All Things Christmas

Christmas in Saudi Arabia

Christmas Around the World, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Christmas in Saudi Arabia Staff Saudi Arabia is, of course, an Islamic (Muslim) country. Therefore, Christmas is not a celebrated holiday in Saudi, as Christmas is a Christian holiday. There is a small population of Christian Arabs in Saudi, but celebrating a Christian holiday in public is not looked upon kindly. Christian Americans, Europeans, Indians,

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Christmas in Saudi Arabia

Christmas Around the World, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Christmas in Saudi Arabia Zerish Masih Christmas inSaudi Arabia… as you all know that it is a muslim countryso ..the eve of Christmas is celebrated by the Christian dwelling there ina very strange manner …unlike the normal Christian countries..the Christians decorate their homes…but somebeing afraid of the authorities…do not do this…It was a strange experience

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How we celebrate Christmas in Lebanon

Christmas Around the World, Lebanon, Middle East

How we celebrate Christmas in Lebanon Clo B The most important activity during the Christmas time is the spiritual preparation. From the begining of the Advent, every sunday is sacred. The last 9 days before Christmas day, we have special prayers every evening in all Lebanon’s churches. In my hometown, everybody helps in preparing the

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Xmas Eve

Christmas Around the World, Lebanon, Middle East

Xmas Eve SeZarT You’ll never forget the Christmas if you’ll spend it here in Lebanon. So many things and so much stuff! It’s amazing here in this time of the year, in this holy time. You can find people laughing while walking on the road. They are happy, so happy, for Xmas and for their

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The Merriest Christmas in Lebanon

Christmas Around the World, Lebanon, Middle East

The Merriest Christmas in Lebanon PIPO All Lebanese people especially children wait for Santa Claus, eat the “Bûche de Noël” and the turkey . Children sing and enjoy Christmas, but is only the eating and drinking important? The church has a big part of the Christmas day. All the Christians go at 12:00 a.m. to

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Christmas in Lebanon

Christmas Around the World, Lebanon, Middle East

Christmas in Lebanon phyllis I went to Lebanon with my parents when I was about 6 years old. They were Baptist missionaries. The thing I remember most about Christmas in Lebanon was how much the Lebanese people loved to visit with each other – it was almost a tradition to visit your friends and relatives

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Christmas Around the World, Lebanon, Middle East

hi null null My name is Tony I am 16 years old I live in Lebanon, I love my country not because I was borne in it, because it has good traditions, but I want to tell you about one of its Christmas tradition, on 24 December, families visits each others, to spend a long

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Memories of Christmas in Jordan

Christmas Around the World, Jordan, Middle East

Memories of Christmas in Jordan rereifej On Christmas Eve, my mom used to prepare all of our brand new clothes from the little under garments, to the shoes, to the new outer wear.. everything had to be new. She would spread the new clothes for each one of us (eight children) on the living room

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at church

Armenia, Christmas Around the World, Middle East

at church Hyegirl On Armenian Christmas night, we go to our church for a church service called “badarak.” Afterwards, we have dinner blessed by my priest. We fast the day before Armenian Christmas(eve) and we don’t eat animal food a week before Armenian Christmas. We also get presents from our Sunday School teachers. We also

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Christmas in Dubai

Christmas Around the World, Middle East, United Arab Emirates

Christmas in Dubai multicultured society The Christmas celebrated in Dubai is unique People representing various nationalities and religions celebrate it with great enthusiasm and fervor

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Christmas in Zimbabwe

Africa, Christmas Around the World, Zimbabwe

Christmas in Zimbabwe Staff Fellowship is a big part of Christmas Day in Zimbabwe. Kisimusi, or Christmas is celebrated December 25, during their summer. Fathers give gifts to their children and wives, ususally consisting of clothes and candy. Starting weeks in ahead, everyone starts to gather loaves of bread, jam, tea, and sugar for the

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Hot and Happy in South Africa

Africa, Christmas Around the World, South Africa

Hot and Happy in South Africa IE Christmas is midsummer in South Africa with temperatures averaging 30 degrees. Most families celebrate with an outside meal or braai along with plenty of swimming or a visit to the beach. Schools are closed for five weeks of summer holidays and many people head to the mountains or

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Christmas in Nigeria

Africa, Christmas Around the World, Nigeria

Christmas in Nigeria opeyemi Christmas in Nigeria essentially depends on which part of the country you live in or come from. As a child it was the time we all went back with our parents to our home town and a lot of people still do that now. My parents come from Ado-Ekiti then a

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CHRISTMAS IN GHANA: Afishapa

Africa, Christmas Around the World, Ghana

CHRISTMAS IN GHANA: Afishapa osofoaddo Christmas in Ghana “AFISHAPA” by Rev. P. E. Adotey Addo Christmas in Ghana has always been for us one of the most important and joyous religious festivals lasting for many days in all parts of the country. It is the time for beautiful Christmas music on the streets, on radio,

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AN AFRICAN CHRISTMAS STORY

Africa, Christmas Around the World, Ghana

AN AFRICAN CHRISTMAS STORY osofoaddo The Night Before Christmas An African Christmas Story by P. E. Adotey Addo It was the night before Christmas and I was very sad because my family life had been severely disrupted and I was sure that Christmas would never come. There was none of the usual joy and anticipation

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