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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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The Danish Christmas

Christmas Around the World, Denmark, Europe

The Danish Christmas Anders In Denmark we have a great tradition at Christmas: we eat a special almond-rice and there is a whole almond in it. The one who gets the almond wins a present. It is usually a marzipan pig. And when we have eaten the turkey, we dance araund the tree. At 10.00

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Christmas from 7th class Oerum

Christmas Around the World, Denmark, Europe

Christmas from 7th class Oerum 7thclassOerum Calendar-presents During all the 24 days before Christmas, many children in Denmark get small presents in a calendar; we call it a Calendar of presents. Also at Advent some children get presents, but it’s not as common as the Calendar presents. In the presents there are often candy or

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Christmas in my family

Christmas Around the World, Denmark, Europe

Christmas in my family Hanne Christmas in Denmark is a tradition for each family, but the “ground rules” are the same. On December 1st, it all starts in my family. The big box with all the Christmas stuff that has been collected through the years, is brought down from the attic. The whole house has

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A Danish Christmas

Christmas Around the World, Denmark, Europe

Morten G. Thomsen Well, in my family we take turns to hold christmas eve because it is very expensive. We make a lot of dishes such as potatos in caramel sauce, roast pork, cooked potatos and turkey. For dessert we have cold rice pudding where we have put an almond in because it is a

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“Weihnachten” in Germany

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Germany

“Weihnachten” in Germany elfe Christmas or as the germans call it “Weihnachten” is the most cheerful and important season of the year. The main night is Christmas Eve which takes place on December 24th. Families get together for a rich holiday diner and to wait for Santa (“Weihnachtsmann”) who brings the presents that night. Basically

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Christkindlmart

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Germany

Christkindlmart steven Nuremberg Germany 1989 Communism collapses and the Berlin Wall falls. There is something about the Christmas season in Germany that is unknown in the rest of the world. Not being of a Christian persuasion, myself, but having been raised celebrating the season, the sights, sounds and smells of Christkindlmart in Nuremberg is awe

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Fröhliche Weihnachten!

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Germany

Fröhliche Weihnachten! patricias Weihnachten is a quiet time in Germany. People are in a thoughtful mood. Towns have decorated their streetlights and businesses with christmas lights and branches of pine-needle and fir-needle trees. Everything appears in red and dark green. The colors of “Weihnachten” in Germany. Houses are usually scarcely decorated. You might see some

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Weihnachten in Germany

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Germany

Weihnachten in Germany janesway The Christmas season begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas with the lighting of the first candle on the Advent wreath, decorated with four candles. It signifies the 4ooo years that the world had to wait before the birth of Christ. Every evening people gather around the wreath and one of

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Christmas from a British perspective

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Germany

Christmas from a British perspective trampolinebabe Having lived in Germany for many years now, I have seen quite a few Christmas’ here. They are nothing like the unbelievable commercialism I have witnessed in the UK. They are joyous occasions filled with flickering candles, steaming gluhwein, lots of snow, and lovely Christmas markets in every town.

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Another German Christmas Tradition

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Germany

Another German Christmas Tradition The Beutel In some parts of Germany it is a tradition on the 26th of December to visit friends and praise their Christmas tree. This is called “Christbaumloben”. Mostly you ring at the door and when someone opens and lets you in, you look at the tree and say “A nice

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Adventszeit

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Germany

Adventszeit Peffi In München zu leben ist das Schönste, weil ich es genieße die Weihnachtsmärkte in München zu besuchen. Alles ist still und geruhsam. Die Menschen sind eingewickelt in Mäntel, weil es schneit und überall riecht es nach Glühwein. Doch trotzdem macht mich Weihnachten immer traurig, weil ich an all die Menschen denken muß die

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