Japan and Sweden Christmas

Two Christmas event/times

Important dates and the night before

Japan: has the same Christmas time as ours December 25

Sweden: December 13 is St. Lucia's day

Night before

Japan: Christmas eve is more important than Christmas Day it is also more of a couple things .

Sweden: they have a huge feast consisting of over hundred different foods depending on what religion the family believes,most of the time the Fisty forget the previous da most of the time the Fisty forget the next day.

Gift bearer and day if

Japan:Sonta-son (Mr.Santa) and Hotei-osho

Sweden: St. Lucia the young girl

Day of

Japan: Japan's day of Christmas is a lot of parties for children of the younger ages

Sweden: it's called St. Lucia's day where young children have to wear a hat with a candle in it fake or real when at 12 years old they use real candles.

Foods and other traditions

Japan: They eat alot of chicken from KFC and other stuff from KFC like fries or other sides

Sweden: they eat all kinds of fish like smoked salmon and have a special food cold g they eat all kinds of fish like smoked salmon and have a special food called gravlax and other traditional foods like turkey.

Other traditions

Japan: Schools and businesses are open on Christmas Day and Merry Christmas = meri kurisumasu

Sweden: they sing at church almost all day kind of like caroling but all day at church