#KnOw Real 12 Days of Christmas Songs Customs & Traditions

Christmas 2016 is around the corner so we always hear that there are the 12 days of christmas which has been celebrated before the Christmas Night 2018. Twelve Days of christmas is also known as Twelfth Night. The 12 Days of Christmas start on Christmas Day and last until the evening of the 5th January


Brows The 12 Days of Christmas Along With Their Supposed Symbolism

  1. A Partridge in a Pear Tree – Jesus Christ
  2. Two Turtle Doves – The Old and New Testaments
  3. Three French Hens – The three virtues of Faith, Hope and Charity
  4. Four Calling/Collie Birds – Four gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John
  5. Five Golden Rings – First five books of the Old Testament
  6. Six Geese-a-Laying – Six days of creation before God’s rest on the seventh day
  7. Seven Swans-a-Swimming – Seven gifts of the Holy Spirit
  8. Eight Maids-a-Milking – Eight Beatitudes
  9. Nine Ladies Dancing – Nine fruits of the Holy Spirit
  10. Ten Lords-a-Leaping – Ten Commandments
  11. Eleven Pipers Piping – Eleven faithful disciples
  12. Twelve Drummers Drumming -Twelve points of belief in the Apostles’ Creed


The twelve drummers drumming symbolized the twelve points of belief in The Apostles’ Creed.

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Know more About Twelfth Night Parties:

People celebrate Twelfth Night with big celebration and large parties.In the Twelfth Night Parties often the roles in society were reversed with the servants being served by the rich people. It’s also traditional to take your Christmas decorations down following Twelfth Night. The first monday after Christmas feast has finished was known as ‘Plough Monday’ as this was when farming work would all begin again!




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