Christmas is an annual religious christian holiday honoring the birth of Jesus Christ, celebrated generally on December 25 by billions of people around the world. Christmas has evolved over two millennia into a worldwide religious and secular celebration, incorporating many pre-Christian, pagan traditions into the festivities along the way. Today, Christmas is a time for family and friends to get together, exchange gifts and eat a Christmas meal. Christmas also has its very interesting traditions in other countries. Check out the link below to find some strange and different customs that are not done here in the United States.