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Netherlands celebrations2

  1. 1. Our national celebrations
  2. 2. Queensday Our queen On Queensday we celebrate thebirthday of our Queen. We celebrate it April 30th.
  3. 3. Memorial Day• In the Netherlands annually on the 4th of May we have our National Memorial. People commemorate on that National Memorial day the victims of the world war II. From 1961 there is not only a memorial day on the 4th of May for the Dutch victims of the world war II , but also the dutch victims of other conflicts in the world.
  4. 4. Liberation Day 0ne day later, on 5th of May we celebrate the liberation of the German occupation.
  5. 5. Good FridayGood Friday is the Friday before Easter. Onthis day Christians commemorate thecrucifixion of Jesus Christus
  6. 6. Easter Jezus is born again!! Easter is the most important Christian festival .Chocolate eggs Christians celebrate this day that Jesus rose from the dead. We eat Chocolate eggs on this day.
  7. 7. WhitsunAt Whitsun, the appearance of the Holy Spiritis celebrated The symbol of whitsun
  8. 8. Ascension DayAscension Day is the celebrationof the ascension of Jesus Christ.It is also the feast of the ChristianWorkers Movement The symbol
  9. 9. Carnival • Carnival is a Catholic celebration. • During carnival we wear strange, funny costumes and have parades.

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