Presentation on theme: "Christmas in Portugal Portugal is a Catholic country Christmas is an important celebration There is a Midnight mess And Traditional dishes."— Presentation transcript:
Christmas in Portugal Portugal is a Catholic country Christmas is an important celebration There is a Midnight mess And Traditional dishes
Symbols Socks Christmas Tree Creche Midnight mess Stars Post Cards Crown Dry fruits Bells Candle
Easter Easter is also celebrated with Chocolate eggs Easter visits from the parish priest Easter cakes throughout the country
13th May Apparition of the Virgin Mary in Fátima Pilgrimage: people walk to Fátima from all over the country.
Popular Saints St. Antony (13 June) – Lisbon’s patron saint St. Peter (24 June) – Porto’s patron saint St. John (29 June) The celebrations honouring these saints include bonfires and public balls in villages and towns.
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