What makes Christmas in the Philippines unique?
Filipinos welcome the season uniquely with different flavors and traditions that make Christmas extra special. … The Filipino’s strong sense of family and preserving ties make Christmas the perfect time to share love and blessings with each other. Christmas in the Philippines is all about families.
Why is Christmas so long in the Philippines?
It turns out, the answer lies within us. “The most simple explanation for the Philippines’ long Christmas season is our psychological framework to count down the days to big celebrations,” said Bro. … “100 days until Christmas start on September 16th but we, Filipinos, we always like to start celebrating earlier.”
Do the Philippines believe in Santa Claus?
In the Philippines the early masses held before Christmas are called the ‘Misa de Gallo’ or ‘Simbang Gabi’ in Filipino. … So people in the Philippines have Santa Claus (or ‘Santa Klaus’), Christmas trees, Christmas cards and Christmas carols from western countries!