Do Chinese people celebrate Christmas? As you probably know, the biggest holiday in China is during the Lunar New Year, which usually occurs around February. Traditionally, Christmas is not celebrated in China, but lately some young people enjoy buying a Christmas tree to celebrate with their children.
Let’s learn how to ask “Do Chinese people celebrate Christmas?” in Chinese, so that you can ask your Chinese friends.
Do Chinese people celebrate Christmas?
The majority of Chinese people spend Christmas together with their friends or lovers, and like to give each other apples during Christmas. This is because the píng in "apple" is pronounced the same as píng in "peace". Since Chinese people call December 24th "peaceful night", apples given around that time are also known as "peaceful fruit".
Let’s learn how to say “Christmas eve” and “peaceful fruit” in Chinese.
Chinese people like to give each other apples during Christmas. And because the píng in "apple" is pronounced the same as píng in "peace", apples given around that time are also known as "peaceful fruit".
Every year during Christmas apples become very expensive; especially apples which have Santa Claus or Merry Christmas engraved in them like the ones in the picture at the top of this article. These apples are made by placing paper on the apple to block part of the sun's rays, so that when harvested the apple has the pattern imprinted on it.