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Gangi honored by his hometown Sciacca

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For years, Pascal Gangi has been tirelessly promoting his Sicilian hometown’s traditions in the Boston area. Known for the large floats he builds with his A Little Taste of Sicily organization, the Revere resident recently received a special honorary medal from the city of Sciacca, where he spent over a month last winter perfecting his float-making skills in preparation of the Carnevale. “I cannot thank you enough for the great passion you show for our Festa,” wrote the city’s head of cultural affairs, Salvatore Monte, in an official note to Gangi. “Your contagious love for the Carnevale di Sciacca has ...

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Revere youth bring Carnevale to Boston

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For years, Pascal Gangi has been continuing the Carnevale tradition that comes from his hometown Sciacca, in Sicily.

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Preparing for the Fisherman’s Feast in the North End

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Every year since 2009, Pascal Gangi of Revere has put together a float for the Fisherman’s Feast of the North End. A student at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Gangi follows the traditional float-making techniques he has learned spending summers in his hometown of Sciacca, Sicily. The 2012 Fishermen’s Feast took place in the North End between August 17 and 19, 2012. For full coverage of the Feast, please visit NorthEndWaterfront.com. Here is a picture of the completed float as it appeared during the procession:

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