Have you ever wondered how other countries celebrate Christmas time? Let us have a look at our English-speaking friends, the USA!
Their Christmas celebration does not differ much from our Christmas traditions. You have surely seen many movies like Home Alone (in German it’s called Kevin – Allein zu Haus) or Santa Clause. Maybe you have noticed some socks hanging from the chimney. They are called stockings and Santa Clause leaves his presents there (or under the Christmas tree) on Christmas Day which is on December 25th.
Americans have Christmas Eve (Heiligabend) as well, but they do not have a second Christmas Day like in Germany. So how do Americans celebrate their Christmas Day? Like here, they unwrap their presents on that day, spend time with their family and friends and have a huge meal!
Nonetheless, Christmas is an important holiday in the US as it is here. So, if you want to wish someone Frohe Weihnachten, just say Merry Christmas and happy holidays!