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Estonian Christmas Traditions: Christmas celebrations in Estonia are similar to those of other Baltic Nations.

Estonian Christmas traditions are similar to other Baltic Christmas celebrations. Like many other Eastern European Christian holidays, Estonian Christmas traditions have their roots in pagan rituals. What is now the Christmas celebration directly corresponds with the pagan winter solstice celebration. Interestingly, Estonia still retains its pagan word for these wintertime ...

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Christmas Celebrations History of Carols

With a long history, Christmas carols have become an important part of Christmas celebrations. Even months before the yuletide season, we start to hear the most famous songs that evoke the festive spirit of joy and giving love, blaring from loudspeakers in malls, supermarkets and restaurants. These songs signal the ...

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