Christmas Around the World

Greta Elkin - Sarver - 6A

Bethlehem

What is the biggest difference between Christmas in that country and Christmas in the United States?


The biggest difference between Christmas in Bethlehem from Christmas in the United States is that in Bethlehem, Christians have to mark a cross on their front doors.

How do these people celebrate Christmas?


These people celebrate Christmas by looking at Christmas lights, watching Christmas plays, and opening gifts. Most people pas through Manger square where it is known to be the location of Jesus' birth.

Who brings the gifts?


The "magi" are known for bringing gifts to children on Christmas.

How do they decorate?


Bethlehem decorates with nativity scenes and flags.

Are there any other holidays that are celebrated besides December 25?

On Christmas Eve they have a special parade that takes them to a secret location.