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Some British Holidays & traditions made by Danil Makhiev form 7A School No.5 Teacher: V. D.Ganzikova Pyatigorsk, 2014
Слайд 2: B ank holiday
In Great Britain there are public holidays that are called “bank holidays”. The term “bank holiday” dates back to the 19th century. At that time all the banks were closed on these days. Now this term is no longer referred only to banks. Many other firms and offices are closed too. Among these are eight holidays: New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May Day Holiday, Spring Bank Holiday, Late Summer (August) Bank Holiday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Слайд 3: armistice Day
The Initial or Very First Armistice Day was held at Buckingham Palace commencing with King George V hosting a "Banquet in Honour of The President of the French Republic “ during the evening hours of 10 November 1919. The First Official Armistice Day was subsequently held on the Grounds of Buckingham Palace on the Morning of 11th November 1919. This would set the trend for a day of Remembrance for decades to come. Money raised from the sale of these flowers are sent to the Royal British Legion, to help veterans of various wars and their families.
Слайд 4: Guy Fawkes Night
On this night, the fifth after Halloween, celebrated the failure of the Gunpowder Plot, when a group of Catholic conspirators attempted to blow up the British Parliament in London on the night of November 5, 1605, during a speech from the throne of the Protestant King James I, when, apart from him, in the building of the House of Lords present to the members of both Houses of Parliament and the High Representative of the judiciary of the country.
Palace of Westminster barrels of gunpowder. One of the partners has warned the royal Lord William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle, on the intended explosion and said that he did not come the next day in the palace. Lord decided to save not only their lives, but also the royal life. He warned the king, and the next day, Guy was arrested and taken to the Tower. Guy Fawkes tried to set fire in the basement of the Guy Fawkes tried to set fire in the basement of the Palace of Westminster barrels of gunpowder. One of the partners has warned the royal Lord William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle, on the intended explosion and said that he did not come the next day in the palace. Lord decided to save not only their lives, but also the royal life. He warned the king, and the next day, Guy was arrested and taken to the Tower. From the history of the day
In the UK, this event was first organized in 1990, on the initiative of «Common Ground» - one of the charities Albion. Although the festival is called "Apple Day" is dedicated to it not only apples, but also to all orchards, as well as local island attractions. The organizers of this festival were able to see in the apple symbol of diversity and all aspects of the world, and a sign that the person on forces to influence what is happening around them. If you recall the Biblical Eve, their point of view becomes more clear - a little fruit so affected the life of man as a "forbidden fruit" - apple. Holiday bears in itself some elements of the fair with the theme apple slope, where you can not only try hundreds of varieties of apples (some of which did not happen on sale in stores), but also to buy seedlings to grow them in your own garden or around the house. Beginners' yablonevody "can expect to receive during the" Day of the apple "expert consultation about their" apple "issues.
Слайд 7: The Notting Hill Carnival
The Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event that since 1966 has taken place on the streets of Notting Hill, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, UK, each August over three days (the August bank holiday Monday and the two days beforehand).It is led by members of the West Indian community. The carnival has attracted around one million people in the past years, making it one of the largest street festivals in the world. Despite its name, it is not part of the global Carnival season preceding Lent.