Why do people decorates house with green leaves in Christmas?

Question

Why do people decorates house with green leaves in Christmas?

Answer

Because green leaves freshly cut off the tree symbolize welcoming King Jesus.

And many spread their garments in the way, and others cut down leaves off the trees and spread them in the way. (Mark 11: 8)

In the context of the nativity (Christmas), green leaves signifies welcoming birth of the King Jesus Christ.

Natal di Bali dihias dengan janur kuning. "Daun hijau segar" dalam konteks budaya Bali diterjemahkan menjadi janur kuning segar, calon daun hijau segar.
Christmas in Bali, December 2013, was decorated with young coconut leaves. “Fresh green leaves” in Bali culture context was translated into fresh and young coconut leaves, a would-be green leaves.

 

Christmas 2014 in Depok, Indonesia, was decorated with fresh green young yellow and green coconut leaves.
Christmas 2014 in Depok, Indonesia, was decorated with fresh green young yellow and green coconut leaves.

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