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christmas in France
For the christmas in France, we decorate, in our houses, a fir with tinsel, with a star the top of the fir and the crib under the tree represent the birth of Jesus with the characters. there are the three Wise Men; Melchior; Balthazar and Gaspard, Marie and Joseph.
For the christmas eve, the 24th of december, we make a great meal with family...We eat oysters, turkey with chestnuts and for dessert, a "bûche". It's a cake with cream, there are different perfumes, chocolate, coffee, strawberries...We drink champagne. At midnight, Santa Claus gives toys and gifts for the childrens.