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