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History of Christmas

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History of Christmas

Christmas is one of the world’s most popular holidays. Observed every year on December 25th it celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. Though it is primarily a religious festival, Christmas incorporates many rituals that hark back to Britain’s pre-Christian past. Regardless of its origins, Christmas is a special time of the year when friends and families gather for gift-giving, festive merry-making and to look forward to the year ahead. In this dedicated hub, you can find out about the origins of Christmas, how it is has been celebrated in the past and about other unique traditions from around the world.

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