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 ...
Natale, or Christmas, is one of Italy's most beloved holidays, where each region
celebrates 3 ... Christmas Eve dinner is traditionally a light meal with no meat.
Read about Traditions and Celebrations for Christmas in Italy. ... asking for gifts
and they hang up either a sock or put a plate on the table on Nicholas day's eve.
Christmas in Italy is celebrated long before Christmas Eve. See how an Italian
Christmas unfolds from the 8th December in Italy.
In my family, Christmas Eve dinner is based on fish: appetizers, the ubiquitous,
fundamental part of every serious Italian meal, will involve canapés with various ...
Many Italians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Day (Natale) on ...
St. Stephen's Day – Monday, December 26, 2016; New Year's Eve – Saturday, ...
"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
In Italian, Christmas Eve is "La Vigilia," the eve. Many Italians also refer to it as
The Eve of the Seven Fishes. Traditionally the dinner is meatless and fish dishes
Dec 24, 2013 ... Facts and trivia about Christmas Eve's "Feast of the Seven Fishes," which is
largely celebrated by Italian-Americans.