"Festivals Of Pakistan" Essays and Research Papers

  • Festivals Of Pakistan

    What are you thinking of doing this summer? Why not try Reading festival? Reading festival I hear you say? From my past mind blowing experience at Reading I noticed that it was more of an annual pilgrim for people to pay homage to their musical idols, plus a chance to reconnect with friends from previous year. Opportunities to try local shop keeper’s wears are available as the festival is located within the beautiful town centre. There are many local arts and crafts, organic fruit and veg and even...

    Celebrity, Folk festival, Reading and Leeds Festivals 1082  Words | 3  Pages

  • Festival

      BENGUET STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL     La Trinidad Benguet is the Guinness World Record Holder of the “Largest Strawberry Cake,” a recognition awarded during the Strawberry Festival in March 2004. During the festival locals and visitors alike can enjoy various activities, including Agro Trade fair, the search for Ms. Strawberry Festival 2009 and Mr. La Trinidad, jobs fair, strawberry contests, Strawberry Farm tour and berry picking, Dumba ni Kabajo, Benguet Grand Battle of the Country Western bands...

    Baguio City, Benguet, Berries 765  Words | 4  Pages

  • Festivals

    Festivals and fairs of rajastan BRIJ FESTIVAL Staged a few days before Holi (March) in the Brij area around Bharatpur, it celebrates the festival of spring with spontaneus expressions of music and dance. DESERT FESTIVAL Place: Jaisalmer Time: January-February Rites & Rituals The otherwise barren land of Jaisalmer comes to life and displays some cherished moments of its illustrious past and affluent culture. Traditional dances backed by high-pitched music create an out-of-this-world environment...

    Bikaner, Forts in Rajasthan, Jaipur 1307  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Festival

    she couldn't care less. "Michael, it's summer, and you get a full 12 hours of sleep not matter what time you crash." She had a point there. "Anyways, you remember how we talked about trying to get you into working staff for this years Harry Brown festival?" "Yeah?" Now she really caught my attention. "Well I made a few calls this morning and now you're all signed up. Start packing clothes to last you for the weekend and any other essentials you can think of. You'll be staying with me and Matt...

    2007 singles, Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles, Night 1901  Words | 5  Pages

  • Pakistan

    Pakistan Introduction With a population of around 180 million, Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world. It is not one of the richest, but World Bank figures show that its economy has grown at 6.6% a year for the past six years, and so it is an important market for many multinational brands. Furthermore, since media deregulation in 2003 an industry of just one state-owned television channel and three or four newspapers has blossomed into one of the largest and most vibrant media...

    Advertising, GEO News, Geo TV 864  Words | 3  Pages

  • Festives of Pakistan

    Festivals in Pakistan. Shab-e-Barat :*   Religious festival celebrated on 14th of Shaaban, the 8th Islamic month. Prayers, fire works, exchange of sweet dishes and visits.  Eid-ul-Fitr* :   Religious festival celebrating end of fasting month on 1st of Shawwal, the 10th month of Islamic  Calendar. Special prayer after sun-rise, exchange of sweet dishes, visits. Sibi Festival: (Last week of February)  At Sibi (Balochistan). Traditional sports, handicrafts exhibition, folk music and dances.  ...

    Chitral, Chitral District, Districts of Pakistan 1227  Words | 4  Pages

  • pakistan

    program which is based upon philosophy” Ideology of Pakistan Pakistan’s ideology was based on the Islamic principle of “the only sovereign is Allah". Ideology of Pakistan basically means that Pakistan should be a state where the Muslims should have an opportunity to live according to the faith based on the Islamic principles. They should have all the resources at the disposal to enhance Islamic culture and civilization. Quid-e-Azam once said: "Pakistan was created the day the first Indian national...

    Afghanistan, Al-Qaeda, Federally Administered Tribal Areas 888  Words | 3  Pages

  • Image of Pakistan

    meaning of Jinnah’s Pakistan and compare with the today meanx of pakistan?? * Why pakistan is facing a serious image problem in the global community today?? * Media spoil the image of pakistan.. Are u agree with that or not?? * Why media show only our bad aspect instead of showing good aspect in media?? * Atomic power (Dr.Abdul Qadeer Khan) * Aarfa Kareem * Pakistan’s historical places, festivals, food etc… * Won 1992 world cup * View of pakistan who live in foreign...

    Better, British Raj, History of Pakistan 707  Words | 3  Pages

  • Festival Republic and Glastonbury Festival

    international festival Steve Henderson, Leeds Metropolitan University Glastonbury Festival has beconne a worldwide attraction for music fans and artists alike. In 2009, Bruce Springsteen was added to the long list of acts (from Paul McCartney to Oasis) that have appeared at the festival. It started in 1970 when 1,500 hippy revellers gathered on a farm near Glastonbury Tor to be plied with free milk and entertainment from a makeshift stage. Now, Glastonbury is a major international festival that attracts...

    Festival Republic, Glastonbury, Glastonbury Fayre 2048  Words | 6  Pages

  • Natural Beauty of Pakistan

    Natural beauty is un matched. Pakistan have world most beautiful places for visit, specially at its best in northern areas of Pakistan and Kashmir region. This part of the country is famous all around the world because of sky high mountains, lush green valleys, mighty rivers, beautiful lakes, and amazing wildlife. The Pradise on Earth ‘Neelum Valley’ Mini Switzerland ‘Swat Valley’ and Mountain Kingdom ‘Hunza valley’ are the major tourist attractions in Pakistan. All these places are real natural...

    Azad Kashmir, Balochistan, Hill stations in Pakistan 1112  Words | 4  Pages

  • rituals and festivals

    Rituals and festivals have been a part of traditional European life for many years. They involved all religions, social classes and happened in almost all areas throughout Europe. Back in these times, there were no forms of entertainment like television, cell phones and video games. People depended on one another to entertain themselves. People in Europe would also be punished or tortured in front of the whole town to control public outbursts. An example of this is known as charivari. Some of these...

    Carnival, Isles of Scilly, Police 1180  Words | 3  Pages

  • Music Festivals

    EUROPE FRANCE Main Square Festival- Arras Rock en Seine- Paris Vieilles Charrues- Carhaix Eurockéennes de belfort- Belfort Garorock- Marmande Sonisphere Festival- amnéville La route du Rock- Saint Malu Solidays Festival - Paris Pantiero Festival - Cannes BELGIUM Rock Werchter -Leuven, Belgium Pukkelpop- Hasselt Dour festival Les Ardentes Festival- Liege Lokerse Feesten- Lokeren Cactus festival- Brugge Tw Classic- Werchter Suikerrock- Tienen Rock Zottegem Feest in Het...

    Iron Maiden, Kings of Leon, Muse 597  Words | 7  Pages

  • Panagbenga Festival - Baguio Flower Festival

    Panagbenga Festival - Baguio Flower Festival Baguio City: February 1- February 29 It's flower season at the City of Pines -- perfect timing for an all-out fiesta in the streets. The Baguio folks take a break on these days to revel in the cool climate and the unique culture of their city. Multi-hued costumes are worn, mimicking the various blooms of the highland region (or any of its 11 ethnic tribes). There's also the half-dozen or so flower beds-- disguised, of course, as the Panagbenga parade...

    Cebu City, Festival, Iloilo City 829  Words | 3  Pages

  • festivals of india

    Festivals, of many types, serve to meet specific needs, as well as to provide entertainment. These times of celebration offer a sense of belonging for religious, social, or geographical groups. Modern festivals that focus on cultural or ethnic topics seek to inform members of their traditions.  In past times, festivals were times when the elderly shared stories and transferred certain knowledge to the next generation. Historic feasts often provided a means for unity among families and for people...

    Christianity, Christmas, Event planning 1190  Words | 4  Pages

  • Festivals in Lebanon

    is a Festival ? A festival or gala is an event ordinarily staged by a local community, which centers on and celebrates some unique aspect of that community and the Festival. Festivals, of many types, serve to meet specific needs, as well as to provide entertainment. These times of celebration offer a sense of belonging for religious, social, or geographical groups. Modern festivals that focus on cultural or ethnic topics seek to inform members of their traditions . Lebanese Festivals:- The...

    Baalbeck International Festival, Baalbek, Berlin Philharmonic 1981  Words | 7  Pages

  • American festivals

    BEER FESTIVAL Great American Beer Festival (GABF) Started in 1982, the GABF was created by nuclear engineer Charlie Papazian in Boulder, Colorado. The original GABF had 22 participating breweries and the 2009 festival had 457. In 2009 the festival expanded into a hall one-third larger than the previous year. The GABF is considered the largest ticketed beer festival in the United States. The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is a three-day annual event hosted by the Brewers Association, held...

    Brian Greene, Festival, Great American Beer Festival 1150  Words | 4  Pages

  • Advantages of Festivals

    Advantages of Festivals - 1 Festivals celebration is the the culture we got from our past generations.According to the history these festivals are celebrated when they achieve something (symbol of victory),or on the occasions where they are benefited (crop gain,happy with some gatherings etc). These festival celebrattions have got following advantages: 1. Increase the relations among the people 2. Create an opportunity to the people of community to share their feeling and exchange their ideas...

    Festival, Festivals in India, Gandhi Jayanti 896  Words | 3  Pages

  • Contrasting Cultures: Spain and Pakistan

    Cultures: Spain and Pakistan This paper goes through the cultural differences of two countries, Spain and Pakistan based on four “culture-driving” factors: food, Religion, Clothing and Language. Culture may differ from country to country, family to family or even individual to individual. Mostly a country has its culture ,according to which the citizens of that country behave respectively. “A nation’s culture resides in the heart and in the soul of its people” (Mahatma Gandhi) Pakistan, which is officially...

    Iran, Islam, Islamic republic 1329  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hinduism and Festivals

    of festivals are celebrated in India in honour of their gods and goddesses. Since many communities exist here; the ways and method of celebrating these festivals also differ from state to state. But, the basic form of the belief behind their origin, the traditions and the excitement of celebrations is still the same for years. However, since India has a majority of Hindus, there is a preponderance of Hindu festivals. Cities or states are famous for the celebration of particular festivals e.g...

    Festival, Hinduism, India 1389  Words | 5  Pages

  • Festivals in the Philippines

    Festivals in the Philippines 1. BULAKLAKAN FESTIVAL January 01 / Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila (45 minutes from Manila) Annual procession, parade of flowers and costumes. 2. COCONUT FESTIVAL January 11-15 / San Pablo City, Laguna (2 hours from Manila by land) A grand mardi-gras celebration which pays homage to Laguna Province's most ubiquitous crop. 3. CARACOL FESTIVAL January 19 / Glorietta 4 Park, Makati City, Metro Manila (30 minutes from Manila ) "Caracol" is Spanish for...

    Cities in the Philippines, Cities of the Philippines, Luzon 1123  Words | 5  Pages

  • Festival and Event

    to make this event a success. Social and Cultural Impact TITP has a massive effect on the social impact for the organisers, tourists and the people who attend this music festival. TITP can allow people from all over the world to have a shared experience and show there interest and love for music. This music festival also brings the community of Kinross together and allows them to have pride for where they live and the history and tradition this event brings. Although sometimes if the Kinross...

    Entertainment, Event planning, Event scheduling 1955  Words | 7  Pages

  • Unusual Festivals

    My lecture is about unusual festivals. Could you give me some examples for unusual festival? -Yes that’s true -Don’t you have any idea? I'm sure you have seen some unusual festivals on TV but now you might forgot them. Forexample you imagin a lot of people gathering in a city throwing tomatos at each other just for fun. Have you ever participated in an unusual festival? -Yes: great this is such an interesting experience I'm sure you never fogot that day. -No: no problem...

    Apollo, Festival, Hindu festivals 1231  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hinduism and Festivals

    Many of the festivals, rites, rituals and even the dress habits of the adherents of Sanatana Dharma -- the Hindus, have deep spiritual significance and Amma actively encourages their propagation. In this section let us try to discover the Cultural Heritage of India, Her contributions to the world and the Life, Festivals and Philosophy of Indian people. Festivals in India In India, festivals do not just offer people a temporary reprieve from their daily grind. Imbued with deep inner significance...

    Bihar, Hindu, Hinduism 766  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hinduism and Festival

    Many festivals are celebrated in India. Diwali is the most important festival of India. It is a festival of Hindus but everyone participates in it. It is called Deepawali also. This festival falls in October or in the first week of November. When Lord Rama killed the Ravana-symbol of sin-and returned to Ayodhya, people expressed their joy and wel­comed Lord Rama's return by lighten­ing their houses. On this day everyone looks happy and they greet one another. Children buy toys and crackers...

    Andhra Pradesh, Ayodhya, Diwali 616  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Spring Festival

    When I was younger, I asked to my grandma that why people eat rice dumplings during the Dragon Boat Festival. She told me about Chinese traditional food and its beginning in our five thousands years old Chinese culture. My grandma said that our ancestors created lots of festivals such as The Spring Festival, The Lantern Festival, The Dragon Boat Festival, Moon Festival. The Dragon Boat Festival was created to commemorate the poet 'quyuan' who jumped into the 'Han river' and committed suicide when...

    Chinese calendar, Chinese language, Chinese New Year 1326  Words | 4  Pages

  • Laguna Festivals

    Laguna Festivals Laguna Islands Philippines | Ana Kalang Festival - Nagcarlan, Laguna, Philippines  Nagcarlan, Laguna, located 105 kms. South of Manila, supposedly got its name from the legendary head of the tribe before Christianity was brought to the Philippines- Ana Kalang. This beautiful and capable leader, allegedly saw the Virgin Sta. Ana, who took the poison out of the lanzones fruit so that it can be edible, thus, the name Ana kalang Festival, in honor of the fruit which is one of the...

    Blessed Virgin Mary, Calamba City, Festival 1147  Words | 4  Pages

  • Dinagyang Festival

    Dinagyang Festival A participant of Dinagyang Festival The Dinagyang is a religious and cultural festival in Iloilo City, Philippines held on the fourth Sunday of January, or right after the Sinulog In Cebu and the Ati-Atihan in Aklan. It is held both to honor the Santo Niño and to celebrate the arrival on Panay of Malay settlers and the subsequent selling of the island to them by the Atis. History Dinagyang began after Rev. Fr. Ambrosio Galindez of a local Roman Catholic parish introduced the...

    Dinagyang Festival, Iloilo, Iloilo City 1065  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hindu Festivals

    HINDU FESTIVALS Hinduism is the world's oldest religion. Its roots date back to 4000 BC. Hinduism is widely spread out in India and around South-East Asia. Hinduism is a polytheistic religion, believing in many gods. Most of the festivals in Hinduism are centered on one or more gods. Hindus celebrate thousands of festivals every year at every part of the world. Each of the Hindu festivals is celebrated in a similar manner. They all include chanting prayers to the gods and making sweets or snack...

    Diwali, Hindu festivals, Hinduism 846  Words | 3  Pages

  • Korean Festivals

    Festival |Significance |Events |Date |Food | | |Seollal |New Year's Day |Sebae(New Year's |1st day of |Tteokguk(Traditional soup made of | | | |greetings),Charye(Ancestral |first month |rice cake), Yakwa(Honey cakes) | | | |ceremony),Yunnori(Traditional game) | | | |Daeboreum |First full moon |Geuybulnori(Rice...

    Cake, Nian gao, Pancake 477  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Songkran festival

    SONGKRAN FESTIVAL Do we have everybody?! .. Guys, over here… there’s our bus. Please settle down. So, good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to Chiang Mai, Thailand. My name is Thu and I’m gonna be your tour guide for the next three days. Before we get to the centre of the city, I want to tell you a bit about our three-day trip. As you all know today is the 13th of April At this very moment, all the provinces around the country are ready to celebrate the Songkran festival. The Songkran...

    Chiang Mai, Festival, Luck 911  Words | 3  Pages

  • Indian Festival

    celebration - Diyas, fireworks - Gifts, sweets distribution - Lighting decoration Values of Diwali festival - Family Unite - Thanks giving and be generous - Brings unity among people - Victory of good over evil Paragraph: Draft - 2 Diwali, the festival of lights, is the most interesting festival of celebration from Indian culture. Diwali is celebrated by lighting up diyas or small clay lamps which are filled up by oil and...

    Debut albums, Diwali, Good and evil 347  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maple Festival

    In order to understand the history of the Geauga County maple festival one must have some insight as to the history of Geauga County. Geauga County was established in 1806, Geauga, is a Native American word for raccoon. Geauga County has been deemed a wonderful place to raise a family as it has many square miles of countryside and woodlands. Geauga County is also known for its many family oriented activities and a town that functions like a large family. In the county there are many amenities...

    Chardon Township, Geauga County, Ohio, Chardon, Ohio, Geauga County, Ohio 1539  Words | 4  Pages

  • Maubanog Festival

    bath here, but remember boys to the left and girls to the right. Read more: http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Philippines/Province_of_Quezon/Mauban-1390661/Off_the_Beaten_Path-Mauban-TG-C-1.html#ixzz24imu8PBD 1qe8-z73k-jg1w Maubanog Festival is a seven day cultural extravaganza that features the town’s colorful history amiable people, tasty cuisine and of course, its locally fermented only-in-Mauban nipa wine! Known for its unique aroma and tangy taste, the nipa wine, popularly known...

    1469  Words | 4  Pages

  • Strawberry Festival

    they all enjoy is the strawberry festival. The strawberry festival is held once a year in Troy, Ohio at their local fairgrounds. Fulton Farms, just outside of Troy is known to have one of the largest strawberry fields east of the Mississippi River. People come out every year the first weekend of June to savor the fun and great taste of the celebration because it is a great time to celebrate the berry harvest. The strawberry festival is one of the top festivals in Southern Ohio and gets a tremendous...

    Across the Universe, All This and World War II, Amusement rides 1151  Words | 3  Pages

  • Woodstock Festival

    Page 1 of 4 Woodstock Festival was a three day event of music and peace, held at Max Yasgur’s dairy farm, in the town of Bethel, New York. It took place on the dates August 15th-18th, 1969. Five hundred thousand people attended the festival, watching thirty-two acts perform over the three days. It was the first time that so many people had gathered together to listen to music in an outdoor setting (Articlesbase 2008). Not only did Woodstock Festival play a major role in the influence of music...

    Janis Joplin, Joe Cocker, Max Yasgur 1298  Words | 4  Pages

  • Chinese Festival

    Spring Festival Chinese New Year holds the most significant position among all Chinese festivals and holidays. The Chinese New Year is accompanied by a belief in good future. Chinese New Year is also called Spring Festival (1). Putting the spring festival scrolls up, hanging the lanterns, having reunion meals, having dumplings, sitting up late and waiting for the ring of the New Year are all Spring Festival’s customs. (2) Spring Festival is the day for family reunions...

    China, Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year 741  Words | 3  Pages

  • Music Festival

    through music therapy. A music festival is a festival oriented towards music that is sometimes presented with a theme such as musical genre, nationality or locality of musicians, or holiday. They are commonly held outdoors, and often include other attractions such as food and merchandise vending machines, performance art, and social activities, and even theme park rides such as the festival held annually in Abu Dhabi “Cream Fields”. Which is similar to the festival that I am going to be designing...

    Electronic dance music, Electronic music, House music 1081  Words | 3  Pages

  • Iban Festival

    Celebrated with enthusiasm across Sarawak both in cities and rural villages, Gawai Dayak is a multi-day festival to honor the indigenous people. Gawai Dayak translates to "Dayak Day"; the Dayak people include the Iban, Bidayuh, Kayan, Kenyah, Kelabit and Murut tribes which once roamed Sarawak and relieved unsuspecting traders of their heads. Although steeped in headhunting traditions of the past, the only head removed these days during Gawai Dayak belongs to a chicken sacrificed to honor a successful...

    Borneo, Dayak people, Headhunting 791  Words | 3  Pages

  • Spring Festival

    Spring Festival The first day of the first month by the Chinese Lunar Calendar is Spring Festival, also known as Chinese New Year; it is the most important traditional holiday in China. Spring Festival dates back to four thousand years ago, originated in the Shang Dynasty. The year of 2011 was the Year of the Rabbit; due to my parents went to Bengal for missionary work, my uncle who lives in the countryside invited me to his house for Spring Festival this year. I didn’t like the idea at first...

    Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year, Firecracker 1395  Words | 4  Pages

  • Indian Festival

    Indian Festival Further information: Category:Festivals ▪ Arts festival Beer festival Comedy festival Japanese Cultural festival Esala Perahera festival Film festival Fire festival Folk festival Food festival Literary festival Mela Festival Music festival Oyster Festival Peanut Festival Ribfest Religious festival Renaissance festival Rock festival Science festival Sindhi festivals Storytelling festival Theatre festival Wine festivals Winter festivals Baisakhi Diwali • Durga Puja •...

    Amusement park, Esala Perahera, Festival 642  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pongal Festival

    Pongal Festival Pongal is a four-days-long harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India. For as long as people have been planting and gathering food, there has been some form of harvest festival. Pongal, one of the most important popular Hindu festivals of the year. This four-day festival of thanksgiving to nature takes its name from the Tamil word meaning "to boil" and is held in the month of Thai (January-February) during the season when rice and other cereals, sugar-cane...

    Maharashtra, Puthandu, Shiva 787  Words | 3  Pages

  • Islam Festivals

    There are only two Muslim festivals set down in Islamic law: Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha ("Eid" or "Id" means festival). There are also several other special days which Muslims celebrate. Al-Hijra (1 Muharram) The Islamic New Year’s Day. This festival commemorates the Hijra (or Hegira) in 622 CE when the Prophet Mohammed (pbuh) moved from Mecca to Medina. This was the beginning of the growth of Islam into a world faith. The Muslim calendar counts dates from the Hijra, which is why Muslim...

    Eid ul-Fitr, Hajj, Islam 1043  Words | 4  Pages

  • National Festivals

    3 National festivals Independence Day Independence Day, August 15, commemorates the day in 1947 when India achieved freedom from British rule. The day is celebrated to commemorate the birth of the world`s biggest democracy as a national festival. Till Independence, there is no true national festival that the whole country could take part of. Independence Day, beginning as a day to commemorate the greatest moment in Indian history, has now come to signify a feeling of nationalism, solidarity...

    Bihar, Diwali, Festivals in India 2288  Words | 6  Pages

  • Festival in British

    INTRODUCTION Festival is defined as a time of celebration marked by special observances. Every festival tells a message pertaining our customs, traditional values, mythology, culture and historical events. Festival usually brings happiness and glee. Thereby, it strengthens the bond of relationship and friendships. Britain is a land known of its British cultures. It inevitably celebrates a variety of festivals throughout the year. For example, British people celebrate New Year, Valentine’s Day, Easter...

    Christmas, Easter, Halloween 687  Words | 3  Pages

  • water festival

     Burmese Traditional Water Festival in USA I am so excited to write about the experience essay. This is interesting because we are not going to write about the experience that we have already had, but an experience that we have never had before. So I am choosing to write about the Burmese Traditional Water Festival in USA. They also name this water festival as Thingyan. I went to a water festival in Tennessee with my family on April 29. We also have friends who are Burmese that live there...

    Bamar, Burma, Culture 1506  Words | 4  Pages

  • case study on maintinance free batteries in Pakistan

    MAINTENANCE FREE CAR BATTERIES In spring each year, a festival is held at the tomb of Shah Hussain in the city of Lahore. Devotees light earthen lamps at the start of the of festival. Lighting of lamps is a metaphor for killing the inner darkness in ourselves. On his first visit to Lahore (Pakistan), Zhang Huan was impressed by the number of vehicles plying in the city. His main interest was to see Lahore in colour on the eve of “The festival of lamps”. He was happy to join thousands of devotees...

    Battery, Car battery, Compound annual growth rate 897  Words | 3  Pages

  • Chinese Festival

    The Chinese Spring Festival The Chinese New Year or more commonly The Spring Festival (Chun Jie in Chinese) is the most important festival in China. It has more than four thousand years of history. It is based on the Chinese lunar calendar which all Chinese people use. The celebrations begin the first day of the first lunar month and end the 15th, although the most important day for Chinese people is new year eve, this day you have to be with your family and have dinner all together, so if you...

    Chinese astrology, Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year 974  Words | 3  Pages

  • Festival in Malaysia

    Green Culture Singapore Feature Article for August 2007 Published online 1 September 2007 Text & Pictures by Ian Chung • Edited by Lynnette Terh The Putrajaya Flower and Garden Festival is Malaysia’s largest Flower and Garden Festival to date. The venue for this event is at Lakefront Precinct 2, Putrajaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 25 August to 2 Septemer 2007, and is held in conjunction with Malaysia’s 50th National Day Celebration and alongside the 44th International Federation of Landscape...

    Flower, Gardening, Kuala Lumpur 507  Words | 3  Pages

  • Holi Festival

    The day that Holi is celebrated is known as the Dhuli Vandana in Sanskrit, it is celebrated by people throwing colored powder and colored water at each other. As part of their worship experience they have bonfires that are lit on the eve of the festival, also known as Holika Dahan or burning of Holika. The Hindu people believe that Holika was a Demoness in Hindu mythology who was burnt to death with the help of God Brahma by Prahlad. This conflict suggests the victory of good over evil. At the...

    Hinduism, Hiranyakashipu, Holi 777  Words | 3  Pages

  • Carnival festival

    Speech 1619: Intercultural Communication Section 1T11 March 4, 2013 Samara Dudley           February 13, 2013 Speech 1619: Intercultural Communication Section 1T11                                                 Haiti and the Carnival Festival             Culture is the characteristics of a particular group of people who share a common history and is defined by their religion, language, social habits, music, arts, and cuisine. Culture is also acquired meaning: it’s something we learn...

    Carnival, Creole peoples, Culture 1100  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Osun Festival

    The Osun Festival There are many Festivals in Nigeria, some of which date to the period before the arrival of the major religions in this ethnically and culturally diverse society. Does anyone know about The Osun Festival in Nigeria? The early history of the Oshogbo people is founded on mythical and spiritual beliefs, along the lines of the traditions of the Yoruba people. The Osun River goddess is credited with the founding and establishment of Oshogbo town. Some accounts describe her as Oso-Igbo...

    Nigeria, Orisha, Osogbo 851  Words | 3  Pages

  • Imports of Pakistan

    Assignment of Macroeconomics Topics What are The major Imports of pakistan? and For What purpose Pakistan Imports goods? Submitted by Muhammad Younus 1010-BBA63 Imports An import is any good or service brought into one country from another country in a legitimate fashion, typically for use in trade. Import goods or services are provided to domestic consumers by foreign producers. An import in the receiving...

    Import, International trade, Malaysia 521  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poverty in Pakistan

     POVERTY IN PAKISTAN CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. Poverty Condition in Pakistan 3. Definition 4. Causes of Poverty in Pakistan Government Policies Poor Governance Corruption Unemployment Overpopulation Education 5. Remedies to Overcome Poverty in Pakistan 6. Conclusion INTRODUCTION The word poverty derived from Latin word “pauper” means “poor”. Poverty refers to the condition of not having the means to afford basic human needs such as clean water...

    Basic needs, Governance, Indus River 1800  Words | 6  Pages

  • Terrorism in Pakistan

    achieve these goals. [11] Terrorism in Pakistan has become a major and highly destructive phenomenon in recent years. The annual death toll from terrorist attacks has risen from 164 in 2003 to 3318 in 2009, with a total of 35,000 Pakistanis killed as of 2010. According to the government of Pakistan, the direct and indirect economic costs of terrorism from 2000-2010 total $68 billion.[1] President Asif Ali Zardari, along with former President ex-Pakistan Army head Pervez Musharraf, have admitted...

    Al-Qaeda, Inter-Services Intelligence, Mujahideen 1872  Words | 6  Pages

  • Wheat Pakistan

    Pakistan‟s wheat production in marketing year (MY) 2012/13 (May/April) is estimated at 23.0 million tons, down five percent relative to previous year‟s record harvest of 24.2 million tons. Wheat area harvested is witnessing a declining trend and has decreased by five percent during the last two years. Last year, the Government of Pakistan (GOP) procured 6.4 million tons of wheat from the local production, but has yet to announce a procurement target for this year‟s harvest. Trade sources estimate...

    Irrigation, Pakistan, Punjab 2504  Words | 7  Pages

  • Trending: Advertisements in Pakistan

    This paper is being written in view of the advertising scenario of Pakistan. In an attempt to understand the evolution so far with respect to advertising strategies, past and present practises would be analysed and trends analysed. Introduction Advertisements are a tool to communicate a message about a product or service to the consumers. As such this tool is of utmost importance if one has to ensure that a message is conveyed accurately. Advertising and promotional campaigns are part and parcel...

    Advertising, Advertising campaign, Anno Domini 1832  Words | 6  Pages

  • Festival at the Village

    [pic] FESTIVAL AT THE VILLAGE T/A “F@V – 2013” A Proposal Document By Lentswe Arts Projects [LEAP] About Us Lentswe Arts Projects [LEAP] is a non-profit organization established in March 2011, in terms of Act No 71 0f 1997 under the Department of Social Development, South Africa. LEAP, is the brainchild of cultural activists, artists and art managers in the North West Province who have for decades combined, been running different organizations, but fundamentally...

    Art, Arts, Homelessness 1267  Words | 6  Pages

  • Healthcare Pakistan

    Question: The Government of Pakistan offers health care for free or at nominal rates in public hospitals. Does this act like a health insurance? Who benefits from such a policy? Critically analyze the policy and assess if a program like Medicaid can be successfully implemented in our context; will it improve health outcomes? The Economic Survey of Pakistan 2011-12 suggests that the federal government’s expenditure on health amounted to a measly 0.27% of the national GDP (“Pakistan”). Given that a majority...

    Gross domestic product, Health care, Health economics 1867  Words | 5  Pages

  • Extremism in Pakistan

    Understanding the Phenomenon of Religious Terrorism in Pakistan Pakistan has ended up as a target for the Taliban and Al Qaeda forces through a strange spiral of events which were triggered after 9/11. Terrorism has reached new and disturbingly dangerous heights. Not a week seems to goes by anymore without an attack resulting in the death of countless innocent victims. The economy of the country has been severely affected. Hundreds of thousands of people have left their homes to avoid cross fire...

    Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, Pakistan 1542  Words | 4  Pages

  • Demographics of Pakistan

    from the web like www.pbs.gov.pk/‎, specifically answer the following questions: a) What is the demographic makeup of the population of Pakistan? b) What is the age dispersion in Pakistan? and c) What industries do you see benefiting/losing within Pakistan because of these population figures. a) Demographic Details (Data source: http://www.indexmundi.com/pakistan/demographics_profile.html) Gender Precentage Population Male 51.4% 97,809,640 Female 48.6% 92,481,488 Total 100.0% 190,291,128 ...

    Demographic economics, Demographics, Demography 646  Words | 3  Pages

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