The holiday season is a time to build lifelong memories, bond together and reconnect with loved ones, friends, and neighbors. It is also a time to learn about the wonderful holiday traditions from throughout the world.
Since the original "World Holiday Traditions" website launched, millions of school kids, teachers, families and others have enjoyed learning about what’s unique in each culture as they celebrate the holidays. Children from the U.S., Europe and elsewhere have shared their enjoyment of the website and how they are learning about each other.
is pleased to announce that it is taking a giant leap forward and moving to a mobile responsive website for tablets and phones.
World Holiday Traditions showcases an array of holiday traditions from Mexico, Spain, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Israel and other countries around the world. The website illustrates rich traditions, unique celebrations and holiday recipes from throughout the globe.
For example, read where the custom of trimming and lighting a Christmas began. Learn about the Mexican "Posada" and other magical traditions including which country has a female Santa Clause. Plus enjoy a recipe or two and make scrumptious desserts and even main entrees. You'll get a real sense of what it must be like celebrating the holidays in other lands.
Our hope continues to be that students, families and others will enjoy learning about how people from different countries celebrate their holidays.
to learn about the many cultural holiday celebrations.
is a community service dedicated to encouraging peace and understanding throughout the world.