Fairplay: Peace and tolerance through S.P.O.R.T.S • Erasmus+

Christmas in Finland

Christmas in Finland  By  9th grades at Iittala For Finnish kids, the countdown to Christmas begins during Advent, when the streets are decorated. Children and adults alike have fun opening windows on Advent calendars, one window a day until Christmas Eve. Usually the windows reveal light-hearted Christmas pictures, although the flaps sometimes conceal chocolate or other small gifts. In Finland, Christmas is a big event. We eat ham and different casseroles. We give and get presents. We decorate the Christmas tree. And we spend time with our families. Finnish Christmas is a time to calm down, read good books, play[…]

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UK team celebrating Christmas across Europe

The UK Team would like to wish all our friends in Norway, Finland and Germany a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The UK students met together to wish each other a Happy Christmas, and to look at different Christmas foods across the countries represented in our Erasmus+ project, including stollen in Germany, glögi in Finland, ribbe in Norway, and of course turkey and Christmas pudding in England. The students will continue to make a healthy lifestyle an essential part of their day to day lives, looking forward to a healthy and active New Year 2019!

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