By Danna Gomez
Population: 48,146,136 (rank=28)
Area: 195,124 (rank=58)
Main language: Spanish
Main religion: Roman Catholic
Distance from Capital to Washington D.C: 3810.38 miles
New Years Day
Spaniards Celebrate New Year's like many Americans. Spaniards celebrate with a family dinner they also stay awake to see the clock strike at midnight, like many American. Something different not many people do is each time the clock strikes they will eat a grape, in total they will eat twelve grapes.
In Spain the people and children celebrate just like Americans. Spaniards prepare for a family dinner while children/kids prepare their wish list for Santa Clause. And children open their gifts under christmas tree.
El Dia de Los Tres Reyes (Day of the the three kings)
The day of the three kings (Jan 6) is almost like christmas without a tree and not much decorations. On the day of the three kings children/kids put their shoes out usually near the door. The next morning the three kings leave presents in their shoes.
In restaurants many people enjoy having something called Tapas. The dish has olives toast with ham and cheese or rice with seafood.
polite/rude in the table
Hands on the on the table is polite but elbows on the table is rude. If someone is offering to join dinner and they don't want to they say something like provecho. And also walkin on the street while eating is not very polite.
The Art's Of Spain
Spaniards love and Appreciate their achievements for the music world like the opera singers for example Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras. Spaniards also appreciate The World Renowned like Velazquez Goya Picasso and Dali