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MY Polish Christmas – a special one!

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Poland

MY Polish Christmas – a special one! emmabis … I would like to share my Polish experiences, because even though I have lived abroad for 21 years I observed Polish traditions, the Catholic faith, and taught both my children, who were born in Italy, my mother language, Polish, that they speak very well actually. We

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MY CHILDHOOD CHRISTMAS

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Poland

MY CHILDHOOD CHRISTMAS Basia The last day for a noisy party was November 30, Saint Andrew’s evening called “andrzejki” with mostly female gatherings. An evening of a fortune telling, magic spells, and a little bit of witchcraft . . . But, that is another story. December first was the beginning of an Advent, a wonderful

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Christmas Dinner

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Poland

Christmas Dinner rdj123 The food we have every year are as follows: Whiskey toast Piegori (of course) Beef Roll-ups Christmas Borscht Dessert – Christmas Bread Cake or Christmas Pudding. Note: I have gotten a lot of these recipes from http://www.newpoland.com/recipes.htm if anyone is interested in making these dishes Merry Christmas to all and to all

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Christmas in Norway

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Norway

Christmas in Norway Staff “On the seven seas and in harbours throughout the world Christmas trees are set up on the mastheads of Norwegian ships when Christmas approaches. And on board ship, as in Norwegian homes all over the world, Christmas is celebrated Norwegian style — which means that it is celebrated a little differently

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My christmas

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Norway

My christmas norchic I`m a 13 year old girl, who lives in a tiny village, with ca. 250 people in western Norway. I read what stood about christmas in norway on your pages, and it didn`t really go with the way I celebrate it.. anyway, here`s how I and my family celebrate christmas; we start

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Mail-x-mas calendar

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Norway

Mail-x-mas calendar Lille Jul We are a group of people in Norway who have a e-mail-christmas calender. It works like this: Someone is apointed (in this case by himself) calendar-santa. His job is to mail out a new christmas-fact or story every day from the first to the 24th of desember. Than the people on

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My Norwegean Christmas

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Norway

My Norwegean Christmas TingeLing I want to tell you about my Christmas in Norway. I’m sure it all has been mentioned before in other articles, but I want to share anyway. I live on the west coast of Norway. Most people start thinking of Christmas in mid-November. It is time to start buying Christmas gifts

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Childhood Memories Of Christmas

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Norway

Childhood Memories Of Christmas Drlingbrt1 I just wanted to say Thank You to Norchic and wish her the very happiest of Christmas’ and a bright and shiny New Year. The things that she wrote about brought the memories of my most treasured Christmases flooding back. I have never been to Norway, but my great-grandmother was

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Candles for the dead

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Norway

Candles for the dead talizman Dear Christmas-lovers out there. My Christmas is not very different from the ones described in the other articles on Norwegian Christmas, though I don’t think it’s fair to say that urban people fake their celebration, whereas country folk do it the traditional way. You can probably find people who buy

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Christmas in Lillehammer

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Norway

Christmas in Lillehammer geir http://www.julebyen.com Christmas in Lillehammer with pure white snow in former Winter Olympic city of Norway

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The winter christmas of Norway

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Norway

The winter christmas of Norway Santa’s helper Norway is really the homeland of gnomes,trolls and santa’s little helpers (nisser) so it’s kinda weird. Anyway I want to tell you guys about the Norwegian christmas and it’s traditions. In the first sunday of december we start lightning candles (total of four, where one for each week

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Christmas

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Netherlands

Christmas chantalleke Hello! I noticed that there’s nothing at the Dutch Christmas page. So I’d like to add some things. Greetings: Merry Christmas: Prettige Kerstdagen Happy Newyear: Gelukkig Nieuwjaar Season’s greetings: prettige feestdagen Merry Christmas and a happy new year: prettige kerstdagen en een gelukkig nieuwjaar. In The Netherlands, Christmas is getting more and more

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Our Christmas

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Netherlands

Our Christmas marjan The country where I come from called The Netherlands Christmas is getting a bigger event every year. Usually family and friends come together to eat ech others ears of figurally speaking. And they also give each other presents who are getting more exspensive every year. I think that Christmas is not about

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Christmastime in Netherlands

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Netherlands

Christmastime in Netherlands folkian The St. Nicholas season in the Netherlands (Holland) as dictated by S. Nooijen. Each year in Mid-November, the arrival of St. Nicholas is broadcast on live television. He arrives to the Netherlands on a steamboat coming from Spain. St. Nicholas brings his white horse and is surrounded by people dressed as

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Kerst or Sinterklaas

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Netherlands

Kerst or Sinterklaas sphandor I don’t really like Christmas. Maybe because it is presented as a Christian feast and I am an atheist (last year me and some friends sent our families and friends ‘happy wintersolstice cards), maybe because I think Christmas trees look kind of sad, maybe because of the hypocrite ‘be nice, it’s

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