Who We Are

The Famee Furlane Society of Vancouver promotes Friulan culture, traditions, friendship, and folklore by providing various musical, artistic, athletic, culinary, travel, and recreational events for all members to enjoy”

The society of Vancouver is involved with social and cultural events, charitable donations sponsorships, disaster relief fund raising and many other activities. These have always been and will continue to be, an integral part of the Famee Furlane of Vancouver.

Famee Furlane Vancouver Mission Statements

To unite persons of Friulan origin or descent into a large family with the intention of maintaining the culture and traditions of Friuli and Italy in Canada.

To assist Famée Furlane members and their families should they become victims of illness or tragedy.

To promote the Friulan culture through its various regional traditions, with the intent of maintaining Friulan folklore and making it known to other persons.

To promote and assist Friulan youth, by maintaining active contact and giving moral and financial support when necessary to uphold their knowledge and interest in the Friulan culture and its origins.

To promote cultural events through the organization of artistic, musical, cultural, athletic, and recreational activities, for the purpose of maintaining the Friulan culture in Canada.

To promote and maintain unity and encourage dialogue with other Friulan organizations in Canada and around the world.

Current Board Members


Tony Fabbro

President

Nicola Guaran

Vice President

Liliana Tesan

Treasurer

Laura Stefanon

Director

Luigi Tuan

Director

Lino Topazzini

Director

Vito Mussio

Director

Andrea Nussio

Director

Danny Scodeller

Director

Our Past Presidents


Giovanni D'Appolonia

1958

Tony Fabbris

1959

Primo Tesan

1960-1962, 1967-1968

Agostino Martin

1963-1965, 1976-1979

Celso Ros

1966

Fernando Polo

1972

Gian Pietro Infanti

1973

Bruno Della Savia

1974-1975

Luigi Marzin

1982

Emilio Infanti

1983

Petronio Olivieri

1984-1987

Lino Toppazzini

1990-1991

Paolo Bordon

1992-1993

Eliseo D'Agnolo

1980-1981, 1988-1989, 1994-1998

Joe Toso

1969-1971, 1999-2011

Tony Fabbro

Since 2012

Lega Femminile (Ladies Auxiliary) Presidents
Dolores Carino Interim in early 1966
Leonilla Tesan 1966-1967
Luisa Carino 1968-1970, 1987-1988
Virginia Cividin 1971-1972
Esterida Colussi 1973-1975, 1977-1984
Agnese Mussio 1976
Evelina Gubiani 1985-1986
Corinna Marzin 1989-1992, 1995-1996, 2001-2006, 2008-2016
Alice Ros 1993-1994, 1997-2000, 2006-2007
Sonia Tolusso & Tara Siega 2017 (shared)
Marilynn Tesan 2018