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How the Holiday Season is Celebrated Around the World

By Becky Ferreira Dec 21, 2012

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The holiday season is a lot of fun, but do you ever get bored with the same old traditions? If so, this slideshow is for you! Though the winter solstice is celebrated with merriment and feasting across the world, the stories behind the celebration vary greatly from region to region. So this year, why not try celebrating Saturnalia or Pancha Ganapati for a change? To learn how, read on!

Tags: holidays, slideshows, christmas, winter, celebrations, life, ancient greece, ancient rome

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Becky Ferreira

Becky Ferreira is a writer, performer, and raptor based in New York.

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