During Christmas in Catalonia there is a tradition called Caga Tio. Caga Tio is an item that cannot be bought: on the 8th December every year families find a piece of wood and dress it with a face and legs, and cover it in a blanket. On Christmas Day we each get a stick and hit the Caga Tio and sing a special song telling the Caga Tio to poo sweets. Afterwards we lift up the blanket to reveal lots of sweets.

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