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6 Holiday Traditions Around the World

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6 Holiday Traditions Around the World


We may think of the Holiday season as all Santa Claus and decorated trees, but elsewhere, that’s not quite the case. Click through to learn about holiday traditions across the globe.

Does your family have a special holiday tradition? Tell us about it in the comments section!

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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12:10PM PST on Jan 22, 2013

The one I would like to take part is the Diwali, in India. It seems to be amazing!

9:17PM PST on Jan 18, 2013

Thanks very interesting

8:43AM PST on Jan 17, 2013

i've heard of some of these and partook in a few too! i like learning about different cultures and the way they celebrate. we may be miles apart, but still share some ways of celebrating, be it food or drink or fireworks!

9:34PM PST on Dec 24, 2012

I'd love to celebrate Diwali!

7:12AM PST on Dec 23, 2012

Very interesting info, thanks :-)

7:54PM PST on Dec 22, 2012

Merry Christmas Everyone! Thanks.

5:59PM PST on Dec 18, 2012


5:21PM PST on Dec 16, 2012

It's great to hear of different traditions from other parts of the world. Folklore is so interesting.

9:31AM PST on Dec 15, 2012

thanks for sharing

8:23AM PST on Dec 14, 2012


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