Learning about Weird Christmas Traditions around the World
Christmas is usually a celebratory period where people celebrate the birth of Jesus. Christmas period is usually celebrated by so many around the world. Christmas is usually celebrated by many people however in various ways. Many people prefer keeping Christmas simple just with a Christmas tree and other simple gift exchange. Different countries have different Christmas traditions of how they celebrate their Christmas. There Christmas traditions vary from being heartfelt to others being creepy. This article outlines different weird traditions that are practiced by different people.
The first weird Christmas tradition that we looking at are that of leaving out shoes for the Yule Lands of Iceland. This Iceland tradition requires children to leave a shoe outside the house every night. This Christmas tree is usually practiced days to Christmas in Iceland. The Yule Land usually trolls along and leaves a gift on the shoe every night.
Iceland people usually believe that they are 13 Yule Lands thus every night of those 13 nights there is a different Yule Land that passes. If the children were good they get good gifts but if the children were behaving badly lately they usually get a rotten potato on their shoe. Another weird tradition that many people practice is the Kamprus in Australia. All we have heard of Santa whose work is surprising and offering children good presents. Kamprus this Christmas person that comes also along but to punish the bad people.
Kamprus has made people in Australia to practice Kamprus run where they all dress like a demon and runs around scaring kids . Another weird tradition that is practiced by people is hiding the broom in Norway. this tradition is practiced along with not sweeping the trash and also putting on fire. This is because witches are believed to fly around on brooms. This weird tradition is practiced for they believe that witches won’t acquire brooms to fly around on.
Another weird tradition is that of Finland Christmas cemetery. This weird tradition is mainly practiced in Finland where people wake up on the eve of the Christmas and go to the cemetery. Doing so they ensure they pay respect to those that have passed on and celebrate the Christmas with them. The Cobweb Christmas tree is another tradition that practiced. Its believed that when one conducts this cobweb Christmas tree one has the chances of getting good luck. One gets to know more about the Christmas traditions that are celebrated by different people.