Customs of Christmas Eve dinner

 

Duration: 1-1.5 hour

Place: similar to an authentic nineteenth-century Lithuanian peasant house

For: everyone

Moderator: chief funds manager E. Juodsnukytė

Location: the Museum of Prienai Region, 13 F. Martišiaus St, Prienai

Visiting time: a visit can be prearranged by calling +370 682 59394

Fee: 5 euros

Educational activity:

Christmas miracle cannot be imagined without a preparation for Christmas Eve dinner, namely laying the table, cooking the meal and the number, arrangement, variety and symbolic meaning of the dishes. Everything happening on Christmas Eve, including the spiritual gathering of people at the table, respect to one another and Christmas Eve dishes and dinner, has its own meaning and mystery. This educational activity will not only introduce you to Christmas Eve customs, the preparation of a table based on traditions in Suvalkija, the etiquette and symbolism of Christmas Eve evening, fortune telling and divination, but you will also be tasting traditional Christmas Eve dishes.