Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of
Jesus Christ, ...... Countries such as Japan, where Christmas is popular despite
there being only a small number of Christ...
The Winter Solstice is the day where there is the shortest time between the sun
rising and the sun setting. It happens on December 21st or 22nd. To pagans this
Christmas began as a celebration of the nativity story of Jesus in Rome in 354. It
had been celebrated even earlier by Christians in the East, but they ...
Nov 25, 2006 ... Why would anyone not want to celebrate Christmas like nearly everybody else?
Are there valid reasons for not participating in all the holiday ...
But why is Christmas so important for most people, especially in the western
world? Is it tradition, religion or are there other reasons? Of course to start with ...
Not until the Renaissance are there clear records of trees being used as a
symbol of Christmas—beginning in Latvia in 1510 and Strasbourg in 1521.
The decision to celebrate Christmas on December 25 was made sometime ...
When it became apparent that the days were growing longer, there would be
Find out more about the history of History of Christmas, including videos,
interesting ... There are 21,000 Christmas tree growers in the United States, and
Dec 5, 2004 ... Everywhere we go during the season, the signs of Christmas are there with all
their glitter, tinsel, lights, greenery, cards, festivities, carols, bells, ...
Two years later, another tree was placed there, this time with lights. These days,
the giant Rockefeller Center tree is laden with over 25,000 Christmas lights.