In this activity, we will introduce our traditions of our hometowns. You can prepare your works on the cousine, clothes, ceremonies, superstitions, history or any other values on the tradition of your hometown.
Mushrooms are the most important value of our cousine. Kazikli is always rainy so there are many mushrooms that are valuable and delicious.
In Mariupol we have a tradition to put New Year trees not only at home. Even the shops are decorated with them. We have New year trees on the squares of every town's district. People like to walk in the evening when the New Year trees are sparkling.
There is a tradition of celebrating Christmas. We usually cook special wheat gruel with raisins, walnuts and poppy seeds. It is called "kutya". People also cook fruit compote using dried fruit. It is called "uzvar". In the evening before Christmas children bring "kutya" to their relatives, friends and neighbours. They sing "kolyadki", glorify Christ and get sweets. On Christmas people go to church.
In Mariupol we have a tradition to go to concerts during holidays. We like to watch folk dances of our hometown's ensembles. Ensembles of Folk Dances "Kviten" and "Vesnyanka" are famous not only in Ukraine. They are winners of many international dancing contests. Some pupils of our school are members of "Vesnyanka". We especially like their Ukrainian dances and are proud of them!
According to my students Noah and Yeray. one of the most important traditions in Corralejo, which we are celebrating right now, is Christmas. Our traditions in these dates, although similar to any other, presents some peculiarities: this year all Christmas decoration is handmade, made by citizens with materials related to the sea and recycled objects brought to the shore of the beaches by tides, the "Trhee Kings's Day" or that we can celebrate New Year's Eve in the beach.
At Xmas we eat some of these delicious typical sweets. Ummmm!
IES CORRALEJOIn the Canary Islands there are many traditional games that are very popular in our hometown, some of them are dated from before being conquered by the Castilians in XV century.!!
On 30th May we celebrate the Day of The Canary Islands, and we conmemorate the date when the Canary Islands were considered as an Autonomous Community belonging to Spain. We celebrate it with typical dances, food and music. We feel proud of our traditions as can be seen in the colours of our flag: white, (representing the sky and the snow in El Teide, the highest mountain in Spain), blue (representing the sea) and yellow (representing the sun and the sand of our beaches)
Our Typical traditional food is varied and delicious, based in fish, goat meat, potatoes, cheese, cereals and, specially, our original spicy sauce "Mojo Picón" and the "Gofio" (Canarian Corn Flour".
Virginia Falcón is my teacher, and she told us about our traditions.
We are Virginia's Students and we invite you to taste the traditional Canarian Cousine!!It's delicious!!
IES MARXADELLA - VALENCIA, SPAINValencian people have a lot of traditional festivities and these are some examples of the most important and traditional parties in our Community.Made by Abril, Aurora and Claudia
Hi! I've done a collage telling about our different traditions. Hope you love it and wish to come to Valencia, Spain.
-Gastronomy:Food in the Region of Valencia is devotion to the palate, traditional flavours and culinary innovation. Paella, rice and oranges are the most emblematic choices.-Fallas:The Falles is a traditional celebration held in commemoration of Saint Joseph in the city of Valencia, Spain. The term Falles refers to both the celebration and the monuments. Each neighbourhood of the city has an organised group of people, the Casal faller, that works all year long holding fundraising parties and dinners, usually featuring the paella.-9 D’Octubre:The 9th of October is the day of the Valencian National Day, and on that day, the entrance of the Aragon’s king, Jaume I The Conqueror, in 1238.
"KALANDAR" is the first month of the Julian Calendar. The first day of the Kalandar is on the fourteenth day of the January. Traditionally, children wear interesting costumes and go out and go door to door. They have bags which they put to the doors then they wait for the gifts from houses. While they are waiting, they say folk verses . At the end of the night they share gifts equally. Kalandar is much more common in Trabzon than the other cities of Black Sea Region.
Seafood influences the cuisine.Anchovy is very popular.Black cabbage is also speciality of the city.Stuffed cabbage rolls ,mushrooms,tarhana soup and corn cake are where you can order in Zonguldak.Different types of anchovy dishes are very popular among locals.
It's a rare plant which only grows in Karadeniz Eregli. With its pink colour, oval seem, rich aroma and excellent smell, the Ottoman Strawberry is unique. In seasonal normals, the Ottoman Strawberry which started to give its first fruit in late May and early June does not give fruit anymore towards the end of June.
Traditional wrestling festivities are celebrated enthusiastically on 31 August-1 September.
Yetkin DERE / Vakfıkebir Atatürk Secondary SchoolStuffed blackcabbage leaves is very popular in Trabzon. People cook this delicious meal for their guests on special days.
Anchovy (Hamsi) is very popular in our hometown. There many different kinds of fish in here but Hamsi is the most popular one.
There are many delicious meals in Trabzon cuisine. Kuymak is made of butter, corn flour and cheese like cheese fondue. Rice pudding is made of milk and rice.It is served with hazelnut and it is a dessert. Pide is like a pizza. There are many kinds of Pide such as with minced meat, cheese and diced meat.
Vakfıkebir Bread, Culture and Art Festival is held every year. There are many sport competitions, concerts and activities in this festival.
Valencia's traditions.Paella- Typical rice that we eat9 of October- A party in which we celebrate that Jaume I conquered Valencia.Fallas- A party in which we throw firecrackers, we have fun, and we do the act of burning the falla.Flag- it represents us.
Horon is a traditional folk dance. People dance it everywhere in festivals, weddings, parties even at football matches.
Our cultureThe delicious meals of Kazikli, Milas
Our CultureOur delicious meals 2
Our CultureOur delicious meals 3
Our delicious meals 4
Our CultureThe weddings are the most important parts of our culture. We have lasted our wedding traditional ceremonies for years. The world has changed a lot but our traditions have been the same ;)
The wedding meals are very delicious. This meals are cooked for all visiters. Our weddings last for two or three days and these meals are cooked in the weddings.
Our CultureIn our weddings, we organize wrestlings matches. The most popular are invited to this wrestling activity and the host delivers many things to the people, such as money, clothes, meals etc.
Our CultureOlive cultivation is an important part of our life. Olive means cooperation because the villagers collect olives of each others. Olives means income because olive oil is valuable to sell.
Our CultureWrestling is our traditional sport. Many fans gather together to watch this event ;)
Easter is the festival of the beginning of spring. On this day, paint eggs, beat with them, roll eggs, swing, sing and dance
Our tradicional dancing. Some of our classroom pupils dance in the school dance collective “Saulīte,” (sun)
The Fortress of Klis
Typical food in our region called Dalmatia
Jumping over fire - on 23 June on St. John called Ivanjska noć. All the people in a village young and old are jumping over fire.
Tradicional souvenir from Šibenik - Šibenski botun (Šibenik button)
Red corral from island Zlarin nearby Šibenik shore - tradicional souvenir and jewlarry are made from corrals
We are celebrating the shortest night of the year in Latvia. We're not sleeping this night, lighting fires, singing, dancing, wreaths, eating cheese, drinking beer. We jump over the fire and decorate the house with herbs and flowers.
The traditional camel wrestling festival is held in every second week of February in Milas.
The traditional camel wrestling in Milas
Thousands of people gather to watch the wrestlings of camels ;)
There are many traditional dances in the Canary Islands, influenced by European and American (Venezuela, Cuba, Argentina) ones.
Dressing is part of our distinctive cultural tradition in the Canaries, being very varied deppending on the different islands.
My students Leandro and Yeray tell us that in the Canary Islands (Spain) we are very proud of our musical roots and traditional instruments.
My teacher is Virginia Falcón. She taught us that one of our traditions to celebrate the 30th November is the celebration of "Los Finados", a ceremony full of details dedicated to honour and remember our dead family and friends.
The Canary Islands Carnival is one of the most interesting, colourful and diverse carnivals in the World.
Our traditions food
Ramadan Feast is a traditional and religious festival for us. This feast lasts for four days after fasting for a month.During this month we don't eat and drink anything from morning to evening.Aim is understanding poor people's life and helping these poeple.During this month every evening we go mosque for praying.At the end of this month we have festival.We wear our best clothes and visit elderly people,our relatives.Children knock the doors and collect candy,money...
Hello !My name is Ayşenaz from Turkey,Erdemli.My teacher is Hayriye Küçük.On August 30 Victory Day ,we have some celebrations in Turkey and in my hometown this celebratıon is made in Hacıalanı village.Especially oil wrestling is worth to watching...
My teacher is Hayriye Küçük.Every year we have traditional and international circus festival.Many people come from different countries.Because Erdemli is famous for its lemon,orange...
My teacher is Yeliz AKDEMİR.We celebrated Hazelnut Festival every summer in August.
My teacher is Yeliz AKDEMİR.Our Culture and our traditions.
Ide of Burnum at national park Krka is a ancient game played by Romans and tradicionally held during summer nights. Actors are playing Roman soldiers and visitors are expirencing the old times.
There is a tradition to ski,to sledge and to skate in winter in Mariupol.
The days before Mardi Gras( shrove Tuesday) are very important, on Monday there are two parades. We go to the ancient cathedral of Basse-Terre for the religious celebration during which the lady sellers of the market give delicious fruit to the Christ to be sure to be successful during the year.The lady sellers look so beautiful with their madras costumes and big hats with fruits on. at night there is the electric parade and on Tuesday, the traditional parade.
Each year, we commemorate the abolition of slavery in Guadeloupe, May 27th 1848. A very important remembrance day for people in the island.
My student,Onur plays local dance of Alaplı.
My teacher is Çağrı DERE.I prepare a document on Kazikli, Milas Culture.
Our traditional dessert is kerebiç.If ytou come to Erdemli one day you should definitely taste kerebiç.
Sıkma and börek is very famous in Erdemli.There are ' yörük tents' like cafes for having breakfast at seasides in Erdemli.
Olive trees grow in great numbers in Liguria and our olive oil has high standards.
After the henna night, the groom got on a horse and went to buy a bride with his friends. After the father was removed from the house, the bride was brought to the house where they live with the groom and horn accompanied by the groom. Here, the mother of the bride sprinkled granulated sugar on them to get along well.