The Feast of the Seven Fishes also known as The Vigil (Italian: La Vigilia), is an
Italian-American celebration of Christmas Eve with meals of fish and other ...
Nov 25, 2013 ... To prepare and purify their bodies for Christmas Day, Italians avoid meat on la
Vigilia (Christmas Eve). Although the idea is to eat lean, most ...
Many Italians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Day (Natale) on
December 25 each year. It is a public holiday in Italy.
Christmas in Italy is celebrated long before Christmas Eve. See how an Italian
Christmas unfolds from the 8th December in Italy.
Italian traditions in Italy are based heavily on the religion of. Christianity.
Christmas starts eight days before Christmas and lasts ... It all ends on Christmas
"But what do Italians do at Christmas time? ... The traditional Christmas Eve
dinner is still meatless: fish and seafood prepared as a soup and/or a stew or
The letters are placed under the father's plate for the Christmas Eve dinner and
ceremoniously read after the meal. Christmas season in Italy is traditionally ...
Christmas season in Italy is traditionally celebrated December 24-January 6, or
Christmas Eve through Epiphany. This follows the pagan season of celebrations
Sep 26, 2016 ... Learn the traditions, rituals, and customs practiced by Italians during the
Christmas holidays. Get a calendar day-by-day look at the season.
Nov 22, 2014 ... Natale, or Christmas, is one of Italy's most beloved holidays, where each ...
Christmas Eve dinner is traditionally a light meal with no meat.