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December Global Holidays 2022

DateDecember Global Holidays Countries that Celebrate
5-Dec-22KrampusnachtEuropean countries, especially AustriaCelebrated on 5th December by the people of Austria 
6-Dec-22St. Nicholas DayEuropian countriesSt. Nicholas Day is celebrated in many European countries on 06th December in honour of St. Nicholas of Myra who gave all of his money to the needy. 
8-Dec-22Feast of the ImmaculateAmerica, Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Korea, Nicaragua, Paraguay, the Philippines, Spain and UruguayPatronal feast day falling on 08th December to celebrate vital mainstay of Catholic education in America, Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Korea, Nicaragua, Paraguay, the Philippines, Spain and Uruguay
28 November to 6 December 2022Hanukkah Jewish PeopleTo remember an ancient miracle, people light up a menorah (a special candle holder) for eight straight days. 
13-Dec-22St. Lucia DaySwedenOn this day, Girls in Sweden dress up like “Lucia brides” wearing long white gowns with red sashes, and a wreath of burning candles on their heads to honor a third-century saint.
13-Dec-22Santa LuciaScandinavia and ItalyTo give tribute to Lucia of Syracuse, the people of Scandinavia and Italy celebrate this religious festival on 13th December.
16 to 24 December 2022Las PosadasMexico and GuatemalaPeople throughout Mexico and Guatemala celebrate this festival from 16th to 24th December to give tribute to the Norse God Odin
21-Dec-22Winter SolsticeWorldwideComes around 21st December and is the shortest day of winter. People light up bonfires and candles to lure back the sun.
23-Dec-22Festivus AmericaThis parody holiday is observed in the United States on 23rd December and the significance of this day is to advocate against Christmas industrialism
25-Dec-22ChristmasWorldwide, specially Jewish people celebrate it.Christmas celebrations last from Christmas Eve to 6th January and people celebrate it differently in every country. Some celebrate it with traditions and some for gifts.
26 December 2022 to 1 January 2022Kwanzaa AfricaKwanzaa is a spiritual holiday that is celebrated from 26th December to 1st January. During these holidays, African Americans dress up in special clothes, decorate their houses with fruits and vegetables, and light a kinara (candle holder).
31-Dec-22Omisaka JapanOmisaka is the Japanese tradition of welcoming the New Year 
31-Dec-22New Year’s EveWorldwideNew Year’s Eve is celebrated filled with fun and excitement throughout the world to mark the end of the year and welcome the upcoming year with charmness & happiness.

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