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Holiday Actually Means "Holy day"

December Celebrations

Since America is the melting pot of the world I thought it would be nice to wish you all a Happy Holiday this December. Holiday by the way actually means "Holy day"

December 6 St. Nicholas Day  (Christian, Dutch & German)

December 12 Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexican)

December 13 St. Lucia Day (Sweden, Norway, Denmark)

December 16 - 24 Las Posada (Hispanic)

December 20 - 22nd Yule (Pagan)

December 21 - 23 DongZhi (Chinese)

Deceber 24 - 25 Christmas (Chirstian)

December 25 - January 5  twelve days from Christmas until the beginning of Epiphany (Christian)

December 26 - January 2 Chanukah or Festival of Lights (Jewish)

December 26 - January 1 Kwanza (African American)

December 26 - Boxing Day (Australian, Candadian, English and Irish)

December 31 - Omisoka (Japanese)

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