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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_tree

In Italy and Argentina, along with many countries in Latin America, the Christmas tree is put up on 8 December (Immaculate Conception day) and left up until 6 January. In Australia, the Christmas tree is usually put up on 1 December, which occurs about a 2 weeks before the school summer holidays (except for South ...

dreamdiscoveritalia.com/2015/12/13/8-fascinating-facts-about-christmas-in-italy

Dec 13, 2015 ... Every country has its own Christmas traditions. If you're British, like me, you're probably elbow-deep in card-writing, tinsel and fir tree needles by now….and the cat is probably eying up the tree! If you're Australian, maybe you're getting the BBQ ready for the beach on Christmas Day. And if you're American ...

www.walksofitaly.com/blog/traditions-2/christmas-traditions-in-italy

Nov 25, 2013 ... In Italy, though, Christmas officially kicks off with the Day of the Immaculate Conception of Mary on December 8. This is when decorations go up (both on the streets and inside Italian homes) and when some Christmas markets start. Decorations and huge Christmas trees can be found in main piazzas, like in ...

www.initaly.com/regions/xmas/rosemary.htm

My first year in Rome ended with a Christmas I'll never forget. It was so different from New York: no holiday decorations, Christmas tree lots, big splashy store displays, people loaded down with shopping bags filled with gaily-wrapped packages... No indication, as far as I could see, that it was getting close to December 25th.

www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/christmas-in-italy.html

Christmas in Italy. 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 January. Especially the children look forward to the start of the Christmas season in December when Christmas trees are put up and houses are ...

www.tripsavvy.com/christmas-season-events-and-traditions-in-italy-1547262

Oct 21, 2017 ... Christmas decorations and trees are becoming more popular in Italy. Lights and decorations are often seen starting around December 8, the Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception, or even the end of November. The main focus of decorations continues to be the presepe, Nativity scene or creche. Almost ...

selectitaly.com/blog/all-you-can-italy/christmas-in-italy

Nov 14, 2017 ... The cold and shorten days are getting closer, lights start to bright in the streets decorated with red and green details, and huge Christmas trees appear in the main squares. I have always loved the beginning of December when the holiday vibration is perceived: people hurry across the streets with a lot of ...

www.yourguidetoitaly.com/christmas-in-italy.html

In Italy, Christmas celebration lasts about one month, starting on December 8th, the day of the Immacolata, on which traditionally the "Presepe" (Crib) and the Christmas tree are set up, and lasting until the Epiphany, celebrating the visit of the Magi to the infant Jesus, on January 6th. December 8: Setting up a Christmas tree ...

www.lagazzettaitaliana.com/history-culture/7739-italian-christmas-traditions

The tradition of the Christmas tree began many centuries later, and was introduced in Italy by populations from other countries. Today in Italy, though you can see many Christmas trees, the traditional symbol among Italian Christmas decorations remains the Nativity scene. Built in various sizes with different materials, ...