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Carols for Christmas Yet to Come     View
2003 radio interview with the artistic director of a choral ensemble that co-sponsors a Christmas carol contest about what makes a great Christmas carol. Also includes audio of the two winning carols. From National Public Radio (NPR).

The Man Who Invented Christmas: Charles Dickens & "A Christmas Carol"     View
This exhibit features illustrations from various editions of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," which "was officially published on December 19, 1843, and by Christmas Eve, five days later, it had already sold six thousand copies, at ...

Christmas     View
Brief overview of Christmas and New Year's traditions in France, Germany, Italy, and Spain, such as "Père Fouettard, Father Spanker, in France, to las uvas de la suerte, the lucky grapes, in Spain." Also includes a quiz and foreign ter ...

Christmas Trees & More     View
Information about Christmas tree types, selection and care, and traditions. Includes recipes for cookie ornaments, fun facts, and related links. From the University of Illinois Extension.

National Christmas Tree Association     View
This industry organization promotes the use of real Christmas trees in the United States. The site features a description of tree types, tree care tips, recycling information, and a searchable database for locating tree vendors. Also includes informa ...

Christmas in Mexico     View
This bilingual (English and Spanish) website describes traditional Christmas celebrations in Mexico, which begin nine days before Christmas Eve with "Las Posadas" ("an enactment of looking for lodging of St. Joseph and Virgin Mary ...

Christmas in Iceland     View
This site describes various ways that Christmas is celebrated in Iceland. Includes pages devoted to the transition from solstice to Christmas, decorations and preparations, St. Thorlákur's Mass, children, food, the Christmas Cat, the Yule Lads ( ...

Christmas Traditions in France and Canada     View
Historical background on the "social and communal customs, family celebrations and religious ceremonies" of Christmas as they evolved from the Middle Ages to modern day France and Canada is explored at this site. Available in English and Fr ...

A Victorian Christmas     View
This attractive site features Victorian Christmas cards and illustrations, accompanied by Victorian-era excerpts from the Illustrated London News to capture the essence of a Victorian Christmas. The festivities depicted in the illustrations include s ...

National Christmas Tree Program     View
Provides information about the annual lighting of the national Christmas tree at President's Park on the White House grounds. Includes an extensive history of national Christmas trees from 1923 to the present and an essay highlighting significant eve ...



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