HISTORY Mary and Joseph had a baby called Jesus. A big start appears in the sky to show where Jesus was born .
Three kings went from their homes following the star to give presents to Jesus.
An angel announced to the shepherds the Jesus birth
In Spain children make performances in the school.
Most of people make a “belen” and put it in their house. And they also have a Christmas tree.
During the Christmas holiday children in Spain write their letters to the three Wise Men, telling them what presents they would like.
On the 25 th of December there is a big lunch with all the family in Spain.
There is no special food like in England, you eat meat, or fish or soup. But there are special sweets. For example, these delicious “turr o nes” or these sweets called “polvorones ”
The 28 th of December is “ El Dia de los Inocentes”. This day you can make do jokes to people.
Some people at night have dinner with their family, and with some friends. At 11.30 some people go to the main square of their town to eat the twelve grapes.
<ul><li>ON THE 31 ST OF DECEMBER PEOPLE IN SPAIN </li></ul><ul><li>Eat the 12 grapes before the last peel to have luck. They have to eat them standing up only with the right leg to entry in the new year with a good foot. </li></ul><ul><li>After the 12 grapes, they have to drink a glass of cava with something made of gold in it to have money the new year. </li></ul>
The 5 th of January there is a procession. The Three Kings with their assistants go through the street giving sweets