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  • 1.ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS

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  • The word Christmas COMES from the words Christs Mass the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.

3. holly Santa Claus or Father Christmas Stocking Christmas cards crackers Christmas tree reindeer decorations presents Tinsel sleigh AND Bell Candy cane Snowman Toys 4.

  • In theUSAChristmas lasts only for one day- it begins on 25th December and finishes this day. Its the Christmas Day.
  • All period before Christmas, which begins a day after the largest and the most important celebration in America - Thanksgiving day (fourth Friday in November). Its like the 'Christmas' before Christmas.

WHEN DO PEOPLE CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS? 5.

  • In Englandthey c elebrate Christmas on the 25th of December.
  • During the weeks before Christmas,theysend cards, watch nativity plays, go to carol services and buy plenty of food and drink for the festive season.Theyalso go shopping to buy those all important Christmas presents!
  • Theydecoratetheirhomes with Christmas trees and lights,
  • as well as other decorations, Father Christmas,
  • snowmen and all other symbols.
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  • O n the 24th of December, Christmas Eve, young children leave a mince pie andmilkfor Father Christmas and a carrot for Rudolph. Christmas Eve is often very exciting for many children as they know that Father Christmas is going to visit them that night.
  • Presents are usually opened at home early in the morning on the 25th.

UNITED KINGDOM 6.

  • There are many different nationalities there.Therefore, there are many different Christmastraditions .

For example

  • In Arizona, many people celebrate the Mexican tradition Las Posadas.

Families play Mary and Joseph searching for a place to stay. WHAT ABOUT IN THE U.S.A.? 7. Las felicitaciones Tarjetas de navidad oChristmas Las tarjetas navideas fueron inventadas por Sir Henry Cole, quien en el ao 1843 encarg a un amigo pintor que le dibujara y pintara una escena navidea, que luego mandara a reproducir en una imprenta, para despus escribirle unos breves deseos de felicidad, firmarlas y enviarlas a los amigos y familiares. 8.

  • Children write letters toSanta Claus , telling him what presents they would like to receive for Christmas.
  • In New York there is a small town called the North Pole, which was designed for Santa Claus and which has a post office, a church and a blacksmith shop to repair the shoes of the reindeer.

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  • December 25 this the most exciting day of the year for most English children. Traditionally they hang stockings at the end of the bed on Christmas Eve and in the morning they check if the stockings has been filled with small toys, fruit and sweets. Larger toys will be nearby.

10. Turkey Christmas meals A traditional Christmas Dinner consist of roast turkey (or goose)and a variety of other dishes. Desserts includemince pies ,pumpkin pie ,plum puddingandfruitcake . 11. Los bastones de caramelo representan a Jess, por su forma de J o por elcayado de pastor. El color blanco simboliza la pureza, mientras que el rojo indica sangre.Golosinas: 12. Christmas music concerts 13. firework display carol 14. meal at home Christmas presents celebration at the party 15.

  • Do you know what a cracker is?
  • A Christmas cracker is a coloured paper tube which contains a banger.
  • When two people pull the cracker it snaps in half making a loud bang.
  • Inside the cracker there are paper crowns, jokes or little gifts.

CRACKERS 16. 17. 18. rbol navideo De distintos tipos, segn cada pas. En general se usa el pino o el abeto, aunque no es comn en todos los lugares. Hayuna historia que habla de su origen . E n laAlsacia(Francia), hace cuatro siglos, viva unsacerdote muy caritativo que, cada noche de Navidad,repartaentre los menesterosos, alimentos, ropa y dinero que recolectaba enlosmeses anteriores. Un da, mientras preparaba los paquetes paracadapersona, elsacerdoteadmir la hermosa noche y tuvo laidea de colgarlosregalos en abeto prximo ala iglesia : l ospobrespodranasdisfrutar adems del cielo estrellado de diciembremientras sereunan bajo elrbolpara cantar los cnticos sagrados. Tan agradable result la reunin que desde entonces el rbol fue el centro de la fiesta navidea. 19. Y adornos coloridos Se decora con luces de Navidad Un ngel o una estrella se sita a menudo en lo alto del rbol. 20. Las velassuelen simbolizarla luz de Cristo. Las puertas y pasillos de las casas se adornan con una corona de Navidad como smbolo de esperanza y eternidad. 21.

  • The Bible says that Mary had trouble finding shelter on the night Jesus was born. So on Christmas Eve, some people light candles in the window. The candles symbolize a welcome to cold and tired travelers.

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  • December 26 this called the Boxing Day, the day when traditionally people give each other Christmas presents, which used to come in boxes.

u.k. 23. San Nicols de Bari fue un santo muy popular que se cree que falleci el 6 de diciembre del ao 345 .Santa Claus evolucion del nombre del santo en alemn, San Nikolaus y en holands, Sinter Klaas . Quin esSanta Claus? Suele usar diversos medios de transporte, segn los lugares. Recibe muchos nombres: San Nicols, Santa Claus, Pap Noel, el Viejito Pascuero, Mos Craciun... 24.

  • Rudolph is the red-nosed reindeer!
  • Children leave mince pies, brandy, cookies, hot chocolate or milk for Santa and carrots for the reindeer!
  • Santa goes down the chimney to leave the presents or the coal!

25. 26. California 27. Australia 28. Hawai 29. Brasil 30.

  • A algunos jvenes les gusta ir a la playa el da de Navidad porque el clima es muy caluroso en
  • Diciembre. Santa Claus les lleva los regalos en un trineo tirado por canguros o haciendo surfing.

AUSTRALIA 31. Inglaterra 32. Londres (Inglaterra) 33. Londres 34. Trafalgar Square(rbol y villancicos), Londres 35. London Eye, Londres (Inglaterra) 36. Estados Unidos 37. Rockerfeller Center,Nueva York (EE.UU.) 38. Rockerfeller Center (Nueva York, EE.UU.) 39. National Christmas Tree,Washinghton 40. U nionS quare , S anF rancisc o (EE.UU.) 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. Hearst castle , California 47. Nueva York 48. Montreal (Canad) 49. Christmas Bling - Montreal 50. Jardines Botnicos de Montreal (Canad) 51. Melbourne (Australia) 52. Melbourne (Australia) 53. Australia 54. Llandilo, Sydney ( Australia) 55. Australia 56. MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!