Father Michael Guglielmelli
1936 – 2017

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We Light the Tradition
Culture, migration, traditions, art and money have always had a complicated and controversial relationship.The culture of our origins is invaluable to this, however we invest less and less money and resources for it.We commit to give light to the project: “We light the tradition”, please be a part of it with us. Read more

America Oggi!
What a great story on our Festival!

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The Media Center: 2016 imagesImages, slideshows, video, radio, all the media that we produce is here. Read more

The Hoboken Italian Festival IS FOOD!We have all kinds, so no matter what you like, if you’re hungry, you won’t be for long.

The History of our FestivalThe tradition of the Madonna Dei Martiri goes back many years. It was in the year 1399, on the orders of the King of Napoli, Ladislao di Durazzo that the Street Festival and Religious celebration were first combined to celebrate the “Miracle” and blessings of the Madonna. This celebration is traditionally held on September 8, which is the Universal Feast of the Nativity of Mary. The actual “Miracle” of the Madonna occurred many years before this date.Read more