Christmas Celebrations In Syria:

Christmas tradition in Syria is the same as other countries of the world. Syria has Arabic location so people here wish Mary Christmas as “Milad Majid”. Americans here wishes “Shenoraavor Nor Dari yev Pari Gaghand” instead Mary Christmas to others. On Christmas evening people get together outside the house and arrange huge Bonfire.

Young Child or son of family read the Christmas story while a bonfire is continuing. When bonfire is stopped and ashes is remains people jumps trice over it and make wishes one by one. People wake up early in the morning and goes to the church. A mass of bonfire is arrange their also at center floor of the church. Ancient hymens are sung and figure of Christ child is carried by chief church official.

He touches nearest person the “touch of peace”, this person to next and so on till last person in the mass. Fasting is another important part on this celebration like other countries of the world. Christmas dinner includes chickens, nuts, oranges etc.

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Christmas Eve Celebrations In Norway :

Norway is a small but great country that celebrates Christmas with full of enthusiasm. “Gledelig Jul” or “God Jul” is Norway tradition to celebrate Christmas. Gifting Christmas Tree to England us unique tradition on Christmas here.

It is because UK helps this country in Second World War. This tree then placed at Trafalgar Square in middle of London. People come to see this tree when lighting over this tree is switched on. There are many traditions behind this festival in Norway. During this celebration people wear dress like goat skin and head of goat over their head. They join the parties and dance with this dress up.

Decorating Christmas tree is main tradition here. Christmas tree is decorated with white colored light. Children prepare baskets by white paper to fill up with chocolates and nuts. Family dances around the Christmas tree before opening presents. Due to old and pure tradition Norway is one of the best places to celebrate Christmas in the world.

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