Italian Week Opening Ceremonies

Ottawa City Hall

You are invited to JOIN US for our annual Italian Week Festival Opening Ceremony!The opening ceremony will feature speeches from the Italian Week Festival President, representatives from the Italian Embassy, as well as and municipal, provincial and federal representatives. After the speeches we will go outside for the raising of the Italian Flag at City Hall and officially launch Italian Week. The Ceremony concludes with a reception.


Yuk Yuk’s Special Comedy Show featuring Joe Machi

Yuk Yuk's Ottawa

Since taking 4th place on Last Comic Standing’s 8th season, Joe Machi has been busy touring the United States as a headlining stand-up comedian. He has performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and has become a regular on Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld on Fox News. Joe also won the 2013 NY Comedy Festival’s Funniest Comedian Competition, and the 2010 NY Underground Comedy Festival's Emerging Comics Competition.