Christmas in poland

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Christmas in poland

  1. 1. Christmas Time (Boże Narodzenie) in POLAND by Gimnazjum nr 12 in Tychy
  2. 2. Waiting for Christmas <ul><li>In Poland Christians begin getting ready to Christmas a few weeks before. This time is called Advent. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Christmas Eve (wigilia) <ul><li>This is one of the most unique days in the Polish calendar. This is celebrated 24th December and commemorates Jesus birth. </li></ul><ul><li>In this special evening Polish families have Christmas Eve suppers consisting of 12 fast dishes. There is usually borsch, fish or mushroom soup, fried fish (a carp), a herring in oil olive or cream, cabbage with peas, famous Polish dumplings (called pierogi  ) and several more. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Gift time  <ul><li>On Christmas Eve, after the festive supper we sing Christmas carols and glance at Christmas trees at our homes impatiently  We can’t wait to unpack the presents!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>When we finally get the presents we continue eating Christmas sweets and dishes, we enjoy a family atmosphere and relax for the next two days. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Merry Christmas <ul><li>After Christmas Eve there are two Christmas days off  We spend them with our friends and relatives doing only the most enjoyable activities. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Happy New Year <ul><li>On 31st December night the Poles celebrate Happy New Year. People go to parties with friends and few seconds before midnight they all count down to mark New Year’s arrival. There’s a lot of happiness, expectations and wishes to all our dreams come true soon. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Schoolchildren at Gimnazjum nr 12 wish you a lot of good health, happiness and luck in 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Hanna Kałamaja </li></ul><ul><li>Martyna Grzybek </li></ul><ul><li>Wioletta Wieczorek </li></ul><ul><li>Michalina Florek </li></ul><ul><li>Ewelina Biela </li></ul><ul><li>Karolina Kupień </li></ul><ul><li>Ryszard Sieradzki </li></ul><ul><li>Patryk Kowalski </li></ul><ul><li>Zbigniew Staniewicz </li></ul>

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