Under the Patronage of the Consulate for Italy in Brisbane  
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Festa Italiana

Exhibitions

OUR PAST, YOUR MEMORIES
 Co.As.It. 40 years of community service
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Follow the 40 year development of Co.As.It. Community Services - its history, support and programs for the

Italian community through the eyes of the people they

helped - 1978-2018.

A photographic exhibition located in ILC (above the clubhouse).

The Regio Esercito Italiano (Royal Italian Army) was the army of the Kingdom of Italy from the unification of Italy in 1861 to the birth of the Italian Republic in 1946. After the monarchy ended, the army changed its name to become the Italian Army (Esercito Italiano).

A display of Regio Esercito Italiano Military Uniforms will be on display for the duration of the day. 

Italian Venetian glassblowing originated as far back as the Roman Empire, where it was used to lighten  the  interiors of bath houses. A furnace dating back to the 8th century was  found on the island of Murano in the 1960s.

The process of making Murano glass is rather complex. The glass is made from silica, which becomes liquid at high temperatures. As the glass passes from a liquid to a solid state, there is an interval when the glass is soft before it hardens completely. This is when the glass-master can shape the material.

Watch master glassblower Fae Chandler as she creates articles of sparkling beauty.

 Fiat Car Cub of  Qld Inc

Alfa Romeo Owners Club

of Aust-Qld Division

Lancia Car Club of Qld Inc

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For vintage car lovers there can be no greater joy that sharing in the lovingly restored Fiats, Alfa Romeos, Lancias

and other older Italian vehicles on show during the event! 

 Then edge along to the powerful Aprilias, the throaty Ducatis, the zippy Vespas and the peculiarly shaped Ape and Apellinos !

APRILIA  OWNERS CLUB OF AUST- QLD BRANCH

DUCATI  OWNERS CLUB OF QLD

VESPA  CLUB BRISBANE

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Ducati loving Pax Romana gladiators with
Photo by Gaven Dell'Osta
Vespa display - Michele Di Leva with the