Worldwide Christmas Traditions

Posted on: 28-Nov-2017 10:09:40
Worldwide Christmas Traditions

Worldwide Christmas Traditions

Christmas as we know it, is the most celebrated holiday in the world. Santa is busy finishing his naughty and nice list, while all the children are writing their letters for this year. Here you can discover how 5 different countries celebrate this festive season.


In England, many families celebrate Christmas together. Children write a letter to Santa and he may even write one back! Although the weather may be cold and wet, it doesn’t break the atmosphere as families sit around the table on Christmas day and enjoy dinner together! The majority of families in England on Christmas day wake up, gather their presents from under the tree and open them together.


Christmas Day in Australia is normally celebrated in the blazing sun. Families decorate their homes in palm leaves and evergreens and only some put up Christmas Trees. After the present opening extravaganza on Christmas morning, families sit together and delve into a tasty ham and eggs breakfast.


Canadians love to celebrate Christmas, as the majority or retail is closed on the 25th and people spend quality time with their families. This means Christmas Eve is the last day that you can grab that last-minute Christmas shopping. Christmas Day starts with a cooked breakfast, then a classic Christmas dinner. Boxing day is manic as shopping centres re-open, many people love to have a spending spree!


Christmas is widely celebrated in France, with Christmas Eve being the primary event. As the church bells ring, families get together and sing French carols, known as ‘Noels’. Christmas Day starts with a visit to the church, and then enjoy a delicious meal with loved ones.


At Christmas, Mexico have similar weather and decorating manors to Australia. With it being relatively warm and decorating their homes in evergreen. Christmas day consists of being with family, at the church, and opening presents.


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