Las Posadas. Kwanza. Hanukah. Created By: Stephen Horner Period 1. WINTER HOLIDAY CELIBRATIONS. Navigation Slide. Las Posadas. Who celebrates this holiday?. Mexicans Catholic Mexicans. Latin Americans. Why do people celebrate this holiday?.
Its most popular in Mexico
To remember the Maccabees and the Syrians that fought for about three years until finally the Maccabees defeated the Syrians and reclaimed the Temple in Jerusalem.Why do people celebrate this holiday?
A candle holder with 9 places 8 for 8 days of Christmas and the 9th to light the other candles.
Star of David decorations.
Flowers/plantsAre there special decorations for this holiday? What are they?
The men wear a nice dress up shirt with a little hat what they call yamika and woman are to wear a dress of sortthere special clothing worn for this holiday? What is it?
AmericaWhere is this holiday celebrated? Name the country or countries
Families celebrating Kwanzaa decorate their households with objects of art, colorful African cloth, especially the wearing of kaftans by women.What are some traditions of this holiday?
RiceAre there special foods eaten for this holiday? What are they?
Wear a kaftan (or caftan) for comfort or if you plan on doing activities that require freedom of movement
Wear a danshiki over plain black pants if you're a man looking for a simple garment
Wear a gelee or headwrap if you're a womanthere special clothing worn for this holiday? What is it?