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December 13rd

"Santa Lucia, il giorno più corto che ci sia"

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8th December

The Immaculate Conception of Mary is a dogma of the Roman Catholic Church, according to which the Virgin Mary was conceived without any stain of original sin. It is completely distinct from the Virginity of Mary and the virgin birth of Jesus, though it is a popular mistake to confuse them.

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16th August celebrates Saint Rocco

Rocco of Montpellier, or de la Croix, known all over the world as Saint Roch, was a confessor whose death is commemorated on the 16th of August; he is specially invoked against the plague. He left all his goods to the poor to go on a pilgrimage.

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April the1st

April Fools' Day or April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day, is celebrated every year on the first day of April as a day when people play practical jokes on each other, the so called "April fools".

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March 8th March

International Women's Day, originally called International Working Women's Day, is marked on March 8 every year. Its celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women's economic, political, and social achievements.

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4th October in Italy

St. Francis of Assisi, born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, but nicknamed Francesco - the Frenchman - by his father, (October 3, 1226) was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher. Francis' father was Pietro di Bernardone, a prosperous silk merchant.

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June, the 2nd

On the 2nd June, the Italian people celebrate the Italian Republic Anniversary. It is the anniversary of the Institutional Referendum that in 1946 asked Italian people to vote and choose the Monarchy OR the Republic and the majority chose the Republic.

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Domenica delle Palme

Palm Sunday is a Christian moveable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter. The feast commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in all four canonical Gospels.

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Happy Father's Day

On 19 March, the day of Saint Joseph, Father's Day is celebrated in Italy. This celebration was inaugurated in the United States in the early 20th century to complement Mother's Day in celebrating fatherhood and male parenting.

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Happy New Year

The New Year is the day that marks the time of the beginning of a new calendar year, and is the day on which the year count of the specific calendar used is incremented. For many cultures, the event is celebrated in some manner.

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