Christmas is celebrated in Goa on 25th December as the nativity of Jesus Christ. Every Christian attends the midnight mass and Christmas day is marked by get together and parties. It is a time for merry making and exchanging gifts where the whole of Goa comes alive with party fervor. A unique highlight of Christmas is the Crib and in Goa life-size cribs are set up in fields, farms, village streets and highways. Young groups go caroling and crib trailing and the festive fervor continues for ten days.