5th November is Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes Night in Great Britain. It’s a very popular festival in which there are firework displays and bonfires. But the origins of the festival are not really a cause for celebration.
You can watch this video to find out more about the history of Guy Fawkes.
Now watch this video about fire safety from the National Health Service in the UK (NHS). Where there’s fire, there will be accidents! Do you think people are as safety conscious where you live?
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Today we celebrate Bonfire Night, a typical British tradition. Do you know who Guy Fawkes was and what he is famous for? Said quickly, Guy Fawkes tried blow up the Houses of Parliament in London back in the year 1605 and since then that day is celebrated by lighting up bonfires.
If you want to know more about him, you can see the film “V for Vendetta” or visit the links below. By the way, do you recognise the mask that appears on the film poster? Yes, it is the same mask used by the group Anonymous.
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I finally recomend you to watch this video to know why British people celebrate the Bonfire night.
I hope you’ve found this article interesting, especially because Guy Fawkes is somehow relevant nowadays.