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How do they celebrate Christmas in Australia?

This is a guest post from Ian Middleton. I live in Sydney, and have had the last 5 Xmases here. Pre Xmas, there are all the usual festivities, although Cities tend not to put up lights, just massive artificial trees. … Continue reading

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Over the last two Decembers I have published a series of posts about how Christmas is celebrated in different countries. There are quite a few of them now, and I shall be continuing the series in future Decembers, so I … Continue reading

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How do they celebrate Christmas in Canada?

Many thanks to Karen Percy for today’s guest post. There are a lot of similar Christmas traditions between Canada and the UK. To get ready for the big event, we’ll put up the tree we just bought from a Christmas … Continue reading

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How do they celebrate Christmas in Greenland?

Christmas trees have to be imported, mostly from Denmark, because trees don’t grow that far north. Every village puts a tree on the nearest hilltop so that everybody can see it, and then people decorate their own Christmas trees on … Continue reading

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Christmas in New York

America being so vast, Christmas Day will vary a little state by state, especially when you think about the traditions of the southern states and the heat of California. So my contribution to this ‘Christmas around the world series’ is … Continue reading

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How do they celebrate Christmas in Denmark?

This is a guest post from Anne Christine Jensen of RS Globalization. Some of the most typically Danish Christmas traditions in December are: almost all families have a decoration with a “kalenderlys” (calendar candle) on which we count the days … Continue reading

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How do they celebrate Christmas in France?

This is a guest post from Caroline Skudder who works as an English teacher at the Université Stendhal-Grenoble. Christmas is a special and magical time of the year. Both adults and children look forward to it for different reasons: children … Continue reading

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