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Madonna di Prata Celebration in Providence

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Every year the Italian American community of Providence, Rhode Island, celebrates the Madonna di Prata.

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Italian Community in Providence Celebrates 150th

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On Sunday, March 27, the Italian community of Providence, Rhode Island, gathered to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Italy’s unification. Organized by the local Italian Cultural foundation, the event featured two history presentations: One in Italian about the year 1861, when the kingdom of Italy was officially declared and one in English about Italy’s main national hero Giuseppe Garibaldi. The location chosen for the special event was itself of special significance: Holy Ghost is in fact the local Italian Parish ‘par excellence’. Located in the Federal Hill area – the city’s little Italy — it has been a reference point ...

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