Christmas is celebrated on December 24. That day we sit at a joint dinner with the whole family. On the table there are 12 dishes. They symbolize the twelve apostles.
Sharing the wafer. Sing Christmas carols. There is a very pleasant atmosphere. The youngest are waiting for Santa Claus who distributes gifts.
Najlepsza Odpowiedź!
Christmas celebration full of charm, especially when the white and snowy.
Celebrated since the fourth century as a liturgical feast on 25 December is rather a symbolic date to mark the birth of Jesus, since the actual date of his birth is not known.
Preceded by a four-week Advent and Christmas Eve Midnight completed.
In the Middle Ages and cheerfully celebrated uproariously, with time of joy began to accompany nutka meditation and reflection on life as a pilgrimage route to salvation.
In the seventeenth century, began to shape the tradition we know today.
It consists of meetings with the family at common tables, especially Christmas, which can not fail to wafer, making a wish, giving is the gifts, Christmas tree and singing carols common.
In part this is the main family holiday, but the presence of a beautiful tradition to the table empty curtain, waiting for the unexpected guest.
In some Christian churches Christmas begins on the day preceding the anniversary of the birth of Jesus - Christmas Eve (evening Dec 24), known in Poland, regionally or Godami asterisk. On this tradition in Poland is a quality post (meatless, in certain regions of the country is close to post). The climax of the gala dinner, to which tradition dictated to sit when you see the first stars in the sky, in remembrance of the three leading stars KroCelebrating Christmas Eve, or traditional post on that date are not common to all Christians, Protestants did not keep such special provisions with regard to eating or not eating meat. Orthodox Christians in force on this day strict fast until Christmas Eve dinner. It should nevertheless be noted that in Poland, the religious minorities and respect the Christmaspost due to the specific tradition of our country. The obligation to fast in the Catholic Church was abolished in 1983 (New Code of Canon Law), Poland episcopate a special Christmas Eve post reiterated the document until 2003 - now post Christmas is only recommended.