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Canada is a very large country and people of many different cultural backgrounds live there. Because of this, there are lots of different Christmas traditions in Canada. Many of the traditions and celebrations come from French, English, Irish, Scottish, German, Norwegian, Ukrainian and native/first nation influences. Christmas crackers are popular with many people in Canada as well. Going skiing, skating and tobogganing are also popular if there's snow at Christmas! Canadian children also believe in Santa Claus. Canadians are especially proud to say that their country is the home of Santa Claus. Although I'm sure the people in Finland would disagree!)
Christmas in Canada is celebrated in much the same way as it is in other Western countries. Find out what you need to know about holiday events and customs. As it is across the globe, December 25th is the official holiday in Canada, with many Canadians also taking time off on the afternoon of the 24th (Christmas Eve) as well as Boxing Day, celebrated on the 26th. Canada is a multicultural country, so many other holiday traditions aside from Christian ones are observed in December and throughout the year. On Christmas Day a special meal is prepared often including roast turkey, seasonal vegetables, mashed potatoes, and gravy. Christmas crackers are popular favors.
Christmas is celebrated on a mammoth scale and is always received with grandeur and anticipation. As one of the largest festivals in the world, Christmas is unique in its own manner, with influences and cultural variations from different parts of the world. On Christmas Eve, families go shopping, watch Santa Claus parades, attend light festivals and feast on a delicious banquet to rejoice the birth of Jesus Christ. For more information about Christmas celebrations in Canada, scroll further. Customs, Traditions And Celebrations. Mummering' In various parts of Canada such as Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Toronto, a small Christmas tradition, known as 'Mummering' takes place. Although this tradition is disappearing into obscurity now, there are small towns and villages who still adhere to this activity.
Santa Claus Is Canadian: A Taste of Christmas in Canada. 640 x 640 jpeg 183kB. com 861 x 861 jpeg 88kB. Canada Post: Santa Claus awaits Christmas letters.
C Santa was the attraction in Toronto's Santa Claus Parade. In 1906, Santa arrived in a coach pulled by four white horses. In 1982, the parade became a nonprofit organization. The last Eaton's store closed its doors on Feb. 26, 2002. Christmas entertainment 1. D "Barenaked for the Holidays" is actually a pretty traditional album featuring "O Holy Night," "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and a duet with Michael Bublé. 2. C The Canadian content of this "South Park" episode refers to "The Wizard of Oz" via lines such as, "I don't think we're in America anymore" and "The Only Road in Canada," which alludes to The Yellow Brick Road, and our prime minister as an illusionary figure controlled by someone hidden. Christmas bonus questions 1. D More than 50 per cent of turkeys consumed each year in Canada are eaten at Christmas and Thanksgiving.
Midwinter Christmas, Christmas in Winter, Christmas in Summer Contents. In 1935, the National Recreation Association's journal Recreation described what a Christmas in July was like at a girl's camp, writing that "all mystery and wonder surround this annual event. The term, if not the exact concept, was given national attention with the release of the Hollywood movie comedy Christmas in July in 1940, written and directed by Preston Sturges. holidays (some Canadian provinces hold a Civic Holiday, but neither Canada nor the United States has ever recognized a national holiday during that month).
Christmas Traditions in Canada. As a born and raised Canadian, this is the hardest question I have ever been asked. What does Canada do for Christmas. There are various parts to a national Christmas tradition. Something that the whole nation can come together and look forward to, regardless of denomination or personal belief. The commercialized, North American version of Saint Nicholas, known here as Santa Claus, has been around for centuries. The modern version that we North Americans have come to know and love is actually a creation of the Coca-Cola Industry. Before 1931, he was depicted as the larger of the elves in the North Pole.
The traditions centered on Christmas gifts in Canada vary a lot between families. In some families, a mythical figure called Santa Claus brings gifts. He travels on a sleigh pulled by reindeer, enters homes via the chimney and leaves presents and candy in Christmas stockings or in a pile under the Christmas tree. In other families, individual members exchange carefully selected gifts. Popular gifts are toys, games and candy for children and clothes, music, alcohol and practical or luxury items for adults. Another important symbol of Christmas is Santa Claus. This is a mythical figure with origins in European, particularly British, Dutch and German, cultures. He is a jolly man who wears a red suit, has a long white beard, lives at the North Pole and travels in a sleigh pulled by reindeer.
A list of Santa Claus Parades, Ballets, Theatre & other christmas related events happening in & around Calgary. Christmas/Holiday lights and Concerts are not included in this article. For Christmas Lights, see Christmas Light Displays in Calgary. For Christmas Carols and Concerts, see Christmas Carols in Calgary. I. Santa Claus Parades in Calgary Area. Santa Claus Parade of Lights
Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, or simply Santa, is a legendary figure originating in Western Christian culture who is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved children on Christmas Eve (24 December) and the early morning hours of Christmas Day (25 December)
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|A1||–||Fanfare For Christmas
Composed By – Fred Stride
Composed By – Dorothy Lees-Blakey
Composed By – Tom Fleming
Composed By – Paul Miner
|A5||–Tommy Banks / Colin MacLean / Al Oestin||Old Fashioned Christmas
Words By – Al Oestin, Colin MacLean, Tommy Banks
Composed By – Pete Coulman
|B1||–||Christmas Is For Children
Composed By – Debi Smart
|B2||–||What Is Christmas?
Composed By – Robt. G. Wadsworth*
|B3||–||Christmas Is Here
Composed By – Heikki Klud, Michael Maxwell
|B4||–Guido Basso||Images Of Christmas
Words By – Jackie Rae
|B5||–||Christmas Time Is Coming
Composed By – Michael Maxwell
|B6||–Pete Coulman and Tom Fleming||Home For Christmas
Words By – Pete Coulman, Tom Fleming
|B7||–Pete Coulman / Robt. G. Wadsworth* / Tom Fleming||Christmas Toast
Words By – Pete Coulman, Robt. G. Wadsworth*, Tom Fleming
- Engineer [Sound] – Les Bateman
- Executive Producer – Tom Fleming
- Music By – Music Writers Orchestra (tracks: 1-6, 1-7)
- Musical Assistance – Carey Gurden
- Producer – Pete Coulman, Robt. G. Wadsworth*
- Sleeve Notes – D. Norman Morris
NotesIncludes a sheet of song lyrics and composer information.
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Recorded at Sounds Interchange, Toronto.
Mastered at McClear Place, Toronto
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