New York – Aug 16 2017

An Italian Celebration: Ferragosto on the Terrace

The Sunday NYC invites all of us from EuroCircle to experience a wonderful Italian tradition at the peak of summer.

Ferragosto is, next to Christmas, Easter and New Year’s, probably the most important holiday in Italy.
Ferragosto is rooted in tradition and as old as the Roman Empire itself. The Romans honored the gods on August 15 with a celebration they called “Feriae Augusti” which was marked by collective rites, eating and drinking. Slaves and servants were allowed to participate in these rites.

At present times, August 15 is the day when Roman Catholics believe the Virgin Mary is supposed to have ascended to heaven. As a Christian holiday, Ferragosto is celebrated with the same zest and vigor as in earlier days. It is the peak of the holiday season for the Italians, who all believe they have to go out of town at Ferragosto.

Our Ferragosto will have a blend of Italian and Brazilian flavor and will be celebrated outdoors on the rooftop of Eden. Where Italy meets Brazil in NYC!
– Doors open at 6:00 pm
– Live Band Performance: Mistura Perfeita from 6:30 to 9:30
– House Music by Enzo Diggey
BRAZILIAN DELICIOUS hors d’oeuvres during Aperitivo time by La Palette from 6:00 to 9:00
Also served during the night – traditional Italian WATERMELON WITH VODKA and more party flavors to experience a unique FERRAGOSTO PARTY in NYC
Tickets at the door are $20.00