‘Rekindle the memories’

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THROWBACK: La Fiera organisers have asked the community to rekindle their most memorable La Fiera memories and share on social media this weekend of lieu of the physical event, which would have been the 12th annual event in Myrtleford. Myrtleford Times dug through the archives to find this iconic photo, taken in 2018, of Ermanno Lupo leading the way to finish the popular barista race.

THIS weekend would have been one of Myrtleford’s busiest weekends with thousands expected to line the streets for the 12th annual La Fiera Festival.

The coronavirus pandemic forced the popular celebration of Italian culture and heritage to cancel in March but organisers of the May 15-17 event have asked locals take a moment this weekend to remember and reflect on their fondest La Fiera memories.

La Fiera spokesperson John Costenaro said he would like to see locals share their favourite moments on the La Fiera Italian Festival Myrtleford Facebook page this weekend.


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