Christmas in Chile

By:Dawson Dickinson

4 Chileans Christmas. Traditions

On Christmas eve Catholics attend midnight mass, followed by a sumptuous dinner with family members

Christmas trees are set up one or two days before festive day and decorated with tiny clay figures known as "pesebre"

Elaborate scenes from the nativity are put up are used to represent the Holy family and other religious characters.

The Christmas Eve dinner traditionally consists of delicacies like "Azuela de ave" (a special chicken soup), "Pan de pasqua" (bread stuffed with candied fruit).

Pictures of traditions

Chilean Christmas tree


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