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The beginning of Christmas Christmas in Spain

Christmas in Spain – Noche Buena, Noche Vieja y Año Nuevo and Día de Reyes

The beginning of Christmas: Spending Christmas in Spain is unlike spending it anywhere else. The Christmas Season officially begins on the 8th of December when the feast of the Immaculate Conception is celebrated annually opposite to the great Gothic cathedral in Seville. The celebration is held with a dancing ceremony called los Seises or the “dance of six” which is surprisingly performed by not six but ten elaborately costumed boys. The residents of Spain distinguish the beginning of Christmas on the 22nd of December when the Spanish national lottery draw is held. This lottery is called ‘El Gordo’ or the fat one because it is biggest national lottery in the world which gives a total prize reaching billions. Odds of …

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