Christmas around the world
The Netherlands and Austria
Christmas in Austria
Austria's important day is December 25th. The night before Christmas in Austria they have musical concerts. the gifts bear for Austria and Germany is the Christkind. On the day of they have music, parades, a feast, and the tree lighting. For the feast the adults have bread and wine.Austria solar tradition in the winter is Silvester also known as New Year.
Important dates for the Dutch are December 5th, December 6th, and the second Saturday of November. on the mountain for kids singing prepare for the following day also the kids leave a shoe by the fire for Sinterklaas Avond to fill with toys. On the day of they feast and parades. Some of the foods are peppernoot and kerskrans.