Christmas usa

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Christmas usa

  1. 1. Christmas in the United States By Piper Macnab
  2. 2. Christmas is an important Christian festival celebrated on December 25th.
  3. 3. This day marks the birth of Jesus, but even non-religious people celebrate Christmas.
  4. 4. Some celebrations start with a mass before midnight on Christmas Eve
  5. 5. Traditional customs include exchanging gifts, church celebrations, baking…
  6. 6. … and the display of various decorations… <ul><li>Stocking </li></ul><ul><li>Wreath </li></ul><ul><li>Ornament </li></ul>
  7. 7. … including the Christmas tree,…
  8. 8. … lights, mistletoe,…
  9. 9. Santa Claus is a popular mythological figure, often associated with bringing gifts on Christmas.
  10. 10. Santa is often shown riding a sleigh pulled by reindeer.
  11. 11. The most famous reindeer is Rudolf, who guides the others with his bright shining nose!
  12. 12. Most families travel to spend Christmas together, including mine!
  13. 13. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQYa2epnTdco&feature=related

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