Did you know that gifts in Norway are brought by gnomes called ‘Nisse?’ Or that in Iceland, everyone who doesn’t receive a piece of clothing at Christmas, could be in danger of being eaten by the Christmas Cat?
We didn’t think so, which is why we’ve created the ultimate guide to world Christmas traditions. Discover when the festive celebrations begin, who brings the gifts, and a selection of interesting Christmas facts from 14 countries around the world.
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The countries you’ll find included include:
And each one contains a number of fascinating facts about Christmas and gift giving traditions across the world.
Impress your friends and family this Christmas with a fun fact about another country's Christmas tradition. Help others to join in on the festive fun by sharing our guide through your social media platforms and celebrate the sometimes weird but absolutely wonderful Christmas traditions from around the world.
Which fact is your favourite?
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