Christmas traditions from around the world

It's always nice to receive a Christmas card with a little bit of interest and I think these folk tale cards do the job very nicely. Read on to discover a few nice (and not so nice) Christmas traditions from around the world . . . 

 

A cobwebby Christmas (click the image to buy) A Ukranian folk tale tells of a widow whose children go to bed crying on Christmas eve because they cannot afford decorations for their tree. The spiders in the house hear their sobs and over night they drape the tree in beautiful silver webs. That’s why it’s good luck to see a spider on Christmas eve.

A cobwebby Christmas (click the image to buy)

A Ukranian folk tale tells of a widow whose children go to bed crying on Christmas eve because they cannot afford decorations for their tree. The spiders in the house hear their sobs and over night they drape the tree in beautiful silver webs.
That’s why it’s good luck to see a spider on Christmas eve.

Festivity on wheels (click the image to buy) In Caracas, Venezuela it's traditional to rollerskate to mass on Christmas eve.  Roads are closed and young and old alike skate to church and even right down the aisle.

Festivity on wheels (click the image to buy)

In Caracas, Venezuela it's traditional to rollerskate to mass on Christmas eve. 
Roads are closed and young and old alike skate to church and even right down the aisle.

A Yuletide warning (click the image to buy) Meet Krampus,  the Austrian anti-santa, the Christmas devil. He takes away all the naughty children. You will recognise him by his horns, large tongue,  goat legs and bag full of screaming children.

A Yuletide warning (click the image to buy)

Meet Krampus, 
the Austrian anti-santa, the Christmas devil.
He takes away all the naughty children. You will recognise him by his horns, large tongue, 
goat legs and bag full of screaming children.

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