Christmas Eve celebration
Christmas parties are famous world over for their themes
and the enjoyment factor. Normally, Christmas vacation commences
one week before the festival. Apart from summer vacation,
Christmas vacation has the longest number of holidays for
kids. Christmas vacation is the longest holiday for professionals
since they do not get any other chance. Therefore, they party
hard during Christmas vacation. In fact, the party commences
much before Christmas. The party organized one day before
Christmas is referred to as Christmas Eve party.
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Normally, Christmas Eve Party is held for shorter durations
on account of the great festival the next day. The Christmas
Eve party involves a small group of friends or family members
or professionals. The party lasts for three hours to five
hours. It is organized towards the evening and does not stretch
into the night. May be bachelors organize parties for they
have the tendency of stretching into the night. But families
avoid stretching the party late into the night. In fact, families,
these days, avoid Christmas Eve party since it comes in the
way of Christmas celebration the next day. However, if there
is a popular demand from the youngsters in the family, Christmas
Eve parties are organized for a short duration.
The elder's lay down some must followed cardinal principles
of Christmas Eve party. It includes retiring early to bed
and preparing for the next day's party. There are some families,
which believe that Christmas Eve parties are a must since
it is a tradition, which has to be followed religiously.
There is a reason for the Christmas Eve parties ending
early. If there are kids in the family, placing the gifts
near the Christmas tree considered left by Santa Claus,
could become a problem if the parties stretch into the night.
If kids come to know of the placing of the gifts, there
will be no surprise element in it. Therefore, parents insist
on calling off the Christmas Eve party early.
There can be small-scale entertainment in the Christmas
Eve party like kids delivering a performance to regale adults
and senior citizens. Normally, kids are trained at schools
by teachers to deliver cultural programs at Christmas Eve
parties. The entertainment program can be a skit, a dance,
a song rendition or a small drama play. It is not necessary
that the entertainment programs should stick to rules. It
is for the parents to reward kids, who perform entertainment
programs at Christmas Eve parties.