Christmas is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ. It is the festival celebrated annually by all the Christians of the world. The Christ’s date of birth and birth month are unknown, but the western Christian Church started to celebrate Christmas on 25th December. This date was later accepted by the East and even by all. There is a public holiday on Christmas in many countries. While in many countries, there is a vacation of three weeks on Xmas. Christmas is celebrated religiously by all Christians and culturally by many non-Christians. Many non-Christian countries like China, Afghanistan, Israel, Bahrain, Kuwait, Japan, Thailand, Maldives and many other countries celebrate Christmas. And many people also take Christmas pictures on this special occasion.
People celebrate Xmas with great pleasure. On Xmas, they greet each others. They arrange Christmas parties and invite their friends and family. Some people also dress like Santa, many of the children do. Celebrations include giving gifts, decorating the houses and other places, arranging the Christmas tree and decorating it with lights and other things. People also surprise their children by giving them gifts placed near the Christmas tree. By doing this, they make them realize that Santa Claus had placed these gifts for them. People dress up in beautiful dresses and in Santa costume and take beautiful Christmas pictures.
People also celebrate Xmas by giving Christmas cards to each other and by hearty wishes on this occasion. Christians visit churches on a regular basis during Xmas season. Church activities at this event include the Christ Candle and the carols like the “Personent hodie” and “The Holly and the Ivy” etc. People celebrate this event and take cute and funny Christmas pictures. People also celebrate it by a traditional family feast. They cook many different kinds of foods including the puddings and cakes and many more things.