Christmas in Hungary
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Christmas in Hungary is celebrated with traditions similar to those found in other Central European countries (See: Christmas worldwide) as well customs unique to the region.
Before 24 December, people decorate their houses and start to cook and bake. On Christmas, the family members come together and celebrate. On 24 December, people decorate the tree with ornaments and put the wrapped presents under it. On Christmas Eve, which is the day before Christmas Day, young children are waiting for the arrival of Jesus and especially for the presents. Gift-giving is done after the meal, and after singing carols around the tree.
Hungarian Christmas meal 
- Fish soup (Namely: "Fisherman's soup")
- Stuffed cabbage
- Fish and rise
- Meat such as chicken, pork but turkey can also be
- Christmas Cake
- Bejgli with walnut or poppy seeds
- Gingerbread cookies
Hungarians also have szaloncukor, which is a typical Hungarian sweet used to decorate the Christmas tree.
Hungarian Christmas drinks 
- Alcoholic drinks such as beer, wine and liqueur
- Apéritif and digestif
- Soft drinks
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