Fun Fact: The Pagan Winter Festival In Eastern Europe Before Christmas

Fun facts about Christmas

In what is now most of Eastern Europe, there was an ancient winter festival called Koliada. It celebrated the birth of the new year. When Christianity spread to the region, Koliada merged with Christmas.

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