Christmas Out Of The Box

About the Show

About the Show

Think you already know everything about Christmas? Think again. This documentary special unwraps the mysteries behind some of our most traditional celebrations. From Australia to Denmark to the USA and the Middle East, Christmas is celebrated all over the world. Christmas Out Of The Box rips open the science behind retail marketing during the Christmas season; the evolution of the Santa Claus myth – from the monk St. Nicholas to the Santa we all know today and what a soft drink company had to do with this evolution; how science figures into Santa’s Christmas Eve journey and so much more! Filled with vivid images, from candy canes to carollers, to nativity scenes and nutcrackers, Christmas evokes a range of memories and emotions in young and old. From the latest twist on Christmas trees, to the mystery of mistletoe to the indestructible fruit cake, discover the secrets of yuletide you’ve never heard before. It’s all inside Christmas Out Of The Box.


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