Holidays in Italian

Ciao! Tutto bene? Welcome to the Rocket Italian lesson on how to say different holidays in Italian. Italy is a mainly Catholic country and as such, there are many religious holidays celebrated throughout the year.

Today we’ll go over these and several other holidays that you might find just as important as the people in Italy do.

How to pronounce the different holidays in Italian

Here are some of the common Italian holidays to get you started. Further on in this lesson we will look at the pronunciation of these and more Italian holidays.

  • Il Capodanno - New Year's Day
  • Il Natale - Christmas
  • Il Mercoledì delle Ceneri - Ash Wednesday
  • La Domenica delle Palme - Palm Sunday
  • Il Giovedì Santo - Holy Thursday
  • Il Venerdì Santo - Good Friday
  • La Pasqua - Easter
  • Ognissanti - All Saints Day
  • La festa del lavoro - Labor Day
  • La festa del 4 luglio - Independence Day (4th of July)

Let's get started...

Il Capodanno

New Year's Day

Il Natale

Christmas

Il Mercoledì delle Ceneri

Ash Wednesday

La Domenica delle Palme

Palm Sunday

Il Giovedì Santo

Holy Thursday

Il Venerdì Santo

Good Friday

La Pasqua

Easter

Ognissanti

All Saints Day

L’Hannukkah

Hanukkah

Il compleanno

The birthday

La festa del papà

Father's Day

La festa della mamma

Mother's Day

Il giorno del Ringraziamento

Thanksgiving

La festa del lavoro

Labor Day

La festa del 4 luglio

Independence Day (4th of July)

Il pesce d’aprile

April Fool's Day

Halloween

Halloween

La festa dei bambini

Children's Day

Il San Valentino

Valentine's Day

Il martedì grasso

Mardi Gras

That’s it for this lesson on holidays in Italian. I hope you learned a lot! To practice these new words, try marking your calendar with the holidays and important days in your life in Italian. You’ll start to remember them automatically after some practice!

For more lessons on Italian vocabulary I recommend these!

A presto!

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