Tag Archives: tradition

How do they celebrate Christmas in Italy?

In Italy, Christmas celebrations begin 8 days before Christmas day with a period known as the Novena, which is a series of prayers.  During this time children dress up as shepherds, and go door to door singing, reciting poems and … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Languages | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

How do they celebrate Christmas in Denmark?

This is a guest post from Anne Christine Jensen of RS Globalization. Some of the most typically Danish Christmas traditions in December are: almost all families have a decoration with a “kalenderlys” (calendar candle) on which we count the days … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Languages | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

How do they celebrate Christmas in Germany?

This is a guest post from Rainer Schlötterer of RS_Globalization Services. In Germany almost all families decorate their homes with an “Adventskranz” (advent wreath). This is a wreath most often made from twigs (fir tree, spruces) with four candles and … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Languages | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How do they celebrate Christmas in Greece?

This is a guest post from Andrea Michael of Olive Translations. If there’s one thing the Greeks know how to do it’s celebrate an event in style and Christmas is no exception. The festivities begin before Christmas on 6th December … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Languages | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments