Many of you have asked me about French Christmas traditions lately. I must admit, we got so caught up in finishing off classwork and activities that we did not find the time to discuss the details of this important time in France.
Christianity is the most practised religion in the country with Islam in second place, so Christmas is widely celebrated. The main streets and many shops are decorated with lights. Here is a link to a website NOEL EN FRANCE that outlines how Christmas is typically celebrated by French families. It also tells you about the special Christmas foods the French enjoy at this time of year.
On the site, there are a number of further links to games, puzzles and activities. Of course, it is Winter in France. Below a picture of a Christmas market in Paris. It looks very chilly, but I would love to be there right now, wouldn’t you?
For those who celebrate Christmas, I wish you a very merry one!
Have a safe and relaxing break everyone.
See you all in the new year!
DEUX MILLE DOUZE!!!