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Discover Some Italian Easter Vocabulary

Have you found some Easter vocabulary during your Italian language course? Easter is only a few days away, so you might have already studied some related words in your Italian language course. However, there is a nice Easter vocabulary to discover. So many typical Easter traditions, customs and food to learn! In Italy there are some […]

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An Intriguing Spanish Easter Tradition

Learning Spanish for Beginners means discovering lovely customs and traditions! In this period of the year, learning Spanish for Beginner students is closely related to Easter (Pascua). It is nice to learn either some useful vocabulary and some nice customs to better understand how people live this important festivity. Going through the main celebrations it is possible […]

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La Semana Santa

One of the most known festivity in Spain is the “Semana Santa“, the week between Palm Sunday and Easter. Spain is a very catholic country, and during this week all over Spain there are processions of believers and statues depicting Jesus and his mother Mary known as “Pasos“, carried by people of old brotherhoods (confràdias) that […]

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Traditional Easter Symbols

In most European languages, the word for Easter comes from the Hebrew Pesach.  European languages associate the word Pesach to the Jewish feast of Passover, which was a sort of preparation for the Easter events as mentioned on the Christian Gospels. The English word Easter comes from the Anglo-Saxon word Eastre, a pagan goddess whose festivals (called […]

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Let’s Learn Some Spanish Easter Words

Learning Spanish for Beginners is really fun! If you study Spanish for Beginners and are enjoying your lessons, you will be happy to expand your vocabulary. In this period of the year, Easter is the most important event in Spain. People do celebrate this religious festivity all the week between Palm Sunday and Easter, the […]

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How to Celebrate Pasquetta in Italy

Have you ever heard about that lovely Italian tradition called Pasquetta? Pasquetta is the day after Easter (Pasqua) and it is celebrated all around Italy: in the Catholic tradition, Monday after Easter an Angel announced the resurrection of Jesus Christ and for this reason that day is also called “Lunedì dell’Angelo“. Pasquetta was introduced as […]