Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Christmas in Spain (by students in 4º Diver.)

This is how we celebrate Christmas in Spain:

22nd of December: We start Christmas Holidays.
24th of December: Christmas Eve.
  • Father Christmas brings presents to all the children.
  • In the evening we have dinner with our families.
  • After dinner we go out with our friends.
25th of December: Christmas Day.
  • When we get up we open our presents.
  • We have lunch with our families.
28th of December: The Innocent Saints Day.
  • People play trinks on their friends.
31st of December: New Year's Eve.
  • We have dinner with our families.
  • We eat twelve grapes when the bell strikes twelve.
  • It is typical to wear red underwear, which is said to bring god luck.
  • After eating the grapes we go out with our friends.
1st of January: New Year's Day.
  • We wish everybody a "Happy New Year"
5th of January: The Three Wise Men Parade
  • There is a great parade in all our villages where you can see the THree Magic kings: Melchor, Gaspar and Baltasar.
  • Children go to bed early because the three Lings go to their homes to leave presents.
6th of January: The Three Wise Men's Day
  • All the children get presents from the Magic Kings. It is a ver typical Spanish Tradition.

¡¡¡Feliz Navidad!!!

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