Friuli Fest Dinner 2016

The Italian Genealogy and Heraldry Society of Canada held its first Friuli Fest Dinner on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the Fogolar Furlan Windsor. It was an authentic Friuli cultural evening featuring the Fogolar children’s choir, Friuli wines from Vins dal Friul Wines, dinner arranged and presented by Chef Rino Bortolin, and lecture by IGHSC president Flavio Andreatta on the genealogy of the Friuli people. It was a very nice cultural event enjoyed by all. ffdinnercollage

IGHSC 21st Anniversary Dinner 2013

Society members at Paglione Estate Winery.

Society members and guests at Paglione Estate Winery.

The Italian Genealogy and Heraldry Society of Canada celebrated its 21st anniversary on November 6th with a wine and pizza dinner at Paglione Estate Winery near Harrow Ontario. Winery owners and hosts Sam and Nancy Paglione served up the best brick oven pizza and quality wines we have ever had. The Paglione Estate Winery is now the official winery of the Society! To see all the pictures taken and a short video of Sam playing the accordion, go to our Google web album.

Society Registers New Coat-of-arms

Logo Società (2) June 2013The Society has recently updated and registered a new coat-of-arms. Our coat-of-arms features the symbol of the roman eagle in the shield set on top an azure blue background, which is our society colour as well as the official colour of Italy. The lower left tri-colour ribbon represents the flag of Italy, as the lower right ribbon of red and white represents the flag of Canada. The lions on either side of the shield are supporters that serve an ornamental function.