Christmas Day in South Africa is celebrated on December 25th each year and celebrates the birth of Jesus.
The South African people celebrate Christmas Day by people going to church and spending time with family and enjoying food. Presents may also be exchanged with family members. This is a national holiday with government offices and most businesses closed.
Christmas day celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. The actual date of Jesus's birth is debatable as the Orthodox church celebrates Jesus birth on or around January 7 each year. This day is celebrated throughout the world of most Christian nations.