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Christmas in croatia eng
Christmas in croatia eng
Christmas in croatia eng
Christmas in croatia eng
Christmas in croatia eng
Christmas in croatia eng
Christmas in croatia eng
Christmas in croatia eng
Christmas in croatia eng
Christmas in croatia eng
Christmas in croatia eng
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Christmas in croatia eng

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  • 1. CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS IN CROATIA
  • 2. St LuciaOn St Lucia’s day(13th december)we sow wheat.Wheat is thesimbol of life forCatholics
  • 3. Advent wreathSimbol of eternityand fate in God.Every adventsuday we lightone candle andfamily praysaround it.
  • 4. St Nicholas(Sveti Nikola)If we are good, he brigs us gifts. Ifwe are bad, Krampus brings usbirch
  • 5. Matins mass(Zornica)• In our village this mass is very important Matins or Zornice on croatian are every day in Advent, even in Sunday.
  • 6. St Catherine (Sveta Katarina)• Then starts 4 weeks fast, preparation for Christmas
  • 7. Christmas Eve Badnjak (24. prosinca)• The day before Christmas• Tradicional fest• We decorate our house• We decorate Christmas tree
  • 8. Croatian table for Christmas
  • 9. Croatian cakes
  • 10. Midnight Mass• With our family we go to Midnight mass• There we sing traditional christmas songs
  • 11. Blagoslov kuća• The day after Christmas priest starts with family and house blessing• For blessing we prepare clean living room• On the table we put cross, candle and blessed water

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