Italian Word of the Day: Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day)

Every year on June 2nd, Italians celebrate la Festa della Repubblica – known as Republic Day in English – which is the name of the Italian national day. It celebrates the institutional referendum held just a year after the end of the Second World War, in which the Italian people voted to abolish the monarchy …

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Italian Word of the Day: Festa (party)

Are you a party-goer? Then you’re going to love today’s word of the day! The word festa can mean a number of things in English but one of the first translations you’ll certainly come across when living in Italy is party or celebration. festa di compleanno = birthday party festa di Natale = Christmas party …

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