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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.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.

www.shorenewstoday.com/entertainment/feast-of-the-fishes-is-a-christmas-eve-tradition-for/article_2a5d3c28-68bc-5c15-9e35-ee68dd5d18f7.html

Dec 20, 2016 ... The Feast of the Seven Fishes typically begins with mussels or clams, followed by ... different types of seafood during a rather long meal on Christmas Eve. ... from eating meat on Fridays and certain holy days as a type fasting.

www.funtrivia.com/askft/Question8701.html

Dec 12, 2000 ... 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 ...

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 ...

italiavalencia.com/italian-christmas-story

It's common practice throughout Italy not to eat meat on Christmas Eve. Many Southern Italians enjoy a full fish feast on that day, which include seven different  ...