CHRISTMAS DAY
BOXING DAY
GROUP 13
1. Trần Thị Yến Nhiên
2. Đặng Thị Hoa Quỳnh
3. Nguyễn Thị Dạ Tuyền
4. My
5. Tố Na
I/ CHRISTMAS DAY
1.1 Origin
1.2 Activities
1.3 Background and symbols
II/ BOXING DAY (St. Stephen’s day)
2.1 History

2.2 ...
THE CHRISTMAS SEASON INCLUDES THE
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ON CHRISTMAS
DAY, BOXING DAY, NEW YEAR'S DAY AND
JANUARY 2

I/ CHRISTMAS...
1.1 ORIGIN
in England began in AD 596, when St Augustine
landed with monks.
 He wanted to bring Christianity to the Anglo...
 Christmas

decorations include:
- turning on the beautiful Christmas
music
-decorating Christmas trees
-hanging up everg...
1.2 ACTIVITIES
1.2.1 in Home
 Christmas celebrations include:
- spending time with the family
-decorating the entire hous...
=> General feeling at Christmas is a time for
families. It is only time that they are all together.
 Later in the day, pe...


The Christmas Feast (bữa tiệc) :
Drinks, food, music and dance.




Food & drink
-roast turkey, vegetables, sauces
-

desert: fruity Christmas pudding, brandy sauce
Mince pies
CHRISTMAS CRACKERS
1.2.2 PUBLIC LIFE
closes down almost totally on

Christmas Day
(except hospitals & shelters for the
homeless)
-public hous...
THE QUEEN’S SPEECH
The tradition began in 1932, It began, “I speak
now from my home and from my heart, to you all…”
 At 3...
PANTOMIME (PANTO)
 traditionally

performed at Christmas
 with family audiences consisting
mainly of children and parent...
1.3 BACKGROUND AND SYMBOLS
 There

are many Christmas symbols:
a/ Holiday Greenery
-The symbol of eternal life, have long...
B/



THE CHRISTMAS TREE

began early in the 17th century, in
France, spreading from there through Germany
and then into ...
C/



SANTA CLAUS (FATHER CHRISTMAS )

He comes down the chimney on the night of
Christmas Eve and leaves presents in
sto...
THE BABY JESUS, MARY, JOSEPH, THE OTHER
CHARACTERS FROM THE NATIVITY STORY
PRESENTS, CHRISTMAS FOOD ALSO
SYMBOLIZE CHRISTMAS.
CHRISTMAS CARDS
scenes from either the 19th or 18th
centuries
 set in the countryside, very frequently
covered with snow
...
CHRISTMAS CAROLS, SONGS
sung in churches and schools, often at special
concerts
 by a group of people who go from house t...
CHRISTMAS POEMS
impart a deep religious feelings
 give a persistent invitation to open our minds
and hearts to the myster...
CHRISTMAS EVE
the Day before Christmas Day, on December 24
 a day of preparations for the Christmas season.

There are 12 days of Christmas.
 In fact, most people go back to work and
school soon after New Year.

II/ BOXING DAY (ST. STEPHEN’S DAY)


on 26th December after Christmas Day

2.1 History

Traditionally, Boxing Day was the day:
-servants would receive gifts...
Today, Boxing Day is better known as a bank or
public holiday. , Boxing Day in many places is
moved to 27 December.
 some...
2.2ACTIVITIES
2.2.1 shopping
- known as a shopping holiday, a time where
shops have sales
=> the day of the year with the ...
Many stores want to avoid the hectic (cuồng)
shopping experience.
=> have a limited quantity of big draw or deeply
discoun...
2.2.2 SPORT
an important one in the sporting calendar
a/ Hunting
b/ horse racing

2.2.3 Time family
family get together, watch sports and play board
games, go on walk in the countryside together
 "Wren B...
2.3 FOOD AND DRINK ON BOXING DAY:
more relaxed than Christmas Day
 Lunch: a buffet or leftovers from Christmas
lunch
 Ba...
MINCE PIES WITH BRANDY BUTTER (RƯỢU MẠNH)
OR A SLICE OF CHRISTMAS CAKE.
THANK YOU!!!
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  1. 1. CHRISTMAS DAY BOXING DAY GROUP 13 1. Trần Thị Yến Nhiên 2. Đặng Thị Hoa Quỳnh 3. Nguyễn Thị Dạ Tuyền 4. My 5. Tố Na
  2. 2. I/ CHRISTMAS DAY 1.1 Origin 1.2 Activities 1.3 Background and symbols II/ BOXING DAY (St. Stephen’s day) 2.1 History 2.2 Activities
  3. 3. THE CHRISTMAS SEASON INCLUDES THE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ON CHRISTMAS DAY, BOXING DAY, NEW YEAR'S DAY AND JANUARY 2 I/ CHRISTMAS DAY: -celebrated in the UK on December 25 -the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ over 2 thousand years ago
  4. 4. 1.1 ORIGIN in England began in AD 596, when St Augustine landed with monks.  He wanted to bring Christianity to the Anglo Saxons.  Today, Christmas is a time for people to give and receive gifts, prepare special meals. 
  5. 5.  Christmas decorations include: - turning on the beautiful Christmas music -decorating Christmas trees -hanging up evergreen branches.
  6. 6. 1.2 ACTIVITIES 1.2.1 in Home  Christmas celebrations include: - spending time with the family -decorating the entire house -and shopping, for friends and relatives especially children.
  7. 7. => General feeling at Christmas is a time for families. It is only time that they are all together.  Later in the day, people attend special church services.  Everyone eats a special meal => Christmas dinner
  8. 8.  The Christmas Feast (bữa tiệc) : Drinks, food, music and dance.
  9. 9.   Food & drink -roast turkey, vegetables, sauces
  10. 10. - desert: fruity Christmas pudding, brandy sauce Mince pies
  11. 11. CHRISTMAS CRACKERS
  12. 12. 1.2.2 PUBLIC LIFE closes down almost totally on Christmas Day (except hospitals & shelters for the homeless) -public houses and smaller stores selling food for a few hours in the middle of the day. -Public transport services do not run to their normal timetables. -Churches hold special services -Others hold events
  13. 13. THE QUEEN’S SPEECH The tradition began in 1932, It began, “I speak now from my home and from my heart, to you all…”  At 3 o’clock in the afternoon, the Queen gives her ten-minute Christmas Message to the nation on television broadcast. 
  14. 14. PANTOMIME (PANTO)  traditionally performed at Christmas  with family audiences consisting mainly of children and parents.  a popular form of theatre, incorporating song, dance…  Amateur Dramatics societies:  lasts from around December to February
  15. 15. 1.3 BACKGROUND AND SYMBOLS  There are many Christmas symbols: a/ Holiday Greenery -The symbol of eternal life, have long been used for Christmas time decorations. -Christmas wreath represents everlasting life and God's endless love for us
  16. 16. B/  THE CHRISTMAS TREE began early in the 17th century, in France, spreading from there through Germany and then into northern Europe.
  17. 17. C/  SANTA CLAUS (FATHER CHRISTMAS ) He comes down the chimney on the night of Christmas Eve and leaves presents in stockings.
  18. 18. THE BABY JESUS, MARY, JOSEPH, THE OTHER CHARACTERS FROM THE NATIVITY STORY
  19. 19. PRESENTS, CHRISTMAS FOOD ALSO SYMBOLIZE CHRISTMAS.
  20. 20. CHRISTMAS CARDS scenes from either the 19th or 18th centuries  set in the countryside, very frequently covered with snow  show
  21. 21. CHRISTMAS CAROLS, SONGS sung in churches and schools, often at special concerts  by a group of people who go from house to house collecting money for charitable causes. 
  22. 22. CHRISTMAS POEMS impart a deep religious feelings  give a persistent invitation to open our minds and hearts to the mystery of God incarnate. 
  23. 23. CHRISTMAS EVE the Day before Christmas Day, on December 24  a day of preparations for the Christmas season. 
  24. 24. There are 12 days of Christmas.  In fact, most people go back to work and school soon after New Year. 
  25. 25. II/ BOXING DAY (ST. STEPHEN’S DAY)
  26. 26.  on 26th December after Christmas Day 2.1 History Traditionally, Boxing Day was the day: -servants would receive gifts in boxes from their landownwers or employers. -the collecting boxes in churches were opened & the contents distributed to the poor. -boys used to go round collecting money in clay boxes. When the boxes were full, they broke them open.
  27. 27. Today, Boxing Day is better known as a bank or public holiday. , Boxing Day in many places is moved to 27 December.  some shops and supermarkets open nowadays, but banks and most offices remain closed. 
  28. 28. 2.2ACTIVITIES 2.2.1 shopping - known as a shopping holiday, a time where shops have sales => the day of the year with the greatest revenue - Many retailers (người bán) open very early (5 a.m or earlier)
  29. 29. Many stores want to avoid the hectic (cuồng) shopping experience. => have a limited quantity of big draw or deeply discounted items 
  30. 30. 2.2.2 SPORT an important one in the sporting calendar a/ Hunting b/ horse racing 
  31. 31. 2.2.3 Time family family get together, watch sports and play board games, go on walk in the countryside together  "Wren Boys“ <= Ireland 
  32. 32. 2.3 FOOD AND DRINK ON BOXING DAY: more relaxed than Christmas Day  Lunch: a buffet or leftovers from Christmas lunch  Baked ham 
  33. 33. MINCE PIES WITH BRANDY BUTTER (RƯỢU MẠNH) OR A SLICE OF CHRISTMAS CAKE.
  34. 34. THANK YOU!!!
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