Pick a country and explore the many aspects of Christmas in Europe.
During the days before Christmas, children or groups of adults go from house to house singing Christmas
Learn about the traditions of Christmas trees and the Glogg parties held over the holidays.
Christmas Day is celebrated in France with all of the family coming together.
Learn how St. Nicholas is important in Greece as the patron saint of sailors.
Did you know Christmas trees need to me imported for the holidays?
The Icelandic Jolasveiner leave small gifts for good children who leave their shoes on the windowsill at night!
Christians in India decorate mango or banana trees at Christmas time.
While the predominant religions of the Middle East are Moslem and Hindu, there are a fair
number of Christians who celebrate Christmas in their own ways, combining the Christian
customs with those of their own country's religion.
Like Iraq, the predominant religions are Moslem and Hindu, Christians who celebrate Christmas combine the Christian customs with those of their own country's religion.
In Ireland, people put a lighted candle in their window on Christmas Eve as a sign of welcome to Mary and Joseph.
Japanese celebrate as a purely secular holiday devoted to the love of their children. The Japanese become acquainted with the holiday because of the Christmas products they made for other countries.