Monday, 29 June 2015

Christmas

Christmas festival commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ. It is celebrated on 25th December. This is the main festival of the Christian community and is celebrated all over the world.

 Jesus Christ is believed to born at midnight. So from 24th night there are prayers offered to Jesus until midnight. In the Christmas week, churches and public places are decorated with lights. People exchange gifts on this day so there is a lot of buying and selling. Entrance doors are decorated with wreaths. Christmas Tree is bought and decorated at home with lights and other glittering decorations.

Cultural programs are arranged in public places. Someone dressed as Santa Claus distributes gifts and sweets to kids. People sing Christmas carols and enjoy. The most visited place during Christmas in India is Goa. They have carnivals during Christmas which makes the place very lively.
Schools arrange for Christmas parties where kids dress up in colorful clothes and meet Santa.

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