Despite being a Muslim country, Christmas is a popular festival/holiday in Indonesia. Know more about Christmas 2016 celebrations in Bali and Jakarta in Indonesia.
Christmas in Indonesia
Christmas is celebrated in Indonesia with great fun and devotion. Despite being a Muslim country, Christmas is a popular festival in Indonesia Holiday calendar. Christmas is a public holiday in Indonesia and is celebrated by its people of different religions. Christmas is recognized as a national holiday in the country. All the shopping malls and departmental stores are decorated. It is advisable to shop well in advance for Christmas in Indonesia as the markets only sells the gifts and accessories till the stock lasts with them. So plane your shopping list and budget well in advance for Christmas. Main city centers, shopping malls and markets are beautiful decorated throughout the country. Night Parties and Christmas celebrations are held in almost all the hotels in Bali and Jakarta. Christmas communities in Indonesia organize various parties and small gifts are distributed to children.
Christmas in Indonesia is also celebrated in schools and colleges. Christmas celebrations are held in almost all the schools and colleges. Christmas carols are sung by children and gifts are presented to them by Santa.
Christmas in Bali, Indonesia: As Bali is the most popular tourist place in Indonesia, Christmas fun gets doubled with beach parties and celebrations. The hotels are nicely decorated with beautiful wreath and a merry Christmas tree. These hotels in Bali and other regions of Indonesia welcome there western tourists with tall decorated Christmas trees. Special functions are held on the eve of Christmas in the hotels and resorts. Tourists just love these Christmas celebrations in different parts of Indonesia.
Have fun and enjoy your Christmas in Indonesia.