The tradition of Christmas

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The of Christmas

Christmas is a holiday that is in France on (the 24th of December) or on (the 25th of December). It is a holiday, some people go to the and we celebrate the birth of . Pupils have two weeks holiday. The 26th of December is called in England.

Christmas is a time of . People usually with their families for Christmas. They have a large , on Christmas Eve, on Christmas Day, or . On the menu, you will often find, for , duck liver pate, oysters, sea food or . For the main course, people always have meat (turkey with for example) served with (mashed potatoes, peas, green beans…). For dessert there is often a chocolate Christmas .

Before Christmas, children write a to Santa to ask for . Starting on the first of December, they eat one chocolate every day from an . This helps them to wait for Christmas because they can be a little bit impatient.

Families decorate their houses. They put up a Christmas tree in the living-room and they decorate it with and and they put a star at the top of the tree. Some families hang on the . Others put a Christmas near the tree.

Legend says that Santa lives at the North Pole. His make the presents. He travels on his drawn by reindeer and comes to put the presents under the Christmas tree for the kids . Some people leave a glass of milk and a carrot for the reindeer. The kids who have not been good get nothing.

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