Christmas in Spain
Christmas Calendar2010 Lotería Nacional Nochebuena Día de Navidad Día de los Inocentes Nochevieja Día de Año Nuevo Cabalga...
The streets Tetuán Street in Sevilla
El belén= Nativity scene <ul><li>This is traditionally the most important decoration in houses and towns. </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Some villages have their own Nativity scene play. </li></ul>Live Nativity scenes
Árbol de Navidad The Christmas tree tradition has only been added in the last few decades and it’s growing on .
22nd December = National Lottery
22nd December= National Lottery <ul><li>It is celebrated in the morning, and everybody is listening to it on the radio, wa...
Christmas Eve = Nochebuena
Christmas food
Christmas food
Christmas food
Christmas desserts: el turrón, marzipan...
Villancicos = Carols
El aguinaldo = Christmas Pay
Dia de los Inocentes = Fools Day
Nochevieja = New Year’s Eve
Las uvas (New Year’s Eve)
Los regalos = The presents  Father Christmas?  or…  … The 3 wise men?
La cabalgata
The Epiphany  6 ....the presents!!!
In the evening... ... hot chocolate and “roscón de Reyes”
Christmas time is finished
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Dec'09 Christmas in Spain

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Dec'09 Christmas in Spain

  1. 1. Christmas in Spain
  2. 2. Christmas Calendar2010 Lotería Nacional Nochebuena Día de Navidad Día de los Inocentes Nochevieja Día de Año Nuevo Cabalgata de Reyes Back to school Día de Reyes Holidays Monday Lunes Tuesday Martes Wedn. Miércoles Thursday Jueves Viernes Viernes SaturdaySábado Sunday Domingo 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  3. 3. The streets Tetuán Street in Sevilla
  4. 4. 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 Jesus was born. </li></ul><ul><li>The sizes of these nativity scenes can vary enormously. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Some villages have their own Nativity scene play. </li></ul>Live Nativity scenes
  6. 6. Árbol de Navidad The Christmas tree tradition has only been added in the last few decades and it’s growing on .
  7. 7. 22nd December = National Lottery
  8. 8. 22nd December= National Lottery <ul><li>It is celebrated in the morning, and everybody is listening to it on the radio, watching it on tv… It’s very exciting. </li></ul><ul><li>First introduced in 1812. </li></ul><ul><li>The biggest prize is called “El gordo” (The fat one) </li></ul><ul><li>Children from San Ildefonso School take out the balls from these lottery drums, with a special tune. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This day is associated with the beggining of Christmas in Spain. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Christmas Eve = Nochebuena
  10. 10. Christmas food
  11. 11. Christmas food
  12. 12. Christmas food
  13. 13. Christmas desserts: el turrón, marzipan...
  14. 14. Villancicos = Carols
  15. 15. El aguinaldo = Christmas Pay
  16. 16. Dia de los Inocentes = Fools Day
  17. 17. Nochevieja = New Year’s Eve
  18. 18. Las uvas (New Year’s Eve)
  19. 19. Los regalos = The presents Father Christmas? or… … The 3 wise men?
  20. 20. La cabalgata
  21. 21. The Epiphany 6 ....the presents!!!
  22. 22. In the evening... ... hot chocolate and “roscón de Reyes”
  23. 23. Christmas time is finished

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