Unwrapping the Traditions The Evolution of Boxing Day Celebrations

Unwrapping the Traditions The Evolution of  Boxing Day Celebrations

Boxing Day,  on December 26, began as a day to donate gifts to those  in need

Over time, it transformed into a day of Christmas joy  and an extension of holiday celebrations

Boxing Day originated in the United Kingdom and holds cultural significance there

Celebrated in several Commonwealth nations, it reflects shared traditions across the globe

Modern celebrations include shopping for deals, turning Boxing Day into a major  retail event

The attached bank or public holiday may move to December 28 to ensure  a weekday celebration

Boxing Day coincides with the Christian festival of Saint Stephen's Day,  adding a religious dimension to the celebration