Carina made this video for her nonna who was sad to be missing out on Italian Week Festival this year. Carina and her sister used to dance in the italian festival every year…these dresses were last worn in 2007!

Carina has WON the Ultimate Ottawa Italian Prize Pack including…

100 sq ft of vinyl laminate flooring from Rome Flooring
This highly durable, distinctive product comes in a variety of styles and colours that can replicate hardwood, stone or tile. It is a laminated plastic product that can be glued to the sub floor or left unanchored, becoming a floating floor. Laminate flooring is long-wearing in high traffic residential areas such as entranceways, kitchens, bathrooms and laundry rooms. This type of flooring is an excellent choice for businesses, such as beauty salons, restaurants and retail stores. It is resistant to household chemicals, knocks, scratches and has a higher resistance to moisture.

$100 gift certificate from Giovanni’s Snack Bar
Giovanni’s Snack Bar & Pizzeria is a great place to sit, have an espresso, and unwind. This café-bar is modelled after the classic Italian snack bars of Italy. You can also kick back with a glass of wine over our award-winning pizza! Voted Best Thin Crust from La Pizza Week, Giovanni’s is known as Little Italy’s best kept secret for a reason.

$100 gift certificate from Biagio’s Italian Kitchen
Enjoy a night out at this local Italian restaurant with authentic recipes and dishes.

A chocolate gift basket from Ferrero Rocher
At the centre lies a perfectly roasted hazelnut, surrounded by a luscious, smooth filling and a delicate crisp wafer, all enveloped in creamy milk chocolate and finely chopped hazelnuts. Each exquisite chocolate is wrapped in luxurious, golden foil. Elegant and delicious, FERRERO ROCHER® makes a tasteful gift and a welcome addition to any gathering.

An Aromatherapy Spring Gift Set from Suite Dreams Home Emporium
Celebrate Spring with staycation. Light an aromatherapy candle, display gorgeous Tulip guest towels, and cook some delicious treats to go on your new rectangular gold bead tray. Suite Dreams Home Emporium is a bed, bath, kitchen linen and home decor boutique which specializes in custom bedding to suit all lifestyles and budgets.

A $50 gift certificate from Fratelli’s
Fratelli is Italian for ‘brothers’. We invite you to our neighborhood restaurant with good Italian food, good wine & friendly service in an unpretentious atmosphere.

A $50 gift certificate from Robertos
Enjoy a slice of delicious homemade Italian pizza.

A gift basket from Vittoria Trattoria
A true family-run business, siblings Cesare, Domenico, and Francesca have created a modern Italian experience with recipes passed down from their Nonna Rachele. You can recreate their fine dining experience in your home with wine, pasta, and their house tomato sauce.

Assorted Italian-Themed Cookies from Champagne’s Custom Cakes
Candice is an Italian home baker who learned all about cooking and baking from her Nonno who came to Canada from Campobasso when he was 14 years old. She developed her love for making cakes and treats from Nonno who was a wedding cake baker and pizza shop owner.

A $50 Gift Certificate from Simply Biscotti
Simply Biscotti is not just a Café… it is a labour of love for founder Rosa Pino. Over two decades, Rosa has perfected her recipes for her customers, and every day you’ll be sure to find something delicious, wholesome and ALWAYS freshly made in her kitchen.

Gift Basket from La Bottega
The best gift basket for the Italian foodie. With the best selection of deli meats and cheeses in the city, a visit to La Bottega is a must.