Preparation for ChristmasBefore Christmas we make Christmas cards, decorate Christmas tree in a classroomand have Christmas treat together at school
Santa Claus th Santa Claus is coming to us on the 6 ofDecember and gives presents to those of us who have been good and kind
Christmas EveThe day before Christmas 24th of December is called Wigilia.We wait for the first star in the sky to sit at the Christmas Eve table with our family.Before having Christmas Eve Supper we pray, share a wafer and exchange wishes. After supper we sing carols and open ourpresents which are under the Christmas tree.
At the Christmas Eve table● There should be 12 meals on the table● The most impotant dish is fish – carp● We also have beet soup -barszcz, some potatoes, mushroom and pea cabbage,pierogi and poppy-seed cake for dessert
The Birth of Jesus ChristOn Christmas we remember that Jesus Christ was born.We go to church where there is a manger withsmall Jesus lying in a crib and Saint Mary and Josef standing and kneeling above him.Adults attend midnight mass called pasterka.
Superstitions● There should be one seat left empty for an unexpected guest● There should be even number of people at the table● We put hay under the tablecloth● We put fish scale into a wallet to have money
Christmas wishesWe wish you all the best and may yourdreams come true for Christmas Polish students and teaching staff