Published: 31-08-2010, 17:36

Christmas in Brazil

Christmas in Brazil: Papai Noel, the Three Kings, and Gifts

Christmas in Brazil: Visits and Christmas Dinner

Christmas in Brazil: Christmas Trees and Nativity Scenes

Christmas in Brazil: Cards, Charity, Plays

Due to Brazil’s location in the Southern Hemisphere, its people celebrate a summertime, rather than a wintertime, Christmas (see also Winter Solstice). The Brazilian Christmas season lasts from mid-December to January 6. Contemporary Brazilian Christmas customs reflect the influence of European and North American Christmas traditions.