(ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY) “Should African-Americans Celebrate European Holidays: The History Christmas, Thanksgiving & Easter” Presentation by Michael Imhotep host of “The Michael Imhotep Show” and “The African History Network Show” and founder of The African History Network. This is a 5 hr DVD presentation from Michael Imhotep, Recorded Dec. 21st, 2013 on The Winter Solstice. It’s Item # 713 at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.
This Multi-Media presentation from Michael Imhotep, Executive Producer & Host of “The African History Network Show” deals with the historical origins of Christmas, Thanksgiving & Easter going back to the Pre-Christian Era and looking at the Ancient Winter & Fertility Festivals celebrated among Europeans like the Festival of Saturnalia, The Festival of Mithra, The Festival of Yule, etc. Most of these festivals took place around the Winter Solstice (around Dec. 20th or 21st) or The Vernal Equinox (March 20th or 21st). We’ll deal with the influence from various cultures, mythology, religion, literature and astronomy. Do you really know what you’re celebrating? This is a fascinating lecture that is thoroughly documented. Don’t take our word for it. Go do your own research.
Topics Discussed Include:
– Why is Christmas really celebrated on December 25th?
– What determines when Easer is celebrated?
– What are the origins of Easter?
– The origins of Santa Claus
– How does Astronomy play a role in the celebration of Christmas?
– Where do the symbols of Christmas come from?
– The origins of Zwarte Piet (Black Pete)
– What has caused the popularity of gift giving? Traditionally gifts weren’t exchanged between family members.
– The origins of the 7 days of the week & more!
If you want to learn more about African History and African-American History to counteract the negative images we see of ourselves on the TEL-LIE-VISION (TV), please visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. There is information to Educate, Empower and Inspire people of African Descent throughout the Diaspora and around the world as well as large selection of African History/African American History DVD Lectures/Documentaries including “Hidden Colors 1-3” and the “Afro-Man & The Protectors of the Book Of Knowledge” Animated Series for children.