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Holy Week in Sicily

As you’ve seen, we have been very focused on the Holy Week in Sicily lately.  Italians have a proud heritage, and one of the ways,

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La Settimana Santa a Enna

We have been sharing information about the Easter season in Italy the past several days, and today’s post will not disappoint!  Enna, Sicily, located in

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Feast Day of San Giuseppe

March 19 is another special day in marvelous Italy.  Giuseppe, one of the most popular names in southern Italy, and the husband of Mary is

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Saint Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, so there is no excuse for not getting out and about Italy to celebrate.  We have

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The Lateran Pacts

The year was 1929, and the date was February 11.  The event: The Lateran Treaty or Patti Lateranensi, and the birth of Vatican City, now

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Opera in Italy in February

Calling all opera fans!  Some iconic Italian operas will be at our Rome Opera Theatre later this month and in February.  Check these out: ·     

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Venice Carnival

It’s only the event of the year!  Venice Carnival, which lasts from January 27 through February 13, 2018.  It is the most fabulous, innovative, provocative,

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Feast of San Sebastiano

On January 20, we celebrate Saint Sebastian, the patron saint of athletes, specifically archers, soldiers, and those who desire a saintly death.  It’s a one-day

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Alpine Skiing World Cup

You don’t have to love skiing to appreciate the awesome athletes involved in the Alpine Skiing World Cup Event, going on now in Italy, and

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Milan La Befana Benifica

We’ve been talking a lot about the holiday season and the upcoming new year recently. One thing we haven’t covered, until today is Befana Benefica.

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Venice: Epiphany Regatta

As you may have noted in our earlier post, January 6th marks the end of the holiday season and is celebrated as the Epiphany, which

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Puglia: Putignano Festival

Puglia is one of the most charming places in Italy.  It offers beautiful, sunny beaches, farms that have been in operation for centuries and a

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