christmas around the world

wow i didnt know canada had thanksgiving already! lucky people im jealous lol i love thanksgiving! anyways what is christmas like where you live? like who do the little kids beleive in over here "usa" its santa clause big white bearded dude..

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15 replies since 17th October 2009 • Last reply 17th October 2009

In Australia we dont have thanksgiving wish we did.
But we have a big belly santa. But Christmas is in summer so alot of bbqs and playing cricket outside.
We also have boxing day which i have being told in the USA you guys dont have. This is a day of eating leftovers ppl going to the cricket and getting drunk with friends. I guess its the day for the adults Happy Kids have Chrissie and we have Boxing day Happy

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we have mummers

the men dress up as women, cover their faces and go house to house dancing and singing
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kewl i never heard of mummers before.. or boxing day

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HAHAHA OMG michelle Im Canadian and I never herd of this..My best friend is a newfie, and now im mad at her for hiding it from me lol! That's awesome!

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We celebrate xmas here in Finland at 24th of December. That's the day when Santa comes. In here the Santa comes from the door and talks with kids. Before giving the gifts we eat a christmas dinner with our family. We usually eat ham and casaroles (like carrot and swede). As a dessert we have "cookies" and coffee or a warm drink what we call glögi (I think it's glogg or something in English). After that we go in to sauna and then Santa comes. If there isn't any small kids in the family we just give our presents. Of course we have a xmas tree, which we usually decorate at 24th. We usually have snow in xmas so we warm our house with our fireplace.

Well here was some details about finnish xmas, hope you guys understand my english, 'cause I think it's not that good Happy

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We celebrate xmas here in Finland at 24th of December. That's the day when Santa comes. In here the Santa comes from the door and talks with kids. Before giving the gifts we eat a christmas dinner with our family. We usually eat ham and casaroles (like carrot and swede). As a dessert we have "cookies" and coffee or a warm drink what we call glögi (I think it's glogg or something in English). After that we go in to sauna and then Santa comes. If there isn't any small kids in the family we just give our presents. Of course we have a xmas tree, which we usually decorate at 24th. We usually have snow in xmas so we warm our house with our fireplace.

Well here was some details about finnish xmas, hope you guys understand my english, 'cause I think it's not that good Happy

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i understood Happy thats pretty much the same in america too Happy nothing is really that different every where i thought there was like different santa clauses lol

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In England, I guess it's pretty much the same. We have roast turkey with different kinds of stuffing - so nothing new there really.
Yeah we have Boxing Day over here, it's on the 26th (the day after Christmas , obv!!). As for the believing... it's Father Christmas here, sometimes just Santa. But it's the same guy lol.

The reason we have Boxing day, is traditionally, boxing day is the day that people opened their presents... although that was many years ago. So now it's like a second day of Xmas.

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in ways xmas is the same and different all at the same time

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you havent heard abput boxing day? here in ontario theres HUGGEE SALES everything is REALLY REALLY cheap. mostly peole shop like crazy from dusk till dawn Happy other than that..every month in my school w emake up a day. Next week we're having TWIN DAY! My best friend and i are going t dress up the same like two cats Happy

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that sounds awesome,

I hate boxing day.

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hey does anyone else celebrate the Epiphany? i usually don't decorate for Christmas until like, Dec 20 but I don't take my decorations down until the Epiphany. I really like celebrating the 12 days of christmas- it's more that just a christmas carol!

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ive never even herd of that

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we used to, but I am buddist..so I don't celebrate christmas. I do it mainly now for my neice

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