Christmas Day in Samoa ― Date, History, and Details

Christmas Day in Samoa

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History of Christmas Day in Samoa and How to Celebrate/ Observe It

Christmas Day in Samoa is a public holiday. It is celebrated on December 25 with religious services, feasting, and gift giving. Christmas Day is a time for family and friends to get together and celebrate. Many people attend church services on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. After church, they may visit family or friends, or stay home and enjoy a special meal. A traditional Samoan Christmas meal includes roasted pig, yams, and taro. Gifts are often given on Christmas Day, and these may be exchanged between family and friends.