Thanksgiving Explained in American Corner Zagreb, Jelkovec Department

Mr. Doug Barnes, Facility Manager at the U.S. Embassy Zagreb gave a presentation at the American Corner Zagreb – Jelkovec November 27 on the traditions of America’s Thanksgiving holiday. Mr. Barnes described the unique dishes Americans eat and other traditional activities associated with Thanksgiving Day. He shared his experience of celebrating the holiday back home in the United States and how he recently celebrated Thanksgiving with his family here in Croatia. After the presentation, 60 students age 14-17,  asked questions on a wide range of topics and discussed similarities and differences between America and Croatia with Mr. Barnes.