As we get ready to bid farewell to the year 2022, we are also preparing for the beginning of the holiday season. And that means Christmas is around the corner- one of the most festive and joyous time of the year. The festival marks the birth of Jesus Christ, the founder of Christianity and is celebrated all around the world as a cultural holiday. The Christmas feels like the ‘Saturday’ of the week, that is joyful!
The Christamas decoration and festivities is enjoyed and admired in most of the countries even where Christianity is not the religion of the majority people. The most popular and mandatory decoration of Christmas involves decorating a Christmas tree and displaying sparkling lights everywhere.
Christmas all over the world is celebrated on 25th December. Though Christmas traditions may vary a bit from country to country, but the celebrations extend over a long period of time from December to the beginning of the month January.
The western world associates this holiday with Santa Claus, sending Christmas cakes to loved ones, family gatherings, and parties, whilst several cultures celebrate the Lord Jesus preaching.
But one thing stays constant: the houses and Christmas trees are festooned with festoons, and prayers are held in churches on Christmas Eve. If you wish to learn about Christmas Festivities around the world, this article may be of assistance to you because we have included several countries’ celebrations around the world. You can also send Christmas cake delivery online to your loved ones’ homes and make them feel on top of the world.
Christmas in France
Naturally, many good festivities revolve around good food, and France has its unique traditions.
In France, the large feast revolves around seafood, with families devouring massive plates of shellfish such as prawns, lobsters, crabs, whelks, and – the Christmas king – oysters.
Christmas in Italy
The christmas season in Italy is decorated with magnificent stalls filled with handicrafts, regional foods, and wines, such as the famed vin brule’ (mulled wine) to warm you up. Trentino-Alto Adige, particularly Bolzano, with its magical atmosphere created by traditional wooden huts, or the mediaeval town of Bressanone, are the best places to visit for the mercatini di Natale; and decorated with stands selling local and regional products and unique handicrafts.
Christmas in India
Christmas is typically commemorated in India by attending Midnight Mass. It is one of the most important Christmas Day ceremonies, especially for Catholics. Where family members, relatives, and friends meet to attend mass, which is followed by receiving blessings from elders, exchanging gifts, and consuming cakes (mostly Plum cakes).