Christmas Around the World 1

Published: Thursday 25th December 2014
  1. In which country are gifts bought to children on Epiphany Eve by a female Santa Claus named BEFANA ?
  2. In which language is Christmas referred to as NADOLIG ?
  3. In which German cathedral is there a shrine to the Three Wise Men ?
  4. What is GLOGG, traditionally served at Christmas in Sweden ?
  5. Which country in 1937 became the first to issue special Christmas greeting stamps ?
  6. BOAS FESTAS is the Christmas greeting in which language ?
  7. In which country is COUGNOU a sweet bread served for Christmas breakfast ?
  8. Where would you celebrate Las Posadas, a nine day Christmas celebration ?
  9. Eaten prior to the Christmas Eve meal in Poland, what is OPLATKI ?
  10. The Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square in London is an annual gift from the people of Oslo in Norway, when did this custom originate ?
  11. Good King Wenceslas was not actually a king but a duke, over which country was he duke ?
  12. According to Swedish folklore, which animals pull Santa's sleigh ?
  13. Which country is the largest exporter of Christmas trees ?
  14. In which modern country did Saint Nicholas spend most of his life ?
  15. Which North American city started the tradition of a Christmas parade ?
  16. In which country is JOULUPUKKI the equivalent of Father Christmas ?
  17. Where is the first decorated Christmas tree thought to have originated ?
  18. In which country are the Christmas presents delivered by the JOLASVEINAR [or Christmas Goblins] ?
  19. In which region of the World do JONKONNU parades take place on December 26th ?
  20. From what do Christian children in Syria receive their Christmas presents ?
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