Wednesday, 27 November 2019


People of the Christian community celebrate the Christmas festival on 25 December every year. It is the biggest festival of Christians. It was on this day that the Lord Jesus Christ or Jesus Christ was born, so it is also called a big day.
15 days before Christmas, the people of Christ's society start preparing for it. There is a holiday for about a week and during this time the brightness of the markets increases. The houses and markets are illuminated with colorful lights.
A few days before Christmas, various events begin in the church that go on until New Year.  The Christian people clean their houses, buy new clothes and make a variety of dishes.
Churches are specially decorated for this day and the birth story of the Lord Jesus Christ is displayed as a play. In many places, there is a nightly prayer meeting in the churches on the night before Christmas, which goes on till 12 in the night. At exactly midnight, people give Christmas greetings to their loved ones and celebrate.
On Christmas morning, special prayer meetings take place in the churches. In many places, processions are taken out by the Christian community on Christmas day. In which tableaux of the Lord Jesus Christ are presented. Not only Christian community, people of other religions also pray by lighting candles in the church on this day
The biggest attraction for children at Christmas is Santa Claus, which brings a lot of gifts and chocolates for children in red and white clothes. It is a fictional character to which children are attached. It is said that Santa Claus comes from heaven and gives people things they want as gifts. This is why some people make children happy by wearing Santa Claus costumes.
On this day a Christmas tree is planted in the courtyard. Its special decoration is done and through this, everyone also gives gifts to each other. Cake has special significance in this festival. Cake is a special Christmas dish, without it Christmas is incomplete. The custom of cutting and feeding sweet, adorable cakes is very old.
On this day, people decorate the Christmas tree and make cakes in church and their homes. Christmas cake is sweetened and Christmas greetings are given to the guests visiting the house and meeting people.

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