80 Christmas in the Philippines

The Philippines celebrate Christmas like no other people. Learn some of the traditions.  All the show notes are at MyChristmasStocking.net. Follow the Christmas Stocking on Twitter.com/XmasStocking, Like us on Facebook, and circle us on Google+. Thank you Dave in Kansas for your generous gift.

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Featured music:

“Oh Holy Night” by Hangad from “Pasko Naming Hangad”

Background music:

“What Child Is This” by Marimba Quest from “Christmas Carnaval” (80-Minutes of Music/Talking Taco Music)
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“Hark! the Herald Angels Sing” by John Nilsen from “Heaven and Nature: Music of Christmas” (Magic Wing)
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More information:

CNN.com has a nice piece with pictures.

Learn more from Northern Illinois University.

Wikipedia has a pretty extensive article.

Instructions on building your own paról.

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7 Christmas in Asia

From Christmas ’06: All kinds of people celebrate Christmas all over the world! We travel around Asia in this edition of the Christmas Stocking. MyChristmasStocking.net. Email: TopElf at MyChristmasStocking.NET.

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Background music:

“Oh Holy Night” by Chris Goddard (from “An Acoustic Christmas with Chris Goddard”)Milomix Productions

Featured songs:

“Christmas Morning 1969” by Heather Sullivan

For more about Christmas in Asia:

An article from the Christian Science Monitor.

Info about east Asia.

Info about south Asia.

Wikipedia looks at Christmas in Asia. And Christmas customs in the Philippines.

And a bit more about the Philippines.