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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_tree

A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce , pine, or fir or ..... In Italy and Argentina, along with many countries in Latin America, the Christmas tree is put up on 8 December (Immaculate .... Various types of spruce tree are also used for Christmas trees (including the blue spruce and, less ...

www.whychristmas.com/cultures/argentina.shtml

Many people in Argentina are Catholic and they also celebrate Advent. ... Christmas Trees are also very popular and they are often decorated by 8th December ... Some people like to put cotton balls on the Christmas Tree to represent snow!

www.answers.com/Q/Why_is_cotton_used_to_decorate_Christmas_trees_in_Argentina

As they might do anywhere, cotton can be used to look like snow at Christmas time. Snow collects on the limbs of trees outdoors in winter.

www.indobase.com/holidays/christmas/world/christmas-in-argentina.html

The Christmas customs, traditions and celebrations are unique in Argentina. ... Each house in Argentina is decorated with garlands, wreaths, electric lights and ... In Argentina, the Christmas tree is adorned with baubles, lights and also cotton  ...

gosouthamerica.about.com/od/christmas/a/Christmas-in-Argentina.htm

Jun 2, 2016 ... Christmas in Argentina is one of the most special times of the year, learn about ... Christmas decoration seem to have a very familiar feeling in this country. ... to see a Christmas tree complete with cotton balls to represent snow ...

www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/argentina.htm

And how every house is decorated beautifully with lights and flowers. ... Artificial or live trees are used to create the Christmas tree and embellished with ... be many people here is applying cotton balls on the branches of the Christmas tree to ...

www.ornamentshop.com/xmas_trivia/christmas_traditions_in_argentina.asp

Christmas in Argentina: Traditional Celebrations & Colorful Decorations ... of Advent by putting up Christmas trees, which they often decorate with flowers, ... Referring to pictures in books, Argentine residents artfully elongate the cotton to replicate ... lemon juice and salt and is so versatile that it is also used to marinate beef.

www.allthingschristmas.com/traditions/christmas-argentina.html

Celebrating the Christmas traditions of Argentina is a convergence of European, ... People even go to the extent of putting cotton on and around Xmas trees and the ... The decorations on the Xmas tree are meant to produce a spectacular effect ...

www.fairyjo.info/News/2009/12/15

Dec 15, 2009 ... It is warm in Argentina in December, so the people decorate the Christmas tree with balls of cotton wool to imitate snow. Other decorations on ...

traditionscustoms.com/christmas-traditions/christmas-south-america

Christmas tree in Argentina does not have to be a coniferous one. People decorate all kind of trees. ... People make cotton balls symbolizing snow. ... In the past priest, when travelling to local church festivities, used to carry small altars.