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Christmas around the world – Christmas Customs and Traditions

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Christmas is an annual holiday celebrated by the Christians, on 25th December, in the major part of the world, to celebrate the Nativity of Jesus Christ. Christians believe that Jesus is the son of God, the Messiah sent from Heaven to save the world.

It is believed that Jesus was born to Mary in Bethlehem around two thousand years ago. Jesus was born in a manger because there was no room for him and for his parents, Mary and Joseph. The word Christmas comes from Cristes maesse, an early English phrase that means Mass of Christ.

Christmas is a festival that fills joy, happiness and love in people’s life. On this day, people go to church, sing carols, take part in special religious services, exchange gifts, decorate their homes with holly, mistletoe, lights, flowers and Christmas trees and organize family gatherings. On the Christmas Eve, churches around the world hold evening services. At midnight, most churches hold special candlelight services. Santa Claus is a popular character in the Christmas celebration who brings gifts for the.

Find out about the Christmas around the world and history of Christmas Customs and Christmas Traditions. How many Traditions and Customs started and how they are celebrated. The history behind Christmas!

  1. When Christmas is Celebrated
  2. Why the 25th of December?!
  3. Advent – Before Christmas
  4. The 12 Days of Christmas
  5. Epiphany – After Christmas
  6. Christmas or Xmas?
  7. Christmas Bells
  8. Boxing Day
  9. Candles
  10. Candy Canes
  11. Chrismons
  12. Christmas Carols
  13. The History of Carols
  14. Carol Stories
  15. Nine Lessons and Carols
  16. Christmas Cards
  17. Christmas in Different Languages
  18. Christmas Eve
  19. Christingles
  20. Christmas Crackers
  21. The Colors of Christmas
  22. The Holly and the Ivy
  23. Gift Bringers Around the World
  24. Jesse Trees
  25. Mince Pies
  26. Mistletoe
  27. Nativity Plays and Cribs
  28. Pantomime
  29. The Christmas Pickle
  30. Poinsettias
  31. Presents
  32. Christmas Pudding
  33. Snow and Ice
  34. St. Nicholas, Santa Claus & Father Christmas
  35. The Star of Bethlehem
  36. Christmas Trees
  37. Wassailing and Mumming
  38. Winter Festivals
  39. Hanukkah
  40. Kwanzaa
  41. The Yule Log


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