Christmas star

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tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers

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At the invitation of the festival committee, "City Life" ensemble of the Republican Center for Child and Youth Development under the AzerbaijanMinistry of Education , the ensemble visited the 17th Annual International Children's Creative Forum and festival-competition "Christmas Stars - 2018", Azertac reported.
"Astronomers, historians and theologians have pondered the question of the 'Christmas Star' for many years," said Mathews.
The pontiff, as it is still called the Christmas Star, is an extremely durable flower.
The school choirs went head to head for the final of Free Radio's Christmas Star Champion competition, which was held on the bandstand in Coventry city centre during the Christmas rush.
Dr Stelios Tsangarides, told the state-run Cyprus News Agency that the prevailing scientific explanation for the Christmas star is that it was a supernova, a distant star which reached the end of its life and became extremely luminous after a series of explosions, before fading from view over several weeks or months.
Christmas Chocolate Pizza DELIVERED in a realistic takeaway box, the seven inch Christmas Chocolate Pizza is cut into eight slices and has a Belgian milk chocolate base, with festive-coloured rainbow drops, a white Belgian chocolate Christmas star and a sprinkle of edible glitter.
After a whirl around the rink, the winning family can swap their skates for a 4D Christmas adventure with Santa on Life's new 4D Motion Ride, Sleigh Ride (minimum height requirement: 1.2m/4ft), and a planetarium trip to explore the night sky 2,000 years ago in festive show Christmas Star.
From Norway adventure film Journey to the Christmas Star to the kite-flying street kid story Gattu from India, young audiences are in for a cinematic treat said Myrna Maakaron, the festival's Cinema for Children programmer.
This year, young audiences will be delighted to take a dangerous journey to bring back a lost princess and find the Christmas Star, meet a musical bear and an orphaned mouse, explore the adventures of a fidgety seven year old, fly kites in India and even make friends with a fluffy werewolf.
The season is one of the most important symbols for Christians because the Christmas star reveals the birth of Jesus and is the one which led three wise men to Bethlehem.
Adding fun to the festive sprit, all guests visiting the outlet will be given a 'Christmas Star', in which they could write in a message to their loved ones and hang it on the Christmas tree.
And yesterday, after being pulled by reindeer-drawn sleigh through the city centre streets, Roy got his Christmas star in an award ceremony staged in Brindleyplace.
** WHITMORE, Cathie (text) Cathy MeCulloch (illus.) Twinkle the Christmas Star Atom, 2009 unpaged $24.95 ISBN 9780980661705