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Manfrotto 'Stories of Italy and Italian Stories' competition

Manfrotto 'Stories of Italy and Italian Stories' competition

To celebrate Italian Week 2014, our sponsor Manfrotto have teamed up with us to offer a great competition. It’s free to enter and anyone can participate. Celebrating the theme of 'Stories of Italy and Italian Stories' we invite you to get involved with your Italian photograph. The prize pack supplied by event organiser Manfrotto has a total ...

WHEN: Thursday, 15 May 2014 - Monday, 2 June 2014

TIME: enter at any time

WHERE: Online competition

The Art of Making Pasta - Master Class

The Art of Making Pasta - Master Class

The Angelo's Family celebrates 46 years of making pasta. Come join Angelo's daughter in this exclusive once a year class where you will learn the art and passion that drives the brand.  Finish the class with a pasta lunch, including dessert and coffee.  Everything is supplied including recipes to practice newly acquired skills at ...

WHEN: Saturday, 24 May 2014

TIME: 10.00 am

WHERE: Level 1, 28 Wandoo Street, Fortitude Valley

Lets Cook Italian

Lets Cook Italian

Lets Cook Italian! Do you want to have fun? Do you want tot cook authentic Italian Food? Come and Join Simona, a native of Rome for three consecutive Italian Cooking Classes.  When: May 10th, May 17th and May 24th  Where: New Farm State School (in New Farm) Time: 12pm - 2-pm  Cost: $150 (all included) For enrollment: contact ...

WHEN: Saturday, 24 May 2014

TIME: 12.00pm - 2.00pm

WHERE: New Farm State School (in New Farm)

Festa Del Piemonte  - Traditional regional dishes from Piemonte

Festa Del Piemonte - Traditional regional dishes from Piemonte

Feste del Piemonte - Celebrating regional dishes and entertainment.  Since 1971, the 22nd of May has been set aside as a special day to celebrate the history, culture and languge of Piemonte. Join us as we celebrate the FESTA DEL PIEMONTE,  with a luncheon of typical Piemonties dishes.  Cost $50 (meal only) For bookings, contact Anna ...

WHEN: Sunday, 25 May 2014

TIME: 12.00pm

WHERE: Abruzzo Club 150 Fursden Rd. Carina

The Art of Making Pasta - Master Class

The Art of Making Pasta - Master Class

The Angelo's Family celebrates 46 years of making pasta. Come join Angelo's daughter in this exclusive once a year class where you will learn the art and passion that drives the brand.  Finish the class with a pasta lunch, including dessert and coffee.  Everything is supplied including recipes to practice newly acquired skills at ...

WHEN: Sunday, 25 May 2014

TIME: 10.00 am

WHERE: Level 1, 28 Wandoo Street, Fortitude Valley

Come and Try Bocce day - Free Event

Come and Try Bocce day - Free Event

Come and try Bocce day at the Redlands Bocce Club located at the Redlands Sporting Club, Anson Road, Wellington Point. The Redlands Bocce Club has eight Bocce courts under cover with lights for night playing also. The Bocce day will commence at 10am and conclude at 2pm, we offer light refreshments and tea and coffee.   We are an affiliate sport of the ...

WHEN: Sunday, 25 May 2014

TIME: 10.00am to 2.00pm

WHERE: Redlands Sporting Club, Anson Road, Wellington Point

Vivaldi Spectacular

Vivaldi Spectacular

4MBS ClassicFM presents Vivaldi Spectacular at St John's Cathedral, 373 Ann Street, Brisbane on Sunday 25 May, 2.30 pm. Conducted by Kevin Power, Tama Matheson, narrator. The Queensland Choir. Badinerie Players. Performing Vivaldi  Selected works. Program includes The Four Seasons and ...

WHEN: Sunday, 25 May 2014

TIME: 2.30 pm

WHERE: St John's Cathedral 373 Ann Street Brisbane

Italian Display at Townsville Museum

Italian Display at Townsville Museum

Townsville Museum will host a display for Italian Week from Monday 26 May to Friday 6 June. The display will feature stories of local Italian identities, Pino Armarti, Mr. Frairer and Reno Badesso.    The story of the commencement and building of the Italian club is also featured along with early photos of Townsville taken by Reno ...

WHEN: Monday, 26 May 2014 - Monday, 2 June 2014

TIME: Various times

WHERE: 231 Hugh Street Currajong Qld

An exhibition of portraits of members of Brisbane’s Italian community. (FREE EVENT)

An exhibition of portraits of members of Brisbane’s Italian community. (FREE EVENT)

A feature of Italian Week 2014 Italian Stories of Italy and Italian Stories. An exhibition of portraits of members of Brisbane’s Italian community by photographic artist Jacqueline Bawtree.   Event: Brisbane’s Italian Stories When: Monday 12th May – 8th June 2014 Where: Sofitel Brisbane Central – Cuvee Lounge Bar. 249 ...

WHEN: Monday, 26 May 2014 - Sunday, 8 June 2014

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WHERE: Sofitel Brisbane Central – Cuvee Lounge Bar 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane

Sofitel Italian Week Events

Sofitel Italian Week Events

Italian Week events at the Sofitel   Fashion by Elio Modo Elio will create a display in the lobby display cabinet and in the lobby Photography by Jacqueline Bawtree  Cuvee will display some of Jacqueline’s photographs.  These are in a Baroque style and will be photo/journal featuring members of the Italian Community   ...

WHEN: Monday, 26 May 2014

TIME: Various

WHERE: Sofitel Brisbane Central – Cuvee Lounge Bar 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane

Italian Week at Treasury Casino and Hotel

Italian Week at Treasury Casino and Hotel

Come and enjoy the taste of Italy at Treasury Casino & Hotel from 26 May - 2 June 2014.  During Italian week we will have a range of offers at select outlets guaranteed to tantalise your taste buds!   Kitchen at Treasury Enjoy complimentary bruschetta with any pasta purchase Ryans on the Park Treat yourself to delicious gnocchi - saffron ...

WHEN: Monday, 26 May 2014 - Monday, 2 June 2014

TIME: Various times

WHERE: Treasury Hotel and Casino

Entice your taste buds with authentic Italian food and dinner dance

Entice your taste buds with authentic Italian food and dinner dance

Entice your taste buds with authentic Italian food and Dinner Dance 3 Course Dinner Dance. Entertainment by Fortunato Isgro Hurry, Book your place now as spaces are limited to 100! Please book and purchase pre-paid tickets by Wednesday 21st of May by calling Casa Italia on 3358 4150 or 0419 647 362 and, if unattended, please leave a message and ...

WHEN: Wednesday, 28 May 2014

TIME: 7.00 pm

WHERE: Casa Italia - 26 Gray St, New Farm QLD 4005

Tuscan Tables Dinner

Tuscan Tables Dinner

This is MontroseAccess 4th time holding Tuscan Tables and 1st time in conjunction with Italian Week 2014.)    Featuring a delectable dessert made by 2013 MKR Runner-ups  JAKE and ELLE.    Be entertained by Acclaimed Australian singer Mark Vincent,  dine on exquisite food and wine, while supporting local charity ...

WHEN: Friday, 30 May 2014

TIME: 6.30 pm

WHERE: Caffe Primavera, 667 Oxley Road, Corinda

Italian Pastry making workshop

Italian Pastry making workshop

Dolci Sapori at Clayfield present 'Florentines & Lingue di Gatto' Italian pastry making workshop. As per usual each student gets a printed recipe of their own, can take home their work & will receive a small complimentry gift relating to the biscuits we have made. Usually its a nozzle & piping bag or some pre-packaged ...

WHEN: Friday, 30 May 2014

TIME: 4.00pm

WHERE: Dolci Sapori 828 Sandgate Rd, Clayfield QLD 4011

MARRYING ITALIAN When love is not enough (FREE ADMISSION)

MARRYING ITALIAN When love is not enough (FREE ADMISSION)

Book presentation 'MARRYING ITALIAN - When love is not enough' by author Vivien Achia Professor John Gatt-Rutter, Honorary Research Associate of La Trobe University and the Italian Australian Association, described this memoir as ‘a bridge between Anglo-Celtic and Italian Australia ... a deeply felt and richly wrought ...

WHEN: Friday, 30 May 2014

TIME: 3.30 pm

WHERE: Sofitel Brisbane - Cuvee Lounge

Annual Italian Golf Classic 2014

Annual Italian Golf Classic 2014

Join us for a day of golf, fun, food and good company around the beautiful Virginia Golf Course. Heaps of prizes to be won. Friday 30th of May 2014 Virginia golf Course Elliot Rd., Banyo.    The Italian Golf Association would like you to invite you and your friends to the Annual Italian Golf Classic. This unique event offers great networking ...

WHEN: Friday, 30 May 2014

TIME: 8.00 am

WHERE: Virginia Golf Course - Elliot Road., Banyo.

The Art of Making Pasta - Master Class

The Art of Making Pasta - Master Class

The Angelo's Family celebrates 46 years of making pasta. Come join Angelo's daughter in this exclusive once a year class where you will learn the art and passion that drives the brand.  Finish the class with a pasta lunch, including dessert and coffee.  Everything is supplied including recipes to practice newly acquired skills at ...

WHEN: Saturday, 31 May 2014

TIME: 10.00 am

WHERE: Level 1, 28 Wandoo Street, Fortitude Valley

Tales of the Piacentine: The production of wine and salame within a “garden territory.” (FREE ADMISSION)

Tales of the Piacentine: The production of wine and salame within a “garden territory.” (FREE ADMISSION)

Andrea Bosio presents Tales of the Piacentine: The production of wine and salame within a “garden territory.” A Thirty minute FREE presentation. Contemporary Italy is inscribed within a history that “involves thinking of the food system not as a simple reality, influenced by the nature of places, but rather as a complex ...

WHEN: Saturday, 31 May 2014

TIME: C. (11.15 am to 11.45 am)

WHERE: Ryan’s Private Dining Room, Treasury Hotel 130 William Street, Brisbane, Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Co.As.It. Italian Family History Group Sydney’ Presentation by Art Phillips with special guest Fabian Loschiavo. (FREE EVENT)

Co.As.It. Italian Family History Group Sydney’ Presentation by Art Phillips with special guest Fabian Loschiavo. (FREE EVENT)

During this FREE EVENT presented by Italian Week, Art Phillips (Arturo Di Filippo), Chairman of the Co.As.It. Italian Family History Group (IFHG), will present an hour seminar, along with research and archiving expert and past Committee member of the IFHG , Fabian Loschiavo, on how to search your family history effectively and create a family tree, which is ...

WHEN: Saturday, 31 May 2014

TIME: D. (12.00pm to 1.00pm)

WHERE: Ryan’s Private Dining Room, Treasury Hotel 130 William Street, Brisbane, Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Distant Hero's - SBS Film (FREE ADMISSION)

Distant Hero's - SBS Film (FREE ADMISSION)

A Short documentary presented by SBS. On a foggy September day, in a windswept town tucked in the Italian Alps, two Australian women experience how their families’ sacrifice is still commemorated in a country once considered the enemy.  For Kathy Hind and Anne Storm, the search for information on what happened to their family members, WWII airmen ...

WHEN: Saturday, 31 May 2014

TIME: G. (3.45pm to 4.05pm)

WHERE: Ryan’s Private Dining Room, Treasury Hotel 130 William Street, Brisbane, Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

MARRYING ITALIAN - When love is not enough (FREE ADMISSION)

MARRYING ITALIAN - When love is not enough (FREE ADMISSION)

Book presentation 'MARRYING ITALIAN - When love is not enough' by the author Vivien Achia Professor John Gatt-Rutter, Honorary Research Associate of La Trobe University and the Italian Australian Association, described this memoir as ‘a bridge between Anglo-Celtic and Italian Australia ... a deeply felt and richly wrought ...

WHEN: Saturday, 31 May 2014

TIME: A. (9.15am to 10.15am)

WHERE: Ryan’s Private Dining Room, Treasury Hotel 130 William Street, Brisbane, Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Pompeii and other disasters in Roman Italy (FREE ADMISSION)

Pompeii and other disasters in Roman Italy (FREE ADMISSION)

Pompeii and other disasters in Roman Italy - Dr Anne Rogerson from the University of Sydney, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Classics and Ancient History, talking about this disaster. She will discuss the eye-witness accounts of the disaster preserved in the letters of Pliny the Younger, and set them in context in the Italy of 2,000 years ...

WHEN: Saturday, 31 May 2014

TIME: E. (1.15pm to 2.00pm)

WHERE: Ryan’s Private Dining Room, Treasury Hotel 130 William Street, Brisbane, Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Sicily, The Blessed land - Documentary (FREE ADMISSION)

Sicily, The Blessed land - Documentary (FREE ADMISSION)

Screening of Sicily, The Blessed land 3 part documentary.  Sicily, the biggest paradisiac island located at the centre of the Mediterranean caracterized by fascinating archaeological sites of absolute value and unique architectural works magnificently surrounded by a lush vegetation and by the stunning beauty of thousands of kilometres of ...

WHEN: Saturday, 31 May 2014

TIME: I. 6.00pm to 9.30pm

WHERE: Ryan’s Private Dining Room, Treasury Hotel 130 William Street, Brisbane, Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Pier 21 - Film (FREE EVENT)

Pier 21 - Film (FREE EVENT)

Free Screening of documentary 'Pier 21'   “Pier 21” is a docufilm that tells stories about Italian immigration in Canada. This film is a  Georgicam Inc production written, directed and produced by Katalin Eszterhai and realized by the award winning cinematographer George Lajtai, member of the Canadian Cinematographer ...

WHEN: Saturday, 31 May 2014

TIME: F. (2.15 pm to 3.30 pm)

WHERE: Ryan’s Private Dining Room, Treasury Hotel 130 William Street, Brisbane, Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Si parla Italiano - Lygon Street (FREE ADMISSION)

Si parla Italiano - Lygon Street (FREE ADMISSION)

Free Screening of the film 'Si Parla Italiano - Lygon Street'. Post World War 2, Australia flung open its doors to anyone willing to come. With the promise of a better life European migrants flocked in with one in six of these being Italians. Quickly they found themselves alone in peculiar surroundings and face-to-face with 'real' Aussies. ...

WHEN: Saturday, 31 May 2014

TIME: H. (4.15pm to 5.45pm)

WHERE: Ryan’s Private Dining Room, Treasury Hotel 130 William Street, Brisbane, Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Cantando con Brio - The Romance of Italy in Song

Cantando con Brio - The Romance of Italy in Song

The Management Committee of the Dante Alighieri Society Inc Brisbane is delighted to invite you to the third edition of the fund-raising concert, “Cantando con Brio – A Romance of Italy in song”. This year the concert will be a musical journey through Italy featuring the music, composers, and song writers who have made Italian songs famous ...

WHEN: Saturday, 31 May 2014

TIME: 7.30 pm

WHERE: The Performing Arts Complex of Centenary State High School, 1 Moolanda Street, Jindalee

Pizza Night

Pizza Night

The Pizzantica team are all of Italian heritage and are fully qualified with many years of experience gained working at top Italian restaurants. Therefore what we deliver is traditional Napoli-inspired, authentic Pizza and Calzone.   All you can eat Pizza and 1 Peroni or soft drink  Adults $25  Children $20 Bookings: calll 0449 624 ...

WHEN: Sunday, 1 June 2014

TIME: 6.00pm to 8.00pm

WHERE: 15 Bishop Street Kelvin Grove

Live Music and Film: The Last Days of Pompeii (FREE ADMISSION)

Live Music and Film: The Last Days of Pompeii (FREE ADMISSION)

In conjunction with Italian Week, Cinema A Australian Cinémathèque | Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) presents;- Gli ultimi giorni di Pompei (The Last Days of Pompeii) 1926 Ages 18+ Carmine Gallone and Amleto Palermi’s The Last Days of Pompeii 1926 stages in sumptuous colour tinting the epic fall of the ancient city buried ...

WHEN: Sunday, 1 June 2014

TIME: 1.30pm

WHERE: Australian Cinémathèque | Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)

Brought to Light: Inferno (FREE ADMISSION)

Brought to Light: Inferno (FREE ADMISSION)

In conjunction with Italian Week, the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) Australian Cinémathèque  presents:-   L’Inferno. Restored for the one hundredth anniversary of its release by Cineteca di Bologna and the Immagine Ritrovata laboratory, Inferno 1911 by Francesco Bertolini, Adolfo Padovan and Giuseppe De Liguoro was ...

WHEN: Sunday, 1 June 2014

TIME: 11:00 am

WHERE: Australian Cinémathèque | Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) Cinema A

Mambo Italiano - (FREE ADMISSION)

Mambo Italiano - (FREE ADMISSION)

Mambo Italiano - Brass goes Latin as Brisbane Brass celebrates Italian Week. Since its formation in 1981 Brisbane Brass has been one of Queensland's premier A Grade Brass Bands being at the forefront of Brass Banding in Queensland and having won numerous State Championships and Regional Competitions. The Band has a delightful blend of youth and ...

WHEN: Sunday, 1 June 2014

TIME: 2.00 PM

WHERE: Captain Burke Park, Holman Street, Kangaroo Point

Roma Incontra La Sardegna - Rome Meets Sardinia

Roma Incontra La Sardegna - Rome Meets Sardinia

Roma Incontra La Sardegna - Rome Meets Sardinia. The menu for today has been inspired from our childhood and is for us, a recollection of tastes, smells and all of the sensations that food and drink can provide. Memories of our childhood and the time spent with family and friends and are reminisced when we prepare, eat and enjoy the meals we have on the ...

WHEN: Sunday, 1 June 2014

TIME: 12.30 pm

WHERE: L’angolo Bistro Autentico Italiano, 485 Kingsford Smith Drive (Off Harbour Rd), Hamilton

Arrivederci Roma! - (FREE ADMISSION)

Arrivederci Roma! - (FREE ADMISSION)

Celebrate all things Italian with Mandolins in Brisbane playing favourites like Santa Lucia, O Sole Mio and Funiculi Funicula. Mandolins in Brisbane (MIB) is Queensland's foremost mandolin and guitar ensemble. It comprises two orchestras, Brisbane Mandolin Orchestra (BMO) and the Queensland Mandolin Orchestra (QMO). Both these orchestras are ...

WHEN: Sunday, 1 June 2014

TIME: 10:30 am

WHERE: Old Government House, 2 George Street, Brisbane

La Dolce Vita - Music that celebrates Italy - (FREE ADMISSION)

La Dolce Vita - Music that celebrates Italy - (FREE ADMISSION)

Music that celebrates Italy, from traditional folk tunes to sweeping operatic themes featuring Brisbane Municipal Concert Band. Free Event. Brisbane Metropolitan Bands acts as a focal point for the common interests of Brisbane's community music ensembles.Formed in 1916, Brisbane's historic bands together have over 500 years of service to the ...

WHEN: Sunday, 1 June 2014

TIME: 4.30 pm

WHERE: State Library, Southbank

The Dante Alighieri Gold Coast 25th Anniversary Celebration

The Dante Alighieri Gold Coast 25th Anniversary Celebration

The Dante Alighieri Gold Coast Inc. cordially invites you to the 25th anniversary celebration dinner at the Italo Australian Club, Gold Coast. 18 Fairway Dr. Clear Island Waters, Queensland Saturday, 7 June 2014 at 6:30 PM.  RSVP before 24th of May please join us for dinner, guest speakers and musical entertainment. Welcome drink on arrival. Cost ...

WHEN: Saturday, 7 June 2014

TIME: 6.30 pm

WHERE: 8 Fairway Dr. Clear Island Waters, Queensland

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