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  1. 1. CHRISTMAS AMREICA’S FESTIVAL 11020110 정지원 12020023 김새봄 12020102 임은지
  2. 2. 01 Christmas intorduce 02 Decorations 03 Music 04 MOvie INDEX
  3. 3. What is the ‘Christmas’ ? 01
  4. 4. What is the Christmas ?1 Christmas is an annualcommemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ and a widely observed holiday, celebrated generally on December 25 by millions of people around the world. Christmas’s Etymology "Christmas" is a compound word originating in the term "Christ's Mass". It is derived from the Middle English Cristemasse.
  5. 5. What is the Christmas ?1 Origin of Christmas December 25th is the day of Christ means. In addition, X-mas this day why they call it the X, because the first letter of Christ, by reducing the X-mas is to say. Historically, the date for the AD. Beginning around 350 was adopted in Rome on December 25th festival of the sun god symbolize the day, September 12 to 25 days for a Christian artist in the other respects, rather than inviting the conquest of the Christian religion, it means that other scholars to have been used to claim. In addition, the day of light because he was designated as a birthday fortitude.
  6. 6. What is the Christmas ?1 Christmas’s various customsThe celebratory customs associated in various countries with Christmas have a mix of pre-Christian, Christian, and secular themes and origins. Popular modern customs of the holiday include gift giving, Christmas music and caroling, an exchange of Christmas cards, church celebrations, a special meal, and the display of various Christmas decorations, including Christmas trees, Christmas lights, nativity scenes, garlands, wreaths, and holly. In addition, several closely related and often interchangeable figures, known as Santa Claus,
  7. 7. Christmas’s Decorations 02
  8. 8. Decorations2 The practice of putting up special decorations at Christmas has a long history. In the 15th century, it was recorded that in London it was the custom at Christmas for every house and all the parish churches to be "decked with holm, ivy, bays, and whatsoever the season of the year afforded to be green". The traditional colors of Christmas are red, green and gold. Red symbolizes the blood of Jesus, which was shed in his crucifixion, while green symbolizes eternal life, and in particular the evergreen tree, which does not lose its leaves in the winter, and gold is the first color associated with Christmas, as one of the three gifts of the Magi, symbolizing royalty.
  9. 9. Decorations2 1.Christmas Tree Christmas trees may be decorated with lights and ornaments . Other traditional decorations include bells, candles, candy canes, stockings, wreaths, and angels. Both the displaying of wreaths and candles in each window are a more traditional Christmas display. The concentric assortment of leaves, usually from an evergreen, make up Christmas wreaths and are designed to prepare Christians for the Advent season. Candles in each window are meant to demonstrate the fact that Christians believe that Jesus Christ is the ultimate light of the world.
  10. 10. Decorations2 2.Food A special Christmas family meal is traditionally an important part of the holiday's celebration, and the food that is served varies greatly from country to country. Some regions, such as Sicily, have special meals for Christmas Eve, Christmas is the timing of Thanksgiving and the closest. so Christmas and thanksgiving is food also similar. For example, turkey, ham and chicken in some cases, as the main ingredient feeds on one dish. Cookies on the table without falling tend to emerge.
  11. 11. Decorations2 3.Cards Christmas cards are illustrated messages of greeting exchanged between friends and family members during the weeks preceding Christmas Day. The traditional greeting reads "wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year", Christmas cards are purchased in considerable quantities, and feature artwork, commercially designed and relevant to the season. The content of the design might relate directly to the Christmas narrative with depictions of the Nativity of Jesus, or Christian symbols such as the Star of Bethlehem, or a white dove which can represent both the Holy Spirit and Peace on Earth.
  12. 12. CHRISTMAS MUSIC 03
  13. 13. CHIRSTMAS MUSIC (Chirstmas carolers)3 Christmas carolers in Jersey The earliest extant specifically Christmas hymns appear in 4th-century Rome. Latin hymns such as "Veni redemptor gentium", written by Ambrose The songs we know specifically as carols were originally communal folk songs sung during celebrations such as "harvest tide" as well as Christmas. It was only later that carols began to be sung in church. Traditionally, carols have often been based on medieval chord patterns, and it is this that gives them their uniquely characteristic musical sound. Some carols like "Personent hodie", "Good King Wenceslas", and "The Holly and the Ivy" can be traced directly back to the Middle Ages.
  14. 14. CHIRSTMAS MUSIC (Chirstmas carolers)3 Jingle Bell 19th century (instrumental)Completely secular Christmas seasonal songs emerged in the late 18th century. "Deck The Halls" dates from 1784, and the American "Jingle Bells" was copyrighted in 1857. In the 19th and 20th century, African American spirituals and songs about Christmas, based in their tradition of spirituals, became more widely known. An increasing number of seasonal holidays songs were commercially produced in the 20th century, including jazz and blues variations. +새봄아 저 음표아이콘에 링크걸어서 캐롤틀자!!
  15. 15. CHIRSTMAS MUSIC (Chirstmas carolers)3 +More carols White Christmas Santa Claus Is Coming To Town We Wish You A Merry Christmas
  16. 16. CHIRSTMAS MOVIE 04
  17. 17. Christmas movie4 “Home Alone”
  18. 18. Christmas movie4 Summary: It is Christmas Time and the McAllister family is preparing for a vacation in Paris, France. the next morning, while the rest of the family were in a rush to make it to the airport on time, they completely forgot about Kevin who now has the house all to himself. Being home alone was fun for Kevin.Then, Kevin discovers about 2 burglars, Harry and Marv about to rob his house on Christmas eve. Kevin acts quickly by wiring his own house with make shift booby traps to stop the burglars and to bring them to justice.
  19. 19. 4 Christmas movie “Polar Express”
  20. 20. 4 Christmas movie The basic plot of a child who boarded a magical train bound for the North Pole, me Santa Claus, and learned a lesson about belief, was not nearly enough material to fill feature length movie. When the movie eventually arrived at its destination (some time after the train does), the film was not bad. It captured the story's feeling of wonderment, and its message of belief, creating a Christmas tale that was at least inspiring, if not innovative.
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