At midnight, the adults toast with champagne and children raise their glasses of hot chocolate as fireworks shine in the night sky.
Though many western countries may give and receive gifts the same way, it is typical in Peru that when each gift is given to the person, the two people hug, kiss each other on the cheek and say thank you (or in this case, gracias) before the person receiving the gift tears into the wrapping paper.
Many families have big house parties that include music and dancing.
So, just as many of those who live in climates that have the four seasons cannot imagine Christmas without snow, Peruvians cannot imagine (well, the climate doesn't allow it) a Christmas with snow…unless they live in the Andes of course.
This is why the traditional Santa Claus, dressed in his boots and heavy red coat and hat, is not an old tradition in Peru, but an adaptation from western cultures.
"' Hutchins continued.'I never thought a lot about doing it until I got into college because I was able to break away from my family and started to establish my own identity.' Living authentically: In 2016, the finance major told her college newspaper that Caitlyn's transition 'made it so much more real for [me], like normal and successful people do this and people are OK when they do it'This past Thursday, a source close to the decathlete told People that the star 'still has no interest in dating.''It's just not a priority,' the insider continued.
Before Jenner transitioned from male to female in mid-2015, she was married three times and begot six children, including model Kendall Jenner and makeup mogul Kylie.
Here is a look at how Peruvians celebrate a typical Christmas holiday.
Well, Peruvians don't actually celebrate Christmas in July, but December is the first month of summer in Peru.
As a matter of fact, the Peruvian government banned Santa Claus and presumably his likeness because they believed that he was a depiction of western capitalism and greed.
For those who celebrate Christmas, December 25 is the big day for gift giving and receiving.
Sophia has an immense admiration for the athlete turned public persona.
In 2016, the finance major told her Malibu-based school’s newspaper Pepperdine Graphic that Caitlyn's transition 'made it so much more real for [me], like normal and successful people do this and people are OK when they do it.''I’ve always had the question of "Do I want to transition from male to female?
While it could have been seen as a date, the Vogue cover girl was probably happy to have the support of a friend while she crossed paths with ex wife Kris Jenner at the family affair.