Christmas - one of the international events.
In various countries, it is not only celebrated in different dates, but also celebrate in their own way.
But in any country where there is Christmas, people give gifts.
In the UK, Christmas - large familycelebration. All come under the roof of the family home to the twenty-fifth of December, give gifts, consider the family albums and eat traditional food. The most important Christmas dish is turkey. It is filed under gooseberry sauce. The main festive dessert - a special cake (Pudding), which put the various decorative objects. These little things are predicting the fate for the next year or so, who would get. Coin, for example, means wealth, horseshoe - good luck, and a ring - a wedding. Houses in England for Christmas decorated with holly and mistletoe, if a man and woman are under the mistletoe, they are obliged to kiss.
Greece, although it is an Orthodox country,Christmas celebrates, together with Europe, the twenty-fifth of December. This is one of the favorite holidays of the country. It is celebrated with the whole family. At a gala table put the fruits of the earth. Usually this fruit, figs, nuts ... But the main dish, as in England, is considered to be a turkey. Back in Greece in advance stocking sweets - cookies kurabe, honey cookies, candies and candied fruits that their teasing aroma of adults and children.
In Italy and New Year and Christmas are recognizedmost delicious days. Families gather, exchange gifts, and remember the funny family stories. Italian table decorated with fish dishes, ravioli and cake Milan. On the table a lot of fish dishes, especially in the southern regions of Italy. Believers Italians present at the Christmas Mass in the cathedral, the Pope conducts mass at the main cathedral of the Vatican. On the eve of Christmas in the cities are traditional theatrical performances titled nativity scene. Actually nativity scene represents the cave. The view displays the miracle of the appearance of the Christ child. Such statements are also in schools and churches, and even in the streets.
For the Finns Christmas - without a doubt the maincelebration. To prepare for it in advance - decorate the house, cleaned and buy gifts. Christmas days here begin as early as the first of five prior to Christmas Sunday. On the streets, in shops and public places are set Christmas decorations, concerts. Before Christmas Eve in homes put the Christmas tree, lit candles for them. On the streets put the sheaves for the birds. On Christmas Eve, families gather, visit cemeteries, lighting on the graves of loved ones tall candles. Some families in the five pm go to worship, others are watching it on TV.