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  1. Holidays and traditions in the ESC and the CR Václav Rejna C4A

  2. Holidays and traditions in the USA

  3. NewsYear’sDay • January1st

  4. Martin Luther King Day. • January 3rd Monday • CommemoratesCivil Rights leader.

  5. St. Valentine‘sDay • February14th • Dayof lovers.

  6. Presidents‘ Day • February 3rd Monday • Remembranceof allformerPresidents.

  7. St. Patrick‘sDay • March17 • Honorsthe patron saint of Ireland.

  8. Easter • First Sundayafter the first full moon in Spring • Commemoratesthe resurrection of Jesus.

  9. AprilFool‘sDay • April1st • Peopleplay tricks on eachother.

  10. Mother‘sDay • May 2nd Sunday

  11. May last Monday • Honorsdeadfamilymembers and wardead.

  12. Father‘sDay. • June 3rd Sunday

  13. IndependenceDay • July 4th • Birthdayof the United States • On July 4, 1776 the Declaration of Independencewassigned.

  14. LaborDay • September 1st Monday • Honorsworkers, unofficial end of summervacations.

  15. ColumbusDay • October 2nd Monday • CommemoratesColumbus‘sarrival in the Americas in 1492.

  16. Halloween • October31st • Childrendress up and go to neighborsforsweets, trickortreat.

  17. Veteran‘sDay • November11st • Honorsthe dead of allwars.

  18. Thanksgiving • November 4th Thursday • First celebrated in 1621 by settlers in Plymouth colony to givethanksfortheir first harvestfollowing a winter of starvation.

  19. ChristmasDay • December25th

  20. Holidays and traditions in the Great Britain

  21. New Year‘sDay. • January1st

  22. St. Valentine‘sDay • February14th

  23. Easter • First Sundayafter the first full moon in Spring • Alsoa holiday on the followingMonday.

  24. AllFool‘sDay • April1st • Same as AprilFool‘sDay in the United States.

  25. May Day • May 1st • Honorsworkers.

  26. Mother‘sDay. • May 2nd Sunday

  27. The Queen‘sOfficialBirthday. • June 2nd Saturday

  28. MidsummerDay • June 21st • Longestday of the yearcelebratedwithfires.

  29. Halloween • October31st

  30. AllSaintsDay • Novemberlst • Honor deadfamilymembers.

  31. GuyFawkes Night/Bonfire Night • November5th • Remembersexecution of GuyFawkes (1570-1606), a Catholicwhotried to blow of House of Parliament.

  32. RemembranceSunday • NovemberSundayclosest to November11th • Honorsdead of allwars.

  33. December24th

  34. ChristmasDay. • December25th

  35. Boxing Day • December26th • Dayon whichpeoplewho do you a service (postman, garbagecollector, milkman, paperboycollecttheirChristmas Box (usuallymoney, and now-a-daysgivenbeforeChristmas).

  36. New Year‘sEve • December31st • Especiallyimportant in Scotland.

  37. Holidays and traditions in the Czech republic Václav Rejna C4A

  38. New Year´sDay • 1st January • Restoration Day of the Independent Czech State • The independent Czech Republic was created in 1993, after dissolution of Czechoslovakia.

  39. Easter • March, April • Easter is celebrated for two days (Sunday and Monday) in the Czech Republic

  40. LabourDay • 1st May

  41. LiberationDay • 8th May • 1945, the end of the European part of World War II

  42. Saints Cyril and Methodius Day • 5th July • In 863, Church teachers St. Cyril (Constantine) and Metoděj (Methodius) came from the Balkans toGreat Moravia to propagate Christian faith and literacy.

  43. Jan Hus Day • 6th July • The religious reformer Jan Hus was burned at the stake in 1415.

  44. St. Wenceslas Day • 28th September • Czech Statehood Day • In 935, St. Wenceslas, Duke of Bohemia, now patron of the Czech State, was murdered by his brother.

  45. Independent CzechoslovakStateDay • 28th October • Creation of Czechoslovakia in 1918.

  46. Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day • 17th November • Commemorating the student demonstration against Nazi occupation in 1939, and the demonstration in 1989 that started the Velvet Revolution.

  47. ChristmasEve • 24th December • Christmas is celebrated during the evening of the 24th. • ChristmasDay - 25th December • St. Stephen's Day • 26th December • "The Second Christmas Day"

  48. Sources • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ • https://www.google.cz/obrazky • http://gymkh.cz/student/Anglicky%20jazyk/Zelen%C3%A1/