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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

Did you know that the Feast of the Seven Fishes is not truly Italian? ... 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 Catholic ...

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.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.nytimes.com/2008/12/21/nyregion/long-island/21Rfish.html

Dec 18, 2008 ... For Italian-Americans, it is re-creating the feast of the seven fishes and ... to continue the family tradition of an all-fish dinner on Christmas Eve.

dish.allrecipes.com/feast-of-the-seven-fishes

Celebrate Christmas Eve in the traditional Southern Italian style--with seafood prepared seven delicious ways. Buon Natale!

wellnessmama.com/130825/seven-fishes-feast

May 17, 2017 ... Here's what I mean: My hubby came from a large family of Italian descent on one side. ... 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 ...

www.lagazzettaitaliana.com/food-and-wine/7742-the-facts-and-myths-of-the-seven-fishes

Even, my non-Italian friends know about it and ask me "Do you eat seven fishes on Christmas Eve," I look at them strangely, "Seven fishes? We just eat one!

www.reference.com/world-view/italians-eat-fish-christmas-eve-9bd14c324dbc1fd3

Italians eat fish on Christmas Eve because their tradition does not allow them to eat meat on that day. Commonly, they eat seven fishes to represent the seven...