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The variety of national traditions across the planet is mind-boggling. Read about the unique traditions from around the world -- and in your own country.


How Norwegian Traditions Work

How Norwegian Traditions Work

Vikings, Norse gods, monarchs, Christian saints and even the land itself: Norwegian traditions have many sources. So do you know riskrem from russ? See more »

How Moroccan Traditions Work

How Moroccan Traditions Work

Movies like 'Casablanca' aren't necessarily reflective of genuine Moroccan traditions. Read about traditions in Morocco at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Here's Looking at You: The Moroccan Traditions Quiz

Here's Looking at You: The Moroccan Traditions Quiz

How much do you know about Moroccan traditions? Take this quiz to find out. See more »

How Mexican Traditions Work

How Mexican Traditions Work

Many Mexican traditions go back for hundreds of years. Read about Mexican traditional food, clothing, music and more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Italian Traditions Work

How Italian Traditions Work

What kind of traditions are celebrated in Italy? Read about Italian traditions at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How German Traditions Work

How German Traditions Work

Many German traditions go back for hundreds of years. Find out about German traditions at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Chinese Traditions Work

How Chinese Traditions Work

Many Chinese traditions go back for hundreds or thousands of years. Find out about Chinese traditions at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Japanese Traditions Work

How Japanese Traditions Work

Many Japanese traditions go back for hundreds of years. Find out about Japanese traditions at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How French Traditions Work

How French Traditions Work

What kind of traditions are celebrated in France? Find out about French traditions at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Russian Traditions Work

How Russian Traditions Work

Many Russian traditions first began hundreds of years ago. Read about Russian traditions at HowStuffWorks. See more »