Christmas traditions vary from country to country. Christmas celebrations for
many nations .... Late in the afternoon there will be the traditional game of Gena,
a kind of hockey. ... Christmas tree...
Instead of having traditional Christmas Trees, a banana or mango tree is
decorated (or whatever tree people can find to decorate!). Sometimes people use
Christians in India decorate mango or banana trees at Christmas time.
Sometimes they also decorate their houses with mango leaves. In some parts of
Dec 16, 2014 ... Here are some of my memories of celebrating Christmas in India. ... Churches are
decorated using stunning light shows and look spectacular in the night. ...
draping cotton wool all over their trees to imitate snow-covered evergreens. ... to
welcome friends, neighbors, and family to our home at Christmastime.
A Christmas tree is an evergreen, coniferous tree, which is decorated with bright
... Natural trees are not very popular in the Indian subcontinent. ... After some time
, plastic bristles replaced the animal hair while metal replaced the wooden pole.
Christmas trees in India are usually imitation pine trees or branches of native
trees or bushes. Some stores and malls may put up Christmas decorations and
have actors playing Santa. ... Weekday, Date, Year, Name, Holiday Type ...
counts the number of business days or non-working days in a time span of your
And, as in many other parts of the world, a brightly-decorated Christmas tree is an
... At the same time the fire trucks and harbored ships ring their bells and blow
their ... There are two popular types of Advent lights in Iceland; the Advent wreath,
.... India · Italy · Lithuania · Netherlands · Norway ·...
Dec 22, 2015 ... Traditionally, Christmas trees were not brought in and decorated until ... Types of
trees ... February to May is the best time for planting the tree. ... Dhoni gives
thumbs up to cricket in US, wants more matchesTimes of India ...
Go Bananas With Christmas [India] ... They even use the leaves of those trees to
decorate their houses. ... In 2001, an American tourist served time in jail and was
fined for successfully doing so. ... Letters – the kind that bypass parents – used to
end up undelivered because there was no centralized address for Kris Kringle.
Dec 2, 2013 ... It may be easier in India where our holidays are firmly established? Maybe ... My
husband was raised not religious and Christmas was a time for ... So maybe we'll
just re-frame a tree decorating as a solstice/pagan type thing.