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ChristmasCelebrating ChristmasPreparing for Christmas also means trimming the tree while we decorate the tree with Christmas ornaments and lights. The last step is to put on the tree top and put the presents under the tree. Other typical things at Christmas for example: bauble, garland, bell, sparkler and mistletoe. People send Christmas cards each other and spend their time usually together with their family. Some families sing Christmas songs around the tree.

MistletoeSparklerChristmas in HungaryChristmas in Hungary is even one of the biggest celebrations but people celebrate it all over the world . At Christmas we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the Saviour of man. Advent is the period of waiting. During this time we light the four candles on the wreath on each Sunday before Christmas.

Advent wreath

Birth of Jesus Hungarian children recieve gifts twice during the Christmas season. First on 6 December the children put their boots in the windowsill, and at night while theyre sleeping, Saint Nicholas visit them and put sweets into the boots.Second on 25 December night the Santa Claus visits every house.

3Hungarian Christmas mealsTraditionally people eat special foods and almost everybody decorates their own Christmas Tree. According to the ancient traditions on the 24th of December people don't eat meat just apple, nuts, honey, garlic, fish or fasting bean soup. There are some typical foods for Christmas these are for example: stuffed cabbage , different cakes from poppy seed , gingerbread , fish soup, fried fish, meat jelly, meringue.

Hungarian Christmas meals

BeigliGingerbreadStuffed cabbageMeat jelly

MeringueThank you for your attention!

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