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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve falls on December 24th each year and is a Christian observance celebrated as the day before Christmas Day.

Celebration\ Observance

People in the Slovakia celebrate Christmas Eve by getting together with family and friends and having a special meal. Many will go to midnight mass and pray.

History

Christmas eve celebrations have been around for along time and pre-celebrations which occur on December 24th in Western Christianity and often January 6th with Eastern or Orthodox Christianity have long been a part of the greater celebration of Christmas Day celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ