Christmas in Italy with a Special Song

Christmas in Italy with a Special Song

- in Contributors, Grumpy Opinions, Our Opinions
155
@JCscuba

Comment by Jim Campbell

December 24th, 2018

‘Buon Natale’, Merry Christmas.

Being 50% Italian from my mother’s side of the family I thought it would be nice to share its history and the funny little song below.

Christmas in Italy is celebrated over several weeks as Italians celebrate from early December, depending on the region, until the day of Epiphany, on the 6th of January.

Especially the children look forward to the start of the Christmas season in December when Christmas trees are put up and houses are decorated. 

St Peter’s Basilica and Christmas Tree (stock photo)

In front of St Peters cathedral in Vatican City (see image above), there is a huge Christmas tree put up and many families buy tickets to get entrance to the festive midnight-mass which is held by the Pope.

Unlike the U.S. where it is commercial since Thanksgiving in Italy it’s the real deal and is celebrated for two weeks and beyond,

Continue Reading

************************

Thank you for stopping by Grumpy Opinions and while you are here, please SUBSCRIBE to our Grumpy Opinions newsletter to receive our emails. You can also subscribe to Grumpy Opinions’ in our right sidebar or if you have a WordPress.com account, in our WordPress.com READER in the admin panel on the top left. Social media accounts: Please follow and share with fellow patriots and friends.  ©2016-2018 Grumpy Opinions. All Rights Reserved.

You may also like

An Assumption of Dignity

  Rashida Tlaib, the Muslim congresswoman who proclaimed