Christmas is about 10 days away, so let’s see how much you know about Christmas traditions around the world. Need help? Use CultureGrams to find the answers.
- On which date do Armenians celebrate Christmas?
- What do kids in Brazil do on Christmas Eve?
- In Austria, on which date does Nikolo (similar to Santa Claus) fill the children’s shoes with treats?
- In Argentina, what name does Santa Claus go by?
- What is the meaning of Boxing Day, celebrated in England and Canada?
- In Croatia, Catholic Christians celebrate Christmas on 25 December, but Orthodox Christians celebrate it on which date?
- For many years, Christmas was banned in Cuba, until the government declared it an official holiday again in which year?
- What name do French children call Santa Claus by?
- What is the German name for Christmas Tree?
- At Christmas Ethiopians play a game which is like hockey, what is it called?
How did you do?
0 – 1 Mmmm, not exactly brilliant.
2 – 5 A reasonable stab.
6 – 8 A good showing. But there’s still room for improvement!
9 – 10 You really know your stuff. Well done!