Christmas Around the World

A Perfect Christmas

Christmas Around the World, Europe, United Kingdom

A Perfect Christmas Rosie, 13 Usually in late evening, we light the open fire, watch TV, and put out our stockings and mince pies and brandy for Father Christmas, and a carrot for Rudolph. Then we go to bed, excitedly waiting for the next morning. We usually get up at 6.30, and go into our

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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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