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christmas: the day of the family

 The christmas season in italy goes for 3 weeks , starting 8 days before christmas knows as the Novena.

 

A strich feast is observed for 24h before C. eve  and is followed by a celebration meal in which a light milanese cake called panettone is eaten .

People also prepare their family crib know as the Presepio lighted by candles all around.

At noon of christmas day the pope gives his blessing to crowds gatherep in the huge Vatican Square.

 

Children write their christmas cards and send their messages to their friends and relaives .

A family christmas is the best kind of christmas . children like spending quality time with their parents.


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Grazie mille Giorgia !

Posted on 29/12/13 07:00.

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