WHAT IS CHRISTMAS?
• Christmas is a time of joy for
the birth of Jesus Christ. It is
time that begins on Christmas
Eve, December 24. During this
time students have Christmas
CHRISTMAS IN THE
• Christmas is celebrated in many
countries around the world.
Each country has different
customs associated with
Christmas. They relate to food,
decorating houses and various
• In Poland • In England
• At the Polish table at • A traditional English
Christmas we will find: and British Christmas
herring, borscht soup, dinner includes roast
mushroom soup, turkey or goose,
dumplings with brussels sprouts, roast
cabbage and potatoes, cranberry
mushrooms, carp and sauce, rich nutty
other fish, and a stuffing, tiny sausages
variety of cakes, such wrapped in bacon (pigs
as cheesecake, poppy- in a blanket) and
seed cake, gingerbread lashings of hot gravy.
• With Christmas-related habits are
different. Many of them are similar in
many countries. For example,
decorating a Christmas tree with
colorful ornaments. Hangs on her
baubles, chains and other
decorations. In England, richly
decorated with houses and gardens.
This practice only takes in Poland.
• It is also very important habit to
meet at the table at Christmas
and shared their meals. In
Poland it is the custom of
leaving one place for the
• For children and adults,
Christmas time is often
associated with giving gifts,
which puts them under the tree
and opens on Christmas Eve.
Most are toys, books, CDs,
cosmetics and clothes.