Festa Della Befana

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When: Saturday, January 6, at 4pm - Where: Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason Bldg C – San Francisco - The Leonardo Da Vinci Society In cooperation with the Museo Italo Americano Cordially invites you to Festa Della Befana

In Italian folklore, La Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve (the night of January 5) in a similar way to St. Nicholas or Santa Claus. A popular belief is that her name derives from the Feast of the Epiphany or in Italian La Festa dell’Epifania.

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