4th of July

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4th of July

  1. 1. Ana Rita Alves Leal, Class 9 F school year 2012-13 (Teacher Paula Barbosa)
  2. 2. The fourth of July is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the declaration of independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the kingdom of Great Britain.
  3. 3. Independence Day celebrations often take place outdoors. Families often celebrate 4th of July attending a picnic
  4. 4. Customs - Barbecue Families often celebrate 4th of July attending a barbecue The decorations like ballons and clothes are generally coloured red white and blue, the colours of the American flag.
  5. 5. Parades are often in the morning
  6. 6. Fireworks displays occur in the evening at such places as parks, fairgrounds or town squares
  7. 7. Portugal Germany Italy Denmark
  8. 8. 4th of July in Portugal In Portugal, 4th of July festivities include: live music, food booths and games, fireworks at 10.30 pm, etc. I have already been to a 4th of July party and it looked like I was in America because of the picnics, barbecues, and the wonderful fireworks. It was interesting because I got to know the 4th of July holiday that Americans both celebrate and appreciate.

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