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  • 1. Festivals By Humaira Begum 11y
  • 2. Different types of festivals
    • Chinese New Year (Chinese festival)
    • Eid (Islamic festival)
    • Music festivals (e.g The Proms in London )
    • Chanukah (Festival of Lights, Jewish festival)
    • Food festivals (e.g Organic food festival), Film festivals (e.g Sundance film festival)
    • Birthday of Buddha (Chinese festival)
    • Evangelismou (Greek festival)
    • Pumpkin Festival
    • Running of the Bulls (Pamplona, Spain )
    • Holi festival (Hindu festival)
  • 3. Eid-Ul-Fitr & Eid-Ul-Adha
  • 4. Eid-Ul-Fitr & Eid-Ul-Adha
    • People all around the world celebrate this festival.
    • Eid "is an important religious festival celebrated by Muslims all around the world.
    • Eid is about spending time with friends and family, sacrifice, and thanksgiving for being able to afford housing and food etc…
    • Eid-ul-fitr is a three-day Muslim holiday that comes at the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting ( sawm ).
    • Eid-ul-adha meaning "Festival of Sacrifice" or "Greater Eid" is to celebrate the willingness of Ibrahim (pbuh) to give up his son Ishmael as an act of duty to God.
    • Eid ul-adha is celebrated yearly on the 10th day of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah.
  • 5. Eid-Ul-Fitr & Eid-Ul-Adha
    • The first day of Eid-Ul-Fitr, is on the first day of the month Shawwal.
    • Eid is the Arabic word meaning "festivity“, Fiṭr is the Arabic word meaning "conclusion of the fast“.
  • 6. Chinese New Year
  • 7. Chinese New Year
    • Each new year, people will decorate their homes with many New Year Graphics; the best of which are from the small town called Yangliuqing.
    • Yanliuqing paintings were first produced between 1573 and 1620.
    • 2008 is known as the Year of the Rat. 2009 is the Year of the Ox. 2010 is the Year of the Tiger There are 12 animal names; so by this system, year names are repeated every 12 years.
    Google: Chinese new year: http://www.chinapage.com/newyr1.html
  • 8. Chinese New Year
    • Chinese New Year is the most important of the Chinese holidays, and is a time of feasting with the family, celebration, fireworks,  and gift-giving. It is a 15-day holiday, beginning on the first day of a new moon and ending with the full moon on the day of the Lantern Festival.
    Google: Chinese new year: http:// www.activityvillage.co.uk/chinese_new_year.htm Google images :Chinese new year
  • 9. Chinese New Year Every traditional Chinese household should also have live blooming plants to symbolize rebirth and new growth. Flowers are believed to be symbolic of wealth and high positions in one's career. On New Year's Day, the Chinese family will eat a vegetarian dish called jai. Although the various ingredients in jai are root vegetables or fibrous vegetables, many people attribute various superstitious aspects to them Google: Chinese new year: http://education2.uvic.ca/Faculty/mroth/438/china/decorations.html Google: Chinese new year: http://education2.uvic.ca/Faculty/mroth/438/china/traditional_foods.html