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Christmas Around the World – Italy

Christmas in Italy is a largely Catholic celebration, with much made of the feast days in both the run up to Christmas and after...

Why Does Rudolph Have A Red Nose?

While Santa's sleigh has always been pulled by reindeer, it wasn't until 1939 that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer joined the team. But while Rudolph's bright red...

Was the Star of Bethlehem a real astronomical event?

The Star of Bethlehem appears just once in the Bible, in the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament, yet is now synonymous with the...

Christmas Around the World – Great Britain

In Great Britain, Christmas is celebrated very similar to Ireland, with families usually getting together to watch each other open their presents. Most gather...

Christmas Around the World – Germany

In Germany, Christmas celebrations are largely based around the period of Advent in December, and several types of Advent calendars are used in German homes....

Get inspired with these tree-mendous Christmas conifers

It's now less than three weeks until Christmas Day, which means you can probably stop worrying about whether it's too soon to stick your favourite piece of...

Today Might Be The Greatest Made Up Holiday Ever…

At Christmas FM, we know that December can be a month of indulgence. Whether you choose to gorge on Christmas dinner, meet people for drinks a bit...

The Caganer – Catalonia’s Naughty Nativity Figure

As seen in the our 'Christmas Around the World' series, the world is full of varying Christmas traditions. While traditions are often carried from place to place as generations...

KFC – A Very Japanese Christmas Tradition

As Christmas meals go in the Anglophone world, poultry is pretty standard. If there's no turkey on the table at dinner, it's almost guaranteed that...

Christmas Around the World – Sweden

Christmas time in Sweden is celebrated a little differently to the rest of Europe. Instead of having the 25th of December or the Feast of...

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