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Two Types of Christmas

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Russian Federation

Two Types of Christmas Shon There are primarily 2 types of Christmas. The first being the Orthodox celebration which begings with decorating and touching up a family icon in the cener of a wheel. From there the families would go door to door singing “Christ is born” and spining the wheel to send the message

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A True Russian Christmas

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Russian Federation

A True Russian Christmas misha A “true” Russian Christmas like over the world is the celebration of the Birth of the baby Jesus. For Russian Orthodox Christians, this day is extremely Holy. The Christmas celebrations begin in November, when Lent (Fasting) before Christmas begins. Russian people stop eating any product that comes from an animal

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Письмо Дедушке Морозу.

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Russian Federation

Письмо Дедушке Морозу. Andrey Письмо Дедушке Морозу. Дорогой Дедушка Мороз, поздравляю тебя и твоих друзей с Новым годом. Желаю тебе счастья, здоровья и много друзей. Мне десять лет. Я бы хотел, чтобы ты мне принёс что-нибудь из «LEGO Technic». Я очень рад, что скоро наступит Новый год. Моя самая главная мечта – чтобы все мамины

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The Story of Baboushka

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Russian Federation

The Story of Baboushka Grandfather Frost IN RUSSIA BABOUSHKA A WITCH VISITS THE CHILDREN WHO HAVE BEEN GOOD ON CHRISTAMAS EVE. SHE WAS THE ONE WHO TOLD THE 3 WISE MEN TO GO A DIFFERENT WAY HOME. IF SHE DIDN’T THE KING HEROD WOULD HAVE FOUND THE BABY JESUS AND KILLED HIM. THE NAME MIGHT

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Crãciunul

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Romania

Crãciunul bonnye Romania is the most perfect place for X-mas. Whenever it snows, everything lights up; kids go carolling and everyone is soooo excited.I remember as a kid, I was very excited going carolling and going for snowball fights after that. Everything was perfect and this little country become the place to be for Christmas.

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Cracuin Fericit!

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Romania

Cracuin Fericit! woodcock88 Christmas in Romania brings family and friends together. It is a white Christmas with snow. The most beautiful thing about Christmas in Romania is that we keep the tradition of carols on Chrsitmas Eve. People in my village go from one house to another singing until the morning of the 25th. Then

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The winter christmas of Norway

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Romania

Christmas in Romania cors Christmas — we do it in Romania just like in every other country, only we have different traditions. We sing carols and it is so wonderfull…and still on the 25th we try to be happy although we can’t. All we have to do is believe in Christmas and happiness will come.

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Natal in Portugal

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Portugal

Natal in Portugal Portuguesa-sempre “Natal” means “Christmas” in Portuguese. For Christmas, we Portuguese do about the same thing as in America except instead of eating turkey, we eat cod fish on Christmas Eve. We decorate our houses, have a Christmas tree, and go to church. We also have flowers in our house called poinsettia. There

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Christmas in Portugual

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Portugal

Christmas in Portugual Drgonbreth Welll, christmas in portugual isn’t very much different than here in the United States. The only big difference is that we celebrate Christmas on Christmas Eve. Everyone gets together in the evening and we have a big feast. Afterwards, we tell each other stories and then we open our gifts. Afterwards

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Polish Christmas Eve

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Poland

Polish Christmas Eve [email protected] 1) Hay: (under a tablecloth on a table and under the table. Signifies the stable. 2) Set an empty place setting for a stranger who may arrive at your door. 3) Prayer 4) Holy Bread or regular bread broken in pieces. Pass from the oldest to the youngest. Mother, oldest to

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