"Importance Of Festivals" Essays and Research Papers

  • Importance Of Festivals

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Importance of Uttarayan

    also in some other parts of the world with great zeal and enthusiasm. It is a harvest festival which is basically celebrated in the Hindu communities. In Indian, the states of Bihar, Bengal, Punjab, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu celebrate the festival with great fervor and gusto. Now I will tell Harsh to share some of information that he has. Harsh: U know Het, In Tamil Nadu the festival is known as Pongal, in Assam as Bhogali Bihu, in Punjab, as Lohiri, in Gujarat and Rajasthan...

    Gujarat, Krishna, Makar Sankranti 987  Words | 4  Pages

  • Coachella Music Festival

    Giulia Nunnari English Grade 12 Postmodernism Donnel 02/14/ 2012 Coachella Destruction Since its beginning, the Coachella music festival has seen a rise in popularity and price, attracting not only a wider audience but also exhibiting a greater tendency toward “mainstream” music. Though the culture of the festival itself has changed, the poster that advertises it has remained surprisingly the same. The poster depicts the bare Indio Valley with a mountain in the background, palm...

    Coachella Valley, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Festival 1959  Words | 6  Pages

  • The importance

    Monica Jorge, 3622098 Youthalyn Mair-Pryce, 3622089 Reviewed by: Gabriela Bacigalupo, 1099953 Monica Jorge, 3622098 Youthalyn Mair-Pryce, 3622089 ACG 4651 – Fall 2013 Section 04 September 17, 2013 – Case #1: The importance of being independent (by Deloitte) Discussion Questions One of the key roles of the external auditor is to protect the interest of the public. To achieve this, it is important for the public to trust and have confidence in the work of an auditor...

    Accountancy, Accountant, Audit 1232  Words | 3  Pages

  • Comparison of ghost festival

    A Comparison of Ghost Festival in United State and Thailand             Festival is an event that is staged by a local community that is also usually happening in the same place every year. The festival seems religious and superstitious, but it shows about the culture and tradition. There are a lot of types of festivals in the world. Ghost festival is also a part of the festival that have around the world. However the ghost festival in each country will have different and similar things that...

    All Saints, Ghost, Halloween 998  Words | 3  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

  • Book Festival Fundraiser

    Nonprofit fundraiser for book festival Comm/215 May 2, 2011 University of Phoenix Online Nonprofit fundraiser for book festival To organize a book festival many subjects must be addressed: the reason for the fundraiser, public need, monetary goal, special guests, sponsors, initial capital, permits, and volunteers. With the right tools, the fundraiser can be a huge success. Starting out with the basics and organization is crucial in the process...

    Accountable Fundraising, Book, Community organization 1817  Words | 5  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

  • Harbin Ice Festival

    the remaining water leaving a hollow vessel. A windproof ice lantern is now formed. The windproof ice lantern has gain popularity that people starts to make ice lanterns to put outside their house and gave it to their children to play during some festivals. Ice lantern was the symbol of winter holiday back in the old days. Ice lanterns also symbolize the novel changes and immense advance in techniques of the Chinese craftsmanship. 2.2 Introduction of Harbin Ice lanterns were first found in...

    Harbin, Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, Heilongjiang 1998  Words | 6  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

  • Community Book Festival

    Community Book Festival According to the United States Census Bureau (2013), Queens, New York, has an estimated population of 2.2 million people living in this growing region. With a large population like this, it would be an ideal place to promote reading by conducting a book festival for the community. Not only will the book festival promote reading among all age groups, but also, it will address the economic changes in the community in an effort to keep threatened libraries of Queens open....

    Book, Library, Literacy 2339  Words | 6  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 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

  • 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

  • Role of Malls in Dubai Shopping Festival

    Role of Malls in Dubai Shopping Festival Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) takes place every winter with its mammoth array of discounts, competitions, prizes, fireworks and entertainment. DSF offers amazing shopping discounts, attracting holiday makers from around the globe keen on grabbing a bargain. Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) started on February 15, 1996 as a retail event intended to revitalize retail trade in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has since been promoted as a tourist attraction. This...

    Dubai, Dubai Shopping Festival, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum 1669  Words | 5  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Eyo Festival in Lagos Nigeria

    abese loni Eko Edi orikoda si irele (Chief Adisa Jinadu, 1986) Again, Ejilu and Malaki are credited for their role in the Awo Opa religion and culture especially, in the Adamuorisha in Lagos. No wonder the saying: “Mole Ejilu, Mole Malaki”. EYO FESTIVAL - Omowunmi Lilian Adegunwa & Idara Isong-Ibanga he distinct way of life of a people, define its culture and tradition, an unspoken or unwritten guide for people to identify such group with. A period when what is beyond the ordinary is celebrated...

    Apapa, Lagos, Lagos Island 2547  Words | 7  Pages

  • Baybayanting festival

    In Lupao, Nueva Ecija ‘Baybayanting Festival’ highlights battle between Christian and Muslim crusaders By Enrique P. Valenton LUPAO, Nueva Ecija – Like in other places which feature festivals with religious undertones, such as Ati-atihan, Sinulog, Feast of the Black Nazarene, “Taong-Putiik”, and Araquio, this town has its own - the “Baybayanting Festival”. Held every July 25, it is in honor of “Señor Santiago Apostol” (St. James the Apostle). It is carried out by members of the Iglesia...

    Christianity, Islam, Muslim 753  Words | 3  Pages

  • Woodstock Festival and Ticket Booths

    1969 Woodstock Festival “And this is the moment I will never forget as long as I live. When I walked on stage at 3 a.m. setting up to play for thousands and thousands of people, a quarter mile away, there was some guy flickering his Bic, and in the night I hear, ‘Don’t worry, John. We’re with you.’ I played the rest of the show for that guy.” Witnessing these words of John Fogarty and examining the Woodstock Festival reveals its great importance and impact on American History. On...

    Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix 1066  Words | 3  Pages

  • Shakespeare Festival

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