Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day preceding Christmas Day, the festival
... In Spanish-speaking areas, the Midnight Mass is sometimes referred to as
Misa de Gallo, or Missa do Galo in Portu...
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, ...
In Spain, the Christmas holiday season is full of the usual Christmas festivities,
but there ... It is characterized by people jumping over fires as a symbolic
protection against illness. ... The Christmas Eve gaiety is interrupted at midnight
be the ringing of bells calling the families to "La Misa Del Gallo" (The Mass of the...
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 ...
So how do Spaniards celebrate Nochebuena, as Christmas Eve is called in
Spanish? ... After dinner those who are religious may attend midnight mass —
24th December – Christmas Eve is called Nochebuena in Spanish (Goodnight)
and ... Until midnight people tend to stay at home and on the stroke of midnight it
is ... 7th January – The day after receiving their gifts children return to school,
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 ... in
Spain, people tend to stay in until midnight and then go out to celebrate after the
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).