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.
"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
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
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 in Italy is traditionally celebrated December 24-January 6, or
Christmas Eve through Epiphany. This follows the pagan season of celebrations
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
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 is celebrated long before Christmas Eve. See how an Italian
Christmas unfolds from the 8th December in Italy.