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Rome Journal: La Befana
Remember the famous Christ figure hanging from a helicopter over Rome at the beginning of Fellini's La Dolce Vita? Imagine a kindly old lady named La Befana flying over the Vatican on a broomstick and using the guise of a Santa Claus like gift giver, ...
Review: Original musical 'Befana' entertains sold-out audiences at Lampost Theatre
Written by Lampost owner, Jeff Hanson, the play follows the centuries-old Befana through a current life event that leads her to re-connect with her past.
La Befana, an Italian tradition
La Befana is more than a folkloristic tradition, as it draws its origins from a Christian legend.
'Old Befana' tells holiday story
The nature center will host a trio of shows starting with a Ken Lonnquist, Tom Pease & Friends concert at 7 p.m. Friday followed by the same group performing the musical “Old Befana” at 2 p.
45% of families to hang Befana stocking
(ANSA) - Rome, January 5 - Almost half, or 45% of Italian families will hang an Epiphany stocking this year, an Ixe' survey for Coldiretti farmers' association showed Tuesday.

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