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  1. Las Posadas Hanukkah Kwanzaa Winter Holiday Celebrations Created by: Breajah Thompson Period: 1

  2. Part 1 Las Posadas

  3. Home Who celebrates this holiday? • Mexican culture. • Latin Americans • Catholic Mexicans Las Posadas

  4. Why do people celebrate this holiday? Home • To remember the pilgrimage. • Joseph and Mary ask for lodging. Las Posadas

  5. Home When does this holiday take place? • December 16th -24th. • Night time.

  6. Home What are some traditions of this holiday? • A procession begins led by two children carrying a small pine-decorated platform bearing replicas of Joseph and Marry riding a burro. • They are joined by people carrying candles and singing prayers. • They visit different houses each night and ask for lodging. Las Posadas

  7. Home Are there special decorations for this holiday? • The people carry candles while they journey to each house and sing. • They hang Piñatas. • Midnight of Christmas Eve, the birth of Christ is announced- fireworks, ringing bells whistles blowing. Las Posadas

  8. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? • Variety of peppers • Hot fruit punch • Hot fruits • Peppers Home Las Posadas

  9. Is there special clothing worn for this holiday? • Children dress as shepherds Home Las Posadas

  10. Where is this holiday celebrated? Las Posadas Home • Mexico • Anywhere

  11. Part 2 Hanukkah

  12. Home Who celebrates this holiday? • Jewish • Hebrews

  13. Home Why do people celebrate this holiday? • Honor of Jewish victory • Rededicate the Temple • Victory of Jews over the Syrian-Greeks.

  14. When does this holiday take place? Home • Late November or early December depending on the Hebrew calendar. • Last for 8 days. Hanukkah

  15. What are some traditions of this holiday? Home • Lighting the Menorah. • Reciting blessings. • Exchanging gifts. • Play a game called Dreidel. Hanukkah

  16. Are there special decorations for this holiday? • Menorah • Dreidel Home Hanukkah

  17. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? • Pretzels • Latke (potato pancake) • Sufganiyot (jelly doughnut) Home Hanukkah

  18. Home Is there special clothing worn for this holiday? • Kipah (head cap) • No special clothing unless they want to dress up for the candle light ceremony. Hanukkah

  19. Home Where is this holiday celebrated? • Anywhere there is a Jewish person's home. • Jerusalem, Bethlehem • Israel Hanukkah

  20. Part 3 Kwanzaa

  21. Home Who celebrates this holiday? • African Americans. Kwanzaa

  22. Why do people celebrate this holiday? • To honor African heritage, culture, and unity. Kwanzaa Home

  23. When does this holiday take place? • Dec 26th- Jan 1 • Last for seven days Home Kwanzaa

  24. What are some traditions of this holiday? • Lighting a kinara. • Pouring of libations. • Feast • Gifts Home Kwanzaa

  25. Home Are there special decorations for this holiday? • Kinara (candle holder) • Mkeka (Mat) • Mancala (game) Kwanzaa

  26. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? • Jambalaya/jambalaya soup • Chicken & dumplings • Jamaican jerk pork Home Kwanzaa

  27. Is there special clothing worn for this holiday? • Kaftan • Kente • dashiki Kwanzaa Home

  28. Home Where is this holiday celebrated? • Africa • Anywhere Kwanzaa