1st Day of Christmas: Celebrate Christ’s Birth and the Family He Has Given You

Italians share what Christmas is all about.

When we asked what was at the core of an Italian Christmas, he said: “Family. If we weren’t all together, it wouldn’t feel like Christmas, no matter how many decorations and presents we had.”

This article, written by Ellie Bennett, appears on The Local.

With Christmas just around the corner, The Local spoke to some Italians to find out what Christmas is really about for them.

An Italian Christmas in 2015 is a mixture of centuries-old regional traditions and more modern touches, often with a slight American influence. But at the heart of the holiday for most Italians is the idea of celebrating the birth of Jesus, and doing so with family.

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