Presentation on theme: "In Christmas we celebrate the birth of Jesus and falls on December 25. Spanish Christmas: We celebrate Christmas with our family and friends. Here in."— Presentation transcript:
In Christmas we celebrate the birth of Jesus and falls on December 25. Spanish Christmas: We celebrate Christmas with our family and friends. Here in the Basque Country on 25 we have a tipical figure like Santa Claus, his name is “Olentzero”. The 31th of December we also celebrate the new year. That day we meet family, we dinner together and at 12 o’clock after eating the grapes we enter in the new year. And to finish Christmas on the 6 of January we celebrate our last party the wise men. German Christmas: The 6. December we celebrate Santa Claus, younger people clean their shoes and put them in front of the house and the parents put some sweets and fruits in it. The 24. December we celebrate with our family; we go to church, then we eat good things and after that we get presents that are under a tree. We celebrate the New Year with Fireworks and a TV series that comes every year and wich is always the same, it’s called “Dinner For One”. Italian Christmas: Christmas holidays go from the 24th on December to the 6th on Janury. My city, Naples,is famous for creating nativity scenes, they are considered real works of art to the point you created a museum of art crib and there is also a quarter where the tradition of crib is present throughout the year. The family usually eats dinner together on Christmas Eve, then we exchange gifts. The Italian tradition provides a series of superstitious rituals for the first year such is dressing in red underware, the lentils are eaten dinner on December 31 as a sing of wealth. On January 6 to commemorate the arrival of the Magi is celebrated Epiphany. The Befana Visits to children. Children who were good will the stocking filled with candy and those who have behaved badly with coal.
Spanish carnival: We celebrate the carnival on 21 of February. There’re many tradicions for celebrating the carnival in Spain. But, here in the basque country we haven`t got a local tradition. Apart from that we celebrate them. First of all, we buy costumes about monsters, heros, pirates… Then we dress up and we meet our friends. We pass all the night with them. German carnival: We wear disguises like in spain of heroes pirates etc. A parade moves on the street and the people on the cars throw sweets in the crowd. Italian carnival: Carnival is a festival which is celebrated in countries of Christian tradition (especially those of the Catholic tradition). The celebrations often take the public parades in which playful and imaginative elements dominate, in paticular, the distinctive and characteristic of the carnival is the use masking. We play some of the most important such as Venice, Viareggio and Ivrea.
In Germany, in Italy and in Spain we celebrate the same Valentine’s day the 14 of February. This romantic day is normally celebrated by couples. They give flowers, chocolates and under the mistletoe they kiss.
In Halloween normally we remember the dead people. In Spain we only dress up about scary characters and sometimes we decorate our house. Whereas in Germany we put pumpkins with faces in front of the house in the night of the 31th Octobre. We walk with scary costumes and lanterrns from house to house where we ask to get some sweets. In Italy is now a widespread custom to celebrate this haunted night. Parties and masked balls are held in nightclubs and discos to recall the atmosphere of the gruesome deaths of the spirits that roam the earth. In different regions of Italy, the ancient Celtic traditions were combined with local legends.