Celebrate La Befana > the Italian style
According to an Italian legend, La Befana is an old woman who brings gifts to children on Epiphany Eve.
It is said that the Wise Men visited her on the way to Bethlehem, but she was too busy cleaning house to accompany them when invited. Later, when she regretted the decision and set out to find them and the Baby Jesus, she could not.
According to the legend, she continues to wander, leaving gifts for the children she finds in her travels.