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Winter Holiday Celebrations!

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  1. Created By: Taylor Hayden Winter Holiday Celebrations! Las Posadas Hanukah Kwanza Diwali

  2. Las Posadas PART ONE

  3. Who Celebrates This Holiday??? • Catholic Mexicans • Latin Americans • Spanish Americans

  4. Why Do People Celebrate This Holiday? • Mary & Joseph • Unborn baby Jesus • Looking for home

  5. When does This Holiday Take Place? • December 16th to December 24th • It is held in family’s houses • The neighborhood will plan together

  6. What are some traditions of this holiday? • Theme depends on nativity • Get dressed up and go caroling • Caroling was almost like begging for a home

  7. Are there special decorations for this holiday? What are they? • Candles • Piñatas • Various musical instruments

  8. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? What are they? • SOPA DE ALBÓNDIGAS • FESTIVAL SALAD • VEGETABLE TAMALE PIE

  9. Where is this holiday celebrated? Name the country or countries? • Latin America • Spain • Mexico

  10. What type of clothes are required for this holiday? If any? • Costumes • Mary • Joseph • Pilgrims

  11. Hanukah Part Two

  12. Where is this holiday celebrated? • Jewish homes. • America • Judea

  13. Who celebrates this holiday? • Jewish people (Jews) • Some Greeks • Some Hebrews

  14. Why is this holiday celebrated? • To commemorate the victory of Judah Maccabee's Jewish army • Jewish defeated Greek • Jew’s religious freedom

  15. When does this holiday take place? • 2009 December 11 • Lasts 8 days • Starts on 25th day of Jewish calendar

  16. What are some traditions for this holiday? • To light the Menorah • Making homemade Hanukkah cards • Have your child make their own menorah

  17. Are there any special decorations for this holiday? If so what? • Menorah • Star of David • Festival cards

  18. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? If so what? • Hanukkah Dough Balls • Potato Latkes • Marshmallow Dreidels

  19. Is there any special clothing for this holiday? If so what kind? • Evening wear for the menorah lighting • Normal clothes throughout the day • Wear Yamaka

  20. Kwanzaa Part Three

  21. Where is this holiday celebrated? Name the country or countries. • Africa • Sometimes in America

  22. Who celebrates this holiday? • African Americans

  23. Why do people celebrate this holiday? • Cultural and economic exploration

  24. When does this holiday take place? • December 26th through January 1st • Each day focused on Nguzo Saba • Nguzo is the 7 principles

  25. What are some traditions of this holiday? • Ingathering • Commemoration • Celebration

  26. Diwali Part Four

  27. Where is this holiday celebrated? Name the country or countries? • Singapore • India • Guyana

  28. Who celebrates this holiday? • Hindus' • Indians • Malaysians

  29. Why do people celebrate this holiday? • Triumph of good over evil • Faith of the light • Start of a good luck year

  30. When does this holiday take place? • It is decided by the lunar calendar • Lasts five days • Starts November 5th in 2010

  31. What are some traditions of this holiday? • Five day festivals are held • Lighting small clay oil lamps • Taking baths with oil

  32. Are there special decorations for this holiday? What are they? • Festive lamps • Earthenware pots • Bells and costumes

  33. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? What are they? • BadamPhirni • GulabJamun • Peda

  34. Is there special clothing worn for this holiday? What is it? • Colorful dresses • Flat shoes • Excessively new clothing

  35. Chinese New Year Part Five

  36. Where is this holiday celebrated? Name the country or countries • China • America sometimes