Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Befana

Befana, Montenero, Livorno
Today is the feast of the Epiphany and we have found a real “Befana” for you in Montenero!

External links: Befana - Epiphany (Wikipedia)
See also: Montenero

15 comments:

Revrunner said...

Getting ready to make a clean sweep of things. :-)

Taken For Granted said...

Excellent photo. I didn't know about this tradition, but do now. Thank you for your post.

Michelle said...

We taught our 2nd grade students about this tradition.

William Kendall said...

Cute!

Randy said...

She's adorable.

Dina said...

Your La Befana looks so realistic.
Nice legends.

Lowell said...

She's sort of an Italian Santa without the beard and big belly! Cute capture! I like the broom - at the ready to whisk her away!

Tanya Breese said...

awww very sweet :)

EG CameraGirl said...

Neat photo of the old crone herself!

Birdman said...

Thanks for sharing this. I guess I need to catch up on my Italian folktales.

RedPat said...

That's a new one for me! ;-)

Karl Demetz said...

Here she IS !
A very nice Befana :-)

José Mendonça said...

Funny! :-)

Jack said...

I used to go out with her . . .

Traveling Hawk said...

That's an interesting one!