Navidad en España


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Navidad en España

  1. 1. La Navidad en España
  2. 2. La Navidad <ul><li>En España… </li></ul><ul><li>We celebrate the birth of baby Jesus. </li></ul><ul><li>That is why we decorated our houses not only with </li></ul><ul><li>but also with a representation of the nativity called Belén. </li></ul>
  3. 3. La Navidad <ul><li>So we have our regalos another day because Spanish children believe regalos are brought not by… </li></ul><ul><li>But by… </li></ul><ul><li>Los tres Reyes Magos </li></ul><ul><li>(three wise men) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Los tres Reyes Magos <ul><li>Se llaman Melchor, Gaspar y Baltasar. </li></ul><ul><li>They come from far East so they travel by… </li></ul><ul><li>When baby Jesus was born a star in the sky showed them the way to where he was and they brought him presents. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 22 de diciembre <ul><li>There is a big lottery play on T.V. for Christmas. Children sing the numbers and there is a lot of money for the first price, we called it “el gordo” (the fat one). Then later on you can see the winners on T.V celebrating champagne. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 24 de diciembre <ul><li>We call this night Nochebuena (goodnight) that is Christmas Eve. </li></ul><ul><li>We celebrated a big dinner with all the family, that is the Christmas dinner. We eat turkey, seafood, lamb…a very special meal and drinks. </li></ul><ul><li>All the family gather together singing carols. Some people go out after dinner for a party the whole night but this night is a family night so normally you stay at home or at midnight you go to church. </li></ul><ul><li>We do not have </li></ul>
  7. 7. El turrón It is very popular in Spain. It is similar to a chocolate bar in shape but this sweet is not just a chocolate bar. You can find many varieties.With almonds,honey…
  8. 8. Los villancicos <ul><li>NAVIDAD, NAVIDAD, </li></ul><ul><li>HOY ES NAVIDAD, </li></ul><ul><li>ES UN DÍA DE ALEGRÍA Y </li></ul><ul><li>FELICIDAD </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>
  9. 9. 25 de diciembre <ul><li>El día de Navidad. </li></ul><ul><li>Some people have lunch again with the family .Others stay in bed till late because they partied a lot the previous night. Some people go to the cinema or for a walk… </li></ul><ul><li>We do not have boxing day. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 28 de diciembre El día de los Santos Inocentes. If you happened to be in Spain this day take care because today people play tricks on you.
  11. 11. La carta a los Reyes Magos By now all Spanish children wrote their letters to Los Reyes Magos asking them for their regalos and telling them how buenos they have been . Queridos Reyes Magos… He sido muy bueno/a…
  12. 12. 31 de diciembre <ul><li>Nochevieja (old night) because is the last night in the year. </li></ul><ul><li>We have a big dinner, people dress very smart and after the dinner you go to a party till the morning. </li></ul><ul><li>Before 12 o'clock everybody is ready to receive El nuevo año in a very particular way. We eat 12 uvas with each stroke of the clock. If you do it you will be very lucky for the next year. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 5 de enero <ul><li>All the Spanish children are very nervous. Tonight they will receive their regalos but before… </li></ul><ul><li>In the afternoon there is a big parade of the Three wise men in the streets throwing millions of caramelos. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 5 de enero <ul><li>Before they go to bed they leave the shoes on the window to get more caramelos and they leave some galletas y leche for the camellos. </li></ul><ul><li>Then they go to bed early wishing they do not have carbón (coal) because that is what you get if you have been a bad boy. </li></ul>
  15. 15. 6 de enero
  16. 16. Feliz Navidad Y Feliz Año Nuevo