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Halloween Vocabulary

Halloween Vocabulary Halloween in Italy is not traditionally celebrated as in the United States. Italy celebrates All Saints’ Day which is a public holiday on November 1st.  In recent years, the Halloween custom has been acquired by Italy wherein children dress in costumes.  Also, many business display halloween related decorations and treats such Halloween related […]

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All Saint’s Day

All Saint’s Day All Saint’s Day or Festa di Tutti I Sant or Ognissanti, is a religious and official national holiday in Italy celebrating Catholic saints.  Schools are closed and many businesses are closed.  Here’s a video explaining some of the traditions of this holiday in Italy.  Video from youtube

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Italian holiday traditions

Italian holiday traditions Italian holiday traditions are celebrated all over the world.   Some are commonly known while others may be unfamiliar to some.  Here is a video explaining traditions on Christmas, New Years’ and Epiphany.  Also, some Italian words are taught in this video too! Video from youtube Italy is a dream that keeps […]

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Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday Roman Holiday is a 1953 American romantic comedy directed and produced by William Wyler. It stars Gregory Peck as a reporter and Audrey Hepburn as a royal princess out to see Rome on her own. Hepburn won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance; the screenplay and costume design also won. […]

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Light Festival At Ponte Vecchio

Light Festival At Ponte Vecchio The Holiday Light Festival in Florence takes place this year from December 8 until December 27 in many locations. Light installments and projections are set against major monuments and locations such as Ponte vecchio, Santo Spirito Church and Piazza Pitti. Starting at 6pm at some places, the most magnificent lights […]

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