Los Angeles , California (PressExposure) October 16, 2010 -- Two more months to go and the world would begin to start preparing for Christmas and how!
Infact in many countries, the preparation for the Christmas celebration has already begun.
It's that time of the year when the excitement of people is on the heights. There flows a new wave of happiness all around.
Hey, how about going the traditional way and refresh up our senses to unlock the Christmas tradition once more?
There are many festivals celebrated throughout the world. Festivals give an opportunity to meet family and friends and enjoy the festive fervor that has filled the entire atmosphere.
Christmas is a festival that has a universal appeal. All over the world the birth of Christ is celebrated in different styles. The hope, mirth and excitement that the festival brings with it is great and therefore, people of all ages wait for this holiday season.
Christmas is all about decorating home and Christmas tree, family reunion, feast and parties. It's the time of year when people forget all their worries and welcome the festival.
The traditions of Christmas world or world Christmas differ from place to place. Every nation has its own specific way of celebrating Christmas. The ways may be different but one thing is same that is their love for Christ and welcoming new hope in their lives.
The Christmas customs differ but the enjoyment, happiness and sharing with family and friends is common in all the cultures. We can see difference in decoration patterns of home and Christmas, food prepared on Christmas day, church traditions and so on. The traditions change as per the family tradition followed during Christmas, cultural preferences and geographical location of the country.
Let's take a look at some of the Christmas traditions around the world:
Christmas in Sweden The Christmas celebrations begin around 13 December in Sweden. The Swedish people celebrate Saint Lucy's Day, which comes prior to Christmas. Stars that are lighted and electric candles are used for lighting in all the Sweden homes. There is a Christmas table laid in all Swedish families on Christmas Eve. The table has all the delicacies made for Christmas. Gifts are distributed among friends and family members.
Christmas in Finland: Christmas is a special occasion for the Finish people. They start preparing for the festival from the first week of December. Homes and Christmas tree is decorated before the Christmas Eve. Candles are used to decorate the tree with apples, cotton and nuts. The star is usually placed as a topper. On this day, the traditional dish of Christmas Ham is prepared in all Finnish homes.
Christmas in Mexico: Mexico has many Christmas traditions that differ from other cultures. A small figurine of baby Jesus is placed in their homes at midnight of Christmas day. The Christmas festivities start from December 12 and end on January 6. The group of people goes from one home to other for nine days prior to Christmas Eve just as parents of Jesus went before his birth. This is an age old tradition followed.
Christmas in Nigeria: The Nigerians celebrate Christmas with great fervor. The homes and back yard of the house is decorated with Christmas trees, Christmas lights and so on. On Christmas Eve, people prepare traditional meal of meat, rice, vegetables, etc. All Nigerians go to the Church on Christmas day. There are sounds of fireworks and display of light fireworks in the streets of Nigeria.
Hmmm... these examples of traditional Christmas have triggered our senses and it's tempting enough to let us freak our way to celebrate Christmas right now.
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