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Spiders Decorate Christmas Trees in Ukraine

Listen here Legend has it that a widow, who once lived in a wooden hut with her children, was too poor to afford to decorate her Christmas tree. On Christmas Eve the children were very sad because their Christmas tree had no decorations. When they woke up the next morning they saw that the tree was covered with cobwebs. Spiders had decorated it.…
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Traditional Christmas Dinners

Listen here Each country has its own Christmas dinner tradition. Here are a few selections. Russia celebrates Christmas on January 7. No table can be without a stuffed pig's head, roast pork meat joints, jelly and aspic. The Japanese prepare a snow white sponge cake with ruby red strawberries decorating this Christmas speciality. In India people…
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Black Friday

Listen here The Friday after the American holiday of Thanksgiving is the largest shopping day of the year in the United States. The day is often called Black Friday. Many stores opened at midnight as customers are already preparing for the Christmas holidays. Thanksgiving takes place on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States.
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Cyber Monday

Listen here Click to listen // The Monday after the American holiday of Thanksgiving has become known as Cyber Monday because this is the day some people start…
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Christmas Is Already Here

Listen here Click to listen // Christmas Day is still more than seven weeks away. Nevertheless, many stores are trying to get a head start on the holiday season by selling decorations and other goods designed for Christmas. It seems that the Christmas season starts earlier every year. And of course there are some places where it is Christmas all…
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Christmas

Listen here Christmas is usually a two day holiday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is celebrated by many Christian…
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