Boxing Day

Boxing Day is a day celebrated after the Christmas, that is, 26th December. The day was initially originated in the UK and the day is celebrated in many countries who were initially a part of the British Empire. The 26th of December is usually also considered as a bank holiday or a public holiday. According to a Liturgical calendar, Boxing Day is the second day of Christmastide and also the St. Stephen’s Day. In many European countries, 26th December is celebrated as the Second Christmas Day.

Happy Boxing Day

Boxing Day is a holiday and it is also a religious holiday in the most part of the world. in the UK, the boxing day is a bank holiday. If the boxing day falls on a Sunday, then the day is shifted to the next day as Sunday is considered to be the day of worshipping. But nowadays, 26th December is considered as the Boxing Day no matter if it’s a Sunday.  Different countries celebrate this day differently and the United States doesn’t celebrate 26th December as the Christmas day. Boxing Day is also celebrated as the shopping day in many countries like New Zealand, UK, Australia, and Canada and this is the time when the shops have sales with a massive price reduction.

The day is called Boxing day but it has nothing to do with the sports boxing. The main understanding of this day is that the people who are very rich give their servants and helpers the Christmas Box after the Christmas day and that box contains money, gifts, and other things. The day is usually meant to relax, shop and have a break from the hustle bustle of the Christmas preparations. It is a time to nap, chill, and be in your pajamas for the day and do nothing at all.

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