We all wear a mask throughout our life that we believe defines who we are. We are defined by our appearances, wealth, or knowledge. Hamlet realizes that we are all going to take off our masks at death. Underneath our mask we are all inherently the same.
On January The Epiphany marks the and final day of Christmas. It is a national holiday. A big tradition for Epiphany is la befana, a witch on a broomstick who brings candy and coal to children in their stockings the night before.