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Christmas

  Christmas is the great day of Christ's birth, being celebrated by all Christians on December 25 of each year. More than two thousand years ago, the Virgin Mary by the power of the Holy Spirit, bore Jesus Christ in Bethlehem of Judea. Then, the three Magi from the East saw a bright star in the sky and making a long way following it, came to Bethlehem, bringing gifts of gold, myrrh and frankincense.     Christmas was established as official celeb...

Valentine's Day

  Starting February 14, Christians in Europe and North America, and not only them, celebrate Valentine's Day. Although its origin is Catholic, Valentine’s Day becomes increasingly popular in other religions and cultures. Well, a celebration of love is always welcome, even if it is not native or it is not a tradition for centuries in certain regions.     Celebrating Valentine's Day has its origins in a tradition that began many years ago in ...

New Year's Eve

  New Year is considered a special moment in the world and is celebrated with different traditions, some kept for thousands of years and passed down from generation to generation. New Year in many parts of Europe, is associated with superstitions and predictions.     For example, in some parts of Switzerland and Austria, locals dress up to celebrate the eve of St. Sylvester. In the year 314, people thought the pontiff of the period, named Sylvest...

Rio de Janeiro Carnival, Brazil

Music, dance, rhythm, joy and continuous party for 4 days and 4 nights. That is what Rio de Janeiro Carnival means. Exuberance is a common word here. Let yourself loose in the world of music, joy and happiness!  Modern Brazilian Carnival has its roots in Rio de Janeiro, when, in 1641, the town bourgeoisie imported from Paris habit of keeping masked balls and parties. Initially, the European form mimic the festival, but later absorbed elements derived from African and American cultures.     In the late 19th century in Rio de Janeiro have emerged "cordões" masked groups that marched on city boulevards singing and dancing. Today, known as...

Easter

  Easter is an annual religious celebration with different meanings, celebrated in Christianity and Judaism. It is one of the most important annual Christian holidays, which commemorates the fundamental event of Christianity, the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, Son of God in Christian religions, on the third day after his crucifixion on Good Friday. There are some Christian denominations that do not celebrate Easter; they are Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormon Church, Seventh-Day Adventist C...

Ramadan

  The month of September in the Arab world is transfigured in the Quranic canons required by the holy Ramadan fasting. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, being the month of fasting as well and it is the most important Muslim festival. The previous month is called Saban (it is the month of birth of the Prophet Shia Lailatu barā'a him), and the month following Ramadan is Saval.   The ninth month of Islamic calendar, it is the month of repentance...

Beerfest in Munchen, Germany

An event long waited for beer fans, Beerfest welcomes everyone willing to have a good time and share a pint of beer.   The idea started from a simple Bavarian National Guard NCO. He suggested organizing a horse racing related festivities at the marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese von Hildburghausen. Bavarian King Max I. Joseph von Bayern, showed more than happy with this suggestion. On 17 October 1810 horse race held on the princess bride called it Oktoberfest. As progress has been chosen instead of a meadow on the outskirts unused.    &nbs...

Halloween

  Halloween is a celebration of Celtic origin, taken over by many nations in the Western world nowadays, being spread in the nineteenth century by Irish immigrants in the United States of America. It is celebrated on the night of October 31, although the date varies - for example in Sweden it is celebrated on the first Saturday in November. The name comes from English, from the term All Hallows' Even, the name of the Christian holiday of all Saints; Halloween celebration has become ...

Academy Awards

  Academy Awards are the main national film awards in the United States of America. Known as the Oscars, the awards are now awarded by the Academy in Los Angeles, California, an organization which in 2002 included over 6,000 members, all professionals in various domains of the film, namely producers, directors, actors, image directors and many others.     Oscar statuette was designed by Cedric Gibbons and sculpted in Los Angeles by George Stanley...

Hanukkah

  Hanukkah or Festival of Light is celebrated by the Hebrew people for 8 days, in December. Hanukkah in Hebrew means "dedication" and commemorates the Jewish victory Macabees (which translates as 'men are stronger than the sledge'), led by Judah Maccabee against Syrian Greeks in 165 BC. Legend says that when Judah and his men liberated Jerusalem, the first thing they did was to open the Hebrew temple again, but when they got there, they have not found anything from th...


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