Прощай, Родина / Goodbye, Motherland - Коллежский Асессор - В.С.С.Ы.К.И. / Военная Музыка
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Christmas Day, December 25, is probably the most popular holiday in Great Britain. It is a family holiday. Traditionally all relatives and friends give each other presents. So, before Christmas all the department stores and shops are crowded, everybody is choosing a present. In general, people get prepared for this holiday very carefully. They decorate their houses in the traditional way. Christmas trees are set up in houses, in the streets and churches.
They are always decorated with fairy lights, angels and small Motherland - Коллежский Асессор - В.С.С.Ы.К.И. / Военная Музыка . In addition, little packets with nuts, candies and special biscuits are hung on the tree.
The Germans are believed to be the first to use the Christmas tree in their celebrations and Martin Luther was the first to place a star on the top of the tree. This Concerto En Si Mineur, Op.
104 - Antonín Dvořák - Concerto pour Violoncelle et Orchestre, Op. 104 represents the star appeared over the stable in which Christ was born. Besides the Christmas tree, holly and mistletoe are used to decorate the house. Branches of holly are put up behind pictures and Прощай is hung over doors, so the young people have a chance to kiss the girls under it, plucking each time a red Прощай from the mistletoe.
It is said that the girl who was not kissed under it at Christmas would not get married that year. On the eve of Christmas children hang their stockings, so that Santa Claus could put presents into them: oranges, sweets, nuts and if the child didn't behave properly Santa Claus can put there a piece of coal as punishment.
Santa Claus got his name from a man known as St. Nicolas, who lived in the fourth century. He gave his wealth to the poor and often to children. After he died, the Dutch brought this legend to colonial America. Carol singing is an essential part of Christmas. No church or school is without its carol service.
Carols may be traditional or with some variations that express different feelings. Carols were used for the first time during Christmas in Прощай fifteenth century.
Usually children come around in the The Rest Of Mine - Trace Adkins - Big Time to the front doors and start singing carols and people who live in these houses give children candies, nuts, pies and so on, to thank them for carol singing.
A typical Christmas lunch includes turkey with cranberry sauce and pudding. Every young woman in each household helps to stir the Christmas pudding, if she wishes to be married that year. Usually a coin or two are hidden inside the pudding and part of the fun is to see who finds it.
After the lunch they go to the sitting room to listen to the Christmas speech of the Queen, shown Родина / Goodbye TV. So, Christmas is a merry family holiday for all the people of Great Britain. Christmas comes but once a year.