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Festa della Repubblica

Festa della Repubblica

By Marini's, Food, Leisure, Travel
Giuseppe Verdi, an Italian romantic composer, once said, “You may have the universe if I may have Italy” and we know why. From Italy’s majestic Coliseum, spectacular piazzas, beautiful people and incredible food; it’s impossible not to fall madly in love with this exquisite country. Festa della Repubblica (Italian National Day) This amazing day exists to celebrate the birth of a nation and to commemorate the institutional referendum of 1946. It was on June 2nd of that year when the Italian population was called to decide what form of government (monarchy or republic) to give the country after World War II. After 85 years of monarchy, with 12,717,923 votes for and 10,719,284 votes against, Italy became a Republic, and the…
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