Favorite Holidays

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<ul><li><p>Claudia De Leon #9 10A</p></li><li><p>Celebrated on February 14th. Cupid is the symbol of Valentines day. We give candies as gift, but the most common is chocolate in heart shaped boxes. In Medieval times, girls ate bizarre foods to make them dream of their future spouse. In the Middle Ages, there was a belief that the first unmarried person of the opposite sex you met on the morning of St. Valentine's Day would become your partner. </p></li><li><p>Celebrated on October 31st In Mexico, they celebrate El Dia de los Muertos starting the evening of October 31. It is thought that the colors orange and black became Halloween colors because orange is associated with harvests and black is associated with death.Black cats were originally believed to protect witches' powers from negative forces</p></li><li><p>Every year more than 400 million people celebrate Xmas around the world. The celebration on the 25th of December starts with Christmas Eve, the evening of December 24. A famous Christmas tradition is to exchange kisses beneath the mistletoe tree. The poinsettia is a traditional Christmas flower. In Mexico (its original birthplace), the poinsettia is known as the "Flower of the Holy Night". </p></li><li><p>Oldest of all holidays It is celebrated on December 31stThere is a rumor that the first visitors you see after ringing in the New Year would bring you good or bad luck, depending on who you keep as friends and enemies. That's why most people celebrating on New Year's Eve often do so with friends and family. Losing weight" is the most common New Year's resolution? </p></li></ul>

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