CHRISTMAS IN GERMANY AND CANADA
ON Christmas Eve in Canada there usually a turkey dinner and in the middle of the night, Santa Claus is said to come down the chimney and place the presents under the tree. Then he goes back up the chimney and flies to the next house in his sleigh with 9 reindeer pulling it through the air. On night before in Germany according to the legend in Germany the river turns to wine, animals speak to each other,and children put there shoes outside the door.
The gift bearer in Germany is Nikolaustag. According to Germany legend the spirt of St.Nicholas the patron saint of children goes from house to house on this night carrying books of sins in which all the actions of the year of all children are writtens. Good kids get treat bad kids get twigs. Gift bearer in Canada is Santa Claus.