Canadian Italian Heritage Day is organized by the West Hill Social Activity Club. This event brings out people from all over Scarborough and beyond to bring out some of the finest fashion, food, art and music by people all over the world.
These pieces will be on display for one day only on October 26th, 2013 at the Scarborough Civic Centre between the hours of 11am - 4pm.
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Venice is situated amongst a group of 118 islands that are separated by canals and connected by its many bridges. It’s located in a lagoon where water plays a crucial role in transportation.
This white marble palace faces the Grand Canal of Venice, Italy and was completed in the 18th century. The gallery houses 19th and 20th century modern art on the main floor and the upper floor is dedicated to Oriental Art Museum.
There are a little over 400 gondoliers in Venice and the first female gondolier was introduced on 2010. Gondolas docked waiting for the next ride.
Over 15 million visitors flock to Venice every year. There are over 400 plus bridges that span over some 150 canals.
The town itself is quite small and one of the prettiest towns in Calabria. The cobbled streets are lined with old buildings made from golden stone and at various points you find yourself looking down alarmingly at the sea below. The sea is accessed via windy roads or some 200 steps.
A small patio in Tropea, a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, Calabria. Well known for their spectacular beaches and their infamous red onions.
A quiet street in Siena as we were walking to Piazza del Campo. Where twice a year a traditional medieval horse race (Palio di Siena) takes place. A very popular event that is attended by huge crowds.
This image reminds me of the arches to heaven. One of the many ruins I discovered in southern Italy. Manipulated with software to enhance the aging of the structure.
This mustard coloured Fiat 500 Giadiniera station wagon (circa 1960) was captured in Amantea, Cosenza in Calabria.
At some point the Mazzotti family inhabited this building. In the rocky terrain of Lago Cosenza which sits 485 metres above sea level. Also, the birthplace of both my parents.
Located in Fiumefreddo Bruzio a town in the province of Cosenza in the Calabrian region of southern Italy. It sits 220m above sea level overlooking the beautiful Tyrrhenian Sea.
The ruins of this ancient structure atop this elevated terrain provides a doorway to a spectacular southern view of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Trajan’s Markets was a large complex of shops, warehouses and offices where Romans would gather to purchase goods and conduct business. Built in 100-110AD and located on Via dei Fori Imperiali opposite end of the Colosseum.
The amphitheatre was capable of seating some 50,000 spectators and used for gladiator battles as well as other public events. Today it remains partially ruined because of damaged caused by earthquakes and is one of Rome’s most popular tourist attractions.
Ponte Vecchio or Old Bridge is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Florence, Italy. The bridge crosses the Arno River and is occupied primarily by art shops, jewelers and souvenir stands.
Greve in Chianti is a town in the province of Florence, Tuscany, Italy. It is located 31 km south of Florence and 42 km north of Siena. This region is well known for their Chianti wine. The photograph is the exterior of a Chianti wine retailer.
Vino Nobile and other high-end wines are refined in the historic cantinas of Montepulciano Siena. The image was taken at the Gattavecchi winery
Camposanto di Pisa is located on the northern edge of the square. Many claim that it is the most beautiful cemetery in the world. The building dates back to the 15th century and was erected over an earlier burial plot.
Capturing three individual smoke streams and manipulating them into a single image to create this abstract piece. Digitally manipulating the colours to represent my Italian heritage.
Radda in Chianti is a beautiful medieval town enclosed in large defensive walls. Located up on a hill between the valleys of Arbia and Pesa, it has ancient origins. It has been inhabited since the 9th century