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Festive destinations

mheredgemheredge TeacherHere and therePosts: 30,452 mod
edited December 2014 in Countries and Travel
If you're in Europe over Christmas, you might like to check out these locations for the festivities: Brussels, Paris, Berlin, Madrid or Rome.

Is there any special way your home town celebrates Christmas?

And if you don't celebrate Christmas, is there any public holiday? Nepal has a day off, even though this is a Hindu country.



  • fewrnafewrna Posts: 139 ✭✭
    edited December 2014
    @mheredge‌ Like on all countries, we celebrate the most known festivities as Santa and the Three Kings. But specifically in my region we have a typical and a bit strange tradition. It has the objective of doing fun with small kids. It consists in "feed" a trunk, a cool trunk (with a catalan cap, eyes, mouth and a red nose), for some weeks. Then, in some Xmas day, the kids hit it with some light canes while they sing a lovely song. After, mum or dad go out of the room due to an ambiguous reason while the other father put some candy under the trunk. And the magic become true. <3
  • aryarchiaryarchi Posts: 864 ✭✭✭
    We dont have Christmas in our country,but as cultures are approaching together(Globalization),gradually we are celebrating it.
    Our new year starts in spring and we call it Nourooz(nou=new,rooz=day)meaning new day
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 30,452 mod
    Many countries that do not celebrate Christmas still have a holiday on this day. I was surprised that it's observed in Nepal, a Hindu country. But it's a good excuse for yet another holiday.
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