Mickey KUNG ( 5D 09 )

Good morning everyone. Today, I am going to talk about an event of celebration called the Bonfire Night.

Bonfire Night is a name given to various annual celebrations characterised by bonfires and fireworks. The event celebrates different traditions on different dates, depending on the country. Some of the most popular instances include Guy Fawkes Night (5 November) in Great Britain, which is also celebrated in some Commonwealth countries; Several other cultures also include night-time celebrations involving bonfires and fireworks.

There are many food items that are associated with Bonfire Night. Toffee apples, treacle toffee, black peas, and parkin are traditionally eaten around Bonfire Night in parts of England. They are extremely delicious and many people love eating them.

However, bonfire celebrations can pose a risk to public safety due to the possibility of fires, injuries, or fights. For example, in London, calls to firefighting services are nearly tripled on Bonfire Night.

Moreover, the tradition of Bonfire Night has been criticised for its environmental impact. A 1994 study conducted in Oxford, England, found a four-fold increase in toxins in the air after a Bonfire Night celebration. In 2005 a Bonfire Night in Newfoundland prompted the provincial Minister of Environment and Conservation to remind the general public of their responsibilities for safety and the environment.

Bonfire Night is amusing but it is really dangerous. If you have a chance to participate in this event, you should have fun carefully.

Mickey KUNG 5D (09)