What are Christmas traditions in Guyana?

Why do Guyanese celebrate Christmas?

Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ of Nazareth and it is a time we use to reflect on the year we have had, along with focusing on family and giving to charity. It is a season that brings together people across boundaries as they all part take in the festivities.

What are 3 traditions of Christmas?


  • 1 Church attendance.
  • 2 Decorations.
  • 3 Nativity play.
  • 4 Music and carols.
  • 5 Traditional cuisine.
  • 6 Cards.
  • 7 Commemorative stamps.
  • 8 Gift giving. 8.1 Gift-bearing figures.

What are American Christmas traditions?

People in America like to decorate the outsides of their houses with lights and sometimes even statues of Santa Claus, Snowmen and Reindeer. Some cookies and glass of milk are often left out as a snack for Santa on Christmas Eve! Towns and cities often decorate the streets with lights to celebrate Christmas.

Is Halloween a tradition?

Halloween is a holiday celebrated each year on October 31. The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts.

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