WInter Celebrations from Around the World
Winter celebrations and Holidays Around the Globe
For classrooms exploring winter celebrations and holidays around the globe, we've assembled a few videos. This is not an exhaustive list, but a few gems that can be shared with students. Enjoy!
Drakensberg Boys Choir - An African Christmas (A Musical Masala)
Enjoy this festive celebration that stretches across the diverse African continent.
West African Carol: Noel (sung in Kituba)
South African Carol: Somerkersfees (sung in Afrikaans), by Koos du Plessis
East African Carol: Silent Night (sung in Swahili)
How Do South African Kids Celebrate Christmas?
School holidays, swimming games, decorations, and more! Join us on www.BoomerangAfrica.com to learn more about other African festive traditions and create amazing DIY tasks from 16 December.
December is Summer and Tourist Season in Antarctica. This short video has great scenes from the continent during Christmas Time
What is Eid al-Fitr? Ramadan & the Festival of Breaking the Fast
Islamic holidays follow a Lunar Calendar. In this video, three holidays are highlighted. Even though not all of these are celebrated in Dec-March, they give a nice overview of the events. Eid Al-Fitr is an important Islamic holiday and marks the end of Ramadan. We meet some kids who tell us about their religion and how they’ll be celebrating Eid.