* 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)
to the contestants, their families and the Executive of the National Congress of Italian-Canadians (National Capital District).
It was a fun experience!
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