CHRISTMASTRADITION   S IN  POLAND
The time before  Christmas…
Advent  Advent starts always onfourth Sunday before 24th        December
Christmas cardsBefore Christmas we send Christmas cards to our friends and family
We decorateChristmas trees
We also decorate our houses        and gardens
Mangers/Crib    s are prepared atchurches andcity markets
24th December Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is a family holiday. Family members gather around the Christmas table.A spare place is left for an unexpecte...
On Christmas Eve, we wait for the first star to start our           supper.
During the supper we share  wafer called „opłatek”
We put some hay under atablecloth. It reminds us thatJesus was bornin a stable.
On Christmas Eve we eat     vegetarian dishes. We traditionally serve 12dishes during the supper 
We sing Christmas     carols.
Santa Claus comeson Christmas Eve…
And leaves us presents underthe Christmas tree
People attend the night mass called „Pasterka”
The following days of      Christmas 25th   December – Christmas  Day 26th December – Saint  Stephen Day
CAROLLERSChildren go from door todoor and sing Christmas         carols.
We spend time with our families and friends
The EpiphanyThe end ofChristmas isconsidered to beon6th January
Merry Christmas       andA Happy New Year      2013!
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Christmas traditions in poland 2012

  1. 1. CHRISTMASTRADITION S IN POLAND
  2. 2. The time before Christmas…
  3. 3. Advent Advent starts always onfourth Sunday before 24th December
  4. 4. Christmas cardsBefore Christmas we send Christmas cards to our friends and family
  5. 5. We decorateChristmas trees
  6. 6. We also decorate our houses and gardens
  7. 7. Mangers/Crib s are prepared atchurches andcity markets
  8. 8. 24th December Christmas Eve
  9. 9. Christmas Eve is a family holiday. Family members gather around the Christmas table.A spare place is left for an unexpected guest.
  10. 10. On Christmas Eve, we wait for the first star to start our supper.
  11. 11. During the supper we share wafer called „opłatek”
  12. 12. We put some hay under atablecloth. It reminds us thatJesus was bornin a stable.
  13. 13. On Christmas Eve we eat vegetarian dishes. We traditionally serve 12dishes during the supper 
  14. 14. We sing Christmas carols.
  15. 15. Santa Claus comeson Christmas Eve…
  16. 16. And leaves us presents underthe Christmas tree
  17. 17. People attend the night mass called „Pasterka”
  18. 18. The following days of Christmas 25th December – Christmas Day 26th December – Saint Stephen Day
  19. 19. CAROLLERSChildren go from door todoor and sing Christmas carols.
  20. 20. We spend time with our families and friends
  21. 21. The EpiphanyThe end ofChristmas isconsidered to beon6th January
  22. 22. Merry Christmas andA Happy New Year 2013!

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