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India celebrates Christmas with zeal and enthusiasm

As the nation illuminates with colourful displays of festivities, Christmas in India presents a captivating blend of traditions, celebrations, and collective joy.

ITC Hotels ushered in Christmas spirit at their Kolkata addresses with traditional art and objects of Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: ITC Hotels' two properties in Kolkata – ITC Royal Bengal and ITC Sonar – ushered in the Christmas spirit this year through two spectacular artistic creations.

Music, carols and togetherness mark Christmas celebrations all cross India’s North East

Sounds of church bells, Christmas carolling and bonfires with youths sitting around and strumming the guitar strings and humming Steve Wonder’s popular song “someday at Christmas,” and the popular Christmas song, jingle bells at various locales braving the wintry chill would be the closest to a picture-perfect description of the mood at this time of the year in most part of India’s North East states.

Kashmiri Muslims join Christmas celebration in Srinagar church

Srinagar: A group of Muslimson Sunday visited a Catholic Church in Srinagar city of Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate Christmas with their Christian brethren to give a message of communal harmony and brotherhood.

Kolkata: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee inaugurates special exhibition at The Cathedral Of The Most Holy Rosary

Kolkata: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on the Xmas eve joined the midnight mass and also formally inaugurated and crib-set and a special exhibition depicting The Rosary Way in Kolkata.

Head to these places in Kolkata for Christmas meals

Kolkata: As people are celebrating Christmas, the last big occasion of the year, some of the top restaurants and cafes are offering their special menus for their guests.

Check out Christmas and New Year offerings in Kolkata restaurants

Kolkata: Various restaurants in Kolkata are geared up with their new menus and offers as the city celebrates Christmas and New Year.

Kolkata mall hosting Christmas special bakery festival till December 25

Kolkata/IBNS: For an early start to the Christmas celebrations, you may visit the ‘Flavours of Bakery’ Festival being held at the Acropolis Mall in Kolkata.

Ring in Christmas and New Year with “Grill and Chill Bash” at Barbeque Nation

New Delhi:  Welcome the festive season with Barbeque Nation’s “Grill and Chill Bash”.

Eunuch community turns Santa Claus in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: The Eunuch and transgender community in Kolkata for the first time donned the hat of Santa Claus this Christmas and decided to surprise the people of the city.

Restaurants and cloud kitchens in Kolkata ready with their Christmas and New Year menus

Kolkata/IBNS: Christmas and New Year calls for special treats with family and friends. Here is a list of bars and restaurants offering curated menus.

Kolkata NGO holds Christmas party for underserved children of the city

Kolkata/IBNS: Paint Our World (POW), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), recently organised a Christmas party in the Bowbazar neighbourhood of central Kolkata for their target beneficiaries – underserved children who endured abuse and trauma.

Calcutta's musical cafe Pancham er Adday hosts Christmas High Tea

Kolkata/IBNS: Located at 62/3 Hindustan Park Road, the trendy musical café Pancham er Adday, hosted a Christmas High Tea event, which was attended by the city's socialites, actresses, entrepreneurs, and top food bloggers.

ITC Sonar and ITC Royal Bengal focus on Bengal’s traditional crafts this Christmas

Kolkata/IBNS: The popular luxury hospitality brand - ITC Hotels - has decided to go eco-friendly with their Christmas tree displayed at their Kolkata properties this year while paying tribute to the traditional crafts of Bengal.

It’s Christmas time and there’s a Carnival at all Starmark stores

Kolkata/IBNS: Starmark, Kolkata’s popular destination for books and more, has spread out a Christmas fare to bring good cheer during this festive time.