Christmas is a festival that is celebrated in almost every country in the world. However, its popular symbols and tradition are sometimes reshaped to suit the cultural context. For someone from a European background, the Christmas can be almost unrecognizable.
If you find yourself in a foreign culture, there are things you can do to make Christmas fulfilling. Before we get to the tips, let us examine how Christmas is celebrated in selected cultures, so that we see the sheer variety out there.
Iraq is probably that last place one expects a Christmas celebration. However, the Christians in Iraq have a very strong Christmas tradition. One Christmas Eve, the family gathers together, candles are lit and one child reads out the story of the nativity as the others hold the candles...Read More