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Young Learners

  1. 1. CUSTOMS THE CHRISTMAS TREEMartin Louthiros is considered to be the first one whoestablished the Christmas tree in Germany, in the 16thcentury . It is said that he was so excited when he sawthe tree under starry sky that he decided to transfer thispicture inside his house. In the middle of the 18th centurythis tradition had been expanded in many countries allover the world. In 1882 the first Christmas tree wasdecorated in New York City in the house of a friend ofThomas Edison. Nowadays more than 72.000.000 Christmastrees are decorated all over the world!!!!
  2. 2. A Greek tradition THE CHRISTMAS BOATMany homes in Greece decorate small boats at Christmas,because it is an old Greek custom. Greece is a maritime nation bytradition, as shipping is the oldest form of occupation of theGreeks. For this reason some families, especially in the islandsprefer this instead of a tree!!!!!!!

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