Minor Italy bringing back again Feast of the Assumption for 2021

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Get completely ready to feast on some Italian meals, Cleveland.

Little Italy’s popular Feast of the Assumption pageant will return this August, in accordance to a press assertion from Mayor Frank Jackson. It follows the festival’s cancelation in 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“For extra than 120 yrs, Holy Rosary Parish’s Feast of the Assumption celebration has been a time for families to come together to honor and commemorate their loaded cultural heritage,” Jackson reported in a statement. “This calendar year, we look ahead to becoming a member of the Very little Italy group and our Italian-American inhabitants in celebration of this extensive-standing custom.”

The Feast of the Assumption pageant is hosted by the neighborhood’s Holy Rosary Parish to honor the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The holy working day can take put Aug. 15.

This year’s particular Feast pageant dates and hours have not yet been announced.

“With gratitude to God’s Providence and for all people who have labored to bring us as a result of the pandemic, which we pray will quickly entirely close, we don’t forget and pray for all those people who have died, misplaced loved types or have been impacted by COVID-19,” mentioned Father Joseph Previte of Holy Rosary Parish, in a assertion. “We glance forward to celebrating this solemnity and parish tradition in 2021 with a profound perception of gratitude.”

The festival normally features foodstuff and drinks from Little Italy restaurants and bars, dwell songs, games and rides.

This year, the Feast will adhere to all relevant COVID-19 rules and protocols, in accordance to a launch.

Examine the whole launch from Jackson’s office at clecityhall.com, and abide by Very little Italy on Fb at fb.com/LittleItalyCLE.

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