Merry Christmas Matching Game

There are many traditions and customs in different countries celebrating Christmas and other
holidays. Here is a fun matching game. Mix up the countries and the way to say “Merry Christmas”
in different languages. [Source: Teacher Created Materials, Inc.1989]

Belgium – Zalig Kerstfeest
China – Sheng Tan Kuai Loh
Denmark – Glaedelig Jul
England– Happy Christmas
Finland – Hauskaa Joulua
France – Joyeux Noel
Italy – Buon Natale
Mexico – Feliz Navidad
Poland – Boze Narodzenie
Portugal – Boas Festas
Sweden – Gud Jul
Germany – Froehliche Weihnachten
Romania – Sarbatori Vesele
Spain – Felices Pascuas
Serbia – Hristos se rodi
Russia – Hristos Razdajetsja
Wales – Nadolig Llawen
Norway – Gledelig Jul
U.S./Canada – Merry Christmas
Greece – Eftihismena Christougenna
Ireland – Nodlaig mhaith chugnat
Netherlands – Vrolijk Kerstfeest     

References / Source:
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