Christmas in Spain

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Christmas in Spain

  1. 1. CHRISTMAS IN SPAIN
  2. 2. Hi everybody!! Pupils in 6th and 5th grades and teachers of the C.E.I.P. Castillo Qadrit in Cadrete want to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Pupils have made all the pictures on this presentation and want to tell you about the Christmas traditions in Spain. We hope you like it. Greetings from Spain.
  3. 3. 6th Grade
  4. 4. Hello friends, In Spain we have got traditions. On 24th December we celebrate the Christmas Eve, on 25th December we celebrate Christmas. On that date, we celebrate Jesus Christ birthdate and the 31st of December we wear red clothes, celebrate the New year’s Eve. The 1st of January we celebrate the New Year’s Day. We spend time with our families and friends. I like reading stories about The three Wise Men. I like singing Christmas Carols. I like turrón, marzipan, polvorones… I want to invite you to my house. Bye bye friends, Alba.
  5. 5. I want to tell you about how we celebrate Christmas in Spain, in my house. We spend time with our family. We put Christmas trees at home; eat turkey, marzipan and dry floury sweets… I like turkey. At Christmas we sing Carols in the street and people give us sweets, money… Also on 25th of December it is Christmas Day and we celebrate Jesus Christ birthdate. We wear red clothes the 31st of December because it is New Year’s Eve and eat 12 grapes at midnight. The 1st of January we also celebrate New Year’s Day with a big meal. The 6th of January the Three Wise Men: Melchor, Gaspar and Baltasar come and put presents for us under the Christmas tree. Arantxa.
  6. 6. Hello! I’m going to celebrate the Christmas with my family and friends. On 24th of December I will have supper with my mother’s family and on 25th I will have supper with my dad’s family. On 31st of December I celebrate New year’s Eve with my friends, eat 12 grapes at midnight. On 6th of January I will have a party to celebrate the Three Wise Men with my friends. In January I will go to the mountain to ski. Bye, bye, Eduardo.
  7. 7. Hi! How are you? I’m going to tell you typical things that I do at my house at Christmas. We decorate my entire house with a tree and the ceiling with all kind of colours. On 24th December, Christmas Eve, all my family goes to eat turkey to my or my aunt’s house. Here we put a Belen that is where Jesus Christ was born. We eat twelve grapes at midnight on 31st December and everybody wears red clothes. We have a thing called the Three Wise Men; they are three kings that went to give gifts to Jesus when he was born. Oh, yes I forgot we go house to house singing Christmas carols and we eat turrón that is a sweet bar like chocolate but I don’t like its taste. We eat marzipan and polvorones. They are like little cakes with sugar on them. MMMMM Yummy… Well that’s all I do at Christmas. Lots of Kisses Mayka.
  8. 8. Dear pen pal, On 22nd of December we finish school and we are very happy. Christmas in Spain means happyness. Christmas Eve is on 24th of December and it is the start of Christmas celebrations. On 31st of December we eat 12 grapes at 12 o’clock. Julia.
  9. 9. How are you? Christmas is coming and I am very happy. I will go to my father’s village at Christmas and I will have dinner with my family. On 24th December, Christmas Eve, the typical food is turkey, turrón, marzipan and polvorones. In my house we have a Christmas tree and a BELEN. The 25th of December we will celebrate Jesus Christ birth date and my family always sings Christmas Carols that day. The 31st of December in Spain people usually wear red clothes and eat twelve grapes at midnight. The New Year’s Day is on 1st January. I like the Three Wise Men, and you? I want many presents because I have been a very good girl. Merry Christmas and happy new year. Bye Bye. **Irene**
  10. 10. Hello friends! Here is Spain Christmas is beautiful. We put the Belén (Nativity Scene), the Christmas tree,… The tradition is eating turkey and eating grapes. On 25th December we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. The 1st of January we celebrate and welcome the New Year. Kisses, Nuria.
  11. 11. Hello friends, For my Christmas holidays I will go to the mountain. I will play snow games, ski and sledged. I can ski very well. At Christmas I eat turrón, marzipan and turkey, In consecuence, a lot of people get fat. I don’t celebrate Christmas in my house. Goodbye! Pablo.
  12. 12. Hello, At Christmas in my house we have a “Belen”. I eat turrón and polvorones. I have a Christmas tree in the dining room. On 25th December, Christmas Day, we celebrate Jesus Christ birthdate On 31st December we eat 12 grapes at midnight. On 1st January it is New Year’s Day. We spend time with our family. All my family comes to my house and we play games. Sergio Gimeno.
  13. 13. Dear pen pal, It is Christmas. We have holidays and we are at home. I put a Christmas tree and a Belén in the sitting room. I eat turkey with the family. We have a lot of presents for Christmas. Sergio
  14. 14. HOW WE CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS IN SPAIN WHEN WE ARE CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS WE EAT TURKEY, MARZIPAN, POLVORONES, AND POLECAT. WE GO HOUSE TO HOUSE AND SING CHRISTMAS CAROLS. WE WEAR RED CLOTHES THE 31st OF DECEMBER AND WE EAT 12 GRAPES AT MIDNIGHT. ON 24th OF DECEMBER IT’S CHRISTMAS EVE. ON 25th OF DECEMBER, THE CHRISTMAS DAY, WE CELEBRATE THE JESUS CHRIST BIRTHDATE. THE 1st OF JANUARY IS THE NEW YEAR´S DAY. COSMIN.
  15. 15. CHRISTMAS IN SPAIN In Spain we eat turkey, turrón, marzipan, polvorones… We sing Christmas carols. On 31st December, New Year’s Eve, we eat 12 grapes at midnight. On 24th December it is Christmas Eve and on 25th December we celebrate Jesus Christ birthday. On 1st January it is New Year’s Day. Javier.
  16. 16. 5th Grade
  17. 17. Merry Christmas!!! Christmas is coming and I´m very excited. This is how we celebrate Christmas in Spain: The 24th of December – Christmas Eve we decorate a Christmas tree we open presents we have dinner with our family. We have for dinner: Turrón, polvorones, marzipan, and turkey. The 25th of December- Christmas day - We celebrate Jesus Christ birthdate. The 31th of December- New year’s eve - We say goodbye to last year and welcome the new one. - At twelve o’clock we eat twelve grapes. The 1st of January- New Year’s Day - We have lunch with all family. The 5th of January- Three Wise Men’s Day We open presents We go to the Three Wise Men parade. This is Christmas end. María Amparo
  18. 18. HELLO, My name is Yoni. -The 24th of December is Christmas Eve. We decorate a Christmas tree and open presents. We have dinner with our family for example: turkey, marzipan, turrón, polvorones, etc. -The 25th of December is the Christmas Day. -The 28th of December is the “Inocentes” Day. We play tricks. -The 31st of December is the New Year’s Eve. -The 6th of January is the Three Wise Men’s Day. Yoni.
  19. 19. dear friend: Hello my name is Carmen. Merry Christmas. The Christmas is very happy. The 24th of December is Nochebuena, Christmas Eve, we decorate the Christmas tree, he have dinner with our family. In the dinner we eat: turrón, polvorón, marzipan and turkey. Carmen
  20. 20. Hello friends, My name is Beatriz, my mother is Yolanda, my father is Rafael and my sister is Patricia. Christmas is coming and I’m very happy, at Christmas we have a small party while we are waiting for Santa Claus to come and we eat delicious sweets. Beatriz.
  21. 21. Dear pen pal, Christmas is coming: The 24th of December, Christmas Eve (Nochebuena in Spanish): - we decorate a Christmas tree and open presents. - we have dinner with our family. The 25th of December, Christmas day (Navidad in Spanish): We celebrate Jesus Christ birthdate. Milena.
  22. 22. Dear pen pal, Hello. In Spain the Christmas holidays are brilliant. Here also come the Three Wise Men and Santa Claus. In Spain important days at Christmas are: On 24th December it is Christmas Eve and we decorate a Christmas Tree, we open presents and we have dinner with our family. On 25th December, the Christmas day, we have lunch with our family, we sing carols and congratulate friends. I wish you merry Christmas. Adolfo
  23. 23. Hello friend , How are you? Christmas in Spain is lovely. It is a tradition to have dinner with the family on 24th December. My family and I usually have fish and seafood. After dinner we are full and tired. That night Santa Claus comes and leaves small gifts for us. My sister is the first one in getting up and we play and play. We have also Christmas homework and this part is boring! Goodbye and Happy Christmas! Mario.
  24. 24. Hello friends, My Christmas holidays are wonderful. In Spain we have Santa Claus and the Three Wise Men, they bring us gifts. The 1st of January is New Year’s Day. Marta.
  25. 25. Dear pen pal, In Spain Christmas is very beautiful. We decorate the houses with Christmas trees, Bethlehem… The 24th of December is Christmas Eve. We meet with my family for dinner and have fun. About midnight Santa Claus comes to bring us gifts. The 25th of December is when we celebrate the birth of Jesus and we usually eat roast turkey. The 31st of December is the last day of the year in which we eat twelve grapes and go out late with our parents and friends for a party. The 6th of January is the day when we meet with the family and open the Three Wise Men’s presents. See you! Pilar. Postscript: Christmas holidays are the most beautiful and entertaining ones for me.
  26. 26. Hello PEN PAL, In Spain we celebrate Christmas putting Christmas trees, Belén and decorations. We usually eat chicken, turkey and sweets: turrón, marzipan and polvorón. Santa Claus or the Three Wise Men put presents under the tree. We celebrate Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and The Three Wise Men’s Day. Javier.
  27. 27. Hello friends, Christmas is coming. Are you preparing something? I am. I have set up the Nativity scene (“Belén” in Spanish). Do you celebrate Christmas in Poland? I think so. Christmas Day is on 25th December  in Spanish: “la Navidad es el día 25 de diciembre”. Sheila. Happy Christmas!!
  28. 28. Dear friends, How are you? I’m fine. Here in Spain it is typical to decorate the Christmas tree with coloured balls and set up a Nativity Scene (Belén-Bethlehem). At Christmas, families meet to have dinner and sing Christmas carols. It is a tradition eating turrón from Alicante. The turrón is made with sugar, almonds, etc. On 25th December is Christmas Day. Sonia.
  29. 29. WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

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