Christmas in other countries

Hello! We all know about our typical habits for Christmas, but what about the other countries? Let’s take a look! The United Kingdom In Great Britain, families often celebrate Christmas together. Most towns and cities are decorated with lights. Children believe that Father Christmas or Santa Claus leaves presents in stockings or pillow-cases and they […]

Christmas in England

In no more than five days Christmas is here. The most beautiful holiday of the year. People are happier, kids are no more at school. That’s how X-mas is in Slovakia, but what about England? Christmas Day is celebrated in the United Kingdom on December 25th. It traditionally celebrates Jesus Christ’s birth. People are getting […]

Interviews with teachers about their Christmas

Hi, we´ve asked a few teachers about how they spend their Christmas. We wish you a pleasant reading. Mgr. Jozef Kačenga What does Christmas mean to you ? Christmas means to me first of all peace, well-being, presence of my closest family and shutdown after a year-long stress. How do you like spending them ? Of course, […]

Slovak Christmas in the Past

By: Veronika Šimová   Why do we decorate a Christmas tree for Christmas ? In our territory the main symbol of Christmas was Nativity scene. The tree came to us from German countries only in the 1920s. Of course in noble families, we have known trees since the end of the 17th century.     […]