5 December Celebrations

Continuing my exploration of the holidays and celebrations in December let’s look at 5 December celebrations held during the second week of the month. December 10th Human Rights Day: In 1950 the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution inviting all states and interested organizations to observe Human Rights Day on December 10th each year.…… Continue reading 5 December Celebrations

Celebrating and Remembering: 5 December Holidays

December is a month of celebrating and remembering, a month of symbols. Christmas stars and trees, festival food, coal and golden switches, saints’ days, ceremonial candles, long nights, remembrance, and gift giving. Let’s explore some of the holidays (past and present) celebrated each week during this wintery month. We’ll start at the beginning: the first…… Continue reading Celebrating and Remembering: 5 December Holidays