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65th Anniversary of Republic of Italy and
150th Anniversary of Unification of Italy
Italian Cultural Garden in Cleveland
June 5, 2011

An idyllic setting of beautiful Venetian music against the backdrop of a majestic Renaissance fountain was the setting for the duel commemorations of the 65th Anniversary of the Republic of Italy and the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy held June 4, 2011 at the Italian Cultural Garden in Rockefeller Park.

Italian Cultural Garden in Cleveland

The evening was hosted by the Consul of Italy in Detroit and the Italian Cultural Garden Foundation.

lemons still life in Italian Garden

Fourteen colorful new Fiat 500 cars dotted the lawn of the cultural garden supplied by Fiat of Strongsville, Classic Fiat of Mentor and Fiat USA from Detroit. Enjoy these photos from the event.

Scott Summers of FIAT USA

Scott Summers of FIAT USA


Hon. Vice Consulate of Italy Serena Scaiola and Consul of Italy from Detroit Marco Nobili

Hon. Vice Consulate of Italy Serena Scaiola and
Consul of Italy from Detroit Marco Nobili


Joseph Marinucci  of the Cleveland Downtown Alliance and wife Dani

Joseph Marinucci of the Cleveland Downtown Alliance and wife Dani


Coumcilman Jeffrey Johnson and Italian Garden president Joyce Mariani

Councilman Jeffrey Johnson and
Italian Garden president Joyce Mariani


Linda and Ken Lanci

Linda and Ken Lanci


Valerie McCall -Chief of Governmental Affairs - City of Cleveland

Valerie McCall -Chief of Governmental Affairs of Cleveland


Mayor Frank Jackson

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson


Guy Cecchini and friends

Guy Cecchini and friends


Fran and Paul Burik- President Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation

Fran and Paul Burik,
President Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation


Joyce Mariani and Scott Summers

Joyce Mariani and Scott Summers


Mauro Pino and Scott Summers - FIAT USA in Detroit

Mauro Pino and Scott Summers - FIAT USA in Detroit


Serena Scaiola and RAI TV International from Italy

Serena Scaiola and RAI TV International from Italy


Food at Italian Cultural Garden in Cleveland


Fountain at Italian Cultural Garden in Cleveland


Fountain at Italian Cultural Garden in Cleveland



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