When was Christmas in 2015?
Christmas is one of the happiest occasions that is celebrated on a massive scale, worldwide. Although it is mainly a Christian festival, but even those not practicing this religion are well aware of when is Christmas celebrated. Every year, this festival is celebrated on the 25th of December. This year it coincides with Friday.
Every year Christmas brings with it, the much needed excitement for Christians all over the world. The fun filled, vibrant energy sets in from the Christmas Eve itself, which is a day prior to Christmas. Declared as a national holiday in most part of the world, Christmas is in the truest sense a festival of love, care and togetherness.
Popular Christmas Concepts
Christmas which means ‘Christ’s mass’, commemorates the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. However, this festival is not restricted amidst only Christians. It is celebrated with gusto all over the world by people of various cultures. According to History, Jesus was born in a stable in Bethlehem, to Mother Mary. He was blessed with various gifts by the Three Wise Men from East, known as The Magii. They brought him presents like gold, myrrh and incense.
Since then, the concept of giving gifts to children on the occasion of Christmas, had gained a wide scale popularity among the Christians. The concept of Santa Claus riding through snow at night, on a sledge laden with gifts is quite popular among the children. They are made to believe that their wish would be granted by Santa if they continue to be good throughout the year. Expecting generous presents from Santa, they keep socks under their pillow.
Gift Ideas for Christmas
Christmas in any part of the world, is marked by exchanging gifts and making people smile. Since, Christmas is celebrated during the cold winter days, a good number of people spend a significant portion of their time in spreading love and warmth to the poor, needy and the helpless.
Christmas celebrations are incomplete without presents. The Christmas Tree is decorated with light bulbs, glittering balls and stars. The presents for the family members as well as friends are stacked at the base of the Christmas Tree. After everyone has a hearty lunch or dinner, the time comes for opening Christmas presents. Here are some gift ideas for Christmas for one to send as gifts to India.
To begin with, sending Christmas greeting cards is quite a lovely tradition. It goes on to add happy memories and will be treasured in times to come. There are a variety of Christmas cards available with beautiful messages wishing people a hearty and warm merry Christmas. Sending attractive cards to all your near and dear ones on Christmas will definitely make their day.
Celebrating Christmas remains incomplete without delicious cakes. So order a yummy cake of pineapple, mango, chocolate, vanilla or butterscotch flavor from Taj, Flurry’s or Five star bakery and send these as gifts to India for your loved ones. The cakes come with Merry Christmas written on them. Along with the cakes, you can also send Christmas candles that come in myriad colors, shapes and designs. Some of the candles even exude beautiful aromas on being lit. These candles will help them bring closer to the Lord and brighten up their Christmas.
Creating a Christmas Hamper containing a few boxes of chocolates from Temptation, Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk, Bournville or Ferrero Rocher, will definitely make your loved ones happy. You can also add a few handmade chocolates, a box of cookies or wafers, to bring in variety to these hampers. The Christmas chocolate hampers are a superb idea to gift. These hampers look sinful and mouthwatering.
Christmas Hampers can also be created with a basket full of fresh fruits and dry fruits along with a bottle of apple or grape juice. Choose one of those adorable looking baskets abounding in seasonal fruits like apples, pineapples, guavas, grapes, bananas, strawberry etc. and have them delivered on Christmas. Even the masala cashews, roasted pistas, almonds, walnuts and raisins packed together, make for a wonderful gift items. You can also add delicious sweets to these hampers. The mouth-watering kaju barfis, motichoor laddus, pedas, rasgullas, gulab jamun, mewas can also be sent to your loved ones for gracing Christmas parties.
And if your friend or relative is a foodie then food vouchers from Sigree, Dominos or Mainland China will possibly be the greatest surprise. Treat them to a sumptuous dining experience in the some of the best restaurants in town this Christmas. Speaking of vouchers, the shopping vouchers from Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, West Side will have your closed ones elated. Gift them an amazing experience by sending them on a shopping spree. Another fabulous gift ideas for Christmas would be home decor items like wall hangings, paintings, bed linen, kitchenwares, clocks, lamp shades, flower vases, photo frames and statues like laughing Buddha, Mother Mary, Jesus etc.
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