The 2024 Festival of International Understanding is fast approaching, and Festival Coordinator, Lisa Flanagan, is calling on all local Cowra Shire businesses to join us in creating a spectacular “Festa Italiana” atmosphere to celebrate Italy, the guest nation for the festival.
“Scheduled to take place from March 22 to 24, 2024, this festival is set to be a cultural extravaganza filled with Italian charm, a visit from Italian Ambassador to Australia, Mr. Paolo Crudele, and a whole lot of excitement,” said Lisa.
Since its inception in 1964 as the Festival of the Lachlan Valley, this community-based event has been a testament to Cowra’s unique place as a home of peace and reconciliation.
“The “Festa Italiana” atmosphere promises to be truly spectacular, and we invite local businesses to become sponsors and be a vital part of this extraordinary event,” Ms Flanagan said.
“I extend an invitation to all interested parties and businesses to join us in making the 2024 Festival of International Understanding a resounding success.
Your sponsorship support will not only contribute to the festival’s vibrancy but will also showcase your business as a proud supporter of Cowra’s cultural enrichment.”
There are several sponsorship packages available, catering to a wide range of budgets and interests:
Trivia Night Colour Competitions: You can sponsor fun and engaging trivia activities, colour competitions, parade prizes, and window displays.
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Packages: These packages offer varying levels of sponsorship, allowing businesses to choose the level of engagement that best suits their resources and interests.
The festival will also feature a popular “All You Can Eat Pizza Contest,” as well as Italian movies and music for those seeking a deeper dive into art and culture.
“It’s an opportunity to immerse your business in the rich tapestry of international understanding and community unity. Becoming a sponsor for the 2024 Festival of International Understanding is not only a way to support our town Cowra, Italian cultural heritage and artistic expression, but also a chance to enhance your business’s visibility and community engagement,” said Lisa.
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