1. History of Christmas Traditions - Celebration Of Christmas

    Find below interesting details on the history of Christmas and the evolution of the most popular Christmas traditions.

    December 25
    It is said that December 25th was chosen as Christ's birthday to correspond to pagan festivals that took place around the time of the winter solstice. These festivals celebrated the "rebirth of the sun" as the giver of light, warmth, and life. The Roman Saturnalia (a festival dedicated to Saturn, the god of agriculture, and to the renewed ...