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Article by islandprincess posted over a year ago
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In Ukraine, the Christmas holidays begin since 2nd of January. Prior to Christmas in the Ukraine, people try to complete almost all important work. As usual, the hostess thoroughly cleans the house, covers the new tablecloth, tries to make new clothes before holiday. On January 4th Ukrainians prepare everything for the future festive Christmas dinner. According to tradition, there should be 12 courses for Svyatvecher (Christmas). All they have to be lean.

Traditionally, 12 courses are prepared because it is believed that during the year the month run over the earth for 12 times. Therefore, Ukrainians dedicate one dish to each month. To 12 traditional Christmas dishes belong today: kutya (boiled wheat, with honey, Wallachian nuts, poppy seeds and raisins), uzvar (broth made from dried fruits: pears, apples, plums, cherries), buckwheat or millet porridge, beans, boiled peas, vegetable pies with cabbage or fruit, dumplings, mushrooms, stuffed cabbage rolls (boiled rice wrapped in cabbage leaf), and cakes (baked dough bread) with a poppy etc. Kutya is of the particular attention. It and uzvar are prepared first, on Christmas Eve - January 6, at dawn, kutya should be...
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Opinion by ChuckyLover1 posted over a year ago
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Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas and simply "Santa", is a figure with legendary, mythical, historical and folkloric origins who, in many western cultures, is said to bring gifts to the homes of the good children during the late evening and overnight hours of Christmas Eve, December 24. The modern figure was derived from the Dutch figure of Sinterklaas, which, in turn, may have part of its basis in hagiographical tales concerning the historical figure of gift giver Saint Nicholas. A nearly identical story is attributed by Greek and Byzantine folklore to Basil of Caesarea. Basil's feast day on January is considered the time of exchanging gifts in Greece.
Santa Claus is generally depicted as a portly, joyous, white-bearded man - sometimes with spectacles - wearing a red coat with white collar and cuffs, white-cuffed red trousers, and black leather belt and boots (images of him rarely have a beard with no moustache). This image became popular in the United States and Canada in the 19th century due to the significant influence of Clement Clarke Moore's 1823 poem "A Visit From St. Nicholas" and of caricaturist and political cartoonist Thomas Nast. This...
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Fan fiction by vikaspintu posted over a year ago
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Santa clause is a funny fatty guy. Who distribute gifts to childrens on christmas. I think he is fatty because he always eat chocolate and junk foods throughout the year. He looks funny. He always make childrens happy. I like him soooo.....much. MERRY CHRISTMAS SANTASanta clause is a funny fatty guy. Who distribute gifts to childrens on christmas. I think he is fatty because he always eat chocolate and junk foods throughout the year. He looks funny. He always make childrens happy. I like him soooo.....much. MERRY CHRISTMAS SANTA
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