All Things Christmas

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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Christmas and New Year wishes in Belarussian

Belarus, Christmas Around the World, Europe

Christmas and New Year wishes in Belarussian Wishes Belarusian people say “Vyaselykh Kalyad” wishing each other a Merry Christmas and say “Shchaslivaga Novaga goda” when wishing a Happy New Year. Happy New 2001 Year!!! Peace and love!:)

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Fortune telling

Belarus, Christmas Around the World, Europe

Fortune telling Traditions Fortune telling or ‘gadanie’ is very popular among young girls who are very curious to know their future. Christmas time, or the night from the 6th of January on the 7th of January to be exact, is the perfect time to tell fortunes since it’s not considered to be a sin. So

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Christmas in Austria

Austria, Christmas Around the World, Europe

Christmas in Austria Staff SALZBURG, Austria – A wide variety of holiday concerts are available to tourists visiting Austria during the holiday season. This is to be expected in a land that gave rise to the musical genius of Wolfgang Mozart, Anton Bruckner, Johann Strauss Sr. and Jr. and Franz Schubert. Concert venues range from

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Christmas in Vienna

Austria, Christmas Around the World, Europe

Christmas in Vienna null null Here in vienna we have a real Christmas all the time! It snows and we have a market called Christkindelmarket. There you can buy hot choclate and cookies! It is supposed to snow this Friday!!!!!

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Albanian Christmas

Albania, Christmas Around the World, Europe

Albanian Christmas queendesire I am Albanian, and since I know how the holiday is celebrated, I thought I’d share it with you. Albanians respect family very much, but also good taste, so wherever they will decide to spend that day, their entire family will be with them. Although New Year’s Eve is the most celebrated

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Christmas in Brazil

Brazil, Christmas Around the World, South America

Christmas in Brazil Staff Contributions by Danielle, Lucio, Marlene and Phillip – our friends from Brazil! Danielle writes: Christmas in Brazil is very meaningful. The Brazilian population is primarily Christian, and more are Catholic than not. The way we commemorate Christmas is not typically Brazilian in some ways. People trying understand how we commemorate Christmas

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Christmas at my house

Brazil, Christmas Around the World, South America

Christmas at my house Joaquim Gabriel Andrade Christmas at Brazil is like this: A few days before Christmas we start arranging the Christmas tree. We put lots of tings that hang and decorations on it. When it is the 24th of December, we go to our grandmother’s house. After that we go to our house,

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Christmas in Brazil

Brazil, Christmas Around the World, South America

Christmas in Brazil Randa Every year after school ends all my family meets in Petrópolis, at my grandma’s house. On the 24th of December, we have a big dinner, all the neighbors and close friends are invited. Arabic and Brazilian food is served, after dinner everyone eats and we go to the living room upstairs.

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Christmas in Brazil Christmas in Brasil

Brazil, Christmas Around the World, South America

Christmas in Brazil Christmas in Brasil Felipe Almeida Christmas in Brasil The Christmas in my famly is very original. We have turkey a hot hot bread with cheese, rice, beans, corn,mashed potato and soda.After we eat we all stay by the fireplace talk ,tell jokes then we roast marshmallows and put them between crackers. After

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daniel ferreira

Brazil, Christmas Around the World, South America

daniel ferreira Joaquim Gabriel Andrade Ferreira’s Christmas In Brazil we have a simple Christmas. We all get together at my grandmother’s house on Christmas Eve to have a big dinner. We eat turkey and other things that we have on thanksgiving. We start the party at 7:00 o’clock and end the party 3:00 o’clock in

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Chrismas in Brazil

Brazil, Christmas Around the World, South America

Chrismas in Brazil Jonathan Philip Brito Christmas in Brazil In my Christmas we usually wake up and scream “Merry Christmas.” Then we go to the kitchen to put the sauce on the turkey. Then we put it in the oven to cook. Soon we go to our rooms to get dressed and then we eat

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Christmas Story

Brazil, Christmas Around the World, South America

Christmas Story Joaquim Gabriel Andrade By: Gabriel Christmas in my family is the same as in most other families here in Brazil. In the 24th of December, we have a little party at my house and dinner with some family members and friends. On that same night, we open all our gifts and presents. There

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