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How other religions celebrate Christmas

The Jewish Festival of Lights Chanukah, or Hanukkah, lasts for eight days, beginning the 25th of the Hebrew month Kislev (November-December). It […]

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Tradition of Christmas cakes and puddings

The origins of Christmas are found in festivities with an abundance of meals. In the earlier years, as soon as the weather […]

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Christmas crackers

The Christmas cracker was invented in 1847 by Tom Smith, a baker of wedding cakes from Clerkenwell, London. On a trip to […]

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The story of solstice

Solstice means “sun standing still.” In the Northern Hemisphere, it is the first day of winter, the shortest day and longest night […]

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The first Christmas stamps

Mail used to be sent free; the delivery was paid for by the recipient. But in 1837, an English schoolmaster named Rowland […]

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History of the Christmas tree

It is told that Saint Boniface, a monk from Crediton, Devonshire, England who established Christian churches in France and Germany in the […]

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Christmas gifts

Gifts were exchanged in the Roman ceremonies of Saturnalia, the festivities of solstice, the origin of our Christmas celebrations. We know the […]

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Merry Christmas in different languages

Afrikaans Gese├źnde Kersfees Albanian Gezur Krislinjden Arabic Idah Saidan Wa Sanah Jadidah Armenian Shenoraavor Nor Dari yev Pari Gaghand Azeri Tezze Iliniz […]

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