5 Beautiful Winter Traditions Around the World

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Since winter is upon us, in the United States we can’t help but to solely focus on Christmas the entire season.  However, Bustle is calling attention to winter traditions and holidays all over the world.  Check out these special days abroad.

  1. St. Lucia’s Day, Sweden- festival of lights
  2. Tibetan New Year, Tebet- celebration of renewal
  3. Malanka, Ukraine- celebrated with elaborate costumes
  4. Chaharshanbe Suri, Iran- festival of fire

Who knew there could be so many amazing holidays happening all over the world?   It would surely be a great experience getting to visit any of these countries during the occasion.

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