Christmas is celebrated on 25th December every year across the world. It is the last Christian festival of the year, and is celebrated with a lot of pomp and joy. According to the Christian religion, Christmas day is the birth day of “Jesus Christ”, who is known as “Son of God”. The name is a joining of “Christ” and “mass” which means the holy mass (supper, celebration of festival) of Christ. Christmas is celebrated in all Christian countries, but there are many differences in the way each nation celebrated this date. It is a cultural festivity that entails a lot of preparations. It is a public holiday. People get a Christmas break to help celebrate it. The celebration begins with decorating a Christmas tree (an artificial or real pine tree), that people adorn with lights, baubles , toys, bells, flowers, gifts etc. By doing so, the Christmas tree brings the Christmas spirit to homes. Traditionally, Saint Nicholas, known as Saint Nick, or Santa Clause, comes on the night of Christmas Eve and puts presents under the Christmas tree for well-behaved kids. The imaginary figure brings a smile on everyone’s face. Kids are especially excited as they are showered by gifts and great Christmas treats. Christmas is also a time for families to gather together. People often travel long distances to be back with their loved ones for Christmas. Christmas is, indeed, a magical festival which is all about sharing joy and happiness.