What does the name Christmas mean?

Christmas is celebrated to remember the birth of of Jesus Christ, who Christians believe is the Son of *** also Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of persons around the world.

What is Christmas and why do we celebrate it?

Christmas is one of the most important as well as popular festivals celebrated during the year. Christmas is the kind of festival that is so popular that it is celebrated in more than 160 countries throughout the world, by adults and children alike. Christmas is celebrated by those following the religion of Christianity, though the festival has universal demand, across all religions. There are lots of ways to celebrate Christmas and the manner with which Christmas is celebrated is different in many countries, even though the Christmas spirit is universal in nature. Essentially, when one says Christmas, there are three different days in which one can celebrate the holiday.

The name ‘Christmas’ comes from the Mass of Christ (or Jesus). A Mass facility is where Christians keep in mind that Jesus died for us and then came back to life.

The first day of celebration is the day before Christmas, which is known as Christmas Eve. It is celebrated on December 24, every year, according to the Gregorian diary. The second day is Christmas Day, which is celebrated on December 25 every year. The third day is known as Boxing Day, celebrated the day after Christmas, on December 26.

Although there are lots of interpretations, the traditional story behind Christmas celebrations is that Jesus’ parents, Joseph and Mary, arrived at the city of Bethlehem, but had no lodgings. They were confined to a sure in an inn, which is where Jesus was born. This traditional narrative is known as The Nativity of Jesus.

As said before, Christmas celebrations take on many forms across more than 160 countries and billions of persons. usually, people decorate their homes with bright, colourful lights and a Christmas tree.

Feasts are ready and many persons also ring in the occasion weeks in advance and Christmas carols are sung for the occasion.

Children are given importance in Christmas, as they receive gifts from their parents and the famous Santa Claus, who has acquired a mythic status through the years and is celebrated with eagerness and enthusiasm by children, who are told that he will bring gifts for them by coming down the chimney and placing them right below the Christmas tree, on the night of Christmas.

History of Christmas?

An Ancient Holiday. The central of winter has long been a time of celebration around the world. Centuries before the coming of the man called Jesus, early Europeans celebrated light and birth in the darkest days of winter. In Scandinavia, the Norse celebrated Yule from December 21, the winter solstice, through January.

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