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Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find the answers to the most commonly asked questions. If you can't find the answer to your question you can contact us by sending an email to

  • Who is la Befana?
    The Befana is a nice old woman who brings gifts to children.
  • When is the festa della Befana?
    The Festival of the Befana is on the 6th of January; also know as the Epiphany day.

  • Who can I contact for more information?
    If you want to contact you can visit the contact us page.

  • What is the Befana festival?
    The Befana Festival is a local event that has taken place in Fano since 1988.

  • Who organises the Befana festival?
    The event is organised by ACLI Sant'Andrea in Villis.

  • What is the aim of the Befana festival?
    The aim of the event is to raise money for charity.

  • Which charity does the Befana Festival support?
    The money received goes to a charity named "A school for Uganda".

  • How can I make a donation to charity?
    If you would like to make a donation visit the support page.