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Trend: More than two-thirds of Bulgarians observe traditions on Christmas Eve

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79% of Bulgarians make Christmas decorations and observe the traditions on Christmas Eve, a survey by Trend marketing and social research agency, commissioned by 24 Chassa newspaper, show. According to almost half of the respondents, spending time with family and friends is the most important thing during the Christmas holidays. 

67% of the respondents are planning to buy gifts for their relatives and friends. However, people have become less generous since the beginning of the coronavirus epidemic, data of the survey further indicate. 80% of the respondents will spend Christmas in their town or village. 11% are planning to spend Christmas in another place in the country and 1% of the polled will spend the holidays abroad.

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