I. IntroductionChristmas season is the most anticipated jubilation annually for it is the birth of the Messiah. Jesus Christ. our Savior.
It is a feast cardinal to the Christian liturgical twelvemonth. it closes the Advent season and initiates the 12 yearss of Christmastide. Besides. it is the clip of loving. sharing and assisting each other but besides throughout the twelvemonth.
The popular celebratory imposts associated in assorted states with Christmas have a mix of pre-Christian. Christian and secular subjects and beginnings. Popular modern imposts of the vacation include gift giving. Christmas music and caroling.
an exchange of Christmas cards. church jubilations. a particular repast. and the show of assorted Christmas ornaments. including Christmas trees.
Christmas visible radiations. birth scenes. Garlands. garlands. mistletoe.
and holly. In add-on. several closely related and frequently interchangeable figures. known as Santa Claus. Father Christmas.
Saint Nicholas and Christ sort. are associated with conveying gifts to kids during the Christmas season and have their ain organic structure of traditions and traditional knowledge. Because gift-giving and many other facets of the Christmas festival involve heightened economic activity among both Christians and non-Christians. the vacation has become a important event and a cardinal gross revenues period for retail merchants and concerns.
The economic impact of Christmas is a factor that has grown steadily over the past few centuries in many parts of the universe. Our state. Philippines has earned the differentiation of observing the world’s longest Christmas season. with Christmas carols heard every bit early as September and permanent until Epiphany.
the banquet of the Black Nazarene on January 9 or the Feast of the Santo Nino de Cebu on the 3rd Sunday of January. The official observation is from 16 December with the beginning of the Simbang Gabi to Epiphany. One of the activities mentioned is so called “gift-giving. ” An activity which is yearly held to each household. an organisation or even conducted by a certain establishments to widen a manus to those who are less-privileged in life.
But what is gift giving?It is a voluntary transportation of belongings or of a belongings involvement from one person to another. made gratuitously to the receiver. The person who makes the gift is known as the giver. and the person to whom the gift is made is called the done. Besides.
it’s been a pattern to a certain organisation or group conducted in a certain selected countries or topographic points. Through this baronial activity we’re able to demo and allow others experience the kernel and spirit of Christmas in our simple ways. This survey aims to set up how unity and chumminess comes within from the different sectors peculiarly in the huge engagement of the components of a certain topographic point particularly with the engagement of the young person in the behavior of this baronial and heart-warming activity annually. Its significance is extremely noted with the ideals of the chumminess. integrity. cooperation.
benevolence among the patrons who yearly conduct this dignified and meaningful activity to pitch up the true spirit and kernel of Christmas to the people who are either destitute or less-privileged in simple but meaningful ways. II. SCOPE AND DELIMITATIONThis survey was conducted in Barangay Bibiclat and Sta. Monica.
Municipality of Aliaga. Nueva Ecija on December 22 and 23. 2012. III.
METHODSThe Taga Aliaga Ako Fan Page ( TAFP ) . a non- zealot. non-profit and non-religious but a socio-civic organisation of the Municipality of Aliaga. Nueva Ecija exists for about three old ages ago. Its being purposes to set up a harmonious and incorporate relationship among its components among young person and across the seas. It is besides committed in nation-building every bit good as assisting the people through a simple but meaningful ways.
With its being in the town. the TAFP has antecedently conducted socio-civic activities that will name the colossal attempts of their town couples in the behavior of their activity in the fulfilment of their mission and vision as an organisation. The TAFP selects two barangay’s in their town in which the activity will be held. Chiefly. the donees or receivers of this activity are the young person ages three ( 3 ) to fifteen ( 15 ) old ages old.
The activities normally conducted are the so called “feeding activity” games and the most waited portion is the gift-giving minute. IV. ResultWith the joint attempt of the members and unpaid corps of the TAFP. the said event was successfully conducted for it was overpoweringly participated by the young person every bit good as the parents/guardians of the selected barangay’s. Approximately 150-200 individuals in Brgy.
Bibiclat while 50-100 individuals in Brgy. Sta. Monica who participated severally. V.
CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONThe activity shows that it was productively conducted because of the incorporate attempt of the members and unpaid corps of TAFP. Anent to this. the activity aims to allow other fees what is the true kernel and spirit Christmas despite the societal differences in life. It is hence recommended that the leaders.
members and unpaid corps of this socio-civic activity that they must be after good the behavior of the said activity through placing the donees and the topographic point that are truly in demand of their aid through a optic observation or study or any agencies of appraisal in the topographic points. Equally good as to place the necessary demands of the people and the topographic point itself. Particularly. the young person must take part in this baronial intent/activity in order to sharpen their heads in the present status/scenario of their chap in the society every bit wee as their ability in taking the people.
Hence. as times goes by. they will be able to cognize more about the status of their fellow components and their leading accomplishments will be hone in order that they will go the future leaders of the consecutive coevalss.