|Christmas day (H)Category : Holidays
December 25 is a public holiday.
The first day of Christmas is the day when the birth of Jesus Christ is celebrated in Western Christianity.
A couple of these symbols clearly show that the Christmas celebration is a tradition with roots in pagan times in Scandinavia.
According to folk tradition, Christmas Day is synonymous with the first day of the Christmas celebration, although some countries also celebrate the evening and night before (Christmas Eve).
In Eastern tradition, the corresponding feast is normally celebrated on 7 January. Until the year 1700, this date was also celebr ...