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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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9
Dec

Christmas Trees: Origin

While it is clear that the modern Christmas tree originates in Renaissance and early modern Germany, there are a number of speculative theories as to its ultimate origin. Its 16th-century origins are sometimes associated with Protestant Christian reformer Martin Luther who first added lighted candles to a tree. It is frequently traced to the symbolism of evergreen trees in pre-Christian winter rites, in particular through the story

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