An important Christian holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus. Also known as Jesus Christmas, Nativity, Catholic also known as Jesus Christmas. The date of Jesus’ birth is not recorded in the Bible. In 336 AD, the Roman Church began to celebrate the festival on December 25. December 25 was originally the birthday of the sun god stipulated by the Roman Empire. Some people think that this day was chosen to celebrate Christmas because Christians believe that Jesus is the righteous, eternal sun. After the middle of the 5th century, Christmas, as an important holiday, became a tradition of the church and gradually spread in the Eastern and Western churches. Due to different calendars used and other reasons, the specific dates and forms of activities held by each denomination are also different. The spread of Christmas customs to Asia was mainly in the middle of the nineteenth century, and Japan, South Korea, etc. were all influenced by Christmas culture. Nowadays, it has become a common custom in the West to give gifts to each other at Christmas, hold feasts, and add festive atmosphere with Santa Claus, Christmas tree, etc. Christmas has also become a public holiday in the Western world as well as in many other parts of the world.
Christmas decorations include: Christmas stockings, originally a pair of large red socks of any size. Because Christmas socks are used to hold gifts, they are children’s favorite things. At night, they will hang their socks by the bed and wait for the next morning to receive gifts; the Christmas hat is a red hat. It is said that at night In addition to sleeping soundly and a little warmer, you will find a little extra gift from your loved one in the hat the next day; Christmas tree, usually people put an evergreen plant (such as a pine tree) into the hat around Christmas. In the house or outdoors, it is decorated with Christmas lights and colorful decorations, and an angel or star is placed on the top of the tree. The Christmas tree originated in Germany; Christmas rings, decorations hanging on the door of the house during Christmas in Western countries, Usually green branches and leaves or rattan (pine hair, pine needles, etc.), silver metal and golden bells and red ribbons are used to form the main color, and green, white, yellow and red represent joy and festivity. With the words MERRY CHRISTMAS or X’mas for short, Christmas rings first appeared in Finland.