How Christmas is celebrated in Italy and lots of other countries around the world.. The Christmas celebrations start eight days before Christmas with special .
The festive celebrations start after midnight mass. Nowadays, 'Babbo Natale', the Father Christmas, brings presents to children on Christmas eve. But as in true Italian style, gifts are exchanged only on January 6 that is the day of Epiphany.
WorldView: Christmas in Italy. Italian traditions in Italy are based heavily on the religion of. Christianity. Christmas starts eight days before Christmas and lasts.
Children in Italy do not write letters to Santa.. Christmas season in Italy is traditionally celebrated from Christmas Eve through the Epiphany (January 6).This follows the pagan season of celebrations that started with Saturnalia, a winter solstice festival, and ended with the Roman New Year.
"But what do Italians do at Christmas time?" I complained to my friend. "Does anyone in this land of Catholics celebrate the holidays?" When he insisted that they .
A few days ago, one of my readers, Elisa, asked me to write a post about Christmas traditions in Italy. This is not as easy as it seems because every Italian region .
Many Italians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Day (Natale) on December 25 each year. It is a public holiday in Italy.