Question: What are some traditions in Kenya?

What do Kenya do for Christmas?

Most churches in Kenya hold night vigils, or Kesha, on Christmas Eve. Worshippers come together to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and sing hymns and carols. Some churches even recreate the holy event with nativity plays.

What is Santa Claus called in Kenya?

Just like us the Kenyan people believe in Santa Claus. Also like us, they believe that he is a jolly old man that wears red and gives people presents on Christmas Eve. The only difference is that they call him Father Christmas instead of Santa Claus.

How do they say Merry Christmas in Kenya?

Heri ya Krismasi In Swahili/Kiswahili (a language spoken in Kenya) Happy/Merry Christmas is Heri ya Krismasi and the response is Wewe pia (you also). In the Maasai language (also called Maa or Kimaasai) its nchipai e Kirismas. Happy/Merry Christmas in lots more languages.

What is Mrs Claus first name?

Margaret In Arthur Christmas, Mrs. Claus first name is Margaret and is the wife of Malcolm (the current Santa) and mother of both the title character Arthur and his older brother Steve. She is depicted as much more efficient than her husband. She is voiced by Imelda Staunton.

How do you say Merry Christmas in Uganda?

Sekukkulu ennugi is the expression heard around the streets translating to something similar to merry Christmas.

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