Download Christmas Day In Spain Traditions Background. Since 1812, the christmas lottery has become an important tradition in spain. In the days before nochebuena, children might take part in 'piden el aguinaldo' where they go and sing carols new year's eve is called 'nochevieja' or 'the old night' in spain and one special tradition is that you eat 12 grapes with the 12 strokes of the clock at.
Christmas day celebration in spain is a joyful celebration among the people. Like christmas eve, christmas day in spain is traditionally a family day—couples will normally spend christmas eve with one set of parents and christmas day with the other. In the basque country, it's olentzero who leaves the gifts, while children from cataluña and aragón receive.
Named hogueras (bonfires), this tradition originated long before christmas itself.
Christmas day is set aside for family reunions, when relatives get together for more feasting. Christmas traditions in barcelona have evolved to become more european in recent years. Some regions of spain have their own traditions: In spain and in france, there are some similar christmas traditions that cause a different atmosphere in streets and at home, and they become even more crowded and animated during these days.