maandag 26 december 2016

The origins and traditions of Christmas celebrations in Italy

See on - Good Things From Italy - Le Cose Buone d'Italia

Christmas is a universal feast. It is the apogee of all year’s celebrations for Christians all around the world; it is a time of love and warmth for everyone else. Regardless of your faith and beliefs, in the end, Christmas is truly one of the best times of the year. What do we really know, though, about the historical origins of the feast? And have we ever wondered where and when, exactly, it was decided Christmas was to be celebrated the way we do? It may come as a surprise to know that, actually, Italy, its own heritage and history have a lot to do with it.

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