The period that people celebrate the birth of Jesus is referred to as Christmas. There are many countries that celebrate the Christmas Period. Christmas is usually celebrated by many people however in various ways. There are mostly people that prefer spending their Christmas simple and just with simple gifts. Different countries have different traditions about Christmas. There Christmas traditions vary from being heartfelt to others being creepy. One requires studying weird Christmas traditions and how different people celebrate the Christmas period.
The first weird Christmas tradition that we looking at are that of leaving out shoes for the Yule Lands of Iceland. This Iceland tradition requires children to leave a shoe outside the house every night. This Christmas tree is usually practiced days to Christmas in Iceland. When the children leave the shoe every night the Yule Lands, troll like a festive character leaves a Christmas gift for the children.
Iceland people usually believe that they are 13 Yule Lands thus every night of those 13 nights there is a different Yule Land that passes. When the children have been good and obedient they always acquire good gifts, however when they are bad they get a rotten potato on their shoe. Another weird tradition that many people practice is the Kamprus in Australia. Many people have always heard of Santa who comes around to reward good people. Varying from Santa Kamprus comes along to punish those that are wrongdoers.
Because of this tradition Australians hold a Sampras run where they dress like a demon and run around scaring kids and also making snowballs by the use of SnoFling. Another weird tradition that is practiced by people is hiding the broom in Norway. Apart from not sweeping trash and also making a huge fire in Norway, they also hide all their brooms in the house. Hiding the brooms came along because the Norway people believed that the witches flew around on brooms. This weird tradition is practiced for they believe that witches won’t acquire brooms to fly around on.
The Finland Christmas cemetery is another tradition that is practiced by Finland. This weird tradition is mainly practiced in Finland where people wake up on the eve of the Christmas and go to the cemetery. Doing so they ensure they pay respect to those that have passed on and celebrate the Christmas with them. Another tradition is the cobweb Christmas tree. This is practiced in Ukraine where they believe that it could ring good luck. Studying through this article one acquires all the details and learns more about weird Christmas traditions.