It’s Christmas time again. Though the celebrations may be a little more subdued this year, for most people Christmas is a magical time. It’s a time that centers around families who have congregated to celebrate the season. The tradition of the Christmas tree started in Germany and it has spread around the globe. However, there are subtle differences depending on where the Christmas trees are found.
This infographic brings together Christmas traditions around the world including the greetings, decorations, and cultural traditions. There are some strange and wonderful traditions around the world. As we decorate our trees this year, let’s give thanks for blessings received and as we place gifts beneath the tree, let’s consider the less fortunate.
2020 has not been an easy year and many families will miss the large gatherings that they’re accustomed to. Many across the globe have lost loved ones and others are struggling financially. So, for those who can, let’s put a little joy and cheer into the homes of the less fortunate. Let’s think of those who have lost friends and family. Perhaps this year we can start a new tradition of including gifts for the poorer communities amongst our Christmas gifts. Happy Christmas! ¡Feliz Navidad!