ONLINE! Buon Natale: Unexpected Stories Behind Beloved Holiday Traditions

Code: LH32009

Dates: December 9, 2020

Meets: 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Course Fee: $35.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

Discover the surprising backstories behind some of our most cherished holiday traditions: Saint Nicholas (Babbo Natale), the nativity, angels, Christmas lights, as well as less familiar uniquely Italian customs such as Christmas Eve bonfires, the Epiphany, or wearing red underwear ... and more! Intrigued?!? Andiamo! Join us, and let’s celebrate Natale and Capodanno together. Award-winning author, lecturer and photographer, Carla Gambescia, will be our guide to the holiday festivities!
Fee: $35.00

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Carla Gambescia

Carla Gambescia is the author of the acclaimed book La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A-to-Z, a rousing tribute to Italy, Italians and a culture that has contributed so much to the world. The book was the winner of the Silver Prize for “Best Travel Book of the Year 2019” awarded by the North American Travel Journalists Association. A native of Philadelphia, Carla is also a marketing executive, former restaurateur and avid traveler; she co-created the Giro del Gelato bike tour which won OUTSIDE Magazine’s Best Trip in Western Europe.



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