Twelve Christmas Traditions From Around The World (INFOGRAPHIC)

Twelve Christmas Traditions From Around The World (INFOGRAPHIC)

Christmas is almost here and I thought it could be interesting to learn about the different traditions around the globe. How people celebrate Christmas isn't the same everywhere and we usually don't think about the fact that the Christmas traditions aren't alike worldwide.

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Many facets of the holiday traditions vary according to the region. From the diverse names Santa Claus is called, the various menus or even the different Christmas customs, the traditions are tied to our beliefs and the meaning of the Christmas season remains the same; celebrating the nativity story.

That's why when I came upon this cool infographic below about Christmas traditions, I thought that it was made with a multitude of really interesting facts about twelve countries and their holiday traditions.

So, while listening to Christmas music, check out this multicultural Christmas infographic, created by Today I Found Out, to discover the Christmas traditions of some countries. In the meantime, MERRY CHRISTMAS everyone! 

12 Christmas Traditions From Around The World
Source: Today I found out

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