25 & # 39; December people around the world will celebrate Christmas with their family traditions. Every family make the holiday season a bit different, and many of the traditions passed a number of & # 39; generations.
The royal family is no exception to the rule. They also celebrate the holiday in the same way as the rest of the world … with a few exceptions, of course. Many people are curious why the royal family to open their gifts on Christmas day.
Why the royal family to open gifts on Christmas Day
The royal family exchange their gifts on the eve night at & # 39; south, instead morning morning. This tradition began with the royal family & # 39; King George (father of Queen Elizabeth II), which is & # 39; German descent. In Germany, on the eve of the opening night gifts.
Where the royal family celebrate Christmas?
The royal family celebrates Christmas in residence at the Queen & # 39; Sandringham. The queen arrives before the rest of the family (19 or 20 & # 39; December) to monitor the preparations. The rest of the royal family arrive in the morning or early afternoon on Christmas Eve. This includes children & # 39; Queen Elizabeth, grandchildren, and grandchildren, as well as extended family members.
S & # 39; to make the royal family on the eve of the night?
In addition to the exchange & # 39; gifts, the royal family enjoys the company & # 39; another in the Christmas Eve. It has long been that the holidays are a time for the royal family to be together without the burden of the world (or the UK, anyway) on their shoulders.
S & # 39; to make the royal family on Christmas Day?
Christmas Day is occupied for the royal family. After breakfast heart, attend church service in & # 39; Saint Mary Magdalene in & # 39; Sandringham. When the service ends, return home for a traditional feast.
Queen Elizabeth II delivers annual Christmas message to Britain and the Commonwealth kingdom, which is broadcast on television. The rest of the royal family to see how she gives her speech. In the evening, everyone has lunch & # 39; buffet style before withdrawing for the night.
S & # 39; to make the royal family for their Christmas meal?
Sources say that the royal family has always had the same Christmas meal far someone can & # 39; mind. It never changes. shrimp salad or lobster is paired with & # 39; roasted turkey, parsnips, Brussels sprouts, and carrots. The Christmas pudding with brandy butter is served for dessert.
What other annual traditions to the royal family?
The queen and her husband traditionally send more than 750 Christmas card and also buy special Christmas pudding for all members of their home (which number is in the hundreds). The paper contains a family photo that we are happy to inform everyone including beloved Corgis (and adorable) of & # 39; Queen Elizabeth II.
Donations are made queen for a variety of & # 39; charities around Sandringham, and also give a little Christmas tree. It is also the time of year for all the royal family to show their appreciation for those who serve them throughout the rest of the year.
S & # 39; is different this year?
Although the royal family (and by Queen Elizabeth & # 39; in particular) usually miss from tradition, this year promised to be a little different. Despite strict policy "family only" f & # 39; & # 39 private events, holiday, the rumors say that men extended an invitation to mom & # 39; Meghan Markle, Doria RAGLAND.
B & # 39; surprising way, even Kate Middleton could not attend before and Prince William was officially married. The last year, when she was only engaged to Prince Harry, Markle was invited – and b & # 39; it breaks tradition to another time.