Points about Weird Christmas Traditions around the World
Christmas is usually a celebratory period where people celebrate the birth of Jesus. A lot of countries in the world celebrate Christmas. Christmas is usually celebrated by many people however in various ways. However there some people who enjoy keeping the Christmas period simple as well as easy. Different countries have different traditions about Christmas. There are some that are heartfelt and inspiring while others are just for fun and also creepy. This article offers one with all the knowledge about weird Christmas traditions and practices that are done by various people all over the world.
To start with is the Iceland tradition which requires children to leave a shoe outside at night. This tradition is mainly practiced in Iceland and all children leave a shoe outside their house at night. Leaving out shoes is a tradition that is mostly practiced 13 days to Christmas. When the children leave the shoe every night the Yule Lands, troll like a festive character leaves a Christmas gift for the children.
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. Kamprus in Australia is yet another Christmas tradition that is practiced. Many people have always heard of Santa who comes around to reward good people. Kamprus in Australia usually comes to punish the evil and also the bad doers among people.
Because of this tradition Australians hold a Sampras run where they dress like a demon and run around scaring kids and also making snowballs by the use of SnoFling. Another weird tradition that is practiced by people is hiding the broom in Norway. Apart from not sweeping trash and also making a huge fire in Norway, they also hide all their brooms in the house. Hiding the brooms came along because the Norway people believed that the witches flew around on brooms. When they hide all the brooms they believe to off witches and also the evil spirits that may come into your house and ask for a broom.
The Finland Christmas cemetery is another tradition that is practiced by Finland. This tradition means that all the people rise up on the sunset of the Christmas Eve and all go to the cemetery. This tradition helps people from Finland believe that they have reunited with their beloved ones who have passed and that they have all celebrated the Christmas. The Cobweb Christmas tree is another tradition that practiced. Cobweb Christmas tree is carried out by the Ukraine people and this tradition shows that when you carry out there is good luck. One gets to know more about the Christmas traditions that are celebrated by different people.