Here are some links about, for or on Buon Natale (Christmas) traditions in Italy:
BUON NATALE (CHRISTMAS) TRADITIONS
- La Befana - Italian Christmas Tradition – Source: Italian-Link.com – "Linking you to the World of Italy"
- Buon Natale – "The Rich History And Tradition Of Christmas In Italy" – Faith Harper – Source: lifeinitaly.com
- Christmas in Italy – Source: Welcome to Capucina's Italian - American Connections Webpages – In English, Italian
- Christmas Traditions in Italy – Source: Christmas category of lovetoknow – "everything you'd love to know"
- Christmas Traditions in Italy – Source: www.merry-christmas.org.uk – "Welcome to the site that provides everything you will need for a Merry Christmas!"
- Holiday Traditions of Italy "Buon Natale" – Source: HOLIDAY TRADITIONS – "Welcome to a world of holiday traditions!" section of California Mall®
- Italian Christmas Celebrations, Decorations, and Traditions – "Christmas in Italy" – By Martha Bakerjian – Source: Italy Travel section of About.com
- Part 6: Italian Christmas Traditions – By Michael San Filippo – Source: Italian Language Guide section of About.com
- Part 1: Origins in Pagan Celebrations – By Michael San Filippo – Source: Italian Language Guide section of About.com
- How to Celebrate an Italian Christmas – Source: eHow™
- Part 5: Visit Italy to Celebrate the Holidays – By Michael San Filippo – Source: Italian Language Guide section of About.com
- CEPPO – "the Italian version of the Christmas tree"
- The Italian Ceppo – by Anthony Parente – Source: Italiansrus.com – "Your guide to Italy & Italian Culture on the Web. Enjoy as you learn more about the traditions, heritage and way of life that make Italians who they are."
- Part 3: Children's Activities for the Holidays – By Michael San Filippo – Source: Italian Language Guide section of About.com
- The Best Italian Christmas food – Words by Carla Passino – Published: Dec 05th, 2008 – Source: Food & Drink section of ITALY MAGAZINE – " the n.1 magazine for lovers of all things Italian"
- Make a meal of it – "For Giorgio Locatelli, the secret to a perfect Italian Christmas is not to let anything else divert your attention away from the main point of the day. And that is to eat - a lot" – Giorgio Locatelli – Saturday 4 December 2004 –Source: found in the life&style section of the guardian.co.uk
- Cod, Stockfish, Baccalà: Same Fish, Different Stories – "Baccalà is a traditional Christmas Eve favorite in Italy—it’s great as an appetizer or as a main course." – By: Piergiorgio and Amy Nicoletti – Source: DELALLO® – "Authentic Italian Food"
- Christmas Day Italian Menu – "ELENA'S CHRISTMAS DAY MENU" – Sunday, December 24, 2006 – Source: Italian Food Recipes – "Simple Italian recipes, delicious ideas to put fantasy in your dishes!"
- Gordon Ramsay’s Italian Christmas – "Ramsay teams up with fellow chef Angela Hartnett with a menu to make her mamma proud" – Gordon Ramsay – November 22, 2008 – Source: Food & Drink section of thetimes.co.uk – Note: The following message may appear for this article: "Welcome to The Times and The Sunday Times websites. Available exclusively by subscription."
- Italian Christmas Eve : Feast of the Seven Fishes – "Italians share a tradition of only eating fish on Christmas Eve. Here's a look at one family's menu." – Paula Laurita – BellaOnline's Italian Food Editor – Source: Found in the Italian Food Site section of BellaOnline℠ – "The Voice of Women"
- An Italian Christmas Eve Menu – "Celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes—or just feast on great seafood." – Source: epicurious – "celebrating food for 15 years"
- MENU' DI NATALE – In Italian Only
- Italian Christmas Music – Source: Christmas Carnivals – "Celebrating Christmas since 1999" – In English, German, Spanish
- Part 2: Vocabulary and Holiday Music Traditions – By Michael San Filippo – Source: Italian Language Guide section of About.com
- Italian Christmas Song “Tu scendi dalle stelle” – “You Come Down from the Stars” – Source: Mama Lisa's World Blog – "Conversations about the languages and cultures of the world, especially the songs and traditions of children." section of Mama Lisa's World – "Of Music, Kids Songs & International Culture" – In English, French, Spanish
- Italian Christmas songs – Source: World Wide Christmas – "Worldwide Christmas songs"
- Best Italian Christmas Ornaments – Kimberly Sharpe, Yahoo! Contributor Network – Oct 26, 2009 – Source: associatedcontent from YAHOO!® – "The world's largest source of community-created content.™"
- Italian Ceramic Christmas Ornaments – Source: Merchant of Prato AKA italianderutapottery.com
- Italian Christmas Ornaments – Source: Best Italian Gifts
- Italian Ornaments – Source: The Golden Glow of Christmas Past
- TV SPECIALS
- An Italian Christmas With Mario and Giada – "Episode EISP01" – "Join Mario Batali and Giada DeLaurentiis as they cross the country in search of fantastic Italian holiday recipes, dishes and traditions. They'll visit bakeries, restaurants, and also prepare a unique family recipe of their own for all to savor." – Source: Food Network Specials section of foodnetwork.com
- SEE ALSO:
- Info about, for or on Christmas cookies and cakes in Italy *, dated, Wednesday, December 08, 2010
- Info on 2009 Christmas Markets/Mercato di Natale/Mercatini di Natale (Buon Natale/Babbo Natale) in Tuscany/Toscana, Italy *, dated, Wednesday, November 18, 2009
- Info about Babbo Natale in Italy *, dated, Thursday, December 25, 2008
- Info on Christmas cribs, creches, nativity scenes and presepi in Italy *, dated Friday, December 12, 2008
- Info on or about Christmas Lights in Italy *, dated Tuesday, December 09, 2008
- Info About Christmas/Buon Natale/Epiphany (La Befana) in Italy, 2008/2009 *, dated Friday, November 28, 2008
- Info About Christmas/Buon Natale (La Befana) in Italy *, dated Friday, September 29, 2006
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