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Winter Holiday Celebrations

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  1. Winter Holiday Celebrations Created By: Jake Townsend Period 1 Hanukah Las Posadas Kwanza

  2. Part 1 Las Posadas

  3. Las Posadas Who celebrates this Holiday • The Holiday of Las Posadas is celebrated in Mexico. • Many Mexicans view Las Posadas as a major event the way most Americans view Christmas • It is celebrated by: • Mexicans • Latin Americans • Catholic Mexicans

  4. Why do people celebrate this holiday? Shows the pilgrimage of Joseph and Mary They were in search of shelter for the birth of Jesus Celebrate this by signing outside a shelter until they are let in. Las Posadas

  5. When does this holiday take place? December 16-24 Las Posadas

  6. What are some traditions of this holiday? During this holiday people sing until they are let in the building Shows pilgrimage Children bust pinayatas Light candles A lot of praying Las Posadas

  7. Are there special decorations of this holiday • Candles • Paper Lanterns • Banners • Piñatas Las Posadas

  8. What types of foods are eaten on this holiday? Fruits Punch Many types of cookies and cakes Las Posadas

  9. What type of clothing is worn? • Women: Dresses Cloches • Men: Sombrous Las Posadas

  10. Where is this holiday celebrated? Mexico Parts of the United States Las Posadas

  11. Part 2 Hanukkah

  12. Where is this holiday celebrated • Hanukah is celebrated anywhere the Jewish religion is celebrated or believed in Hanukkah

  13. Who celebrates this holiday? • Any person that is a part of or believes in the Jewish religion Hanukkah

  14. Why do people celebrate this holiday? People choose to celebrate this holiday because they remember, and celebrate the Maccabees taking over the temple from the Syrians so they could believe and praise God once again. Hanukkah

  15. When does this holiday take place? • It is celebrated on the twenty fifth of the month • Celebrated for eight days Hanukkah

  16. What are some traditions of this holiday? Lighting of 8 Candles for the 8 days of the holiday Make special cards, foods, Singing songs Creating your own menorah Set a extra plate at dinner for the Hanuka theme Hanukkah

  17. Are there special decorations for this holiday? • Wreaths • Dreidel • Menorah • Eight candles Hanukkah

  18. Part 3 Kwanza

  19. Where is this holiday celebrated? • Africa • United states

  20. Who celebrates this holiday? • Pan-African • African Americans • Jewish religion

  21. Why do people celebrate this holiday? • Celebrates the African American culture • To celebrate the Nguzo Saba • Celebrates the 7 principles • 7 principles in which people live by

  22. When does this holiday take place? • December 26

  23. Are there special traditions for this holiday? • Ingathering: People come together to praise • Reverence: Prayer • Commemoration: Remembering the past • Recommitment: Committing to the African culture • Celebration: Celebrate life