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  1. WINTER HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS Created By: Lataya Perry Las Posadas Hanukah Chinese New Year

  2. LAS POSADAS home

  3. Who celebrates this holiday? • Mexicans • Latin Americans • Mexican immigrants home Las Posadas

  4. Why do people celebrate this holiday? • To remember Joseph and Mary. • Celebrate the birth of Christ • To come together. home Las Posodas

  5. When does this holiday take place? • Start 16th of Dec- 24th • For nine nights • At midnight on the 9th day home Las Posodas

  6. What are some traditions of this holiday? • Carry candles and sing prayers. • Led by two children. • Sing traditional songs home Las Posodas

  7. Are there special decorations for this holiday? What are they? • Carry platform of Joseph and Mary • Christmas lights made out of heno home Las Posodas

  8. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? What are they? • Piñata • Vegetable tamale pie • Festival salad home Las Posadas

  9. is there special clothing worn for this holiday? What is it? home Las Posodas

  10. Where is this holiday celebrated? Name the country or countries. • Mexico • U.S • Italy home Las Posodas

  11. Hanukah

  12. Where is this holiday celebrated? Name the country or countries. • Jerusalem • Israel home Hanukah

  13. Who celebrates this holiday? • Jewish home Hanukah

  14. Why do people celebrate this holiday? • Right to freedom • Maccabees reclaimed the temple • Victory of Maccabees home Hanukah

  15. When does this holiday take place? • Each year for 8 nights • Between Nov. and Dec • The 25th of the month home Hanukah

  16. What are some traditions of this holiday? • Menorah lit everyday • Collect oil from menorah • Preparing elaborate meal home Hanukah

  17. Are there special decorations for this holiday? What are they? • Blue and silver • Star of David • A Menorah home Hanukah

  18. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? What are they? • Potato Pancakes • Dairy Products • Sufganiya or jelly donut home Hanukah

  19. Is there special clothing worn for this holiday? What is it? • Kipah (head cap) • Festively for candle lighting • Regular clothing home Hanukah

  20. Chinese new year home

  21. Where is this holiday celebrated? Name the country or countries • The Philippines • China • Indonesia home Chinese new year

  22. Who celebrates this holiday? • Chinese • Koreans • Vietnamese home Chinese new year

  23. Why do people celebrate this holiday? To get rid of bad sprits To come together as a family Honor heaven and earth home Chinese new year

  24. When does this holiday take place? • 1st day of the 1st month • Ends on the 15th home Chinese new year

  25. What are some traditions of this holiday? • Visiting of friends/family • Poems and riddles are read • Dragon is present home Chinese new year

  26. Are there special decorations for this holiday? What are they? • Plants and flowers • lights • Platters of oranges and tangerines home Chinese new year

  27. Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? What are they? • Vegetarian dish called jai • Dumplings • fish home Chinese new year

  28. Is there special clothing worn for this holiday? What is it? • Wear new clothes • The cheongsam • Samfoo home Chinese new year