During Christmas, Ecuadorians may attend Catholic Mass, exchange gifts with each other, have a festive meal, take their children to malls to see Santa Claus, display large decorations and give to charity, much like in th... More »

The countries that celebrate New Year's Eve first are Samoa and Christmas Island, which is also called Kiribati. Baker Island, Howard Island and other outlying U.S. islands celebrate the new year last. 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 »

Russians celebrate Christmas with Christmas trees, a large Christmas Eve meal and the visit of Grandfather Frost, who brings gifts for children. Although Russians celebrate Christmas in a way very similar to others in th... More »

Some good Christmas themes for coloring pages are scenes of people celebrating Christmas, winter scenes, Christmas decorations, Santa Claus and other Christmas story scenes. Religious items and scenes from the birth of J... More »

Haiti celebrates Christmas much like many other countries with families getting together to have a special dinner and giving gifts to one another, and many people go to midnight Mass. The holiday season begins early in H... More »

The French celebrate Christmas, or Noel, in many of the same ways as those in the United States; gifts are given and a large meal is eaten. The holiday is celebrated on Dec. 25, and Pere Noel, the French Santa Claus, bri... More »