December 19, 2023

Other winter holidays celebrated around the world besides Christmas and New Year's

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s are far from the only major holidays celebrated around the world once the weather gets colder and the year comes to a close. Several other days on the calendar serve as important festive celebrations for different cultures inside and outside America that are deserving of increased awareness.

It’s important to understand different winter holidays besides Christmas because of the growing multicultural population in the United States and the rise in celebration rates of many culturally specific holidays. Consider that, by 2050, the majority of the US will be multicultural, and each major racial and ethnic group – Hispanic, Black, Asian – is growing in size.

Learn more about the different holidays on the calendar you may not be aware of or know much about by reading my latest piece for The Post and Courier, available here.