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Feast of the Seven Fishes

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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 ...

Christmas Day in Italy - Timeanddate.com

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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 -- Christmas Around the World -- whychristmas?com

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For many Italian-American families a big Christmas Eve meal of different fish dishes is now a very popular tradition! It's known as The Feast of the Seven Fishes ...

Christmas in Italy: Traditions

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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 Day.

BBC - Languages - Italian - Christmas - Italy

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The essence of Christmas Day in Italy is family, love and food, la famiglia, l'amore e il cibo. Italian festive food varies from region to region, although there are ...

Christmas celebrations and activities in Italy | Nativity scenes, mass ...

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Christmas is celebrated everywhere in Italy, with nativity scenes, trees, pageants and ... Wherever you are in Italy on Christmas eve, go to Midnight Mass. Even if ...

How do Italians celebrate Christmas? - In Italy Online

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"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 simply ...

Buon Natale! Christmas in Italy - Italian Christmas Traditions

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Traditions, rituals, and customs practiced by Italians during the Christmas holidays. ... their father's plate and read after Christmas Eve dinner has been finished.

Christmas Season Events and Traditions in Italy

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Christmas season in Italy is traditionally celebrated December 24-January 6, or Christmas Eve through Epiphany. This follows the pagan season of celebrations  ...

Italian Christmas Eve Recipes - Eve of the Seven Fishes

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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  ...

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The Best Christmas Traditions in Italy | Walks of Italy Blog

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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 ...

Christmas in Italy for Kids: Christmas Traditions and Celebrations

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Christmas in Italy is celebrated over several weeks as Italians celebrate from early December, depending on the region, until the day of Epiphany, on the 6th of  ...

Feasts of Natale | A Traditional Italian Christmas - DeLallo

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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.