Christmas traditions in Poland
Christmas in Poland is preceded by a period of Advent. People come to church and sing Christmas carols. Another tradition is giving gifts to children of Nicholas, who is 6 December. Gifts are placed in a bag or shoes. The day before Christmas Eve, are baked cakes, dressing a Christmas tree, soaked dried mushrooms and fruit. Household in all homes decorate the Christmas tree, lights and other decorations. At the top of the tree is the star of Bethlehem. When all dishes are prepared, made ready to begin the table. Imposes a white tablecloth and under the hay. Also leaves a blank space for the unexpected guest. Under the tree are gifts for loved ones. On Christmas Eve, divide the wafer, we make a request and we sing Christmas carols. On Christmas Christmas in many homes is read the Bible passage about the birth of Jesus Christ. Everyone is waiting for the first star in the sky. Then feast at the table and begin to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, we rejoice in being together. Christmas Eve table is the most pledged a dozen dishes, because it is so many months. At midnight begins shepherdess. In the first and second day of Christmas we visit the parents, grandparents and family. As Christmas is a joyous atmosphere.
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