Christmas is a Christian holiday known in December, celebrated all over the world and known for its decorations and Santa Clause. Christmas means “the feast day of Christ”. An annual celebration that marks the birth of Jesus Christ; it is considered December 25 as a cultural and religious festival among many people around the world. Christmas is celebrated in all Christian lands, but there are differences in the way each nation celebrates it.
History After Christmas
The history of Christmas is one that goes back a long way; The first Christmas was celebrated in 336 A.D. in Rome. It played a very important role during the famous Arian controversies that took place in the 300s. During the early years of the Middle Ages, epiphany covered us.
Christmas was restored to light in about 800 AD when Emperor Charlemagne received a crown on Christmas day. During the 17th century, Puritans were not allowed to celebrate Christmas because it was associated with drunkenness and other immorality.
A suitable holiday was held around the year 1660 but was unpopular. About the early 1900’s, the Anglican Church of Oxford organized the Anglican Church, and this led to the revival of Christmas.
Christmas is a celebration of many traditions. It is a public holiday so people get a Christmas break to celebrate.
Christmas preparations begin early for many people so that the festivities begin on Christmas Eve. Christmas preparations involve many activities. People often buy ornaments, food, and gifts, especially from children of family and friends. Some families purchase matching Christmas costumes for everyone.
Typical arrangements include decorating the area with Christmas trees, lighting. Before the decorations begin, the house should be thoroughly cleaned. The Christmas tree brings the Christmas spirit home.
Gifts are placed under the Christmas tree in wrapped gift boxes and should not be opened until Christmas Day. The church is also decorated with this special event. A thorough cleaning of the churches was also done to bring in Christmas. Songs and drawings to be made on Christmas day.
People often spend a lot of money on Christmas so saving money for these programs should be the first preparation for all these things. Families also plan to travel to stay together during the festive season. Traditionally turkey is the most common meal in the world on this day. Cards are also written to friends and family to wish them a happy holiday and to show their love.
Celebrating Christmas Day
Christmas carols are played on radio and television to celebrate the day. Most families start by going to a church where songs and hymns are performed. Then, later, they join their families in exchanging gifts and celebrating with food and music. Merry Christmas is a wonderful time.
Traditional homemade cakes, cakes, and muffins are the special Christmas items. Children are given lots of presents and new clothes. They also meet ‘Santa Claus’, who is dressed in a bright red and white costume, who greets them with kisses and presents.
At Christmastime, we know that the birth of Jesus is the beginning of great things on earth. It is often an opportunity to reflect on nature and the reason for our existence. Christmas is such a celebration that people of all religions and denominations celebrate the world despite the Christian celebration. The theme of this very unifying ceremony.