Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday in   
   November. It has been an annual tradition in the United States
   since 1863. It did not become a federal holiday until 1941. 


   美國於1863年起, 在每年11月的第4個星期四慶祝感恩節
   但直到1941年, 感恩節才正式成為國定假日


   In the United States, certain kinds of food are traditionally 
   served at Thanksgiving meals. Firstly, baked or roasted turkey
   is usually the featured item on any Thanksgiving feast table.
   Stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, sweet potatoes, 
   cranberry sauce, sweet corn, other fall vegetables,
   and
pumpkin pie are commonly associated with
   Thanksgiving
dinner. 



   在美國, 有些特定的食物是傳統的感恩節餐必備的
   烤火雞經常是感恩節餐宴的主菜
   其他相關的菜餚有填塞於火雞內的
餡料、馬鈴薯泥與肉汁
   蕃薯、蔓越莓醬、玉米、
其他秋天的蔬
菜與南瓜派 

    ã€ŒThanksgiving meal」的圖片搜尋結果

   

    
   In New York City, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held  
   annually every Thanksgiving Day from the Upper West Side of 
   Manhattan to Macy's flagship store. The parade features
   parade floats with specific themes, scenes from Broadway 
   plays, large balloons of cartoon characters and TV 
   personalities, and high school marching bands. The float that 
   traditionally ends the Macy's Parade is the Santa Claus float, 
   the arrival of which is an unofficial sign of the beginning of the 
   Christmas season. There are Thanksgiving parades in many 

   other cities as well.

 

 

   在紐約市, "梅西感恩節遊行" 會在每年的感恩節
   於上西區到梅
西百貨間遊行
   特色是有特定主題的遊行花車, 有百老匯秀的場

   大型卡通人物和電視名人的大型汽球, 以及高中軍樂隊

   遊行通常會以聖誕老人的花車做結束
   當聖誕老的花車到達時是聖誕季節的開始的象徵

   其他很多城市也有感恩節遊行                                (Source: Wikipedia)

 

    

   

    

    

  


   感恩節相關影片與文章請點

   Thanksgiving: How it all begin    The history of Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving turkey   遊行影片

    (原文刊於 Nov 23, 2009)

 

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