All Things Christmas

Lapland

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Finland

Lapland Linz I spent one year in Finland when I was 17 years old, visiting family and learning the langugae and cusotms that I had heard about during my childhood. I was very homesick during the holiday season, and could only think about going home, not celebrating. My cousin knew this and invited me to

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Santa does NOT live at the North Pole!

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Finland

Santa does NOT live at the North Pole! jhyrsky Lots of people seem to be unaware of the fact that Santa lives in Finnish Lapland. At the foot of a distant fell called Korvatunturi in Finnish (Ear Fell in English), Santa has his village where he lives with his wife and hundreds of elves, who

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Christmas in Finland

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Finland

Christmas in Finland H.E. Christmas begins at the night of the 23rd after the kids have gone to bed. Adults stay up late drinking coffee, making food, decorating and organizing so that when children wake up early the next day, the house is clean and smells good. Kids wake up before dawn, open their calendars

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Navidades en España

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Spain

Navidades en España jano Hola, Feliz Navidad y Próspero Año Nuevo. Este es el saludo más tradicional en estas fiestas en España. Si quieres pasar unas Navidades en España, recuerda que las fiestas se alargan desde el 22 de diciembre al 6 de Enero. Los días más importantes: 22 de Diciembre, Sorteo del “Gordo” de

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Pessebres Vivents a Catalunya

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Spain

Pessebres Vivents a Catalunya xulius http://www.ribes.org/pessebres Visiteu els pessebres vivents, una representació teatral del misteri de Nadal, impregnat de l’alegria d’aquestes festes. Visiten los belenes vivientes, una representación teatral del misterio de la Navidad, impregnada de la alegria de estas fechas.

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Nadal a Ribes

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Spain

Nadal a Ribes xulius Conegueu la festa del nadal a Sant Pere de Ribes a l’adreça: http://www.ribes.org/nadal

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A nice way to spend Christmas!

Christmas Around the World, Estonia, Europe

A nice way to spend Christmas! harry15 Hi, My name is Ragnar and I would like to tell you about Christmas in Estonia. Estonia is a country with a long traditions. What do we do during Christmas time? We sing a Christmas songs, dance around christmas tree, eat Christmas food and wait for the JÕULUVANA

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A danish Christmas

Christmas Around the World, Denmark, Europe

A danish Christmas tanjapedersen The danish Christmas starts at december 1th. That is the day when all the children open the first door of their advent calendar, and starts getting really exited -only 23 days to go. On one of the december days, the children make Christmas decorations in their school. They make candles and

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Glædelig jul

Christmas Around the World, Denmark, Europe

Glædelig jul Jesper Hello. I visited your great website. I was surprised that you have nothing about danish christmas. Allow me to remind you, that Santa (julemanden) is from Greemland. I know that you are of the oppinion, that Santa is from the Northpole. But in Europa most people agree, that he is from Greenland.

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The Danish tradition

Christmas Around the World, Denmark, Europe

The Danish tradition Dalle The Danish tradition is to celebrate christmas on the 24th in the evening. On the 1st of December we will put some ricepudding on the the attick, and the pixies will eat it and therefore they don´t play games with us. On the 23rd we will put things on the christmastree.

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Julefrocost

Christmas Around the World, Denmark, Europe

Julefrocost jjensen Christmas is of course, is one of the grandest of Danish Holiday. December 1st, Christmas officially starts, with children opening calendar days. Christmas, at my house really starts building up steam on December 24. Akvavit, Tuborg, sild (herrings), leverpostej and cheese are laid out in abundant amounts. Of course there are many more

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Merry Christmas.

Christmas Around the World, Denmark, Europe

Merry Christmas. ALEX In Denmark Christmas begins on the 24th of December. Our tree comes on the 21st of December or around that date. In December we eat rice pudding. On Christmas Eve we have duck and for dessert we have risalamande. After we dance around the tree we get our presents. I love the

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Christmas is a wonderful thing

Christmas Around the World, Denmark, Europe

Christmas is a wonderful thing Jesper Christmas is a beautiful thing and I love Christmas. It´s one of the greatest holidays I know. This is how my family celebrates Christmas: The 23rd we go to a forest and find a tree, when we get home we decorate it and after that we start making chocolates.

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Christmas in Denmark.

Christmas Around the World, Denmark, Europe

Christmas in Denmark. ALEX I think that everyone is totally stressed out in December. In the evening people eat their dinner and the most traditional food for Christmas Eve is roast pork or duck with brown potatoes and a snack. After dinner they get dessert and that is always risalmande and the one who gets

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Christmas in Denmark

Christmas Around the World, Denmark, Europe

Christmas in Denmark anton In Denmark are there some interesting traditions when it is Christmas. Most of the population has a Christmas tree and most of the people cut their trees. People decorate with glass balls, stars, lights, fans, candy canes, and pictures of Santa Claus and snowmen. In the evening people eat chicken, potatoes,

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