It may happen that this kind of weird thought never drove you crazy. We all know what Christmas is, but we just take note of the fact that Christmas is not the same for all. One can try to spell "Merry Christmas" in different languages and even if he succeeds, he will rarely keep in mind that the mind changes from one language to another. ;other.
If we say "Fröhliche Weihnachten", then we should think of evergreen wreaths with four red candles hanging on the house, cookies on the Christmas tree, lights, ornaments and jingles … stars. Children write to St.Nicholas saying what they want to get as gifts. They believe that the gifts are purchased by the Christ child called "Christkindl". The Christmas treat includes roast goose or duck and also "marzipan" sweets, biscuits or gingerbread with tiny decorations. Kids love to play with dice and the rules of the game are highly achievable. Whoever throws a double puts on a hat, a scarf and gloves, then tries to open a chocolate bar in the package. It's the Christmas of the German! They light candles every Sunday before Christmas.
One can taste a different Christmas flavor when it comes to celebrating the occasion in France. We must say "Merry Christmas" instead of "Merry Christmas". It's a fun time for kids as they have a vacation and the New Year is for adults. Three wise men are added to the manger on January 6, Epiphany. The children in this case receive the gifts of "Santa Claus". Their favorite Christmas dish is a stuffed goose with a special French dessert in the form of a Christmas log.
I just wish Italians "Buon Natale" with a smile on your face. It's a religious moment for them. They like to sing and dance and usually set up "Presipio" in their homes. The pleasure lasts three weeks. It is not Christmas but "Novena" for them. Italian children go from house to house reciting Christmas poems and singing. But one thing is common in all Christmas celebrations. The children are waiting for their gifts until Epiphany.
On Christmas Eve, at the exit of the stars, they light tiny oil lamps in their homes. They shake their bodies in the tunes of the music on the streets and dance with partygoers and spectators after midnight mass and Christmas dinner. The special Christian dance is "Jota". The most striking part of the celebration is to honor the cow who breathed Jesus into the stable at his birth time to keep him warm. Officially, the Christmas party begins on December 8th. They gave a special name on Christmas Eve, "Nochebuena". The traditional Christmas treat is "turron", the almond candy. People exchange gifts in the church and participate in the swing game. They believe that swinging at this propitious moment evokes an old desire to encourage the sun to "swing" ever higher up in the sky. This is a brief account of "Feliz Navidad" of Spain.
Change of custom with change in the cultural scenario. Thus, Christmas has many colors and nuances as it is celebrated by muti multilingual and multicultural people around the world. But overall the spirit remains the same despite the customs may differ.