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Feast of the Seven Fishes - Wikipedia

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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 ...

The Best Christmas Traditions in Italy - Walks of Italy

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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 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.

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 ...

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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Nov 22, 2014 ... The "Feast of the Seven Fishes" is an Italian-American celebration derived from this tradition; though, in Italy, the dinner on Christmas Eve ...

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  ...

Why Do Italians Eat Seven Fish on Christmas Eve?

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The Feast of the Seven Fishes is not celebrated across all of Italy, but this Christmas Eve celebration has carried over into popular culture and Italian households ...

Christmas Celebrations & Traditions in Italy - La Gazzetta Italiana

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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 in Italy - Celebrations and Food on Christmas Eve and ...

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Christmas in Italy is celebrated long before Christmas Eve. See how an Italian Christmas unfolds from the 8th December in Italy.

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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, Food, and Destinations - Select Italy

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Dec 8, 2014 ... How do Italians celebrate Christmas? ... Christmas day and Christmas Eve ( Vigilia di Natale) are observed in different ways all over the country, ...

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.