The History of Christmas
 Christ, Claus and the evolution of our most popular holiday

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Christmas traditions - country by country.  Explore Christmas around the world!

Christmas festivities from around the world have varied greatly over the centuries with  everyChristmas traditions around the world country, region and ethnic group establishing their own diverse set of customs and traditions.

*Danes eat Christmas dinner at Midnight on Christmas Eve
*Brazilians leave their shoes outside their doors (not because they smell)
*Australians go to the beach!
*Ukrainians eat a 12 course meal!
*In France Christmas is called 'Noel'
*Many Finns visit the sauna on Christmas Eve.
*Knecht Rupprecht, Pelznickle and Ru-Klas may visit Germans.
*Sinterklaas, St. Nicholas - rides a white horse in Holland.

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