Etwinning Project
Mascots travelling accross
Europe

Christmas in
France
Christmas Eve
• Christmas Eve is an important part of
Christmas celebrations and takes
place by the evening of 24 December...
• This meal is often made ​of a
Christmas turkey and ended
with a Christmas cake called
Christmas log (because it
looks li...
There is also a tradition called the
Thirteen desserts, in remembrance of
Jesus and his twelve apostles , who
comes from P...
This is also the time to prepare the
socks or shoes to be near the
fireplace or under the Christmas
tree to allow Father C...
Finally for Catholics on Christmas
Eve normally follows midnight
mass which is still very popular in
the collective mind ,...
« Joyeux Noël ! »
At midnight , it is
common to wish a "
Merry Christmas." In
some families, it's
time to open gifts.
Othe...
We spend the Christmas day with
our family.
Thanks for watching !
Ecole Maternelle Capsus FRANCE
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Christmas in france

  1. 1. Etwinning Project Mascots travelling accross Europe Christmas in France
  2. 2. Christmas Eve • Christmas Eve is an important part of Christmas celebrations and takes place by the evening of 24 December before Christmas . It is an opportunity to organize a festive meal in family , because Christmas is still a magical moment for children, Eve must contribute .
  3. 3. • This meal is often made ​of a Christmas turkey and ended with a Christmas cake called Christmas log (because it looks like a log you put in the fire place) . It can also be a goose and foie gras. It is often preceded by a dish of seafood ( oysters, etc. . ) .
  4. 4. There is also a tradition called the Thirteen desserts, in remembrance of Jesus and his twelve apostles , who comes from Provence .
  5. 5. This is also the time to prepare the socks or shoes to be near the fireplace or under the Christmas tree to allow Father Christmas to deliver gifts .
  6. 6. Finally for Catholics on Christmas Eve normally follows midnight mass which is still very popular in the collective mind , even though it is often celebrated in the early evening rather than midnight to practical reasons ( one priest can and celebrate several masses in various churches). The return of the Mass or at midnight , it is tradition that a child adds the character of the Child Jesus in the manger to mean he was born .
  7. 7. « Joyeux Noël ! » At midnight , it is common to wish a " Merry Christmas." In some families, it's time to open gifts. Other families wait for the next morning.
  8. 8. We spend the Christmas day with our family.
  9. 9. Thanks for watching ! Ecole Maternelle Capsus FRANCE

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