations please call Casa Italia at 708-345-5933 X 2 or visit our website at www.casaitaliachicago.org
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To guarantee your reservations, please mail check by Monday, November 6, 2017. Please make check payable to Casa Italia, Inc.
2017 Vocal Scholarships
42nd Josephine L. LiPuma Award
27th Annual Nicholas Raimondi Award
George & Phyllis Muccianti Award
Italian American Executives
of Transportation Award
Advanced III – Require Book – Sentieri Text and Workbook
For information, please call Casa Italia, 708 – 345-5933, ext 2
Book Required – Italian Made Simple
Contact Casa Italia for additional information – 708 345-5933, ext 2