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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feast_of_the_Seven_Fishes

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 long tradition of eating seafood on Christmas Eve dates from the Roman Catholic  ...

christmas.lovetoknow.com/christmas-history-traditions/why-do-italians-eat-seven-fish-christmas-eve

Includes: where the feast of the seven fishes is celebrated, eating fish on christmas eve, why seven fish, christmas eve fish in the rest of italy, and celebrate the ...

www.eataly.com/us_en/magazine/culture/origin-feast-seven-fishes

Despite its popularity among Americans, many Italians do not even know about the ... The ancient tradition of eating fish on Christmas Eve dates from the Roman  ...

www.nj.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2016/12/feast_of_the_seven_fishes_history_recipes.html

Dec 24, 2016 ... Christmas Eve's Feast of the Seven Fishes is, by Italian Catholic tradition, ... But how much do you actually know about the tradition? ... The emphasis on fish comes from the centuries-old rule against eating meat on Friday to ...

www.ibtimes.com/how-did-christmas-eves-feast-7-fishes-start-why-history-facts-menu-ideas-2455926

Dec 6, 2016 ... While some families eat seven fishes, others consume as many as 13. ... of the most beloved Christmas Eve traditions in most Italian-American ...

www.ibtimes.com/feast-seven-fishes-facts-about-italian-american-christmas-eve-tradition-1519946

Dec 24, 2013 ... Facts and trivia about Christmas Eve's "Feast of the Seven Fishes," ... of Italy believe that meat should not be eaten on the Eve, which is why ...

wellnessmama.com/130825/seven-fishes-feast

For the Italian side, this often means passing on the food and recipes. ... this tradition perfectly when he said: “It's what Italians do when they say they're fasting .” ... The tradition of eating fish on Christmas Eve traces back to the Roman Catholic ...

www.italiansrus.com/articles/7fishes.htm

Many people have asked me why do we have seven different fish dishes? To be honest I never knew why myself. Every Christmas Eve I can remember smelling ...

www.funtrivia.com/askft/Question8701.html

Dec 17, 2007 ... Why do Italians eat fish on Christmas Eve - trivia question /questions answer ... There is also a tradition of eating seven type of fish, 7 being the ...