Christmas Eve is one of the biggest holidays for polish families. A large role in
creating a festive atmosphere plays decor apartment. In every house, the
central point is a beautifully dressed Christmas tree. This is one of the
youngest Christmas traditions.
The first star and dishes
In our tradition, Christmas Eve begins with the appearance of
the first star in the sky. Polish dinner consists of twelve dishes
because there are so many months of the year. You have to try
each dish at least once. In many homes after dinner, families
start to sing Christmas carols. At midnight, Christmas Eve usually
ends when people participate in the Midnight Mass .
Singing carols at Christmas time is a habit practiced all over
the world lasting from hundreds years today. Tradition
connects people rich and poor, with different backgrounds
and social education.
Gifts and wafer
The tradition of Christmas is giving itself gifts under the Christmas tree
and share the wafer with your loved ones.