Download
aaron mccall n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Winter Holiday Celebration PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Winter Holiday Celebration

Winter Holiday Celebration

188 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Winter Holiday Celebration

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Los Posadas Hanukah Aaron McCall Kwanzaa Winter Holiday Celebration

  2. Los Posadas Part 1

  3. Las Posadas: Who celebrates this holiday? • Mexico • Spanish

  4. Las Posadas: Why do people celebrate this holiday? • Josephs and Mary’s • crossing to Bethlehem • Looking for place to stay

  5. Las Posadas: When is this holiday celebrated? • Starts December 16th • Ends December 24th

  6. Las Posadas: What are some traditions of this holiday? • Two people carry statues of • Mary • Joseph • And an angel. • Only Mary and Joseph allowed in • Then people come in.

  7. Las Posadas: Are there special decorations for the holiday? • There is the piñata • The piñata has special decorations • The piñata is full of candy and toys.

  8. Las Posadas: Are there special foods that are eaten during this holiday? • There are many foods such as • Champurrado • Arroz Dulce • Punch made from hot fruits.

  9. Las Posadas: Is there special clothing worn for this holiday? • People dress as Mary and her shepherds • People carry statues of Mary and Joseph • People carry candles.

  10. Las Posadas: Where is this holiday celebrated? • Mexico. • Spain. • Bolivia and Ecuador

  11. Hanukah Part 2

  12. Where is this holiday celebrated? • America • Islam • Iran

  13. Who celebrates this holiday? • Jewish people • Hebrews

  14. Why do people celebrate this holiday? • a rededication to temple in Jerusalem • gained freedom after defeating Syrians • Had oil for 1 day, lasted 8

  15. When does this holiday take place? • 25th day of the month of Kislev • That is around November or December • It lasts for 8 days

  16. What are some traditions of this holiday? • Light 9 candles • 1 lights all of the other 8, which represents the days it lasted • They play a game involving a dreidel • Eat lots of food with oil

  17. Are there special decorations for this holiday? • The menorah • The 9 candles • The star of David

  18. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? • Donuts • Fries • Hamburgers

  19. Is there special clothing worn for this holiday? • This holiday dose not require attire • wear clothes such as white and light blue • incorporate the star of David.

  20. Kwanza Part 3

  21. Where is this holiday celebrated? • US • Africa

  22. Who celebrates this holiday? • African Americans • Started by Ron Karenga • Kwanza = “first fruits”

  23. Why do people celebrate this holiday? • Honoring African Americans • History • Culture • Social Change

  24. When does this holiday take place? • December 26 • December 27 • December 28 • December 29 • December 30 • December 31 • January 1

  25. What are some traditions of this holiday? • Some traditions • Great feast on December 31 • Participants light a kinara

  26. Are there special decorations for this holiday? • Mkeka (straw mat) • Kinara (candleholder) • Muhindi (ears of corn)

  27. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? • Sweet Potato Pie • Squash and Yams • Green Peppers

  28. Is there special clothing worn for this holiday? • Kaftan for comfort • Danshiki for looking good • Bright colors