Easter

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by Alesha Allen | Thu, 03/26/2020 - 11:19
Easter is a big celebration in Italy, full of regional and national traditions and great food all over the country. It is an important time in the Christian…
Culture
by Georgette Jupe | Tue, 04/09/2019 - 01:54
Arriving faster than you can say ‘mamma mia’ is the upcoming Palm Sunday or La Domenica delle Palme as it is called in Italian. This day is when the Christian…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 04/05/2019 - 00:00
Pasquetta is a day to be out with family and friends, why not add a visit to a historic or natural landmark, complete with picnics and guided visits? Check out…
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by Alesha Allen | Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:21
Easter, Pasqua, is a great time to visit Italy and it is coming up on Sunday, April 21st. It is a very important religious event in Italy, and Easter week, La…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/29/2018 - 04:00
FAI – Fondo Ambiente Italiano – is planning fun day outings to some of the sites it administers, in celebration of Pasquetta, Easter Monday, a national holiday…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/22/2018 - 05:00
[Photo: Easter parade in Enna, Sicily.] Religious festivals are no doubt a large part of the traditional Italian heritage, and the most heartfelt and numerous…
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by John Bensalhia | Tue, 04/11/2017 - 04:18
John Bensalhia guides you through the places to be and events to attend this Easter... EASTER EATS Italians pride themselves in their delicious Easter menus,…
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by ITALY | Thu, 03/24/2016 - 23:50
The Via Crucis devotion (Stations of the Cross or Way of the Cross) has been practiced by Roman Catholics for many centuries. It commemorates the passion and…
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by Carol King | Sun, 03/20/2016 - 14:38
Carol King selects some of the most popular Easter celebrations in Italy. Italy is famous for its spectacular celebrations surrounding Pasqua (Easter) as…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 03/18/2016 - 12:05
Easter is approaching – it is next Sunday, March 27. For Italians, the Easter holiday means at the least a long weekend – Saturday to Monday, as the Monday…