Hankering for even more twinkling knowledge? We've got 5 facts for you!
Festive Fact #1
Santa's reindeer have had many other names, including Flossie, Glossie, Racer, Pacer, Scratcher, Feckless, Ready, Steady and Fireball.
Festive Fact #2
Mariah Carey takes the top spot for 2021. This classic track is the UK's favourite, according to this year's Christmas streaming charts. We've played it a colossal 248m times!
Festive Fact #3
Tinsel was originally made from real silver. How fancy! The sparkly plastic garlands started out as strips of real silver way back in the early 17th century in Germany.
Festive Fact #4
The upside-down tree trend began 900 years ago. The recent popularity of hanging a tree upside down has its roots in the tradition of symbolising the Christian Holy Trinity in Europe in the 12th century.
Festive Fact #5
Want to see a pantomime abroad? Head to Basel in Switzerland, where the Basel Engish Pantomime Group performs each year. Last year they went virtual with Goldilocks and the Three Bearz - click to watch it!
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