On the Christmas Eve, the Christmas tree is
There are twelve dishes on the Christmas table
like fish, borscht with dumplings , cabbage
and mushrooms or noodles with poppy seeds.
We put hay under the tablecloth.
The Christmas Eve supper begins with giving your
family best wishes and sharing the wafer with
them. Children believe that Santa Claus or
Father Christmas brings them Christmas gifts.
On the Christmas Eve supper Children look for
the first star in the sky and then they unpack
gifts. Mangers are made at schools
On The Palm Sunday we go to church with palm trees
(made out of willow twigs or boxwood, decorated
with flowers, herbs or colorful feathers) so that the
priest can bless them.
On Saturday we go to church with a basket full of
food to be blessed by our priest. We usually fill
up the basket with Easter eggs (decorated eggs)
bread , lamb shape butter ,salt
,pepper, sausage, yeast cake. We decorate
baskets with sprigs of boxwood.
On Sunday and Monday the whole family eat
On Easter Monday people spill water over each other.
The first day of spring
On the first day of spring people make a straw figure
representing winter, which is symbolically drowned
in celebration of the coming spring.
On this day people go to the graves of their loved
ones, they light candles and decorate the graves
with wreaths and flowers .
St Andrew’s Eve
On this day people have lots of fun trying to predict