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Key Vocabulary

Broomstick
Palo de escoba
Bonfire
Fogata
Effigy
Efigie
Regretted
Se arrepintió
Festivity
Festiviad

La Befana: An Italian Epiphany Tradition

Learn about Befana, the traditional Italian gift-bringer.

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La Befana: An Italian Epiphany Tradition

Learn about Befana, the traditional Italian gift-bringer.

Intermediate
Read and listen to this story in Beelinguapp!

In Italy, holidays don't end with New Year's Eve but with the arrival of an old witch riding a broomstick through the air: La Befana.
Befana brings gifts to children on Epiphany Eve: candy and presents if they behaved well, or a lump of coal if they misbehaved.

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