Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.
Several closely related and often interchangeable figures, known as Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, and Christkind, are associated with bringing gifts to children during the Christmas season and have their own body of traditions and lore.
Other Holidays celebrated on the winter solstice:
• Blue Christmas (holiday)
• Brumalia (Ancient Rome)
• Dongzhi Festival (Asia)
• Global Orgasm
• Korochun (Slavic)
• Midsummer in the Southern Hemisphere. (Neopagan)
• Sanghamitta Day (Theravada Buddhism)
• Shalako (Zuni)
• Yaldā (Iran)
• Yule in the Northern Hemisphere (Neopagan)
• Ziemassvētki (ancient Latvia)
Adapted from wikipedia
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