Viva Viva la Befana! - Westchester Italian Cultural Center
24 Depot Square - 914-771-8700
Tuckahoe, NY 10707
Description: A musical retelling of the folk tale of La Befana, featuring Mariuccia Romano of the Coro d'Italia, Italian singing and dancing ensemble. La Befana is an Italian Christmas tradition that has its origins in the 13th century legend of "La Befana," a benevolent old woman who delivers gifts to children on January 5th, the eve of the Epiphany. The program will conclude with a holiday reception and gifts from la Befana. Enjoy a unique family afternoon (appropriate for children ages 4-12) that will include arts and crafts and presents for all!