Christmas in Australia
"Who of us upside down?"Remember this children's riddle? These people may well be regarded as the Australians and to celebrate Christmas in Australia, then flip all the foundations and come up with a completely new tradition.
The southern hemisphere and Santa's bag
Australians hold in many Europeancanons of preparation and holding of the festival, because the majority of them - the descendants of the first immigrants from the Old World. So the major difference here is only in the weather. In December, the Green continent rages calendar summer and therefore is hot.
Yet Santa comes to children and adults,despite the weather. He brings gifts that carefully lays out in fancy socks hung by the fireplace, and puts festively wrapped convolution under the Christmas tree.
On the table at Christmas in Australia is dominated byroast turkey or chicken, fresh vegetables and fruits, pies and puddings and of course, local wines, the fame of which reached even the distant shores of Europe.
Parades & Fairs
opening Christmas events TraditionIt evolved over the years. Today is Christmas parades in cities across the country, the song-kerols and family picnics on the lawns of parks and gardens. Christmas trade is lagging behind the US or Europe, and around Christmas in Australia beating all records for merchantability and be bought. Every endeavor to find the best gifts for relatives and friends, stock up on delicacies and delicious drinks at good price.
The evening before the onset of the holiday Australianscarried out in gardens and parks, where impromptu concerts. They are a spectacular sight, which can participate anyone. The culmination of the sea becomes lighted candles after sunset, when the concert hall becomes like a large but peaceful bonfire.
Sveg Maine with rock Uluru
Besides Santa in Australia reigns and characterSveg Maine, who according to the legend lives on the famous red rock of Uluru, located in the middle of the Australian desert. In celebration, he arrives in the city and handing out gifts. A rock Uluru is one of the most visited natural attractions of Green continent. It is unique and surprising, and similar rock formations in the world no longer exists.
Distant, but wonderful Christmas in Australiaand remembered the warmth of its people - the people hospitable, friendly and very hardworking. Holiday in such a company would be an excellent option to buck up and paint the gray days of bright colors.