Presentation on theme: "Devon Loftus. Located in Southern Europe Italy is slightly larger than Arizona Some natural resources are coal, mercury, zinc, marble, barite, and many."— Presentation transcript:
Located in Southern Europe Italy is slightly larger than Arizona Some natural resources are coal, mercury, zinc, marble, barite, and many more 90% of those practicing religion in Italy are Roman Catholic There is over 61,000,000 people living in Italy
The Nativity scene originated in Italy Cannons are fired from Castel St. Angelo of Christmas Eve to announce the start of the holiday season On the feast of the Epiphany (January 6) the main exchange of gifts takes place Children ebulliently await a visit from La Befana, who brings gifts for the good children and punishment for those who were bad La Befana could be called many different things i. e. a fairy queen, a crone, or a witch The Christmas season in Italy is 3 weeks long; 8days before Christmas is a period called Novena during this time children go house to house saying poems or singing songs
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! May all your wishes come true throughout this wonderful holiday season. Be safe and enjoy your special time with your family and friends! God Bless You! Buon Natale e Buone Feste! Possano tutti i vostri desideri in tutta questa stagione di festa meravigliosa. Essere sicuri e godersi il tempo speciale con la famiglia e gli amici! Dio vi benedica!