Christmas Eve Celebrations in Brazil:

Brazil is one of the countries where people from many parts of world are living. They live in group or colony and celebrate according to their culture or choice. St. Papai Noel is figure of Santa who lives in Greenland and visit people on Christmas. Brazil atmosphere is hot so Santa wears silky clothes opposite to the standers and most usual heavy winter clothes. Dinner on Christmas at Brazil known as Ceia De Natal includes turkey, colored rice, vegetables and fruit dishes etc.

Catholics at Brazil attend Midnight Mass or Missa Do Galo that ends at 1 PM. On 25th December people start to visit churches from early morning. They pray to Jesus for well being and happy life. Homes are decorated with fresh flowers of gardens. Christmas trees are prepared and decorated with colorful lights. Singing and folk dancing is key part of celebration at night. Celebration is continues up to 6th January when three rich person serve the gift to Jesus. Christmas is good time to get close to the culture of Brazilians.

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Christmas Celebrations In Africa:

Africa is very wild and green land on this earth. Christmas in Africa is celebrated with full of joy and excitement. People walk in group of carolers by the house of missionaries, by the roadway, through to and from the villages and singing famous carols of world. Love offering to Jesus is most significant activity on Christmas in Africa. Everyone must greet or gift something to Jesus. Birthday of Baby Jesus is celebrated around the 8 or 9 O” clock.

People buy new clothes for church services. Houses are decorated by pine branches and flowers. People enjoy this festival by going outside with family, playing popular games and taking sunshine bath. Dinner on this day is open air lunch. Some special dishes are roast beef, yellow rice, vegetables, plum pudding, crackers and paper hats. Palm tree is decorated as Christmas tree. People express their love by exchanging gifts like- cotton clothes, soap, sweets, pencils and books.

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