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It seems that Ferrogusto , Ferragosto, ferrogosto is a part pagan, part christian, part traditional celebration closely linked to the assumption of Mary Magdelene into heaven...wouldn't bet money on it though as opinions seem to be as varied as the spelling.
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Actually the list is quite long. To see the whole list follow the related link, below.
Buona vacanza is an Italian equivalent of 'Happy Holiday'. The feminine adjective 'buona' is pronounced 'BWOH-nah', and means 'happy, fortunate'. The feminine gender noun …'vacanza' is pronounced 'vah-KAHN-tsah', and may be used to mean 'Christmas holiday time'.
Giorno festivo is an Italian equivalent of the English word "holiday." The masculine noun and adjective translate literally into English as "festive day," "non-working day," o…r "public holiday" according to context. The pronunciation will be "DJOR-no fey-STEE-vo" in Italian.
January 1: Capodanno (New Year's Day) 6: Epifania/La Befana (Epiphany) 7: Giornata Nazionale della Bandiera (Flag Day)---celebrated principally in Reggio nell'Emilia Februar…y 3: San Biagio (patron saint of Doues) 9: San Rinaldo (patron saint of Nocera Umbra) 14: Festa degli Innamorati (San Valentino) Movable: Martedì Grasso (Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday)---part of Carnevale Movable: Mercoledì di Ceneri (Ash Wednesday) March 8: La Festa della Donna 16: San Ilario and San Taziano (patron saints of Gorizia) 19: Festa del Papà (San Giuseppe) 19: San Proietto (patron saint of Randazzo) Movable (can also occur in April): Domenica delle Palme (Palm Sunday) Movable (can also occur in April): Venerdì Santo (Good Friday) Movable (can also occur in April): Pasqua (Easter Sunday) Monday after Easter (can also occur in April): Pasquetta, Lunedì di Pasqua (Easter Monday) April 1: Pesce d'Aprile (April Fool's Day) 25: Festa della Liberazione (Liberation Day) 25: San Marco (patron saint of Venezia) May 1: Festa del Lavoro (May Day) June 2: Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day) 24: San Giovanni Battista (patron saint of Firenze) 29: San Pietro and San Paolo (patron saints of Roma) July 10: San Paterniano (patron saint of Grottammare) 15: Santa Rosalia (patron saint of Palermo) August 2: San Alessio (patron saint of Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte) 15: Ferragosto / Assunzione (Day of the Assumption) September 19: San Gennaro (patron saint of Napoli) 22: San Maurizio (patron saint of Calasetta) October 4: San Petronio (patron saint of Bologna) November 1: Ognissanti (All Saints Day) 2: Il Giorno dei Morti (Day of the Dead) 3: San Giusto (patron saint of Trieste) 11: San Martino (patron saint of Foiano della Chiana) December 6: San Nicola (patron saint of Bari) 7: Sant'Ambrogio (patron saint of Milano) 8: Immacolata Concezione (Immaculate Conception) 25: Natale (Christmas) 26: Santo Stefano (St. Stephen's Day) 31: San Silvestro (St. Silvester's Day)
the Italian Christmas is called natale
depends on the event eg: if is Easter its buona pasqua or if its Christmas its buon natale or if its their name day its bouna onimastico.
Italians eat several foods like pasta, pizza...ect
The Italian national holiday is called 'Festa della Repubblica' and is celebrated on the 2nd of June. It commemorates the institutional when (by universal suffrage) the Italia…n population was called to decide what form of government (monarchy or republic) to give to the country after the second world war and the fall of Fascism. After 85 years of monarchy, with 12,717,923 votes for and 10,719,284 votes against, Italy became a Republic, and the monarchs of the House of Savoy were deposed and exiled. This is one of the most important Italian national holidays which, like July 14th in France (Storming of the Bastille) and July 4th in the USA (Independence Day), celebrates the birth of the nation.
"How is your holiday" in English is Come va la tua vacanza? to one person and Come va la vostra vacanza? to two or more individuals in Italian.
holiday that comes from Italy for example La Befana is an Italian holiday which some thing like Christmas but instead of santa Claus theres this old witch called La Befana.
Italians are mostly Catholic, so they celebrate the same Christian holidays. Italian-Americans observe Columbus Day as more important because Christopher Columbus was Ital…ian.
There are several holidays that are celebrated in the spring. The main holidays that are celebrated in the spring are Palm Sunday, Easter, Earth Day, Mother's Day, and Memori…al Day.
Fourth of July and Martin Luther Kings' birthday