in The World
 
 
 
 
Travel Education Society & Culture Home & Family Art Finance Lift Style Entertainment
Computer Automotive Business Sport & Outdoor Law Real Estate Health Government
 
  Home
user id
password
  Next>
(38219)
 
--- ky08 (2/28/2009)
 
In various countries around the world, people all have different ways of celebrating Christmas. In the U.S, families might have a big dinner on Christmas Eve, and on Christmas day, children will open presents under the Christmas tree. These common traditions are familiar to most of us, but families from other countries may have different holiday traditions. In Mexico, flowers such as poinsettias and orchids are essential for decorations. During the Christmas party, children take turns trying to break open the piñata. On January 6, children also receive gifts from the Three Wise Men. In Sweden, Christmas Eve is an important occasion, and families have dinner and exchange gifts during this time. On Christmas morning, churches are entirely lit with candles for Christmas service.

Although Christmas is not celebrated in some countries, many holidays are very similar to Christmas. Kwanzaa begins on December 26, and is usually celebrated by African Americans. Each day focuses on one of seven principles: unity, self-determination, responsibility, cooperation, purpose, creativity and faith. This holiday also consists of feasts and gift giving. Hanukkah, a Jewish holiday, is celebrated by lighting a menorah. The holiday lasts for nine days, which is symbolized by each branch of the menorah. It is customary to light a single candle for each night. Special foods, such as donuts and latkes, are prepared during the celebration. Ramadan, an Islamic holiday, also occurs during the holiday season. It is celebrated by fasting during the daylight hours, and eating small meals after sundown. Ramadan ends with a big festival with friends and family.
     
popo
3/5/2009 1:47:21 AM
We are very glad to introduce ourselves as a profssional trade department of Leather factory based in Guangzhou, China. We offers you top quality fashion products, 99.9% mirror image 7 star quality. The best quality and price you can find in our website: www.popobags.com
if any else,please feel free to contact us
popobags@hotmail.com
 
 
Nickname or Accout id (editing available):
Enter number: 138379
 
 
 

Travel Education Society & Culture Home & Family
Art Automotive Business Computer
Real Estate Government Entertainment Law
Finance Sport & Outdoor Health Lift Style
Other