La BEFANA*  Contest

The National Congress of Italian-Canadians (National Capital District) First Annual La Befana Contest:

Children between the ages of 4-12 were asked to submit either a short written essay or an Audio / Video recording recounting what La Befana meant to them. Successful contestants were the recipients of A Day in the Life of The Befana by Bruna Di Giuseppe Bertoni as well as an Indigo $25.00 gift card donated by Suite Dreams Home Emporium. Second place contestants received a copy of 

A Day in the Life of The Befana. Judging was done by the author of the book who lives in Toronto.

 

In the 4-8 age group category, the winner was Steven Paden Bevilacqua (5 yrs old).

The runners up were the team of Sophia and Giovanni Bogdanov and Olivia and Nicholas Franchi. 

 

In the 9-12 age group category, the winner was Alexander Mosley (12 years old).

The runner up was Federica D'Amato (12 years old)

 

Congratulations:

to the contestants, their families and the Executive of the National Congress of Italian-Canadians (National Capital District).

It was a fun experience!

 

Trina Costantini-Powell

President, National Congress of Italian Canadians(National Capital District)

Presidente, Congresso Nazionale degli Italo Canadesi(Distretto della Capitale Nazionale)

1026 Baseline Road, Ottawa, Ontario K2C0A6

613-526-4315   613-816-4315

Email address : ottawancic@gmail.com Visit our website at :https://www.ncicottawa.com

Here are the participants to The "La Befana Contest" 2020

WINNER

WINNER

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Alexander Mosley (12 years old)

Letter from Alex (Please Read...)

Steven Paden Bevilacqua (5 yrs old)

This is what Steven wrote (Please Read...)

RUNNER UP

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Federica D'Amato (12 years old)

Federica wrote (Please Read...)

The runners up were the team of Sophia and Giovanni Bogdanov and Olivia and Nicholas Franchi. This was a mixed age family entry.









 



Enjoy  Franchi  Bogdanov VIDEO
 

Olivia and Nicholas Franchi

Giovanni and Sophia Bogdanov