Italian Day Festa 2015

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Posted by Nancy | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on August 25, 2015

The students at Moonee Ponds Primary school experienced a little taste of Italian culture and language on Monday 3rd August 2015.

The Italian Day festa was a celebration of student learning and fun was had by all. On the day students dressed up in Italian colours or costumes that were synonymous with Italy. We had gondoliers, chefs, waiters and waitresses, pizza makers, some ‘fashionistas’, some dressed as the famous Mona Lisa and we had a Leonardo Da Vinci too! The students started the day with a costume parade. It was a great way for getting into the spirit of the day.

Students also attended the bilingual show called “Mangia Banane – Mission Gnocchi”. There was lots of laughter and interaction with the actors and the audience.

Students also learnt more about the Italian cultural event called “Carnevale” and created their own masks. The day ended with an Italian Trivia Quiz that challenged students thinking about what they had been learning in Italian over this past year.

Mille grazie to Ally and her team of helpers for serving gelato at lunchtime. The funds raised from the gelato sale will go towards resources in this curriculum area.

Grazie to all the students and teachers for making Italian Day such a huge success!

Check out the pictures below!

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Comments (4)

Hi Nancy,
I find it great looking at all of the old italian day pictures and i kind of forgot about the mission gnocchi but this post help me remember it.

Thanks Ethan! I have new pictures of this Year’s Italian Day too. I will post them shortly.

Hi Nancy
It’s great how you have all the pictures it really helps me remember the Italian day this year!
Hamish

Thanks Hamish! I hope you loved Italian Day. I am busy researching for the next Italian Day and hope it will be just as enjoyable and informative too.

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