Every year on 25th of December all across the world people celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and conveys his message of love, tolerance, and brotherhood. Christmas is the famous and the most important festival of the Christian. They celebrate Christmas festival on a very large scale, people eat dinner with their family and friends, visit the church, send Christmas celebration quotes to those living away from them.
Christmas festival has a special significance in everyone’s life and celebrated as a universal festival throughout the nation. 25th December is the birth date of Lord Jesus Christ; people believed that on this day he was born to the mother Mary and father Joseph.
Since India is known for its unity in diversity worldwide so this festival is also celebrated in India. People from different religions can take part in Christmas celebrations and show their happiness towards the birth of Jesus Christ.
This is the time when shops get decked up to do brisk business and offer mega discounts and sales. Markets and streets are packed with the huge crowd as People visit markets with their family and friends and buy new clothes, gifts, Christmas decoration and also purchase a variety of things to cook among other things.
Before months Christmas staff of the church, clean churches, and whitewash it. Also, decorate the church with flowers and lights. People clean their houses and decorate the home with the Christmas trees, wreathe with birth red colored decorative bulbs. People hang beautiful star-shaped paper outside their house.
Nearly a week before Christmas, people start sung Christmas carols and greets merry Christmas to each other with cakes and other eatables. People sang Christmas carols in the praise of Lord Jesus Christ.
On the midnight of 24th December, churches hold ‘midnight masses, attended by the most people of the Christian community. All Christians participate in the midnight mass as for them this is the most important ceremony of the festival. Men and women dress up in new clothes and take part in the mass-special prayer session.
After the mass people head off home and children burst loads of crackers. Everyone sleep with a peaceful feeling as next morning brings a big day. On the day of Christmas, people in the evening visit the church and lighten up the candle in front the statue of Jesus Christ and mother Mary. Lady of the house prepare delicious dinner and everyone eat together after having dinner people give exchange gifts with each other, perform their traditional dance and sing Christmas carol together and the celebrations continue for a fortnight and end in the first week of January.
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