Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Christmas Time
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Introducing the official SlideShare app

Stunning, full-screen experience for iPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Christmas Time

542
views

Published on

Published in: Spiritual

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
542
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Christmas time By Noemí Botella Ruiz
  • 2.
    • Time: 24th of December until 6th of January.
    • Place: UK and United States.
    • History:
    • AD 596, started in England with the arrival of St.Augustine along with his monks.
  • 3. TRADITIONS
    • People exchange Christmas greeting cards.
  • 4.
    • Kids and adults sing Christmas carols.
  • 5.
    • Mummering. People wear masks and act on Christmas plays.
  • 6.
    • Christmas crackers:
    • It is very common to pull one before the Christmas meal.
    • Mode of use:
    • You ask a person to pull one end while you pull the other.
    • The person who ends up holding the middle part wins the small gift which is inside.
  • 7.
    • On Christmas Eve, Father Christmas leave Christmas gifts in stockings.
  • 8.
    • The Boxing Day or ‘St.Stephen’s Day’:
    • It is the following day after Christmas Day.
    • Traditionally, this was the day to open the Christmas Box to share the gifts with the poor.
    • Today is a day for fox hunting or a family time.
  • 9.
    • January 6th is known as Epiphany:
    • Popularly known as Twelfth Night , because this day is twelve days after Christmas Day.
    • Christmas lights and decorations are taken down on this day.
  • 10. FOOD
    • The day before the grand feast, people used to eat Frumenty. It is made up of corn.
    • Roast turkey is the most common meal.
  • 11.
    • And for desserts…
    • The Christmas pudding is the traditional one.
    • The superstition says that you have to eat one mince pie each day of Christmas in order to have luck.
  • 12. CHRISMTAS CLIP
    • Watch the following video of a famous English actor celebrating his ‘peculiar’ Christmas time:
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etUq95XKGiw
  • 13. QUESTIONS
    • Do you have anything in common with the English Christmas tradition?
    • How do you celebrate Christmas in your country?