Christmas – A Holy Festival of Christians

Christmas is a holy festival of Christians, this festival is celebrated as Jesus Christ took birth on this holy day of the year. It is a festivals of giving happiness and joy. It nourishes love in relationships and builds the human spirit. It is time for family and friends to get together and exchange gifts. People exchange gifts and give blessings without expecting anything in return and do not feel diminish by the act of giving, it not only brings joy and happiness but also builds strong relationships between family and friends.


People also deepens their relationship by coming together and exchanging not only presents or gifts but also exchanging different views, thoughts and talks for the coming years.This festival not only deepens and builds relationships but also give people chance to take out time from their busy schedule and collect memories by celebrating this festivals and exchanging love,care, gratitude, etc. For getting Christmas greeting and wishes ideas, visit Happy Christmas blog.

The traditional colors of Christmas decorations are red, green, and gold. Red symbolizes the blood of Jesus, which was shed in his crucifixion, while green symbolizes eternal life, and in particular the evergreen tree, which does not lose its leaves in the winter, and gold is the first color associated with Christmas, symbolizing royalty. The Christmas tree is considered by some as Christianization of pagan tradition and ritual surrounding the Winter Solstice, which included the use of evergreen boughs, and an adaptation of pagan tree worship.

Many carols and music are played in churches after performing prayers. These carols are all about the god and his miracles and brings people more close to God and their religion. A special Christmas family meal is traditionally an important part of the holiday’s celebration, and the food that is served varies greatly from country to country.

Some regions, such as Sicily, have special meals for Christmas Eve, when 12 kinds of fish are served. In the United Kingdom and countries influenced by its traditions, a standard Christmas meal includes turkey or goose, meat, gravy, potatoes, vegetables,sometimes bread and cider. Special desserts are also prepared, such as Christmas pudding, mince pies, and fruit cake.