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  • Merry Christmas

  • Christmas tree Christmas stocking

  • Santa Claus Christmas gif/Christmas present

  • The story for the Christmas seasonMost people know that the simple meaning of Christmas is to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God in the Christian religion.

  • Christmas celebrationsCultural celebrations of Christmas include shinning light displays, the ever-present jolly old Santa Claus, group celebrations and singing called carolling, baked holiday cookies and cakes, and pine wreaths, lighted, decorated Christmas trees with wrapped presents. The spirit of Christmas at its heart is a festival to celebrate family, love, gratitude to others and giving presents to show appreciation to friends and loved ones.

  • In Europe, typically, family and friends gather together on Christmas Eve, on Dec 24, for a big turkeydinner, completed with Christmas pudding (a rich cake with brandy source). Everyone shares their stories of the year or brings a newsletter to read out for what has happened during the past year. Games are played after the dinner. In the US, Dec 25, the Christmas Day is normally the day all the presents are opened. Dec 26 is called Boxing Day in the UK, which means everyone opens their box of presents - the most joyful day for the children.

  • Christmas trees The tradition of having a pine tree as a Christmas Tree is believed to come from Germany. Since the medieval time, lighting a candle on a tree is common to welcome guests. Such practice has evolved into the Christmas celebration.

  • Santa ClausSanta is a saint in a long robe to a chubby, rosy-cheeked elderly man in a red suit, riding on a sleigh pulled by a team of reindeer. He arrives on Christmas Eve to deliver presents to children, typically from chimneys. Santa flew over house tops in a sleigh, he dropped coins by accident and they landed in some stockings hanging next to the fireplace to dry. From then on, red stockings were hung by the chimney in hopes Santa would fill them with gifts.

  • Christmas carolsJingle bells Silent night

  • silent night, holy night, all is calm, we see, all is bright round young virgin mother and child, holy infant so tender and mild we say sleep in heavenly peace, sleep in heavenly peace. silent night, holy night, shepherds first saw the sight glorious streaming from heaven afar, heav'nly host sing allelluia christ the savior is born, christ the savior is born.silent night

  • Jingle bells, jingle bells Jingle all the way, Oh what fun it is to ride In a one-horse open sleigh Jingle bells, jingle bells Jingle all the way, Oh what fun it is to ride In a one-horse open sleigh. Dashing through the snow In a one-horse open sleigh Through the fields we go Laughing all the way. Bells on bob-tail ring Making spirits bright What fun it is to ride and sing A sleighing song tonight.Jingle bells

  • Have a Wonderful Holiday Season!Warmest wishes for a very merry Christmas May you have the best Christmas ever.During this season may the joy and love of Christmas be yours.

  • May the Christmas be a time of laughter and real enjoyment for you.Wishing you a sparkling Christmas and bright happy New Year! May the season bring much pleasure to you.With the old wish that is ever new, may the greeting do its share toward making your Christmas a pleasant one.Forget, forgive, for who may say that Christmas day may ever come to host or guest again. Touch hands!