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Easter Day

Easter is the culmination of the Passion of Jesus, a 40-day period of prayer and religious celebrations according to Christan religion. It is a festival and holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament.

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Holy Friday in Italy

Today Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. Good Friday is observed during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday. It is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, and Black Friday.

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Chocolate amd Easter time

The chocolate eggs represent an ancient Easter tradition which over the years has been accompanied by so many different cakes from region to region. The Easter egg, the egg in general, is the symbol of rewed life.

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Il Marted' grasso in Italia

"Martedì Grasso" in Italy refers to events of the Carnival celebration, beginning on the 17th January and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday (known as Shrove Tuesday). It reflects the practice of the last night of eating rich, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season.

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Carnival is on the way

According to the Catholic religious tradition, the Carnival begins with the Septuagesima Sunday (the first of the ninth Sunday preceding the Holy Week according to the Gregorian calendar and ends on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of Lent).

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Gli Amici della Pasquetta - San Salvo (CH)

Tradition in Abruzzo celebrating the 6th January Epiphany.
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December 13rd

"Santa Lucia, il giorno più corto che ci sia"

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16th August celebrates Saint Rocco

Rocco of Montpellier, or de la Croix, known all over the world as Saint Roch, was a confessor whose death is commemorated on the 16th of August; he is specially invoked against the plague. He left all his goods to the poor to go on a pilgrimage.

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April the1st

April Fools' Day or April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day, is celebrated every year on the first day of April as a day when people play practical jokes on each other, the so called "April fools".

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March 8th March

International Women's Day, originally called International Working Women's Day, is marked on March 8 every year. Its celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women's economic, political, and social achievements.

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