How do the Chinese people celebrate Christmas? This post from The Washington Post tells you 8 fascinating facts:
According to the writer Max Fisher, in China,
1. Christmas is treated more like Saint Patrick’s Day or Valentine’s Day.
2. Chinese Christians still face restrictions against a Western-style holiday.
3. There is a “war on Christmas” in China.
4. Fancy, cellophane-wrapped ‘Christmas apples’ are a common gift.
5. Jesus who? It’s all about Santa (and his “sisters”).
6. In China, Santa Claus is often shown playing the saxophone.
7. Chinese state media now brags that China makes American Christmas possible.
8. A 19th century Chinese Christian leader claimed to be Jesus’s brother, then started a civil war.
Follow this link to read the full article.
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