Customs of Christmas Eve dinner
|Duration: 1-1.5 hour|
Place: similar to an authentic nineteenth-century Lithuanian peasant house
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
A Christmas miracle cannot be imagined without 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 of Suvalkija (Suwalki) region.