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When do Christmas celebrations start in France?
The Christmas season begins in France on December 6
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Answer In the 4th century CE, Christianity imported the Saturnalia festival hoping to take the pagan masses in with it. Christian leaders succeeded in converting to Chr…istianity large numbers of pagans by promising them that they could continue to celebrate the Saturnalia as Christians.The problem was that there was nothing intrinsically Christian about Saturnalia. To remedy this, these Christian leaders named Saturnalia's concluding day, December 25th, to be Jesus' birthday. Christians had little success, however, refining the practices of Saturnalia. As Stephen Nissenbaum, professor history at the University of Massachussetts, Amherst, writes, "In return for ensuring massive observance of the anniversary of the Savior's birth by assigning it to this resonant date, the Church for its part tacitly agreed to allow the holiday to be celebrated more or less the way it had always been." The earliest Christmas holidays were celebrated by drinking, sexual indulgence, singing naked in the streets (a precursor of modern caroling), etc.
In France they celebrate Christmas on 24th December.
in 888 A.D.
yes, new France did celebrate Christmas. they had a mass on Christmas eve that was very religious. filled with with liturgical dramas or mysteries and Christmas carols. even t…hough life in quebec has changed very much since the days of the pioneers, many costims and traditions, we still use today.
France celebrates Christmas by open there presents on Christmas eve, which is quite unusual, because traditionally we would open the presents on Christmas day, which is the 25…th of December.
25th December, every year.
Answer Celebrating Christmas actually started in Italy.
Because the majority of French people are Christian.
Australians began celebrating Christmas from the time of the first European settlement, in 1788.
well it started when i banged santas wife
they have a big meal with family
they start giving gifts on the 25th of December.
It is celebrated the same as in most christian countries, with good food, decorations and presents. French children put their shoes in front of the fireplace on Christmas e…ve, so that Santa Claus (Père Noël) can fill them with gifts. Candy, fruit, nuts, and small toys are also hung on the tree overnight. French families have le Réveillon, which is a huge feast. In each region they eat different food such as turkey, capon, goose, chicken… As a dessert they eat the traditional buche de Noël which is a log shaped chocolate and chestnuts cake Christmas is called "Noël" in France. Family members and friends meet each other on this day to have a festive meal. They serve a Christmas cake, also called "bûche de Noël," which looks like a yule log and Christmas tree is the central point of everyone's intentions. People decorate it with red ribbons and real white candles. Oysters and pâté de foie gras are served as a regional food in Paris. "Christ cakes" are also baked for this occasion.
The Chronography of 354 AD contains early evidence of the celebration on December 25 of a Christian liturgical feast of the birth of Jesus. This grew out of earlier hol…idays, like the Roman solstice. It was not the most important Christian holiday until the 18th and 19th centuries.
Christmas trees can be found in France,though they are not as popular as they are in Germany ,great
French Christians celebrate Christmas. French Jews celebrate Hanukkah.