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Christmas Around the World

Christmas history, traditions and celebrations from around the world:


'Merry Christmas' in over 70 languages!

(Feel free to cut and paste the following in your E-Cards.)

  • Afrikander: Een Plesierige Kerfees
  • Argentine: Feliz Navidad
  • Armenian: Shenoraavor Nor Dari yev Pari Gaghand
  • Azeri: Tezze Iliniz Yahsi Olsun
  • Bahasa Malaysia: Selamat Hari Krismas
  • Basque: Zorionstsu Eguberri. Zoriontsu Urte Berri On
  • Brazilian: Boas Festas e Feliz Ano Novo
  • Breton: Nedeleg laouen na bloavezh mat
  • Bulgarian: Tchestita Koleda; Tchestito Rojdestvo Hristovo
  • Chinese: (Mandarin) Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan
  • Chinese: (Catonese) Gun Tso Sun Tan'Gung Haw Sun
  • Cornish: Nadelik looan na looan blethen noweth
  • Cree: Mitho Makosi Kesikansi
  • Croatian: Sretan Bozic
  • Czech: Prejeme Vam Vesele Vanoce a stastny Novy Rok
  • Danish: Gldelig Jul
  • Dutch: Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar!
  • English: Merry Christmas
  • Esperanto: Gajan Kristnaskon
  • Estonian: Roomsaid Joulu Puhi
  • Finnish: Hauskaa joulua
  • French: Joyeux Noel
  • Frisian: Noflike Krystdagen en in protte Lok en Seine yn it Nije Jier!
  • German: Froehliche Weihnachten und ein gutes neues Jahr!
  • Greek: Kala Christouyenna!
  • Hawaiian: Mele Kalikimaka me ka Hauoli Makahiki ho
  • Hebrew: Mo'adim Lesimkha. Chena tova
  • Hindi: Shub Naya Baras
  • Hungarian: Kellemes Karacsonyi unnepeket
  • Icelandic: Gledileg Jol
  • Indonesian: Selamat Hari Natal
  • Iraqi: Idah Saidan Wa Sanah Jadidah
  • Irish: Nodlaig mhaith chugnat
  • Italian: Buone Feste Natalizie
  • Japanese: Kurisumasu Omedeto
  • Japanese: Shinnen omedeto (Happy New Year in Japanese)
  • Korean: Sung Tan Chuk Ha
  • Latvian: Priecigus Ziemas Svetkus un Laimigu Jauno Gadu
  • Lettish: Priecigus Ziemassvetkus
  • Lithuanian: Linksmu Kaledu
  • Manx: Nollick ghennal as blein vie noa
  • Maori: Meri Kirihimete
  • Malaysia: Selamat Hari Krismas
  • Marathi: Shub Naya Varsh
  • Norwegian: God Jul Og Godt Nytt Aar
  • Philippines: Maligayang Pasko
  • Polish: Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia
  • Portuguese: Boas Festas
  • Rapa-Nui: Mata-Ki-Te-Rangi. Te-Pito-O-Te-Henua
  • Rumanian: Sarbatori vesele
  • Russian: Pozdrevlyayu s prazdnikom Rozhdestva is Novim Godom
  • Serbian: Hristos se rodi
  • Slovakian: Sretan Bozic or Vesele vianoce
  • Samoan: Maunia Le Kilisimasi ma Le Tausaga Fou
  • Scottish: Nollaig Chridheil agus Bliadhna Mhath Ur
  • Serb-Croatian: Sretam Bozic. Vesela Nova Godina
  • Singhalese: Subha nath thalak Vewa. Subha Aluth Awrudhak Vewa
  • Slovak: Vesele Vianoce a stastlivy Novy rok
  • Slovene: Vesele Bozicne. Screcno Novo Leto
  • Spanish: Feliz Navidad
  • Swedish: God Jul and (Och) Ett Gott Nytt Ar
  • Tagalog: Maligayamg Pasko. Masaganang Bagong Taon
  • Tamil: Nathar Puthu Varuda Valthukkal
  • Thai: Sawadee Pee Mai (Happy New Year)
  • Turkish: Noeliniz Ve Yeni Yiliniz Kutlu Olsun
  • Ukrainian: Srozhdestvom Kristovym
  • Urdu: Naya Saal Mubarak Ho
  • Vietnamese: Chúa Mừng Giáng Sinh
  • Welsh: Nadolig Llawen

Thank you to Becky Ross for compiling this list for her third grade class and sharing it with E-Cards!



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