CHICAGO (AP) -
Christmas the way it is celebrated in countries around the world is coming
to the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.
The museum says in
a news release itís hosting Christmas Around the World and Holiday of Light
exhibits through Jan. 7.
Christmas Around the World exhibit that started in 1942 with a single tree
decorated every day for 12 days to represent countries fighting alongside
the United States during World War II now has more than 50 trees and
displays. It includes the newest additions of trees from Assyria, Australia
This year marks the
23rd Holiday of Lights exhibit at the museum. It focuses on the traditions
of Chinese New Year, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, Diwali, Hanukkah, Visakha Puja Day
and St. Lucia Day.