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This is Stever Emeber with VOA Special English Holiday Program.
Music fills the air, colourful lights shine brightly at the windows. Children and adults open gifts from loved ones and friends.These are all Christmas traditions.Another tradition is snow. Christmas in northern part of the world comes a few days of the world comes a few days after the start of winter. In many places are blanket of clean white snow covers the ground on Christmas Day.
This is what is may met by a quiet Christmas.
Of course, many places do not get snow at Christmas.In fact, they may be very warm this time of year.People who like snow but live where it is warm. They only dream of having a white Christmas. American songs writer ( ) catches this feelings in his song quiet Christmas.
It is one of the most Christmas popular songs of all time. The opening words explain why
the singer dreamed of a white Christmas . Most people never hear these words, so they never really understand the truth meaning of the song. Here is how it starts:
The sun is shining,
The grass is green,
The orange palm trees sway.
I've never seen such a day,
In Beverly Hills Away.
But it's December 24th,
and I am longing to be up north.
Up north where is cold and snowing, not south where is warm and sunny. Over the years hundreds of singers and musicians ever called it white Christmas. But the version most people still know best was sang by( ):
(the song starts)
Song writer E.G was born in Russia in 1888. He did not celebrate Christmas as religious holiday. He is Jewish, but his song celebrates the night of peace and happiness that anyone, anywhere snowing or not. Get enjoy, to all of you, best wishes this holiday season from all of us in VOA Special English. This is Steve Ember.

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