U.S. December Holidays (December 2012)
In America, December is a month full of religious and cultural celebrations that highlight the many heritages and interests of the American people.
Here are a few links to articles and photo galleries displaying various ways of celebrating December Holidays in the United States:
- Photo Gallery: Winter Celebrations Mirror America's Diversity
- Lighting the Way at Christmas is an article about the Southwestern tradition of lighting hundreds of lanterns, called farolitos.
- A Tree for the Season is an article about the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York.
- The Christmas Tradition in America is an article about the history of Christmas Celebrations in the United States.
- The article African Americans Celebrate Joy of Kwanzaa talks about Kwanzaa, the seven-day nonreligious holiday honoring African heritage and culture, family and community.
- In this video you will see just what it takes to get up and decorate the Christmas tree in the Blue Room of the White House,
- In this article you can read about First Lady Michelle Obama previewing the 2012 White House holiday decor.