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Christmas Festivity

  1. 1. CHRISTMAS<br />
  2. 2. Christmas Tree<br />The tradition of the Christmas tree comes from Germany. <br />Germans had a fir tree in their homes and they decorated it with biscuits and candles.<br />
  3. 3. Christmas tree<br />In Great Britain the Christmas tree became popular after 1840, when Queen Victoria married Prince Albert, a German. <br />He brought the tradition of the Christmas tree to the Royal Family.<br />
  4. 4. Christmas tree<br />People decorate the tree with colored lights and at the top of the tree they usually put an angel or a star.<br />
  5. 5. Christmas decoration<br />They usually decorate their homes and gardens with other Christmas symbols such as holly, mistletoe and paper decorations.<br />
  6. 6. Towns decoration<br />Towns and cities, usually decorate the trees in the parks with colored lights.<br />
  7. 7. London<br />Every year there is a very big Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square London. <br />It is a present from people of Norway.<br />This tradition started in 1947, when the Norwegians wanted to thank the British for their help during World War II<br />This tree is about 25 meters tall and it is decorated with white lights.<br />
  8. 8. New York<br />America’s most famous Christmas tree is at the Rockefeller Center on Fifth Avenue in New York City.<br />This spectacular Christmas tree has about five miles of lights! Every Christmas millions of people go ice skating near the Rockefeller tree.<br />
  9. 9. Toy shops<br />If you want to buy toys, in London there is a great toy shop called Hamleys. <br />There are six floors full of toys and interesting games for all ages.<br />
  10. 10. Charity organizations<br />Christmas is a happy time, but it is also a time to help and remember others: no one wants to be alone at Christmas.<br />During the Christmas season charity organizations ask for money for the poor people and the homeless in their town.<br />They organize free meals and often give toys to the poor children<br />
  11. 11. CHRISTMAS CARDS<br />In Great Britain and America people send Christmas cards to their friends and relatives; they usually buy boxes of Christmas cards, often from charity organizations.<br />Christmas CardsUsuallySay:<br />Merry Christmas<br />HappyHolidays<br />Season´s Greetings<br />
  12. 12. Christmas Carols<br />Christmas carols and Christmas music are very popular. <br />People sing Christmas carols in church, in town centers and sometime in front of their neighbors' houses.<br />
  13. 13. Pantomimes<br />In Great Britain pantomimes are very popular.<br />Pantomime is a comic theatre with songs.<br />A man usually acts the part of an old woman. This is a funny part.<br />The audience sometimes participates in the performance.<br />