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Holiday Traditions, The Custom Of Christmas Gifts

When we talk about Christmas holiday traditions, we cannot forget the Christmas gifts that we exchange with each other as a token of love, affection, and happiness. There are lots of tales associated with the giving and receiving of gifts on the occasion of Christmas, but two tales are the most popular of...

Thanksgiving Holiday Traditions

It is no surprise that because early man depended on nature and her resources, a Thanksgiving Day and associated holiday traditions became a ritual in every religion and race across the world. The American Thanksgiving Day has similar origins. The Pilgrims Come To America As America came to be better known...

Its Easter, What Are The Holiday Traditions In The US

Special holiday traditions are followed in the US when it is the Easter holiday, which falls on a Sunday between March 22 and April 25. While the general reason behind celebrating Easter is to do with the spring season, and remembering the Goddess of Spring, Eastre, there are also other beliefs associated...

Holiday Traditions And Santa Claus

When we talk about Christmas holiday traditions, perhaps the first thing that strikes our mind is Santa Claus. For more than hundreds of years, Santa Claus has been the main mascot of Christmas celebrations. Whether it is about sending Christmas greeting cards to friends and families, exchanging Christmas...

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Traditions

People enjoy the holiday traditions of Thanksgiving Day when it is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November each year, marking the start of the holiday season and the shopping frenzy for Christmas. Thanksgiving Day is a special festival for America and people get together to appreciate and offer thanks...

The Rich History Of Christmas Holiday Traditions

Following are some of the important things associated with Christmas holiday traditions. The Birth Of Jesus Christ Of course, the true meaning of the Christmas celebrations lies in the birth of Jesus Christ. In the earlier days, there was no fixed day to celebrate the occasion. As per the most accepted...

Holiday Traditions, Purify Your Soul With Christmas Carols

Christmas carols have been an integral part of holiday traditions. Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Christ, but the interest fact is that Christmas carols have nothing to do with the birth of Jesus. In its early days – some five hundred years ago, these Christmas songs were just secular...

Holidays Traditions That Mark Celebrations In The United States

What are holidays without holiday traditions? Holidays in the US are no exception, especially the three major holidays, namely Christmas, New Years and Easter Sunday that are celebrated with great passion. Apart from these, there are eight holidays unique to America that include Thanksgiving, the Fourth of...

Easter Holiday Traditions, The Death And Resurrection Of Jesus

Easter is one of the most important holiday traditions for Christians. The significance of this holiday lies in celebrating the death and resurrection of Christ. It is celebrated on the first Sunday that comes after March 21 or the first full moon. Easter is also popularly known as the Resurrection Day or...

Candy Cane, Preserving Holiday Traditions

There are lots of holiday traditions associated with Christmas, such as Christmas tree, Christmas gifts, and even the sweet candy cane. Candy cane is a traditional Christmas symbol. The traditional color for candy cane is usually white mixed with red stripes. These candy canes are mixed with lots of holiday...

New Years Day Holiday Traditions In The US

Although New Years Day is celebrated across the world, holiday traditions in the US are unique. This day is celebrated to commemorate the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752, designating January 1 as New Year’s Day. There are a variety of customs and holiday traditions followed across the US...

Holiday Traditions, Wish Yourself A Merry Christmas

A holiday can be really exciting, especially when you have established holiday traditions to follow! This is all the more so when Christmas is round the corner. Christmas is one of the biggest celebrations of the year and long before December 25, when Christmas is celebrated, families’ start preparing...

Independence Day Holiday Traditions

July 4th is celebrated by Americans as their Independence Day with many associated colorful holiday traditions wherever they may be. As per holiday traditions, the day is marked by great parades, picnics and celebrations that finally culminate in the best fireworks display that can be conjured up....

Love Is In The Air, St Valentines Day Holiday Traditions

Everyone is familiar with St Valentine’s Day. Holiday traditions associated with this day’s celebrations are diverse and looked forward to by those especially in love as this is an important day for those waiting to proclaim their love or show someone they care for them. The Story Behind St...

Diversity In Holiday Traditions In The US

There are a great variety of holiday traditions in the US since each state has its unique history and people have developed their own ways to celebrate each holiday. There are a number of regional holidays celebrated across the nation, of which some have resulted from immigrants from other lands. Local...
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