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  • 1. FESTIVALS
  • 2. SAINTVALENTINE’SDAY February is the month to celebratelove. It is celebrated the 14thfebruary. They celebrate Valentines Day bygiving flowers, candy and cards tothose who love. Valentine was a priest that decide tocelebrate marriages when it wasprohibited.
  • 3. EASTER
  • 4. It’s celebrated in March or April.Children paint and decorate eggs.The Easter Bunny is a magic rabbitthat hides eggs for the little boys andgirls.The symbols for Easter are: the chicks,the easter eggs and the flowers.
  • 5. SAINT PATRICK’S DAY Saint Patricks Day is celebrated on March 17th. He is the patron of Ireland.
  • 6. INDEPENDENCE DAY (4THJULY) It is considered Americas birthday,Independence Day marks the anniversary of theday the Declaration of Independence. People celebrate that day with fireworks, picnics,fun and games. The american flag is more importantthat day. They make a parade tocelebrate it.
  • 7. HALLOWEEN On October 31st, Halloween is celebrated, thought tobe the one night of the year when ghosts, witches, andfairies are especially active.
  • 8.  People give the children sweets. People decorate the houses. The symbol is a PUMPKIN People dress up in costumes such as:ghost, witches, zombies,…and gotrick- or- treating
  • 9. THE BONFIRE NIGHTGUY FAWKES It’s celebrated in England on the 5th November. Guy Fawkes was a man who wanted to explode theParliament and kill the king.
  • 10.  Children make a guy and they put it on the bonfire inthe parks. They have picnics, they eat hot dogs and toffee apples. They watch fireworks.
  • 11. THANKSGIVING Thanksgiving celebrates the help the NativeAmericans gave to the pilgrims. It also celebrates what we are thankful for. In the United States, Thanksgiving is celebratedthe fourth Thursday of November.
  • 12.  Thanksgiving is celebrated by having a bigdinner with friends and family. We eat turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. We also celebrate by watching football and goingto the Thanksgiving Day Parade.
  • 13. BLACK FRIDAY Black Friday is the night of Thanksgiving. It begins at midnight where stores open and offerbig sales. People wait outside all night in long lines, in thecold, just to get things on sale.
  • 14. CHRISTMAS It’s celebrated on the 24th and25th December. People decorate a christmastree. People give presents to theirfamily and friends Santa Claus comes.
  • 15.  Food: turkey, vegetables and christmaspudding. The boys and girls receive presents
  • 16. NEW YEAR’S EVE It is celebrated on December 31th. People host New Year’s parties andcelebrate with their friends and family. People drink champagne at midnight andwatch the ball drop in Times Square in NewYork City.