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Christmas in the UK

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Upper intermediate: B2


hello in my country where i was born, we celebrate christmas and new year, And that's a big season for my family, to celebrated the christmas, we buy tinsel, holly to decorate our christmas tree and then cooking food, pray for all family.

Christmas in Egypt, it's very different, the Christmas Eve begins in coptic orthodox church starting with some shows with santa and end of the Eve with divine liturgy, but before celebrate that Christmas Eve it's followed 43 days of fasting, then we'll celebrating Christmas day started off on the morning with offer to presents for each other.

In Seville, people celebrate the New Year, Chrismas, Holy Week, the Fair of Seville, Epiphany. Those are the major celebrations or at least the ones I could remember.

We use to celebrate Christmas here, it's one of the biggest celebration of the year. Even if I use to think it's more and more a commercial celebration, I also think it's the moment to take time and appreciate every good moment in family.

I'm my country we celebrate Christmas, Easter and others.

I'm from Azerbaijan. We have various kinds of holidays which people do celebrate in my country. Novruz bayrami,Kurban bayrami (also called the "Festival of the Sacrifice") and new year for example. Novruz holiday is one of the most important and favorite holidays of the Azerbaijani people. It marks the arrival of spring and is celebrated on, March 20-21 – the beginning of the astronomical New Year. Usually, many different traditional meals are cooked by Azerbaijanian people on this holiday. Moreover, people make a fire and jump over the fire.

PS: In Azerbaijanian language "bayram" means "holiday or festival".

In our country we celebrate a lot of holidays: New year, Navruz, Independence day.

Hello everyone! I am from Kazakhstan, people celebrate a New Year in 31 of December in my country. Before this holiday people buy presents for relatives and friends. Besides people decorated a Christmas tree with lights, tinsel, and all presents we put under the Christmas tree. We cooked a lot of delicious dishes and traditional cuisine. And the best thing which I adore is making wishes at 12.00 p.m.

The holidays that people celebrates where I live include Christmas, Easter, Workers' Day and so on.

I come from Viet Nam and in my country. Christmas isn't a main traditional holiday. In Viet Nam, we organize a big holiday called Lunar New Year (Tết Nguyên Đán) or may be called Tet Holiday (Tết). Before Tet , my country's atmosphere is really bustling. Everyone cleans their house to wait for Tet coming. Besides that, people go shopping for new clothes because this is our traditional, if you buy new clothes for Tet holiday, you will start a new year with luck. I don't know this is right or wrong I just hear one of my friends told about this. At this time, they also prepare some foods (Thịt kho tàu, canh khổ qua - bitter melon soup, fried fish,....), and some fruits to put on the altar like custard apple, coconut, papaya, mango, Sung - in Vietnamese. I will explain for you why they choose these fruits - in Vietnamese it means Cầu dừa đủ xài sung - they hope, in the new year they will have more and more something like money, good things, condition, even in career and jobs. They always hope everything in their life always good and develop. On the other hand, At Tet everyone usually goes to the temple, church to pray for themselves or their family,.... Before or At Tết holiday, There has many activities in my country but I just remember something as above I told you. If you would like to discover something about Tet holiday, you can search Google