- In Italy, instead of Santa Claus, a good witch called La Befana delivers presents to the children using a broomstick.
- People in India often decorate mango trees in Christmas, since the original Christmas trees are not common.
- The roads in Venezuela are closed for cars in Christmas, so people can go to the church by roller-skating.
- Polish people consider spiders as the symbols of goodness and prosperity at Christmas. Thus, they often use spiders and spider webs to decorate the Christmas trees.
- In Syria, Christmas gifts are delivered by one of the Wise Men’s camel, who is the smallest one in the Wise Men’s caravan.
- Children in Brazil get their presents in their shoes instead of stockings.
- Eating KFC in Christmas is a tradition for many Japanese people.
- If a girl in Czech Republic put a cherry twig in water on December 4th and it blossoms before the Christmas Eve, the girl will get married in the following year.
- There are 13 Santa in Iceland called the Yule lads.
- Families in Finland usually visit the graves of their ancestors and relatives on Christmas Eve to light candles in memory of the deceased.
- On Christmas Eve, the adults in a family in Germany will hide a pickle in the Christmas tree. The first child to discover it the morning after will get a small gift.
- In Norway, all brooms are hidden in Christmas Eve so that witches and evil spirits cannot steal them away.
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