Navidad en espana

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Navidad en espana

  1. 1. Las Navidades en España
  2. 4. Luces callejeras = Street lights <ul><li>Street lights appear all over the towns just like so many other places in the world </li></ul>
  3. 7. El Belén = Nativity Scene <ul><li>This is traditionally the most important decoration in houses and towns. </li></ul><ul><li>They try to recreate the life in villages at the time when Jesus was born, although scenes are not always true as imagination can run riot. </li></ul>
  4. 10. El Belén en la ciudad = Nativity Scene in the town <ul><li>It is very common to see Nativity Scenes in towns. </li></ul><ul><li>Again they vary in sizes, and in some the statues can be life size. </li></ul><ul><li>You can also see living ones. </li></ul>
  5. 12. El árbol de Navidad = the Christmas Tree <ul><li>This tradition has only been added in the last few decades and it is continuing to grow among the households in Spain. </li></ul>
  6. 14. Los villancicos = Christmas Carols <ul><li>Spanish traditional carols are very different to English ones. </li></ul><ul><li>Of course we also have Jingle Bells, Silent Night and others sung in Spanish </li></ul>
  7. 15. La Zambomba Traditional Christmas instrument to sing carols
  8. 18. La nochebuena = Christmas’ eve <ul><li>Family and extended family get together for a special dinner </li></ul><ul><li>Food varies from region to region although turkey, goose or chicken is normally present </li></ul>
  9. 20. El turrón = traditional Christmas Sweet
  10. 21. Los regalos de Navidad = Christmas presents <ul><li>This is NOT necessarily the main date for presents. </li></ul><ul><li>It varies how few or how many presents are given on this date, if at all. </li></ul>
  11. 22. El 25 de diciembre ¡Feliz Navidad! Happy Christmas! A repetition of Christmas Eve

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