Posted by: laurainguia | December 2, 2008

Thanksgiving Day

Last week people celebrated Thanksgiving Day. When exactly did the celebration take place? turkeyWhere is it held? What are their origins? Visit this website to find out about the tradition and the activities related to it. The Holidays Net is also full of interesting articles to read.

Not in the mood for reading? Then click here to watch some great videos about the festivity.

Finally, did you know that every year the President of the United States pardons a turkey so that it’s not eaten? If you want to have a look at the event, visit the White House website and click (right hand side) on the sentence: “Watch the 2008 ceremony” for a high-quality video. Here is the transcript of the mini-speech by the President. You can also watch the video here:

There are lots of things to be thankful for, don’t you think so?


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