Christmas in Argentina

Marissa Martinez

Facts about Argentinian Chrisatmas

  • The Nativity scene an important Christmas decoration in Argentina, and is put near the Christmas tree.

  • Many Catholics will go to a Mass in the late afternoon on Christmas Eve.

  • After Christmas children will sometimes leave their shoes out for the Three Wise Kings.

  • Wreaths in green, gold, red and white along Christmas trees decorate the living rooms.
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Difference between Argentina Christmas to US Christmas

In Argentina people will celebrate Christmas by going to a midnight mass on Christmas eve, while only some places in the US will have a service on Christmas eve. The children will leave their shoes out for the Three Kings, but we don't not have that as a tradition in the US