2017 Christmas Eve falls on Sunday. These make the Christmas holiday to be long, as a result many working Kenyans will be excited to know that they will likely report to work from 27 December 2017.
As a culture in Kenya Christmas Eve is usually a busy day for many Kenyans as they prepare for Christmas day. To some, celebration begin on Christmas Eve as many attend church, family gathering and other welcome Christmas day enjoy their drink in a pub.
Shops and malls in Kenya are usually parked to their highest capacity as shoppers try to get there last items needed to celebrate
Some of the common things you find Kenyans do on Christmas Eve include
Travelling upcountry to visit friends
Buying of animals like goat, chicken, sheep and cows that will be slaughtered for the celebration
Some attend the overnight prayer-“Keshas”
Business close to allow employees to have the Christmas holiday
Christmas Eve the holiday moods is at its highest so its advisable to observe the following
Five things to avoid on Christmas Eve
1. Avoid unsecure place
2. Avoid drunk driving
3. For all those travelling on this day avoid over speeding
4. Avoid impulse buying
5. Do away with the wrong moods and attitudes
Five things to do on Christmas Eve
1. Remember to wish your friends and family happy holiday
2. To stay calm
3. Finalize on the list of thing you want to do during the Christmas holiday
4. Hold a thanks giving prayer
5. For people spending the holiday away from home, ensure the safety of your home, ensure proper ticket are at hand.