Christmas Lights are lights used for decoration in preparation for Christmas and
for display throughout Christmastide. The custom goes ...
Dec 13, 2009 ... The tradition of stringing electric lights may have started as a Christmas thing in
America, but now it's a global phenomenon used for all kinds ...
Dec 21, 2012 ... Today's marvelous, over-the-top holiday light displays prove that we've come a
long way since the days of hanging candles on a tree.
The tradition of using small candles to light up the Christmas tree dates back to at
least the middle of the XVIIth century. However, it took two centuries for the ...
Candles are also used during Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of light which is
also celebrated during winter. During the eight nights of Hanukkah, a candle is lit
Dec 5, 2014 ... The History of Christmas says that the tradition of lighting the darkness goes back
to the Yule, a midwinter festival celebrated by Norsemen.
Dec 23, 2011 ... Recent winters have seen Christians fighting against the "War on Christmas" to
defend Nativity scenes, the real meaning behind the holiday, ...
Dec 19, 2014 ... Edward Hibberd Johnson not only added flash and color to Christmas trees when
he introduced electric lights in 1882, he saved lives in the ...
May 16, 2012 ... With the Christianization of pagan holidays, the candle-lighting tradition was
incorporated into Christmas customs although it seems that this ...
Dec 22, 2015 ... Johnson didn't introduce the idea of using light to celebrate the holiday; the
tradition of making the winter festive with the light and warmth of fire ...