Boxing Day – The Day after Christmas Day. Day 2 (26th December) of the 12 Days of Christmas : St Stephen’s Day
Save the date and the place to be “The 12 Days of Christmas – From Christmas Day (25th December) to Twelfth Night (5th January)”.Supported by Les Aventures de Ronald Tintin, Super Professeur, mobile application of Super Professeur :mobile.superprofesseur.com and Ronning AgainstCancer.
The 12 Days of Christmas are now most famous as a song about someone receiving lots of presents from their 'true love'. However, to get to the song there had to be the days to start with!
The 12 Days of Christmas start on Christmas Day and last until the evening of the 5th January - also known as Twelfth Night. The 12 Days have been celebrated in Europe since before the middle ages and were a time of celebration.
The 12 Days each traditionally celebrate a feast day for a saint and/or have different celebrations: