French Christians celebrate Christmas on December 25 by putting up a tree, going to church and exchanging presents. Other popular Christmas activities in France include a walk in the park, and sharing a meal consisting o... More »

Christians celebrate Christmas to rejoice over the birth of Jesus Christ, who is believed to be the son of God. Others celebrate Christmas as a season of love, family and joy as well as a day of giving and receiving gift... More »

In Belgium, families get together for a meal on Christmas Eve, and children set out shoes in front of the fireplace to receive gifts. Children also get presents on December 6th, which is St. Nicholas' Day. More »

France celebrates 11 national holidays: New Year's Day (January 1), Easter Monday (day varies), Labor Day (May 1), WWII Victory Day (May 8), Bastille Day (July 14), Ascension Thursday (day varies), Pentecost (day varies)... More »

Christmas Day is always celebrated on December 25. In 2014, December 25 falls on a Thursday, and in 2015, it falls on a Friday. Christmas is a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. More » Holidays & Celebrations Holidays Christmas

Examples of real culture are opening presents on Christmas morning, gathering with friends for Super Bowl Sunday and voting in an election. Real culture reflects the actual norms, behaviors and everyday life of those wit... More »

The simplest method to determine how many days until Christmas is to add up the number of days left between the current date and December 25. Determining the number of days until Christmas becomes more complicated the ea... More » Science Time & Calendars Days & Weeks