Christmas around the world

germony
the snowy evergreen tree . The evergreen tree can be found on ever continent except Antarctica.

Germany: German people have long loved Christmas. Together with Irish in america, they are credit with convincing the said and serious puritans that Christmas could be celebrated merrily without betraying the importance of the Sabbath.

KRISS KRINGLE IS LIKE SANTA BUT WHILE KIDS ARE SLEEPING KRISS COMES AND PUTS TOYS IN KIDS SHOES.

GREAT BRITAIN
Children write letters to father Christmas listing their gifts requests .They toss the letters in the fireplace .
Christmas crackers . These are papers cylinders filled with little small prizes and riddles . They make a noise when opened.
FRANCE
THE CHRISTMAS TREES DECORATED WITH MANY STARS OF ALL COLORS IS FOUND IN MOST FRENCH HOMES .
SO NOW ON ST.NICHOLAS EVE ,FRENCH CHILDREN LEAVE THERE SHOES BY THE FIRE PLACE OR RADIATOR IN THE HOPE THAT THEY TOO , WILL RECEIVE SOME TREATS.
Spain's flag
the 3 kings are people that give kids toys in there shoes instead of presents under a tree and they go all out waiting to open presents until midnight.
when December 24 arrives the people fast all day and they will not eat until after midnight .Bells chime loudly to call people to midnight mass .
ITALY FLAG
At 10 o"clock" in the evening Christmas eve masses begins.Afterwards children go to sleep .
New years day is a day of merry parties and friends.It is also the day for adults to exchange gifts .
THE NETHERLAND
THE NETHERLANDS ARE FAMUS FOR THERE WINDMILLS.
Scandinavia flag
People make gingerbread and take pictures and also they post it in Facebook as a cheat .
the adults light a candle and place it in the window saying hi to strangers and if the candle burns out the candle strikes the family .
this is polands flag
this star is a important symbol of Christmas in Portland
RUSSIA FLAG

THIS IS A BABUSHKA THEY USE THESE IN RUSSIA. The BABUSHKA was VISITED BY THE 3 KINGS BUT SHE WAS TO BUSY SPING TO HELP THEM FIND CRISTEN CHILDREN

THIS IS UKRAINE FLAG
IN UKRAINE THEY PUT SPIDER WEBS ON THERE CHRISTMAS FOR GOOD LUCK.
this is mexico flag
this is a poinsettia flower. The poinsettia is a famous flower that grows wild in rivers and damps through the world .
this is the united states flag
this is Santa and his reindeer .Santa and his reindeer fly around every Christmas eve and give toys to boys and girls only if you have been nice .

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Created with images by Joseph Jayanth - "merry christmas" • Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "Germany Grunge Flag" • Randy McRoberts - "Evergreen" • PublicDomainPictures - "flag jack union" • m_piepers - "fire" • allispossible.org.uk - "Christmas crackers" • Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "France Grunge Flags" • Nicola since 1972 - "Cristmas tree - IMG_0449" • Rmonty119 - "3782 Darling Harbour Sydney" • uroburos - "flag national spain" • porcupiny - "BRMC as 3 Kings from NME" • 947051 - "gift box present" • mao_lini - "Forza azzurri!" • liberalmind1012 - "Tulsa time centennial style" • nidan - "fireworks sky party" • BRRT - "dutch flag flag red" • www.rubenholthuijsen.nl - "Windmill" • cuncon - "windmill holland energy" • Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "United Scandinavian Grunge Flag" • amaranth5syn - "Gingerbread men" • avantrend - "candlestick candles decoration" • Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "Poland Grunge Flag" • renaissancechambara - "Star" • chanelcoco872 - "Flag of Russia" • Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "Ukraine Grunge Flag" • daphneann - "spiderweb" • SOCIALisBETTER - "800px-Flag_of_Mexico.svg" • Beverly & Pack - "Public Domain, American Flag, Old Glory, Red White Blue, Stars & Stripes, The Star Spangled Banner" • Wonderlane - "Yah Baby, Santa is coming to town! Here Comes Santa Claus! Right Down Santa Claus Lane! Vintage late 1950's early 1960's style Santa Claus and Reindeer display, green lights, lawn decor, Seattle, Washington, USA"

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