Three Kings’ Day (10 Questions)

Questions

  1. Which Christian holiday is observed on January 6th, marking the end of the Twelve Days of Christmas?
  2. What is the traditional name for this holiday?
  3. According to tradition, who were the three biblical figures who visited the infant Jesus on the night of his birth?
  4. What gift did the biblical figure Melchior traditionally bring to Jesus on Three Kings Day?
  5. In some cultures, what special pastry, often containing a hidden figurine, is consumed on Three Kings Day?
  6. What does the word “epiphany” mean in this context?
  7. Which country is famous for its vibrant celebrations on Three Kings Day, including colorful parades and processions?
  8. In Latin America, what term is commonly used to refer to the celebration of Three Kings Day?
  9. Three Kings Day is a public holiday in some countries. Is it a bank holiday in the United Kingdom?
  10. What is the significance of the custom of blessing homes and writing the initials of the three wise men on doorways on Three Kings Day?

Answers

  1. Which Christian holiday is observed on January 6th, marking the end of the Twelve Days of Christmas? Three Kings Day. 
  2. What is the traditional name for this holiday? “Epiphany” in the Christian calendar.
  3. According to tradition, who were the three biblical figures who visited the infant Jesus on the night of his birth? Melchior, Caspar (Gaspar), and Balthazar.
  4. What gift did the biblical figure Melchior traditionally bring to Jesus on Three Kings Day? Gold.
  5. In some cultures, what special pastry, often containing a hidden figurine, is consumed on Three Kings Day? Roscon de Reyes.
  6. What does the word “epiphany” mean in this context? The revelation of Jesus to the Gentiles.
  7. Which country is famous for its vibrant celebrations on Three Kings Day, including colorful parades and processions? Spain.
  8. In Latin America, what term is commonly used to refer to the celebration of Three Kings Day? “Día de los Reyes”.
  9. Three Kings Day is a public holiday in some countries. Is it a bank holiday in the United Kingdom? No.
  10. What is the significance of the custom of blessing homes and writing the initials of the three wise men on doorways on Three Kings Day? Three Kings Day is believed to bring protection and good luck to the household.

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