Christmas is a festival that is celebrated by people across the world, whether they are Christians or not. Christmas 2019 is a time when family and friends have some get-together and remember all the good things they belong, or they have. Youngsters and Children like Christmas because it is a time when you exchange presents with your near and dear ones. Here is how you can Celebrate Merry Christmas in USA in 2019.
Why is Christmas Day on the 25th December?
Christmas is a day to remember the birth of Jesus Christ, who Christians believe is God or son of God.
The Christmas festival got its name from the Mass of Christ, or we can also say, Jesus. A Mass os Christ is a service that is sometimes called Communion or Eucharist, and it was the day when Lord Jesus died so that they can the Christian community can get back to life. The ‘Christ-Mass’ service is a type of prayer that is only allowed to take place as soon as the sun sets and also before the sun rises the next day, and a nee day starts, so prayers by Christians is done during the Midnight. So the name Christ-Mass was shortened and given name as Christmas.
At the table, they Grace and Praise God before they are beginning to eat dinner, and also at this time, they thank God for the beautiful day and the feast that they are about to eat and they also thank Lord for Coming into the world and becoming a Saviour to the man-kind.
How to Celebrate Merry Christmas in USA
Christmas is a festival that is celebrated differently by different individuals, and so Merry Christmas 2019 Day is celebrated in many different ways. Christmas has different customs to be followed that start from pre-Christian winter celebrations in which people decorate their homes also visit their family or friends and exchange gifts all this begins a week before Christmas day. Many people decorate their homes and gardens with lights, and most importantly, Christmas trees are decorated in the best way possible, and many more things are done.
This is the day when people organize a different and a very special meal that generally consists of different food items from turkey and a lot more variety of festive foods; they also plan family and friends gathering and exchange gifts with them, and gifts are usually wine. Children receive lots of gifts from their parents and also from other relatives, and the children are taught about a mythical figure Santa Claus and due to this Santa Claus children wait for Christmas eagerly than any other festival and Christmas is also becoming an increasingly commercialized holiday and on this everybody prefers to spend time with families, and they spend a larger part of their income on gifts and food.
Americans Celebrate Christmas with Many Traditions
In the month of December, every Sunday, schools, churches, and also different communities organize some special events. The events include decorating the nearby public places that can be a garden or a shopping mall and putting up a Christmas tree and also planning a Nativity display and different concert or performance, and this makes people fee that Christmas is around the corner. An entire theme-based program is done, which includes songs that have an aspect of Christmas. The different organization arranges meals, shelter, and also some of the charities for people who do not have a home or those poor people who have very little money with them.
Government offices, businesses, organizations, and all the schools across the country are closed, and there is no exception. During these few people visit relatives or friends and are out of town. And you will always find may congestion on highways and at airports during the Christmas holidays. Public transit systems do not work as they work on their regular schedules. Generally, in the USA, life closes down completely, and they completely have fun.
Towns and cities decorate them with lights, and this brings total Christmas feels. The most famous Christmas street lights in the USA are at Rockefeller Center that is in New York, and you can see a huge Christmas Tree and also ice skating rink during Christmas and the New Year.
Also in the south of Louisiana, on Christmas Eve, families with small communities along the Mississippi River light bonfires along the high river banks and the motive behind this is to name Louisiana has a strong connection with France and in this way you can give clues to Santa and show the way to the children’s homes.