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 St. Valentine's Day - walentynki obchodzone 14 lutego  Pancake Day - dzie ń tu ż przed Wielkim Postem.  St. Patrick's Day - ś wi ę to irlandzkie obodzone.

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Presentation on theme: " St. Valentine's Day - walentynki obchodzone 14 lutego  Pancake Day - dzie ń tu ż przed Wielkim Postem.  St. Patrick's Day - ś wi ę to irlandzkie obodzone."— Presentation transcript:

1  St. Valentine's Day - walentynki obchodzone 14 lutego  Pancake Day - dzie ń tu ż przed Wielkim Postem.  St. Patrick's Day - ś wi ę to irlandzkie obodzone 17 marca April Fools' Day - Prima Aprilis - Obchodzony 1 kwietnia  Good Friday - Wielki Pi ą tek  Easter - Wielkanoc  Easter Monday - Poniedzia ł ek Wielkanocny  May Day - 1 maja  Father's Day - dzie ń ojca obchodzony w trzeci ą niedziel ę czerwca All Saints - dzie ń wszystkich ś wietych. Obchodzony 1 listopada. Bonfire Night - dzie ń uczczenia udaremnionego spisku prochowego (1605r.) w Anglii. Obhodzony 5 listopada.  Armistice Day - ś wi ę to z okazji zako ń czenia I wojny ś wiatowej. Obchodzony 11 listopada. Boxing Day - drugi dzie ń Ś wi ą t Bo ż ego Narodzenia. Obchodzony 26 grudnia.  Bank Holiday - ś wi ę to publiczne w Anglii i Irlandii. Obchodzone jest kilka razy w roku.

2  Saint Valentine's Day, commonly shortened to Valentine's Day, is an annual commemoration held on February 14. It is traditionally a day on which lovers express their love for each other by presenting flowers, offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards (known as "valentines"). The day first became associated with romantic love in the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer in the High Middle Ages, when the tradition of courtly love flourished.Modern Valentine's Day symbols include the heart-shaped outline, doves, and the figure of the winged Cupid. Since the 19th century, handwritten valentines have given way to mass- produced greeting cards. 

3  Shrove Tuesday (also known as Pancake Day, Pancake Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, and Mardi Gras) is a term used in English-speaking countries, especially in Ireland, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Germany, and parts of the United States for the day preceding Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of fasting and prayer called Lent. 

4  Saint Patrick's Day is a religious holiday celebrated internationally on 17 March. It commemorates Saint Patrick, the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland, and the arrival ofChristianity in Ireland. It is observed by the Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion (especially the Church of Ireland), the Eastern Orthodx Church and Lutheran Church. Saint Patrick's Day was made an official feast day in the early 17th century, and has gradually become a secular celebration of Irish culture in general. The day is generally characterised by the attendance of churc services, wearing of green attire (especially shamrocks), and the lifting of Lenten restrictions on eating and drinking alcohol, which is often proscribed during the rest of the season 

5  April Fools' Day is celebrated in different countries around the world on April 1 every year. Sometimes referred to as All Fools' Day, April 1 is not a national holiday, but is widely recognized and celebrated as a day when many people play all kinds of jokes and foolishness. The day is marked by the commission of good-humoured or otherwise funny jokes, hoaxes, and other practical jokes of varying sophistication on friends, family members, teachers, neighbors, work associates, etc. 

6  Good Friday is a religious holiday observed primarily by Christians commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. The holiday is observed during Holy Week as part of the Pascha Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday, and may coincide with the Jewish observance of Passover. It is also known as Black Friday, Holy Friday,Great Friday, or Easter Friday, though the latter normally refers to the Friday in Easter week. 

7  Easter is the central feast in the Christianliturgical year. According to the Canonical gospels, Jesus rose from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion. His resurrection is celebrated on Easter Day or Easter Sunday (also Resurrection Day or Resurrection Sunday). Easter marks the end of Lent, a forty-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance. The last week of the Lent is called Holy Week, and it contains Good Friday, commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus. Easter is followed by a fifty-day period called Eastertide or the Easter Season, ending with Pentecost Sunday. 

8  Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is celebrated as a holiday in some largely Christian cultures, especially Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox cultures. Easter Monday in the Roman Catholic liturgical calendar is the second day of the octave of Easter Week. 

9  May Day on May 1 is an ancient northern hemisphere spring festival and usually a public holiday; it is also a traditional spring holiday in many cultures. Since the end of the nineteenth century, May Day has also become synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, a day of political demonstrations and celebrations organised by communists, anarchists, socialists, unionists, and other groups. 

10  Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June but it is also celebrated widely on other days. Father's Day complements Mother's Day, the celebration honoring mothers. 

11  All Saints' Day (in the Roman Catholic Church officially the Solemnity of All Saints and also called All Hallows or Hallowmas), often shortened to All Saints, is a solemnity celebrated on 1 November by parts of Western Christianity, and on the first Sunday after Pentecost in Eastern Christianity, in honour of all the saints, known and unknown. In the Western calendar it is the day after Halloween and the day before All Souls' Day. 

12  Bonfire Night is a yearly event dedicated to bonfires, fireworks and celebrations. Different traditions celebrate Bonfire Night on different days. Some of the better known Bonfire Nights are: 5 November in the Great Britain and some Commonwealth countries (sometimes also called Guy Fawkes Night); 

13  Armistice Day (also known as Remembrance Day) is on 11 November and commemorates the armistice signed between theAllies of World War I and Germany at Compiègne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War I, which took effect at eleven o'clock in the morning—the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" of While this official date to mark the end of the war reflects the cease fire on the Western Front, hostilities continued in other regions, especially across the former Russian Empire and in parts of the old Ottoman Empire. 

14  Boxing Day is traditionally a day following Christmas when wealthy people in the United Kingdom would give a box containing a gift to their servants. [1] Today, Boxing Day is better known as a bank or public holiday that occurs on December 26, or the first or second weekday after Christmas Day, depending on national or regional laws. It is observed in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and some other Commonwealth nations. [1] 

15  A bank holiday is a public holiday in the United Kingdom or a colloquialism for public holiday in Ireland. There is no automatic right to time off on these days, although the majority of the population is granted time off work or extra pay for working on these days, depending on their contract. The first official bank holidays were the four days named in the Bank Holidays Act 1871, but today the term is colloquially used for public holidays which are not officially bank holidays, for example Good Friday and Christmas Day. 

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