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, Suite Dreams Home Emporium, Bruna Di Giuseppe Bertoni and

the Executive of the National Congress of Italian-Canadians (National Capital District). It was a fun experience!

 

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

Steven Paden Bevilacqua (5 yrs old)

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

WINNER

Alexander Mosley (12 years old)

Letter from Alex (Please Read...)

RUNNER UP

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

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