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Christmas carols

We all love Christmas carols and we surely sing (or try to) all season! Carols were first sung in Europe thousands of years ago, but these were not Christmas Carols. They were pagan songs, sung at the Winter Solstice celebrations as people danced round stone circles (The word carol originally meant to dance to something). […]

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Christmas Tree

Which is one of the first things that comes to your mind when thinking about Christmas? the tree! The use of a tree as a symbol of the holiday season is said to have appeared in early modern Germany, with predecessors that can be traced all the way to the 15th or 16th century. At that time devout Danish […]

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Welcome December

December got its name from the Latin word decem (meaning ten) because it was originally the tenth month of the year in the Roman calendar, which began in March. The winter days following December were not included as part of any month. Later, the months of January and February were created out of the monthless […]

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Christmas tree

Which is one of the first things that comes to your mind when thinking about Christmas? the tree! The use of a tree as a symbol of the holiday season is said to have appeared in early modern Germany, with predecessors that can be traced all the way to the 15th or 16th century. At that time devout Danish […]