Customs and traditions of english speaking countries
Топик Обычаи и традиции англоязычных стран рассказывает о том, как бережно англичане относятся к своим традициям и, зная об этом, вы лучше узнаете британцев. Самый почитаемый праздник в Великобритании – это Рождество. Самая главная традиция этого праздника – дарить подарки, и не только родственникам, но и коллегам по работе. Вторая традиция – посылать поздравительные открытки. Многие семьи предпочитают праздновать Рождество у украшенной ели, чтобы проникнуться духом Рождества.
Every country and every nation has it's own traditions and customs. It's very important to know traditions and customs of different people. It will help you to know more about the history and life of different nations and countries.
One cannot speak about England without speaking about it's traditions and customs. They are very important in the life of English people. Englishmen are proud of their traditions and carefully keep them up. There are six public holidays a year in G.B. Cristmas day is one of their favorite holidays. It's celebrated on the 25th of December. There are some traditions connected with it. One of them is to give presents to each other. It is not only children and members of family. It's a tradition to give cristmas presents to the people you work with. Another tradition is to send cristmas cards. All these cards are brightly and coloured.
Most of big cities of G.B., especially London, are decorated with coloured lights and cristmas trees. On Trafalgar Square, in the center of London, stands a big cristmas tree. It is a gift from the people of Oslo. It is over 50 feet high. Many families celebrate cristmas day in the open air near the cristmas tree in order to catch the spirit of cristmas. Children find cristmas presents in their stockings. The traditional english dinner on cristmas is turkey and pudding.
Other great holidays are: Father's day, Mother's day, Halloween and others.