Monday, 6 January 2014

Buona Epifania a tutti!

La Befana vien di notte
con le scarpe tutte rotte
attraversa tutti i tetti
porta bambole e confetti!

Buona befana a tutti!

For those of you thinking what is a witch doing on a Christmas scene, La Befana is a 'goodie'... in Italian folklore La Befana delivers gifts to children on the Eve of the Epiphany (5th January) much in the way Santa Claus does. Just like Santa she leaves only coal in the stockings of naughty children and sweets and gifts in the stockings of good children. For further information see the wikipedia page ...though the image of witches on this page is enough to give you nightmares!

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