Xmas important days During holidays Xmas isnt the only important day, there are also… New Year Day; Epiphany.
Xmas Day Xmas day is very important for Italian people!!! The evening of 24 of December all the children go to bed waiting for Babbo Natale, that in the night takes them the presents they asked in a letter for him.
Xmas eve dinner The Xmas eve dinner is a very popular tradition for Italian people. Traditional foods are: Panettone and Pandoro, two Xmas cakes, and the Torrone, a typical sweet. During this dinner all the family can Find again the atmosphere of Xmas…
All the children, after Xmas, write a letter to Babbo Natale, in which they ask him to bring them their preferred presents. If the children were good during the year, Babbo Natale satisfies their requests. The letter…
New Years day traditions At the end of the year, Italian people usually eat lentils and cotechino, a special italian sausage. This is a sort of lucky charm for the new year. An other popular rite is to burn the old year. They throw out all old things.
Epiphany… The Epiphany is on 6th of January. In the night before the BEFANA, an old witch, brings presents to the good children, and coal to the bad people. Children prepare their socks in the evening, and the funny old witch leaves the presents.