Celebrating Christmas Throughout the World


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Australia and New Zealand

 

In Australia and New Zealand, December comes during the summer. Many people celebrate Christmas by going on a picnic or to the beach. Schoolchildren have a six-week summer vacation at Christmastime. Caroling takes place in many cities and towns. Popular Christmas foods include turkey and plum pudding. Both Father Christmas and Santa Claus are popular symbols of gift giving in Australia and New Zealand.

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Australia and New Zealand

Denmark, Norway, and Sweden

Germany

Ireland, Scotland, and Wales

Italy

Mexico

Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxemborg

France

Poland

Spain

United Kingdom

United States and Canada

Recipes from Around the World

 

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