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Christmas Around The World

Christmas Around The World






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    Christmas Around The World Christmas Around The World Presentation Transcript

    • Christmas Around the World 1
    • Contents 1. Country Background 2. Location and Climate 3. Flag and Description 4. Holiday Traditions and History 5. Food and Celebration 6. View on Santa 7. Language and “Merry Christmas” 2
    • Contents 8. Religious Connections 9. Other Facts on the Country 10. Compare to your American Traditions 11. Contrast to your American Traditions 12. Photos and Captions 13. Summary of Main Ideas 14. Resources 3
    • Country Background Italy became a country in 1861. they are ruled by a king. there first king ‘king victor Emmanuel the secend 4
    • Location and Climate in the south it is hot and dry. in the north it has alot of mountains.all the seasons are alot alike. 5
    • Flag and Description the flag has the same colors as when it was made. red,white,and green because they were the colors of there uniforms. they were first put into use when Napoleon attacked. 6
    • Holiday Traditions and History Italy's christmas goes on for 3 weeks. kids go house to house singing christmas carols and poems. even shepherds join in. 7
    • Food and Celebrations They have a celebrational meal. Followed by cake and chocolate.the cake is called ‘PANETTONE’ 8
    • View on Santa they believe that there presents are delivered by a which. they call her ‘BEFANA’ ,and they wait till january 6th to open them. 9
    • Language and “Merry Christmas” buon natale! 10
    • Religious Connections On Christmas Day the pope gives hi blessing.The children wait until Epiphany, January 6, for their presents. they are brot by 11
    • Other Facts on the Country over 20% of Italy's population is 65 years old. Italy borders 6 countries. Its longest border is Switzerland. 12
    • Compare to your American Traditions Elderly figure that brings presents.Fly on something. Hang up lights. 13
    • Contrast to your American Traditions They have a witch. Wait for jan 1 for presents. They have no x-mas trees. 14
    • Photos and Captions x-mas feast x-mas flag video taping x-mas 15
    • Summary TEXT 16
    • Resources TEXT 17