Befana(Epifania) Day celebrate in Itlay on 6 January. Epiphany is a national holiday that marks at the end of Christmas days.
By the 4th Century Ad, various calendars had moved the birth date of Christmas to 25 December and the Church in Room celebrating on 6 January.
Who is La Befana?
Befana is a lovely lady who loves children. She deposited her love for children. who delivers gift Itlay children on the Epiphany Evening. Epiphany is the night of 5th January. A popular story is that Befana visits all the children of Italy on the Epiphany night and fill their pockets with candy. Good Children pockets full of candy and toys and coal for bad children.
What is a date to celebrate La Befana in 2020?
On 6th January La Befana is celebrates. Its celebration starts on 5 January Night.
Is Befana a Public Holiday?
Befana is a Public Holiday all school, office and another organization is close. Most Businesses, shops are closes but most of the story is open
as the Christmas period that celebrates on 3 January in Italy.
Business is closed on Befana is include:
Other Educational organization
How People celebrate Befana Day in Italy?
Befana is an important part of Christians life they celebrate this day with full of joy some city set parades and organize a festival to celebrate Epiphany la Befana Day. Befana believes in searching for children and give them a beautiful gift. La Befana is incomplete without food so on 6th January special food is a cook and eat. Epiphany party is also arranged.
Where to go to celebrate Befana?
La Befana in Piazza Navona, Piazza Navona
Brusa la Vecia, Piazza Bra
Corteo dei Magi
National Festival of the Epiphany, Civic Tower
Cavalcade of the Magi
The Procession of the Magi, Piazza Duomo
La Befana descends from the Campanile, Piazza Duomo.
History Of Befana(Epifania)
Befana is not a tradition among whole Italians. It originated in Room. on 20 century it becomes well known and practiced by the rest of the population. Befana was a tradition confined to Rome and the surrounding regions, but this festival has become popular across all of Italy in the last hundred years.
Traditions on La Befana And Epiphany Day
- Feast of the Epiphany
- Celebrate this day with family
- celebrates Befana with traditional Italian foods
- Italians go to church
- Arrange the festival.
- Give a gift to baby and kids
- Organize parades
The word “Befana” comes from the Italian word “Epifania”, meaning Epiphany. Synonyms of Epiphany is :
surprise, sign, inspiration, shocker.
Bafana Poems, Song & Story
There are some poems of Bafana that translate in English:
The Befana comes by night
With her shoes all tattered and torn
She comes dressed in the Roman way
Long live the Befana!
The Befana comes at night
In worn-out shoes
Dressed like a Roman
Long live the Befana
“ Here comes, here comes the Befana
She comes from the mountains in the deep of the night
Look how tired she is! All wrapped up
In snow and frost and the north wind!
Here comes, here comes the Befana! “
Epiphany Observances 2020 to onward: