Read this lesson on the Italian expression buon anno
to be sure to have a happy new year.
Have yourself a merry Christmas as you learn about the Italian expression buon Natale
Christmas is celebrated in many countries around the world, though the exact traditions and foods vary greatly. To help you celebrate, wherever you may be, here are some general Italian Christmas terms. Buon Natale!
Easter occurs every year somewhere between 22 March and 25 April, and the week immediately preceding it (Sunday to Saturday) is called Holy Week. Here’s all the Italian vocabulary you need to celebrate this Christian period of renewal.
Wondering what to buy for the Italian learner on your list? Check out these ideas ranging from fanciful to practical – at least one is sure to thrill your favorite Italian lover.
Halloween is not an Italian holiday, but learning the Italian translations for Halloween vocabulary can be fun, especially for younger students. Happy Halloween!
The Jewish festival of Hanukkah lasts for eight days sometime between late November and the end of each year. The dates vary because they are not based on the Gregorian calendar, aka solar calendar. Hanukkah begins on the 25th of Kislev, the ninth month in the Hebrew calendar.
Learn the Italian names for important holidays and celebrations.
Italian is a Romance language, which means it must be romantic, right? Here’s the most romantic Italian vocabulary of all. 🙂
Mardi Gras is an annual celebration of extravagance and (over)indulgence before Lent. Because Mardi Gras, literally “Fat Tuesday,” is tied to Easter, the date changes every year.