Presentation on theme: "22 de diciembre El gordo = the fat one It’s the name for the famous national Christmas lottery in Spain, which is drawn on the 22 December every year."— Presentation transcript:
22 de diciembre El gordo = the fat one It’s the name for the famous national Christmas lottery in Spain, which is drawn on the 22 December every year.
24 de diciembre Christmas Eve is called La Nochebuena. This is when all families gather for a big celebration meal in the evening. Lots of Cava (Spanish champagne) is drunk. Most families will go to midnight mass service in church (la misa del gallo).
El día de Navidad – Christmas Day This is a quieter family day. Lots of families go to church again and then have a lunchtime meal. Most families will have un belén (a nativity scene) in their homes. 25 de diciembre
El día de los inocentes – day of the innocents = the equivalent of our April Fools’ Day. People make paper cutouts like this and try to stick them to each other’s back without being detected, for a joke. 28 de diciembre
La Nochevieja = New Year’s Eve At 12 o’clock, everyone listens to the 12 x gongs of the clock in Madrid’s town square and each 12 grapes, one on each gong. 31 de diciembre
El roscón de Reyes is a traditional cake in the shape of a ring, eaten on New Year’s Day. There is a small figure hidden in it. Whoever gets the piece with the figure has to make the roscón for next year. It’s good luck! 1 de enero
The 3 kings (3 Reyes) parade through the streets of every town on 5 th January. Instead of stockings, children put their shoes (los zapatos) outside their bedroom door, when they go to bed. 5 de enero
Children get presents (los regalos) on the 6 th January in Spain. 6 de enero
FechaImagen & explicación 22 de diciembre 24 de diciembre 25 de diciembre 28 de diciembre 31 de diciembre 1 de enero 5 de enero 6 de enero