What is the Christmas tradition?
Christmas is celebrated on December 25 and is both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon. Popular customs include exchanging gifts, decorating Christmas trees, attending church, sharing meals with family and friends and, of course, waiting for Santa Claus to arrive.
What are some unique Christmas traditions?
These are the most unusual Christmas traditions around the world.Bad Santa: Austria. Roller Skate Mass: Caracas. The Yule Cat: Iceland. A Cobweb Christmas: Ukraine. Colonel Santa: Japan. Pickle in the Tree: Germany. Festive Sauna: Finland. Shoes by the Fire - The Netherlands.More items
What country has unique Christmas traditions?
Perhaps one of the most unorthodox Christmas Eve traditions can be found in Norway, where people hide their brooms. Its a tradition that dates back centuries to when people believed that witches and evil spirits came out on Christmas Eve looking for brooms to ride on.
Why do Japanese eat KFC at Christmas?
KFC has been the ultimate Japanese Christmas food since December 1974, just four years after the first KFC store arrived in Japan. The official story from KFC Japan says that Okawara went to a Christmas party dressed as Santa Claus, and when the kids loved it, he was inspired to create the KFC Christmas specials.
Why do Japanese eat KFC during Christmas?
In 1970, Takeshi Okawara—manager of the first KFC restaurant in Japan—began promoting fried chicken party barrels as a Christmas meal intended to serve as a substitute for the traditional American turkey dinner. Eating KFC food as a Christmas time meal has since become a widely practiced custom in Japan.
What does God say about Christmas?
Jesus said in John 4:24 that true worshipers of God obey Him in spirit and in truth—which means according to the truth of Gods Word (John 17:17). Many know Christmas is pagan but insist on continuing to celebrate it. Some will answer that it means so much to the children and that it brings families together.
Is Christmas the birth of Jesus?
What is Christmas? The short answer is that its a Christian festival that celebrates the birth of Jesus. According to the nativity story, Mary and Joseph travelled from their home in Nazareth (in what is now Israel) to Bethlehem (in what is now the West Bank) to take part in a census.