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Thomas LaRusso — Mahopac, New York
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Valerie Marie Smith — Flanders, New Jersey
Giglio Society Member 2017
Phil Bruno — South Hempstead, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Dominick Russello — New Rochelle, New York
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Louis Lilio — New York, New York
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Anthony Carotenuto — Bronx, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Nicholas Laccetti — New York, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Rosario Trapani — Farmingdale, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Jack Rizzo — Brooklyn, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Megan Zangaglia — Bronx, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Deborah Trapani — San Rafael, California
Giglio Society Member 2017
Joe Rinaldi — Bronx, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Ettore Dagosto — Brooklyn, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Anthony Repetti — New Rochelle, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Stefano Paveglio — Goshen, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Sandra Franco — New York, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Daniel Franco — New York, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Victoria Rinaldi — Bronx, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Concetta Rinaldi — Bronx, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Christina Rinaldi — Bronx, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Nicholas Alleva — Glendale, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Michael Trapani — Melville, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Larry Trapani — Melville, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Monica Connors — New York, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Rockell Connors — New York, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Rocco Connors — New York, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Bob Maida — Yonkers, New York
Giglio Society Member 2017
Thomas Liquori — Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Giglio Society Member 2017
Donna Arias — Brick, New Jersey
Giglio Society Member 2017
Louis Zangaglia — Brick, New Jersey

Victoria Giuliano

Hello Giglio family, I am writing a small introduction for one of our Giglio Boys, Matty Guiliano’s daughter Victoria. This young lady had to write something for cultural diversity day at school, she chose our great tradition to write about. Take a couple of minutes and read this young lady’s work, she is truly a proud Giglio Girl and will be carrying on this tradition for many years to come. The children of our feast are the future of our feast and I want to take a second to thank all the the parents, grandparents who raise these children to be Giglio Strong, because of you our tradition will last a lifetime.

The Giglio is the Feast of Saint Anthony where 150 people carry an 80 foot statue in his honor. The Giglio Feast (Giglio in Italian means Lily) started in Italy. They still do it in Italy but they also do it is East Harlem, New York City; although it’s not as big as it is in Italy. They have a Children’s Giglio and it’s so much fun. The Giglio kids carry it through the streets and afterwards my friends and I get to go on the rides. Then, the next day, it’s the Men’s Giglio; but the women can carry it too. After we’re done with the Giglio, we go down into the church basement and eat and then the DJ drops his sick beats. How did this start in Italy and in New York you might ask? Well, when Italian immigrants came to America they took it upon themselves to make it a tradition in their new homeland, just like they did in Italy. The Giglio has been danced in America from 1908-2016. In Italy, they do it all day, where in America we stop and it’s not all night through the next morning. I suggest you come.  by:Victoria Giuliano

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