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Christmas Traditions in Britain Лутц Оксана Анатольевна Учитель английского языка МОУ СОШ 16
Advent Wreath Four candles placed on a wreath. One candle is lit each Sunday before Christmas in anticipation of Christ's birthday.
An angel told the shepherds of the birth of Jesus. Angels come in many forms for Christmas decorations Including the tree topper. Angel
Christmas Stocking There is a legend associated with the origin of Christmas stockings. St. Nick, who wanted to remain anonymous and help a poor family, threw gold coins down their chimney. They fell into a stocking that was hanging there to dry.
Christmas Cards For many years, private notes of good tidings were sent at Christmas time. In 1843, Sir Henry Cole had 1000 special designed cards printed. The custom of sending Christmas cards began.
Candles Candles represent the light that Jesus brought to earth. Pagans Who converted to Christianity used candles on the sacred evergreen tree.
Gifts The first Christmas gifts were given by the Wiseman to Baby Jesus.
Plum Pudding Plum pudding originated by an English king that was stranded in a blizzard one Christmas Eve. He used what he could find to make a special holiday dish.
Star The Star of Bethlehem guided the Three Wiseman to Baby Jesus.
Saint Nicholas Saint Nicholas was a real person. He was a kind bishop who brought presents to children and needy people.