Italy-USA: Los Angeles celebrates Italy’s Republic Day with a street fair and a road race

Watch the 'LA Italy Run', the 'Made in Italy' event organized by the Italian Consulate General

A ‘Festa di Piazza’ to celebrate the Republic Day. 

Italy’s Consulate General in Los Angeles gathered more than a thousand people in San Pedro, home to the largest port in the United States, for the first edition of the “LA Italy Run.”

“It has always been my dream to be able to celebrate our Republic Day in the square,” said Consul=General Silvia Chiave, creator of the initiative, told LaPresse. “This event brought together many things: sport, sustainability, brought together families, it was an event for everyone, truly a dream that has come true.”

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