England service. Retrieved February 22, 2014. Christmas pageants, which include the retelling of the story of the birth of Christ, are common in Latin America. 96 After the julbord on December 24, the presents are distributed, either by Jultomten or a family member, and usually from a sack or from under the Christmas tree where they have been lying all day or for several days. Catholics in Hong Kong can attend Christmas Mass. The ceremony ends with trumpets playing the Finnish national anthem Maamme and Porilaisten marssi, with the crowd usually singing when the band plays Maamme. A large family dinner is celebrated on Christmas Eve (Nochebuena) and can last until 6 o'clock in the morning. 75 Hungary edit Main article: Christmas in Hungary The Christmas and gift-giving season starts relatively early compared to other cultures, with the Santa-like figure, or Hungarian version of Saint Nicholas, Mikuls (or Szent Mikls) traditionally visiting the homes of Hungarian children on the night. The Sorbs, a minority in Saxony and parts of Brandenbuerg with a language similar to Polish, have some specific traditions. There is also a popular folk custom during December and especially on Christmas Eve, in which children or adults present the birth of Jesus. Nativity scenes are very popular in Brazil, and can be seen everywhere including churches and popular places around the town.
This holiday surpasses all the others celebrated by Serbs, with respect to the diversity of applied folk customs and rituals. Most theatres have a tradition of putting on a Christmas pantomime for children. 1 spot on the Billboard charts. Sponsored link, christians in the West celebrate, christmas on DEC-25, as the day when the Yeshua of Nazareth (a.k.a. 127 The Celebration of Boxing Day, on the day after Christmas Day, is a tradition practiced in the. Retrieved December 18, 2014.