When is Christmas?

Christmas is celebrated on December 25th every year.

The holiday commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ.

The date of December 25th was chosen by the early Christian church to coincide with pagan winter solstice celebrations.

Christmas is celebrated by Christians and non-Christians alike around the world.

Traditions associated with Christmas include gift-giving, decorating Christmas trees, and singing carols.

In some countries, Christmas is celebrated on different dates, such as January 7th in Russia and January 6th in some Eastern Orthodox churches.

The word 'Christmas' comes from the Old English phrase 'Christes maesse', which means 'Christ's mass'.

The holiday has been celebrated for over 2,000 years, although the way it is celebrated has changed over time.

In many countries, Christmas is a public holiday, meaning that businesses and schools are closed.

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