Christmas in Peru

Made by Adrian Vargas

Traditional Events

December 24 is "La Noche Buena" or "Good Night" which is their main day to celebrate Christmas. In the evening everyone goes home to meals and gift opening. At midnight the grown-ups toast with champagne while children toast with hot chocolate. After everyone is finished they go outside and watch firework shows.

Lil' Bit of History n Stuff

Peru has been celebrating Christmas since 1535, which is belived to be around the time Christmas started in the South American country.

They celebrate for long periods of time Peruvian traditions are similar to United States and Europe while several other places are very different.

Although Peruvians do not celebrate Christmas in July they celebrate Christmas in December and for them it is the first month summer.

Food

They have turkey, wine, tacos, tamales, and sweet bread