This is a list of Christmas and winter gift-bringer figures from around the world.
The history of ... Argentina, Papá Noel (Father Christmas), El Niño Diós (Child
God) ... was a diffe...
Dec 11, 2011 ... Gian Carlo Macchi wrote about Christmas in Italy and how the one who brings
presents to children differs from region to region. Here's his note:.
Who brings gifts to Ukrainian children and who is his helper? ... which country
does a good witch bring presents to good children the day after Christmas? in
Read about Traditions and Celebrations for Christmas in Italy. ... Children write
letters to St Nicholas asking for gifts and they hang up either a sock ... If the
children have been good children throughout the last year, they will get ...
Nowadays, 'Babbo Natale', the Father Christmas, brings presents to children on
The Befana tradition in Italy. ... She brings candies and many gifts! ... she leaves
candies and gifts for good children, black coal (actually black sugar today), ...
The old good witch who brings candies and coal to the Italian children. ... of
Christmas, the three Wise Men arrived at the manger bearing gifts for Baby Jesus
Here's a look at what a Italian Christmas is like, and what you need to know as a
visitor. ... brings Christmas gifts, so he's not a major figure in Italian Christmas
stories. ... Ever since, she is said to leave gifts for every child the night before
Epiphany ... season and therefore a cheap time to visit and a good time to avo...
Santa Claus is the best known Christmas gift-bringer; but, he is not the only one.
... Italy tells of a grandmotherly witch who brings presents and candy to children
on January ... Her name is La Befana and she is more beloved to Italian children
than ... the homes of the children of Italy leaving presents with good boys and
The Good Witch Befana is the traditional Italian Gift Giver. .... This magical Italian
Yuletide Epiphany Witch who brings gifts to children on the evening of January ...
In Italy, Epiphany is the time of “La Befana,” the legendary Good Witch of ... of
Rome on her broom, and brings gifts to the good children or coal for the bad ones