This will be one of my nowadays few postings in English........

December, a month filled with loads and loads of celebrations and sacred days, according to this or that religion. Most of the Western world are awaiting Christmas, Yule, in the period Christianity calls Advent. These weeks are filled with many ways of preparing for the "big one" around the 24-25 of December.

In Sweden and our sister countries we celebrate Lucia at December 13th, use your favourite search engine for more information.

Another big festivity is the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.

One of the things most people know of is the seven armed candlestick, Menorah, and the spinning top, Dreidl. I found this just awesome song about Dreidls:


While this well known Christmas tune fills your ears (sung in Swedish by Rickard Söderberg), read the season's greetings below:

Chag Sameach
God jul
Merry Christmas
Joyeux Noël
Sretan Božić
Frohe Weinachten
Hyvää joulua
Glaedlig jul
Feliz Natal
Feliz Navidad
Різдвом Христовим
ርሑስ በዓል ልደትን ሓድሽ ዓመትን።
Krismasi Njema
Alassëa Hristomerendë
Buorit Juovllat
Lahkoe jåvle
Buorre javla
Καλά Χριστούγεννα
Nollaig shona daoibh
QISmaS botIvjaj