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People give thanks for the good harvest and the food they eat.
Celebrated on the 31st of October in Britain, the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand.
They have fun the day before All Saint's Day
Children wear scary costumes, they say "Trick or treat" and they eat many sweets
Guy Fawkes Night or Bonfire night (The Gunpowder Plot)
Celebrated on the 5th of November in Britain.
They celebrate November 5th, 1605 when Guy Fawkes (a Catholic conspirator) tried to kill King James I of England (a protestant king) by blowing up the House of Lords during the opening of parliament.
Nowadays, people make a bonfire, burn a dummy of Guy Fawkes and eat sausages and potatoes.
Fourth Thursday in November
The first Thanksgiving in America was celebrated in the autumn of 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag to celebrate the colony's first successful harvest.
The symbol of thanksgiving is the turkey because it is native to northern Mexico and the eastern United States.
Nowadays, people eat turkey and pumpkin pies and they go to Thanksgiving Day Parade
December 25th in the Christian World.
People celebrate the birth of Christ. They go to church and pray.
Children wait for Father Christmas (Santa Claus) , they decorate a christmas tree, they give and receive presents.
In December there are many other traditions : Hanukkah, Eid al-Adha, Kwanzaa,
New Year's Day
January first (1st )
People celebrate the new year. they organize big parties and dance all night long.
There are huge fireworks in the world.
Saint Valentine's Day
Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday)
Last day before lent (carême), date
Saint Patrick's Day
National Bank Holiday in EIRE (Republic of Ireland)
April Fool's day
April first (1st). All jokes and tricks are allowed.
A Sunday in March or April, date
a Sunday in May
a Sunday in June