Christmas celebrations in Luganville quiet
This year’s Christmas celebrations in Luganville wee the quietest time ever compared to past celebrations according to Luganville residents.
People from different areas celebrated the day in their various little ways to remember the day with respect.
Most households went to church in the morning and after the church service feasting proceeded until noon without any disturbances.
The celebration was quiet different from the past maybe because Christmas fell on a Sunday.
Daily Post observed a big difference in the behavior of those who consumed alcoholic beverages.
The Northern Commander confirmed that there were less activities that disturbed peace in the communities.
Meanwhile, it seems many people went to their villages to celebrate Christmas.
But many in Luganville have different answers to why the day was celebrated with great respect. Some say the high consumption of kava drinking helped to reduce the consumption of alcohol which helped minimize criminal activities, especially during Christmas.
Others say people were able to understand the real way and significance of celebrating the day in the right way.
However, some say most of the people went out for a picnic to celebrate Christmas.
And many say people have plans for 2012 to make sure they have the best in life as the coming year will be a challenging year especially with school fees and other basic needs.
While the New Year is around the corner, leaders inside Luganville have expressed appreciation for the peaceful celebrations and are looking forward for a similar peaceful spirit in welcoming the New Year.