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Christmas in Finland By: Cristian Urcadez Santa Claus The Finnish believe in Santa Claus. They say that he lives in Korvatunturi. He also brings presents to children. Christmas Land Close to where they say Santa Claus lives, is Christmas Land. This theme park attracts many tourists. Before Christmas Eve Before Christmas Eve, the people from Finland clean all their houses and decorate them. Christmas Eve in the Morning In Christmas Eve in the morning, people eat rice porridge and palm fruit juice. They enjoy eating this. Christmas Eve @ Noon At noon, “Peace of Christmas” is broadcasted on the radio or on television. Christmas Eve at Evening In the evening, people eat foods like: Casseroles w/ macaroni, and rutabaga. Carrots or potatoes Cooked ham or turkey. At Night At night people go to cemeteries and put candles on the burial graves. They are usually for their ancestors or friends. At Christmas Day Children get presents usually from a relative dressed in Santa Claus. When they get older, they realize that it was a relative. End Credits http://www.philagroup.es/news/images/dec%20Finland%202.jpg http://www.growley.com/christmas/color/images/santa-coat.gif http://www.callofthewildphoto.com/free-screensavers/christmaslights/images/christmas-lights-screenshot-full.jpg http://virtual.finland.fi/netcomm/news/showarticle.asp?intNWSAID=26070 http://www.printeryhouse.org/mall/Seasonal/Christmas/Majesty2005/CC2004.jp g http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/images/christmas%20food4.jpg http://stock-photography.bz/albums/cemeteries/ireland0208.jpg http://www.idiap.ch/~mathew/Finland/santaClaus1.jpg
"Christmas in Finland"