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Instituto Nacional de San Rafael
ENGLISH CLASS
STUDENT NAME:
TATIANA CARDOZA
SEPTEMBER 2015
CHRISTMAS DAY
CHRISTMAS IS:
Christmas or Christmas Day (Old English:
Crīstesmæsse, meaning "Christ's Mass") is
an annual festival commemorating the bi...
Christmas Day is a public holiday in many
of the world's nations, is celebrated
culturally by a large number of
non-Christ...
The celebratory customs
associated in various
countries with Christmas
have a mix of pre-Christian,
and secular themes and...
In addition, several closely
related and often
interchangeable figures,
known as Santa Claus,
Father Christmas, Saint
Nich...
As the years passed, Santa
Claus evolved in popular
culture into a large,
heavyset person. One of
the first artists to def...
Christmas traditions vary from country to
country. Elements common to many nations
include the installing and lighting of
...
Christmas in California
Christmas is a widely celebrated
festive holiday in the United
States. The Christmas and holiday
s...
EL SALVADOR
In El Salvador children celebrate
Christmas by playing with
firecrackers, fountains, such as the
small volcanc...
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  1. 1. Instituto Nacional de San Rafael ENGLISH CLASS STUDENT NAME: TATIANA CARDOZA SEPTEMBER 2015
  2. 2. CHRISTMAS DAY CHRISTMAS IS:
  3. 3. Christmas or Christmas Day (Old English: Crīstesmæsse, meaning "Christ's Mass") is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.
  4. 4. Christmas Day is a public holiday in many of the world's nations, is celebrated culturally by a large number of non-Christian people, and is an integral part of the Christmas and holiday season.
  5. 5. The celebratory customs associated in various countries with Christmas have a mix of pre-Christian, and secular themes and origins. Popular modern customs of the holiday include gift giving, completing an Advent calendar or Advent wreath, Christmas music and caroling, an exchange of Christmas cards, church services, a special meal, and
  6. 6. In addition, several closely related and often interchangeable figures, known as Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, and Christ kind, are associated with bringing gifts to children during the Christmas season and have their own body of traditions and lore.
  7. 7. As the years passed, Santa Claus evolved in popular culture into a large, heavyset person. One of the first artists to define Santa Claus's modern image was Thomas Nast, an American cartoonist of the 19th century. The story that Santa Claus lives at the North Pole may also have been a Nast creation. The idea of a wife for
  8. 8. Christmas traditions vary from country to country. Elements common to many nations include the installing and lighting of Christmas trees, the hanging of Advent wreaths, Christmas stockings, candy canes, and the creation of Nativity scenes depicting the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas carols may be sung and stories told about such figures as the Baby Jesus, St Nicholas, Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Christkind or Grandfather CHRISTMAS IN SOME COUNTRIES
  9. 9. Christmas in California Christmas is a widely celebrated festive holiday in the United States. The Christmas and holiday season begins around the end of November with a major shopping kickoff on Black Friday, the day after the U.S. holiday of Thanksgiving, though Christmas decorations and music playing in stores sometimes extend into the period between Halloween and Thanksgiving.
  10. 10. EL SALVADOR In El Salvador children celebrate Christmas by playing with firecrackers, fountains, such as the small volcancitos ("little volcanos") and sparklers, estrellitas ("little stars"). Teenagers and young adults display bigger fireworks or Roman Candles. Families also have parties in which they dance and eat. Traditional Salvadoran Christmas dishes are sauteed turkey sandwiches in a baguette with lettuce and radishes,

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