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Culture Celebrations Around the World

Sky Lanterns Festival | Chinese New Year Lanterns

Chinese Sky Lantern Festival – Let There Be Flight! Chinese New Year Lanterns, also known as Sky Lanterns, will add a new element of excitement to any given occasion. With a highly appealing appearance, the sparkle of the lantern can be seen flying up in the air for up to 20 minutes and will travel several miles in distance. They keep running until the flame blows out and gently floats

The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival | Dianwu

The Dragon Boat Festival – Get A Chance To Commemorate The Famous Patriotic Poet Qu Yuan From The Warring States As one of the traditional folkloric festivals for the Chinese people, the Dragon Boat Festival is celebrated on 5th of May every year (according to the lunar calendar) to commemorate the famous patriotic poet Qu Yuan from the Warring States Period (475 B.C.-221 B.C.), which also has some alternative names

Onam Festival | The Popular Festival Of Kerala

Discover a Grand Cultural Extravaganza at Kerala’s Legendary Onam Festival! Onam is one of the most popular festival of Kerala, portraying the rich cultural heritage of Kerala. Rich customs, traditions and glorious bygone era is on display during the festival. The festive spirit of grand celebrations attract the travelers from every corner of the world. Onam starts from the first day Atham and continues for ten days till the final

Groundhog Day Holiday | Origin Of Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day Holiday – A Fan Excuse For A Party! Groundhog Day, a popular tradition in Canada and the United States, is celebrated every year on February 2nd. It had its origins in the observance of Candlemas Day, in the early days of Christianity. The clergy would bless candles and make them available to the people, marking a milestone in the winter. The Teutons, or Germans, believing that if the

Hogmanay Edinburgh | Edinburgh New Year

December 31st Is Known To Many As New Year’s Eve, But To The Scottish It’s Called Hogmanay! If you’re looking for lively festivals around the world or Europe specifically to attend during the Christmas and New Year period then you won’t need to go too far from home. For many, the world’s greatest New Year celebrations take place in Edinburgh and they certainly wouldn’t want to be anywhere else when the

Moon Festival | Mooncakes | Chinese Moon Festival

Moon Festival In China As with every Chinese festival or other traditional festivals around the world, the Chinese Moon Festival has its own special food – moon cake. It is a kind of cookie with various fillings and different artistic patterns on the surface depicting the legends of the festival. The festival is for lunar worship and moon watching, when mooncakes are regarded as an indispensable delicacy. Mooncakes are offered between friends