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  • Christmas at the Sant'Ignazio Church in Rome
    In this holiday season little is more cherished in Italy than the Christmas crib. First created in mountainous Greccio in 1223, it is still revered and recreated every year all over Italy.
  • Dining in & out: From Eataly Magazine
    EATALY MAGAZINE(December 12, 2016)
    This holiday season, add sparkle to your festivities with a glass of Prosecco DOC, Italy’s effervescent vino that will make you forget all about France’s Champagne.
  • Selling everything from local food specialties to woven items to decorations and candles, we put together a selection of some of our favorite markets in all of Italy to get in the holiday spirit.
  • The holiday season marks the return of the beautiful Christmas tradition of the “100 Presepi” in Rome. Tourists and locals alike can admire these gorgeous works of fine craftsmanship in the Eternal City.
  • Op-Eds
    Darrell Fusaro(December 26, 2015)
    A slight modification to the lyrics of this popular Dean Martin Christmas song can free you up for a lifetime of happiness.
  • Editorial. This issue celebrates creativity on the streets of Harlem, spotlighting three Italian artists’ contributions to the wonderful Audubon Project. And, as we do for every end-of-year issue,we’ve also nominated a “Person of the Year.” Two people, actually, two women from Puglia, two rivals on the court and friends in real life—tennis players Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci, stars of the all-Italian US Open women’s final.
  • It’s fashionable to build numbered lists, so here goes with 10 Christmas gifts which Italy gave the world in 2014. These gifts range from a coffee maker for an international space ship to eco-friendly fashions, and from ancient art to rubbish art.
  • Life & People
    N.L.(December 20, 2014)
    Although in Italy the December holiday season is commonly called "Christmas Holidays", its traditions are far from being merely religious.Christian, pagan and lay themes are indeed strictly interwoven. This is visible even in the Presepe (Crèche), whose origins go back to St. Francis who staged the first living Nativity Scene back in 1223.