Презентация "Guide on British Holidays and Traditions"


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Guide on British Holidays and Festivals

Guide on British Holidays and Festivals

Цель: исследовать праздники и традиции Великобритании

  • Цель: исследовать праздники и традиции Великобритании
  • Задачи:
  • обозначить государственные и религиозные праздники в Великобритании;
  • определить какие традиции, связаны с разными и праздниками и в каких костюмах их отмечают

January

  • 1st – New Year’s Day
  • parties with all your friends and family to celebrate the New Year
  • 25th – Burns’ Night (Scotland)
  • a ‘toast’ to various things every 5 minutes, including Burns, haggis, Scotland, men, women, the host

February

  • 14th – Valentine’s Day
  • dinner with sweethearts, a Valentine’s card, chocolate or flowers
  • 17th – Shrove Tuesday or ‘Pancake Day’
  • pancake races

March

  • 1st – St David’s Day (Wales)
  • traditional songs and poems in a Welsh evening called ‘Noson Lawen’
  • 17th – St Patrick’s Day (Northern Ireland)
  • lots of Guinness
  • 15th – Mother’s Day
  • a nice Sunday Roast dinner during the afternoon

April

  • 1st – April Fools’ Day
  • April Fools’ jokes
  • 3rd–6th – Easter weekend
  • chocolate Easter eggs to gorge on
  • 23rd – St George’s Day (England)
  • events with morris dancing (an English folk dance)

May

  • 1st – Beltane
  • Morris dancing, crowning a May Queen and celebrations involving a maypole
  • 4th and 25th – Bank holidays
  • trips or short vacations during the three day weekend
  • opportunity to work in gardens

June

  • 13th – The Queen’s Official Birthday
  • the ceremony of Trooping the Colour, which is also known as the Queen's Birthday Parade
  • 21st – Summer solstice
  • the ancient monument of Stonehenge in Wiltshire
  • 21st – Father’s Day
  • greeting cards and traditionally masculine gifts

August

  • 1st–8th – Eisteddfod
  • to hear Welsh music and literature, see dance and theatre performances, shop for books and crafts
  • 7th–31st – Edinburgh Festival Fringe
  • theatre, comedy, music and dance

October

  • 31st – Halloween
  • trick or treating’ sweets

November

  • 5th – Bonfire night
  • spectacular firework displays
  • 11th – Remembrance Day
  • Remembrance Sunday with two minutes of silence observed on 11 November
  • 30th – St Andrew’s Day (Scotland)
  • traditional Scottish food, music and dance

December

  • 25th – Christmas
  • the family’s presents
  • a Christmas tree
  • a very special (and huge) roast dinner
  • 26th – Boxing Day
  • watching sports or eating the Christmas leftovers