Christmas

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children festival - christmas

Although a small proportion of the population of Sri Lanka is Christians, this is also big celebrated in Sri Lanka. Christmas is a holiday that commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ and is celebrated by Christians around the world on December 25.

Christians decorate their homes beautifully, decorated with Christmas trees and lights. Christmas music and caroling, lighting a Christingle, watching a birthday play, Christmas card swapping, church services, special meals and more in this festival. Every mall, store, businesses colorfully decorated with trees, lights, and garlands. Most non-Christians are invited to parties by their Christian friends and Christmas day finds people visiting relatives, friends, and neighbors to share with them the seasonal cake and wine followed by a lavish spread lunch and dinner.

Children look forward to receiving presents from Santa. The children are happy to celebrate this festive time, as they have gifts and new clothes and time for fun.