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7 Winter Solstice Festivals to Celebrate the Sun’s Return – Discover some ways that people around the world bring light to the year’s darkest day.
How to Celebrate the Winter Solstice – Some fun so you can make this year’s shortest day a memorable one.
Winter Solstice and Stonehenge – The stones of Stonehenge have silently marked the winter solstice for thousands of years.
What happens during the Winter Solstice?
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Why do holidays fall around the Winter Solstice?
Lucia Day – The annual candlelit Lucia procession on 13 December is perhaps one of the more exotic-looking Swedish customs, with girls and boys clad in white full-length gowns singing songs together.
Hanukkah – Hanukkah, which means ‘dedication’ in Hebrew, begins on the 25th of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar and usually falls in November or December.
Advent Calendar Day – Kid’s just love the excitement of the days leading up to the big day, especially when they recieve a little surprise every day. In the past they could look forward to a piece of candy or small trinket, currently there are Advent calendars of all tastes and interests. Counting down the days to Christmas is an enjoyable experience for all ages!
Get Outdoors Week – Get Outdoors Week is observed from November 12 to 20 and the perfect opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors!
Winter Solstice celebration in Latvia.
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Candle Making – Candles are a nice decor addition to any room. They can, however, be pricey. These resources will show you how you can make your own and have control over the ingredients used.
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How do Chinese celebrate the Winter Solstice.