The event will begin at 11:00 am and conclude at 5:00 pm.

Carousels, marquees and stalls will be erected in the monastery gardens, and ice-cream and gelato will be for sale.

Included in the festival program this year is an artistic competition for children and a raffle with lots of valuable prizes.

The day will be livened by various games and for those who don’t bring lunch, there will be a barbecue.

The monastery of Arcadia will host thousands of Italians this year, who will enjoy the atmosphere of a traditional festival, in the company of migrants from other nations and Australians.