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Christmas in France The French are very faithful people, so Christmas traditions in France could not take the lack of religious elements. Both in churches and in homes is to stage at birth. This custom was introduced to the country in the late fourteenth century by Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan Order. The scene is made using clay figures and besides they are placed figurines representing other authorities that place. In southern France, the scene is done and other figures who embody the Magi, shepherds and animals, and various characters as mayor or some peasant. The front seats churches and cathedrals, often put in Nativity scene with theater, where people come and look with great love.
Christmas Eve in France Eve family all day fasting and atmidnight they go to attend the religiousservice, the Minuit called La Messe (orMidnight Mass). Places of worship arevery bright and colorful decorated andbells almost always beat their attention topeople that have come to serve. AfterMass, people are heading home, wherethey will celebrate, with a meal, "LeReveillon" (New Year). The table iscomposed of unusual dishes for the rest ofthe year, such as turkey with chestnuts
Christmas traditions in France are very simple in the actual day of the Nativity: the family gathers around the tree andopen gifts from Pere Noel left, planning to Christmasspend the whole day together, talking and singing carols. In some parts of the Eve in Francecountry, the gifts were made on December 6, but ways of spending time remains the same - mandatory loved ones.
Easter in France Easter (Pâques) in France includes many celebrations, closely related to each other, starting a few weeks before, with Mardi Gras and continuing with Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter and of course Easter Sunday, followed by a full week dedicated pascale.In holidays generally tend to spend Easter French family, a rich meal including traditional eggs, but they can also provide a short vacation, but forgetting to go to mass