Christmas Celebration in India

Usha Biswal Rout

26, Feb 2017 @ 12:23 AM
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Start Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2017                     End Date: Mon, 25 Dec 2017
Venue: All over India, Specialy in Goa and Kerala
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India is a diversified land which is full of mixed people from varied cultural and traditional background living in one nation. This country welcomes everyone irrespective of its caste and creed and therefore it’s a pleasant platform for any fun or festival. Amongst many Christians festivals in India are very famous for their vibrancy. Enjoyed with much enthusiasm Christmas celebrations are popular throughout the country not only amongst Christians but people of other religion too. Apart from Christians majority of Hindus and others rejoice this festival with much fervent.

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As the word Christmas strikes our mind the bells ringing in the Church and the catholic rhymes smoothly hit our ears. Christmas celebrations in India is all about fun and frolic celebrated on 25th December in a festive manner. Traditionally the celebrations are started one week before the Christmas Day with the celebration of Christmas Eve in India on 24th December. This day is celebrated in different ways in every state throughout the country. People indulge in last-minute shopping, decorations, food and other preparations just before the Christmas. Many organize huge family meals or singers to sing Christmas carols from door-to-door or in the public. Before Christmas celebrations people also lit their Christmas trees on this eve and exchange gifts. Other than this, many churches offer midnight services which include special choirs and sermons to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

The next day just after the Christmas Eve, arrives the much awaited Christmas Day when the entire mass of people are full of excitement. There are many best things to do in Christmas Day for people who wish to make this day memorable. As per the custom there are some of the special things done by people on Christmas which includes adults along with their children taking part in the midnight masses and singing carols till the early morning. The streets, market place and other public spots are beautifully decorated with Christmas trees, lights, bells, hangings and stars. Christmas is one of the most fascinating Christians festivals in India which is rejoiced with much zeal by the locals.

In addition to native people, Christmas in India is celebrated by the tourists as well from around the world. Best things for tourist for "Christmas celebrations in India" include shopping of exclusive gift items, listening to music from any of the famous bands in the malls, eating mouth-watering cakes and pastries or simply enjoying the lovely aura

Although Christmas is celebrated throughout India but majority of Christians residing in Goa make this state the best place to celebrate Christmas Day. Tourists can see the merriment everywhere as part of the Goa Christmas celebrations. The entire state shines with glitz and glares as every corner from coffee shop to gifts shop and from market place to work place is decked up to celebrated the birth of Jesus. Christmas trees can be spotted at distance throughout the street in Goa. Beaches are the main attraction in Goa as late night parties are organized for public on Christmas Day where people sing and dance together.

Other than Goa, Christmas Day is thoroughly enjoyed in Kerala as well with great pomp and show. Lots of excitement is seen everywhere in people to celebrate this day. As part of the Kerala Christmas celebrations Churches are open entire night for public, bakeries and restaurants offer discounts on food items to customers, local bands play gospel music, Portuguese dance and other sort of entertainment is also included. With plethora of interesting things to do and see in Kerala, Goa and other states, India is indeed the best place to visit for Christmas and New Year celebrations.

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