11 Weird Holiday Traditions From Around The World That'll Surprise You

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Pink underwear, spiderwebs, and fried chicken.

1. Japan

In the '70s, KFC Japan began to promote fried chicken as a Christmas meal with its long running "Kentucky for Christmas" advertising campaign. Since then, eating KFC for Christmas dinner has become a tradition in Japan.


2. Argentina

In Argentina, a family member (usually mom or grandma) gifts women pink underwear to be worn on NYE to attract love.

3. Czech Republic

Stay with me here: In the Czech Republic, unmarried girls are supposed to throw a shoe over their shoulder in the direction of the nearest door. If the shoe lands with the toe pointing towards the door, the girl will get married.

4. Estonia

In Estonia, it's customary to go to a sauna on Christmas Eve after preparing the house for the evening festivities.

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