| The Italiana in the Northwest
is the heart and soul of Festa Italiana Seattle.
first Italian immigrants reached Seattle a hundred
years ago, exactly four centuries after Columbus
discovered the Americas and Amerigo Vespucci gave
them his name.
Festa proudly maintains a
collection of historical photos, close to all our
hearts. Click here
to see a sampling of the exhibit. But be
certain to make this look into local Italian
history a "must."
From here, you can also
jump to a page that lists Italian related
organizations. Just click
here and see the foundation of Italiana in
the Seattle area.
Festa is a totally
volunteer driven effort. If you would like
to know a little more about us, you can simply go
to our About Us page.
If you're up for a little
light reading, you can go to the Seattle
Italian Story provided by Festa
Director, Dennis Caldirola. It's a real
thumbnail history lesson about the Italy-Seattle