Some Interesting Facts About the Christmas Tree

It is quite common to come across a decked up Christmas tree in December. Where did the idea of the indoor Christmas tree originate? Several years ago, people believed that ever-green trees had a magical element about them. Even in winter, when all the other trees and were brown and bare, the evergreen tree soon became a symbol of life and a sure sign that sunshine and spring would soon return, after the dark, cold days of winter. Some traditions around the tree Some believe the Christmas tree tradition was started in ancient times by Jews who used evergreen boughs to decorate their homes during the late autumn feast of the autumn feast of the tabernacles.some say that the Romans used ever-greens to bring them good fortune during their mid-winter feast of saturnalia. Others say the tradition began when druids decorated trees in celebration of the winter solstice. However, the first documented record of a true ‘Christmas tree’ dates to 1604 in Germany.

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Some Interesting Facts About the Christmas Tree