1. Hank
    Jan 08, 2007

    In Britain they call it the “Epiphany” if that helps you. “Trettondag” can be translated (roughly) to ” the thirteenth day” which is the day that marks the end of the christian holiday.

    I also believe that in very early days ( I read somewhere 4th century) this day originally was to celebrate the birth of christ. I do not nkow about that though.

    Trettondag Jul = Thirteen days after christmas (Epiphany).

    Thanks for asking, I learned a lot:). I never really asked myself the question why we celebrate (Which no one does except for staying at home from work and watching TV) this wierd day.

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  2. Joe
    Jan 08, 2007

    THANKS Hank!

    All the American holidays are for getting off of work and watching TV. Kind of pathetic… Unless your poor, then you don’t even get that.

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