The Georgians have their own traditional Christmas tree called Chichilaki, made
... Some people believed that the tree had magical powers that were linked with
.... put up a Christmas tree in 1777 w...
The Romans used Fir Trees to decorate their temples at the festival of Saturnalia.
... put into pots and brought inside so they would hopefully flower at Christmas
time. If you couldn't afford a real plant, people made pyramids of woods and they
... Sometimes they were carried around from house to house, rather than being ...
From millions of homes worldwide to the White House, the Christmas tree is a
tradition that ... Just as people today decorate their homes during the festive
season with pine, .... When Queen Victoria's German husband, Prince Albert, put
up a Christmas tree at ... Parents and adults do not exchange gifts until New
Dec 11, 2008 ... Romans decorated their houses with evergreen branches during the ... the
symbol distracted people from the true evergreen tree, Jesus Christ.
Dec 29, 2000 ... The Christmas tree: Pagan origins, Christian adaptation and secular status. ...
prohibited the decoration of their houses with evergreen boughs. .... people of
other faiths, and for those who do not follow an organized religion.
Christmas tree history and traditions, CHRISTMAS TREE TRADITION HAS ... St
Boniface, who converted the German people to Christianity, was said to have
come ... They decorated their houses with greens and lights and exchanged gifts.
... had much to do with the early popularity of balsam fir used as Christmas trees.
Does the Christmas Tree have its origin in ancient pagan rituals?" ... They
decorated their houses with greens and lights and exchanged gifts. ... prohibits
the cutting down and decorating of trees in the same manner as we do at
Christmas Trees ... Why do we decorate our houses at Christmas time? To
celebrate Jesus' birthday on Christmas Day many people decorate their homes.
... Christmas decorations used to be put up on Christmas Eve and not before.
Martin Luther Christmas tree was not in Riga history records. ... themes and many
Christmas traditions form part of the fun of the season for people who celebrate it.
... What is left for Santa to put present in differs from culture to culture and ... in
them, almost everyone has a symbol of the outside on the inside of their houses.
Because this was a serious fire hazard, most people didn't put their trees up until
... suit and decorated a Christmas tree in the White House with stringed lights.