Christmas in Gabon

Gabon officially the Gabonese Republic is a sovereign state on the west coast of Central Africa.

It is bordered by Equatorial Guinea to the northwest, Cameroon to the north, the Republic of the Congo on the east and south, and the Gulf of Guinea to the west.

Its capital and largest city is Libreville.

Christmas in Gabon

Christmas Celebrations in Gabon :

Christmas is celebrated all around the world. Each country has different customs and traditions. Gabon celebrates Christmas in their own way including different dates, food, drinks. A tradition is a specific practice of long standing in which unwritten customs and practices are passed from one generation to the next. Traditions and customs form part of a country’s culture and heritage.

christmas in gabon

Festive feasts and recipes are traditional for special occasions including family dinners and meals. Gabonese cuisine is the cooking traditions, practices, foods and dishes associated with the sovereign state of Gabon and Christmas is the best time to make all of these. French cuisine is prevalent as a notable influence, and in larger cities various French specialties are available. In rural areas, food staples such as cassava, rice and yams are commonly used. Meats, when available, include chicken and fish, and bush meats. Sauces are often utilized, with hot red pepper berbere paste used commonly. Fruits include bananas, papayas, guavas, mangoes, pineapples, coconuts, avocado and peanuts. Plantains, tomatoes, corn, and eggplant are also used.

Wishing all readers Merry Christmas 2019 & Happy New Year 2020 !!!