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Discoteca Grande (Festa Di S. Giovanna)

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Joanie's Baretto

832A High Street

Thornbury, VIC 3071

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DISCOTECA GRANDE

A night of mischief, fun and frivolity celebrating the woman of community, Santa Giovanna! A chance to let your hair down and get loose, this event is for those of you who are first to the party and last to leave. After all, Santa Giovanna would have wanted it that way!

YOUR NIGHT INCLUDES:

- Drink on arrival
- Aperitivo canapés
- Live band Bella Ciao
- DJ Joey Lightbulb
- Drink specials
- Many more surprises


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DOORS OPEN AT 7PM.

THERE ARE NO TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

STRICTLY 18+ EVENT.

Cancellation Policy: Tickets are transferable but non refundable.


GETTING HERE

  • Tram: Bundoora RMIT (86), Stop 42 Dundas St, Thornbury

  • Train: Thornbury Train Station

  • Car: Parking on High Street, nearby side streets, or Aldi carpark on Dundas Street


WHO IS SANTA GIOVANNA?

Born 29 May 1628, Died 1 November 1666.

Giovanna Capellini, now referred to as Santa Giovanna, grew up in Rosarno, Calabria and was raised by nuns in an orphanage. Always a handful, she challenged authority and structure and gave the sisters a very difficult time towards the end of her residency. Legend has it that the nuns didn’t look too far for her upon news she had escaped their care.

S. Giovanna helped found numerous festivals across several Italian towns over two decades towards the end of the Rinascimento (Renaissance). Rebellious and forward thinking, a true child of the renaissance, she challenged community leaders and authority throughout her lifetime and championed free thinking and independence.

In actual fact, Santa Giovanna has never been formally recognized as a saint by the church, however her popularity amongst people of the ‘paesi’ (towns) across Italy during the 1650s and 60s and her ability to work hard, engage community and celebrate the coming together of all classes is to this day acknowledged as ‘saintly’.

Tragically, S. Giovanna died as a result of a mysterious poisoning at a local festa. Some say the malocchio had finally caught up with her. Ironically it was the celebration of all celebrations. All Saints Day.

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