Christmas Celebrations Around the World Traditions

All over the world, Christmas celebrations reflect local culture, history and traditions. The festivities can be startlingly different from country to country; focusing on different aspects of the origin and history. Often hailed “the most wonderful time of the year,” Christmas is a season of unity.  Christmas is celebrated in various ways around the world, and different cultures have their unique traditions and customs to mark this festive season. Here are some Christmas traditions from different countries and regions.