Short Essay on Christmas


There are a lot of festivals that get celebrated in the country and Christmas is one of them. This amazing festival is one of the few festivals which do only get celebrated in every part of the country, but it also gets celebrated throughout the world.

Christmas gets celebrated as the day on which Jesus Christ got born who also gets known as the son of God.

Story of Christmas

King Ceaser Augustus ordered a census in his kingdom whereby everyone had to go to the place where they were registered. In Nazareth, there lived a carpenter called Joseph who was engaged to marry a girl called Mary. One night an angel appeared to Mary and told her that she would bear a child who was the son of God come to Earth as a savior. Joseph married Mary when the Angel appeared to him too. They had to travel to Bethlehem for the census while Mary was pregnant. They finally reached Bethlehem.

The next night Jesus was born. The sky was lit by a bright shining star over Bethlehem which was seen by the shepherds close by and three Kings who knew this to be a sign. The Kings blessed the baby with gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

This is usually the scenery of the crib that Christians like to display.

How Christmas is celebrated

Here are how people celebrate this fantastic day:

  • All the churches around the country and the world get decorated beautifully with lights, flowers, and other decorative items.
  • People wear new dresses, and various parties get organized by hotels or restaurants where a lot of people gather and enjoy the beautiful Christmas Eve.
  • It gets believed that on this special day all the wishes of children get fulfilled by Santa Clause, and that is why a lot of people dress up as Santa Clause and distribute various kinds of candies and gifts to children.
  • People get to eat various kinds of delicious cuisines, and that is why most of the people don’t prepare food items in their houses on this evening as most of the people enjoy their dinner in the churches only.


Christmas, although a Christian festival, is celebrated by many more people across the world. People organize Christmas parties and make it an occasion for social get together.

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