The year 2018 has been amazing, but it is time to say goodbye to the old one and greet a more interesting new year! As our volunteers are from many different countries, let’s have a little look at New Year’s traditions in the countries all over Europe.
In the Netherlands, it is very common to write rhymes during December. On the 5th of December, we celebrate Sinterklaas, or Saint Nicholas. To younger children, we tell that he comes to bring presents, similar to what people say about Santa Clause in many other countries. Once people grow older, they generally do not believe […]
What do you know about Christmas in other European countries? As it is Christmas time, I want to share something about Swedish Christmas (Swedish: jul) traditions. Perhaps some things are similar to how it is celebrated in Greece, or in your own country, or perhaps it is totally different?
Are you tired of classical Christmas songs being overplayed everywhere, year after year? Well, on this year’s last episode of Music Odyssey, we have a solution for you! Join Filip, Sacha and Agnieszka as they explore X-mas-like music. These songs have Christmas vibes in them, but they do not mention the holidays at all. If you do not like the over-commercialisation of these holidays, or you are simply sick of Christmas in general, these songs may be perfect for you 🙂