Christmas Eve - Little Christmas - Holidays

Christmas Eve - Little Christmas - Holidays 

Little Christmas or Christmas Eve is one of the holy family holidays. The whole day passes in preparation for the evening meal, which is necessarily lean and meals must be 7 or 9 in number (as there are days in the week and months of pregnancy).Evening around the table to break bread, the first piece is about Mary, the second house is the third - a grandmother, and so to the smallest member of the family. Boiled wheat with raisins and walnuts are best wishes for happy and rich life in the New Year. Mature beans is put to a household sieve. Stuffed leaves and stuffed peppers are a wish for good harvest of vegetables. Dried fruits in honor of  fruit  trees. Pot in which boiling dried fruits, is encircling a red thread and health against the evil eye. Christmas Eve is not without walnuts. According to the ritual, after the dinner break every three of them and type them guess what will bring the new year - if they are clean, next year will be successful for him, if they are blackened, it will be unfortunate.

Flush does have an omen of illness and grief. Necessarily present at the table and apples - to put the most beautiful and healthy-looking fruit, and these are seated around the table. According to folk tradition, and three bunches put trees and 7 or 9 stalks of ivy, bandaged with a red thread to keep the home and its occupants from disease and evil eye. Table is not cleared until the next day. The celebration revolves around meeting boys (6-12 year old boys) - heralds the birth. They walk in the day, the eve of Christmas Eve. During the night of the big spread Christmas song, the lads also a wish for prosperity, because it is a night of creation, the birth of new, young sun, go to summer: "Oi, Koledo, my Koledo, God is born child, how many stars in the sky, so much health in this house. " Through its ritual Christmas songs give his blessing to the farmers, they did give them "vitamin rounded buns." It is a gift, which hosts expressed their willingness to accept them now as men who can rotate the house to brood and to breed.

 

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