Children celebrate advent of Christmas in Kolkata

December 20th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI  

By Sankha Ghosh

Kolkata, Dec.20 (ANI): Children celebrated the advent of Christmas by singing carols and various colourful events to spread the message of love and peace here during the weekend.

Children gave various performances such as a magic show, puppet show, songs and games.

Ruth Crizzte, the organiser, said the event was meant only for children but their parents came along, as well.

“It is basically children-oriented show, only for children. The purpose of Christmas is that Jesus is born on Christmas day and Santa Claus brings toys for children. So, we organized it only for children and their parents also came and enjoyed, because they want their children to see that their children are happy and enjoying themselves, and that is why we bring this event forward, one week before Christmas,” she said.

The children enthusiastically participated in the event.

“I have come here because ahead of Christmas, they are having this Christmas celebration and I came here to attend this event and I had a lot of fun and lot of happiness is there. I chatted with Santa, I saw the magic show, puppet show and it was very lovely and enjoyable,” said Akhil Ansar, a boy.

Christmas will be celebrated across the world on December 25. (ANI)

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