Christmas Eve refers to the evening or entire day preceding Christmas Day, a
widely ... In Spanish-speaking areas, the Midnight Mass is sometimes referred to
as Misa de Gallo, or Missa do Galo in Po...
Most people in Spain go to Midnight Mass or 'La Misa Del Gallo' (The Mass of ...
Most families eat their main Christmas meal on Christmas Eve before the service.
... After the midnight service, people walk through the streets carrying torches, ...
After the celebration of economic good fortune, Dec. 24<sup>th</sup> is Christmas Eve (
Nochebuena in Spanish), which is a family celebration in which Spaniards often
gather around a table loaded with exquisite ... the Misa del Gallo, a mass service
offered at midnight on the 24<sup>th</sup> during which Christmas carols ... Where do you
The main Christmas meal in Spain is held on Christmas Eve or 'Noche Buena' ...
always held in the evening, many people won't even start until after midnight as ...
Another must do for a true Spanish Christmas is midnight mass which people ...
Why do they hit the log? Well, to make it produce little gifts! After singing the song
and hitting the log with a stick, they put their hands under the cover to ... On the
night of Christmas Eve, many people attend Midnight Mass (La Misa del Gallo).
So how do Spaniards celebrate Nochebuena, as Christmas Eve is called in
Spanish? ... After dinner those who are religious may attend midnight mass —
They open presents. In some some places in Spain they eat a late dinner?.
How the Spanish celebrate their Christmas in Spain. ... Here's how they do it: ...
Christmas Eve is called Nochebuena (goodnight) and is the most important ...
late in Spain, people tend to stay in until midnight and then go out to celebrate
Nov 18, 2013 ... Discover how they celebrate Christmas in Spain, with lots of info on ... Christmas
Eve or La Nochebuena is a family-oriented festivity ... commemorate the birth of
Jesus by attending the Midnight Mass, ... in the homes of the well behaved
children, Spanish kids typically do not expect presents from Papa Noel.
People usually select any artificial or live tree to display at home. ... On Christmas
Eve, church bells ring to call families to Mass at midnight for La Misa Del Gallo or
the Mass of the ... The supper after Midnight Mass consists of tamales and other
local dishes. ... Parents and adults do not exchange gifts until New Year's Day.