Christmas Around the World

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Every year on December 25th, Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. This celebration begins several weeks before that date and people around the world begin the preparation of the celebration of Christmas. These preparations and celebrations vary slightly from country to country with the ultimate goal of celebrating the birth of Christ.

The celebrations include decorating homes with greenery and festive items to make the Christmas holiday special. This includes hanging stockings for presents and decorating a Christmas tree where presents could placed. Children are always particularly interested in Christmastime. This time of year represents a time where children receive gifts from Santa Claus, Father Christmas or any other special person around the world.

To help learn about Christmas around the world, we have put together the following list of helpful websites. We hope that this will give you a look at Christmas and the traditions from every corner of the world to be enjoyed by young and old alike.