In which country, before the New Year, they wait not for a good Santa, but for an evil witch? Because of this, they even hide all the brooms in the house so that the witches can steal them. In addition, for gnomes in this country they place a pot of porridge in front of the door.
In what country does Father Frost wear not a red fur coat and a warm hat, but ordinary cloth clothes? In addition, he smokes a pipe and always has wine with him.
In almost all countries, men deliver New Year’s gifts: in our country it is St. Nicholas or Father Frost, and, for example, in Finland it is the cheerful bearded man Joulupukki. In what country was this honorable mission entrusted to a woman?
- South Korea
- Italy (good witch Befana flying on a broomstick)
In what country, instead of the familiar Saint Nicholas, does a shepherd named Uvlin Uvgun give out gifts for the New Year holidays? This old man wears a fox hat, a shaggy fur coat, and always has a whip and a snuffbox in his pockets.
In which country do they give an even number of items for the New Year to symbolize harmony and unity in the family?
- South Africa
Where does the New Year tradition force us to give stone objects to each other? It is believed that the larger the stone you receive for the holiday, the greater your character will be in the coming year.
In which of these countries is an ordinary broom considered a cool New Year’s gift? It should be used to sweep the entire house and immediately burn it down. This will symbolize the complete cleansing of the energy in the house.
Where do you put fried chicken legs from fast food on the Christmas table?
- New Zealand
- South Korea
In which country is a mandatory Christmas dish – cookies with nuts, which are seasoned, depending on preference, with cognac, honey, orange zest or dark chocolate?
In which country is the traditional side dish on the Christmas table – glazed potatoes fried in sugar and butter?