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How to celebrate Christmas in Asia 圣诞节在亚洲

christmas in asia

Christmas is just a western thing isn’t it? Well, not entirely. If you find yourself not wanting to succumb to hosting a dinner for 500, and wanting to escape any family arguments that may just escalate over who has control over the TV remote, you could always fly over to Asia for a different kind of Christmas. Right?!

圣诞节仅仅属于西方?不完全是。 如果你不想被举办一场500人的晚宴而压垮,如果你想逃离在家里因为争夺电视机遥控器而引发的争论,那么你可以选择来到亚洲过圣诞节。

Asia currently has the highest proportion of Buddhists, however, there are still millions of Christians home to Asia, as well as the East being more and more open to adopting western practices and celebrations. Whether it’s just for commercial capital or a serious sequence of morning mass, we’ve looked into how Christmas is celebrated across Asia:

目前亚洲的佛教徒比例最高,但仍有数百万基督徒驻扎在亚洲,而东方则越来越愿意采取西方的做法来庆祝活动。无论是商务活动还是大量的早晨大众,我们在研究亚洲是如何庆祝圣诞节的:

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10 facts you didn’t know about Finland on their 100th birthday 10个你不知道的芬兰生日故事

forest in finland

With Christmas just around the corner and Finland blowing out 100 candles to celebrate their independence today, we thought we’d let you in on the mesmerising mystery of this winter wonderland with 10 fun facts. As a country set deep in the north of Europe, Finland has attained a complex history; as previously an autonomous entity within the Russian Empire, and now declared independent on this day 100 years ago.

随着圣诞节即将到来,芬兰吹灭了100支蜡烛来庆祝他们的独立日,我们觉得该给你带来10个有趣的小故事,来探索这个冬日仙境迷人的神秘。作为欧洲北部深处的一个国家,芬兰历史悠久,作为以前在俄罗斯帝国内部的一个自治实体,在100年前的今天宣布独立。

Whilst Finland has a fascinating history, they’ve also acquired an overwhelming stretch of snow capped forestry and forward thinking cities that we wish to explore. But read with caution, these 10 facts will for sure leave you packing up your life into a suitcase to go live with the real-life Santa Claus in their very own Lapland.

芬兰不仅有着令人着迷的历史,他们也拥有我们希望探索的绝大多数被积雪覆盖的林业和具有前瞻性的城市。请谨慎阅读,这10个小故事肯定会让你把自己的生活包装在一个手提箱里,与他们自己现实生活中的圣诞老人一起生活。

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#chozunaday: Celebrations in New York, Andalusia, Ningbo, Lombok & Oaxaca

Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca, Mexico

chozun 途赞 continues to celebrate everyday with #chozunaday.

Here’s what we’ve celebrated this week with the lead up to Christmas:

Celebrated: Titanic (the movie) was released, 19 years go

Place: New York (Titanic, the ships, anticipated destination)

Date: 18 December

How chozun celebrated: The team attempting dancing to Frank Sinatra’s, New York, New York.

Heading to New York this week pre-Christmas? Here’s some awesome things to do:

1. Winter Village at Bryant Park for some magic

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