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1 03, 2019

Mardi Gras Facts

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Read some interesting facts about Mardi Gras What is Mardi Gras? Mardi Gras facts tell the story of a celebration that has deep historical roots. Beginning during pagan celebrations, the festival has evolved into a crazy, fun-filled event that has to be seen to be believed. With balls, parades, masks and indulgence in food and

28 01, 2019

Birthday Parties

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Speak about birthday parties. Elementary School A birthday is a special day for a person. It is a personal holiday, but people like to be with their friends and their family on this day. That’s why they have birthday parties. "Happy birthday and many happy returns of the day!" Englishmen usually say to a person

4 01, 2019

Interesting Facts about Hogmanay

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What is Hogmanay? For most of the world December 31 is New Year’s Eve, but in Scotland it’s something much more important: Hogmanay. Hogmanay is a very big deal in Scotland. It’s the biggest day in the festive calendar, a celebration that makes Christmas Day seem very small indeed – and it’s like nothing else

4 01, 2019

Interesting Facts about New Year Celebration in Scotland

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Here are some interesting facts about New Year's Eve in Scotland. The celebration of New Year's Eve is one of the oldest rites known to man. Even in primitive, ancient societies some sort of New Year ritual was celebrated, and the celebrtions were surprisingly similar to our own - composed of about equal parts noise,

3 12, 2018

Hanukkah, Jewish Festival of Lights

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Hanukkah: Facts about the holiday The eight-day Jewish celebration, also known as the Festival of Lights, begins in the evening of Sunday, December 2. When is Hanukkah and for how long does it last? Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish celebration, begins in the evening of Sunday, December 2, and ends in the evening of Monday, December

14 11, 2018

Poems for Thanksgiving Fest

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Let's learn these poems for Thanksgiving Fest Message of Thanksgiving It is good to pause one day each year to take an account of yourself and your surroundings. Thanksgiving gives an opportunity to feel this continuous contact of generations. Thanksgiving is a time for sharing.   If I Should Try If I should try to

7 11, 2018

Election Day in the USA

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Read to know about Election Day in the USA. You will enrich your vocabulary and do a number of activities on reading comprehension. Voting Requirements and Procedures The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November is Election Day in the USA.  It is a legal holiday.  Since 1845, by Act of Cngress, this date has been

8 03, 2018

March 8, Women’s Day in Ukraine

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Women's Day in Ukraine March 8, Women's Day in Ukraine, is a relic of the Soviet era. Women’s Day in Ukraine has lost its political meaning over the years. Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day rolled into one, this holiday is not just a way for men to celebrate women of all ages, but also the

28 02, 2018

St. David’s Day, a National Festival for the Welsh

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St David's Day is celebrated in Wales on 1 March, in honour of St David (Dewi Sant), the patron saint of Wales.     Not a lot is certain about Dewi but March 1st was chosen to honor him because it's the day he apparently died. In the 18th century it became a national festival for the

15 02, 2018

Candlemas, Stritenia Gospodne in Ukraine

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February 15 is Stritenia Gospodne or Candlemas, the feast of the Presentation of the Lord. Candlemas, Stritenia Gospodne in Ukraine is a holiday of the Orthodox Church, the final cycle of the Christmas holidays. It is believed that this day was not only the day of the meeting of infant Jesus with our Lord, but