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Why Christmas Is Celebrated For 4 Months

Why Christmas Is Celebrated For 4 Months

1. The "Christmas creep" and the Commercialization of the holiday

"With the proliferation of shopping malls.. Christmas carols started to be heard soon after All Saints Day [on] Nov. 1. This was to attract people to start shopping for Christmas gifts — it was commerce-driven." - Joven Cuanang,neurologist; art, culture enthusiast

"Filipinos start to make parol, or Christmas lanterns, as early as September,”-Nelmida-Flores

This "Christmas creep" triggered by retail stores pushing out Christmas-themed merchandise earlier than in the past,frowned upon in other countries is embraced by Filipinos

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