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  1. Las Posadas Kwanza Hanukah Created By: Stephen Horner Period 1 WINTER HOLIDAY CELIBRATIONS

  2. Navigation Slide

  3. Las Posadas

  4. Who celebrates this holiday? • Mexicans • Catholic Mexicans • Latin Americans

  5. Why do people celebrate this holiday? • to remember the pilgrimage by Joseph and Mary before the birth of Jesus

  6. When does this holiday take place? • December 16-24

  7. What are some traditions of this holiday? • People carry candles, sing litanies (prayers), stand by the door of a house and ask for lodging. • sing songs denying their entry until they see that it is Joseph and Mary asking for lodging.

  8. Are there special decorations for this holiday? What are they? • the kids get to break a piñata that parents set out. • The "Piñata" is a pottery (or paper) container, brightly decorated and filled with candy and toys

  9. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? What are they? • Champurrado (Chocolate Atole) • Candy • fruit

  10. is there special clothing worn for this holiday? What is it? • The woman and girls dress in dresses or cloches • The men dress in sombrous white under shirts and black pants pants

  11. Where is this holiday celebrated? Name the country or countries. Its most popular in Mexico

  12. Part 1 LAS POSADAS

  13. Part 2 HANIKKUH

  14. Any person that believes the Jewish religion. Who celebrates this holiday?

  15. To remember the Maccabees and the Syrians that fought for about three years until finally the Maccabees defeated the Syrians and reclaimed the Temple in Jerusalem. Why do people celebrate this holiday?

  16. It is celebrated the 25 of the month and goes on for eight days When does this holiday take place?

  17. Lighting of one candle each night of the eight days and getting gifts. What are some traditions of this holiday?

  18. A candle holder with 9 places 8 for 8 days of Christmas and the 9th to light the other candles. Star of David decorations. Flowers/plants Are there special decorations for this holiday? What are they?

  19. They eat what we eat for the most part only its kosher. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? What are they?

  20. The men wear a nice dress up shirt with a little hat what they call yamika and woman are to wear a dress of sort there special clothing worn for this holiday? What is it?

  21. Israel America Where is this holiday celebrated? Name the country or countries

  22. Part 3 KWANZAA

  23. Africa Where is this holiday celebrated? Name the country or countries.

  24. Africa Americans Africans Who celebrates this holiday?

  25. Celebrate African culture Also celebrates unity Faith Why do people celebrate this holiday?

  26. December 26th - January 1st When does this holiday take place?

  27. Families celebrating Kwanzaa decorate their households with objects of art, colorful African cloth, especially the wearing of kaftans by women. What are some traditions of this holiday?

  28. Fresh fruit Beans Rice Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? What are they?

  29. Wear a kaftan (or caftan) for comfort or if you plan on doing activities that require freedom of movement Wear a danshiki over plain black pants if you're a man looking for a simple garment Wear a gelee or headwrap if you're a woman there special clothing worn for this holiday? What is it?

  30. Part 4 DIWALI

  31. Part 5 CHINESE NEW YEAR