Presentation on theme: "December and Christmas in France. From the beginning of december - Various illuminations in streets, houses and stores - Christmas decorations in houses."— Presentation transcript:
December and Christmas in France
From the beginning of december - Various illuminations in streets, houses and stores - Christmas decorations in houses with Christmas trees and cribs
French Christmas Markets
Lyon on the 8th of December The city of Lyon saved from the plague by Marie Various sounds and lights in the city
Traditions and Customs French children put their shoes in front of the fireplace, in the hope that Father Christmas will fill them with gifts. Candy, fruit, nuts, and small toys will also be hung on the tree overnight.
Merry Christmas ! The celebration of Christmas in France is on the 25th of December, which is a bank holiday.
We give presents, write Christmas cards, decorate houses, like to meet Father Christmas, and if the snow is here... We are very happy !
We have traditionnal songs, like... Petit Papa Noël, Quand tu descendras du ciel, Avec des jouets par milliers, N’oublie pas mon petit soulier...
We like eating… snails turkey chesnuts oysters foie gras (liver) smoked salmon
13 desserts symbolize, at the time of the Last Supper, Jesus surrounded with his 12 apostles. Christmas log