Tag: tradition

9
Dec

Christmas in summer: Australia

In Australia, Christmas comes in the middle of the summer holidays. Children have their summer holidays from early to mid December to early February, so some people might even be camping at Christmas. Australians hang wreaths on their front doors and sometimes go out Christmas carol singing on Christmas eve. People also decorate their houses and gardens with Christmas Trees and Christmas

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29
Nov

Christmas peculiarities in Catalonia

Christmas is celebrated in every country of this world, but every one has its own peculiarities and local celebrations. One example of this is Catalonia, where they enjoy also another celebration: the Tió de Nadal. The Tió de Nadal also known simply as Tió (“trunk” or “log”, a big piece of cut wood) and popularly called Caga tió (“shitting log”), is a character in Catalan mythology relating to a

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