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15 Advent traditions from around the world



Cerith Gardiner - published on 11/28/18 - updated on 12/05/23

Bring even more meaning to your Advent season by embracing some of these beautiful customs from various parts of the globe.

With the season of Advent just underway, there is still time to think about how to mark this beautiful season with our families and communities. While we might be used to the Advent calendar and wreath, there are plenty of other traditions from around the world that are inspiring to learn about and adopt. From placing even greater significance on our Nativity scene, to lighting candles in the window, you might take some inspiration from this list and try incorporating a new tradition to into your Advent this year.

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