Every year at the end of December calendar, the whole world eagerly welcomes Christmas. From adults to children are looking forward, countdown time to welcome Christmas. Christmas is considered a great festival of Western culture, since its introduction to Vietnam, it has also become a holiday of many people, especially young people.
This is not only a day of great significance for Catholics but also an opportunity for many people to gather together and give each other loving gifts. Christmas, also known as Christmas, Christmas or Christmas is a celebration of Jesus’ birth, according to the majority of Christians. They believe that Jesus was born in Bethlehem (Bethlehem) of Judea (Judea) of Israel (today a city of Palestine), then at the time of the Roman Empire, between 7 B.C and 2 years.
The holiday is officially celebrated on December 25 but is usually celebrated from the evening of December 24 because according to the Jewish calendar, the time to start the day is at sunset, not midnight. The official ceremony on December 25 is called the “main ceremony”, and the 24 December night ceremony is called the “celebration” and often attracts more people to attend. Many Eastern Orthodox churches, such as those in Russia and Georgia, still use the Julius calendar to set this date, so their Christmas is January 7 according to the Gregorian calendar.
Originally, Christmas was a Christian’s day, celebrating the birth of its religious leader, whom they considered God to be human. But gradually, over time and through the festivals of the West, people celebrated the growing Christmas. As a result, Christmas is now considered an international holiday, with Santa, Christmas trees and Christmas trees
Meaning of Christmas
In addition to the Christian meaning, Noel is a family holiday, a privileged day to gather people, every generation of the family. This ceremony in all forms is manifested, creating common memories and maintaining affection between everyone in the family.
Each person finds, in his own way, to build a connection: sharing together a meal, a sleepless night, listening to a story, sitting next to the pinnacle tree Noël … With the growing position of children in the family, Christmas becomes a children’s ceremony: A magical night where almost all child wishes come true in the well-being of adults .
Christmas Day is also a message of peace: “Glory to God on high – Peace for the earth” – this is a song sung by angels announcing the arrival of the messiah and Noel is also the day People share with those who are abandoned, lonely, sick, old and weak ..
Origin of Santa
Claus Santa Claus, also known as Santa Claus, or Santa Claus (as it is called in Russia), is a character that acts as a factor associated with the Christmas season, like the Christmas tree.
The typical image of Santa Claus is an old man wearing a red suit with white borders, a black leather belt, a red hat with a long white beard, witty face, laughter
What we usually do on Christmas day.
Christmas tree is one of the indispensable symbols on Christmas day, making Noel atmosphere more joyful and exciting. Today, every Christmas, family members prepare to decorate the pine tree so beautifully, hanging on the cards, accessories …
In the US, early in the morning on December 25, which means Christmas day, everyone in the family will gather and bring presents from the previous night under the Christmas tree to each other.
People exchanged Christmas gifts to express their love and wish each other a holiday On Christmas Eve, Santa returns to the earth, following the chimney chimney into every family, placing candies in socks that children hang near the bed or fireplace, bringing a beautiful dream to their age. poem. happy. Most people probably know about the meaning of Christian Christmas. However, Noel is also a family holiday, a special occasion for all generations of the family to gather together.
On this occasion, the members will create memories, express and maintain affection for each other. Noel can also be considered a children’s ceremony. Christmas Eve is a magical night in which all the wishes of the children will come true.
In addition, Christmas also carries the message of peace, everyone shares with the lonely, the elderly, the sick or those who are abandoned.