Netherlands

Easter tradition about Holland?

We paint Easter eggs and hide it for the children. Then we have breakfast with a lot of eggs, go to our family and eat cake.

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When does sinterklaas come?

Sinterklaas is the Dutch equivalent of Santa Clause. He comes on the eve of the Feast Day of St Nicholas, December 5.

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How does Holland celebrate Halloween?

Not many people celebrate it. We celebrate Sint Maarten. Children makes lampoons and go around the neighbourhood to sing and get candy or fruit as a reward. Fruit is not favorable but mostly old people give fruit.

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In the Netherlands what do children leave in their shoes as a gift for Sinterklaas's horse?

They put a carrot or an apple in their shoes (they have normal shoes like the ones in the US or in the UK). Typical presents are a chocolate letter (your initial in chocolate), pepernoten or a small toy. Children leave bread and milk in their shoes. they may also provide apples.

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What are some traditions in Netherlands Antilles?

what are some traditions that they have in the netherlands

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What Holidays do they celebrate in Holland?

like almost every one of them

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In Holland who accompanies Saint Nick?

St. Nick is called 'Sinterklaas' in the Netherlands and he celebrates his birthday on the 6th of December and brings presents and candy on the 5th (evening) and 6th (morning) of December. He arrives about two weeks before from Spain (where he lives), rides on a white horse and is accompagnied by ...

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Does Holland play the dreidel game?

Only the Jewish people in the Netherlands use the dreidel. It is a Jewish custom.

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What do children in the Netherlands fill their shoes with on Christmas Eve?

Children do not fill their shoes on Christmas Eve. They leave their shoes out so that when Santa Claus comes he can fill them with small gifts.

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In the Netherlands what do children leave in their shoes as a gift for sinterklaa's horse?

Sugar cubes, Carrot, Hay

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What are all the religious holidays of the Netherlands?

The religious holidays in the Netherlands are: Christmas (kerst or kerstmis), celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas is on December 25 and 26. Good Friday (goede vrijdag), commemorating the crucifiction of Jesus Christ. Good Friday is on the Friday before Easter. Easter (pasen), celebra...

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Does Netherlands observe Good Friday?

Yes The Netherlands are a Mainly Christian country and observe the Christian traditions such as Easter and Christmas

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Where is Karen Mcdougal from Nigeria?

Nigeria ya goosey gander!!

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Which Holland holiday celebrates the end of a war?

The Dutch remember the victims of the wars their country has been involved in since the beginning of the 20th century on May 4th. In Dutch this day is called 'dodenherdenking'. The Dutch celebrate their freedom (the freedom of the country) on May 5th. In Dutch this day is called 'bevrijdingsdag'.

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What kind of sweets do Holland get on Halloween?

candy like us obviously

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What tradition do Holland have?

Well a lot. But mostly known is Koninginnedag, translated Queensday. Its the queen moms(Juliana) birthday but most Dutch people don't know that. For the averege Hollander is a tradiotion to sell your old stuff (national fleemarket) of party like there is no tomorrow.

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What is the national dress of Netherlands?

There is no such thing as a national dress in the Netherlands. There used to be one centuries ago. But nobody wears that stuff. Some traditional clothing of the Netherlands include the Dutch cap, a woman's bonnet usually made of lace and wooden clogs.

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What is the origin of the kissing couple symbol of Holland?

Your mom is the greatest kisser

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