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A Christmas Message

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If we look at Christmas traditions around the world, however different they may be, there are a few key elements that are universal. Christmas is all about family: it is the season of sharing, caring and giving, of love, compassion and family bonding. All of us should take this opportunity to spend time with our families and make the most of our relationships with others.  (more…)

Christmas Traditions Around the World – Part 1

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Christmas: for many of us, it is the most important holiday of the year and we like to spend it with family. While for all of us living in the Northern Hemisphere, the days grow shorter and colder, there is more reason than ever to light candles, enjoy home-made Christmas cookies, pastries and hot drinks, put up decorations, and sing Christmas carols. And look forward to exchanging presents and feasting on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day! However, traditions vary widely from country to country. Find out how Christmas is celebrated in Sweden, Spain and the UK!  (more…)