14 12, 2023

Andriyivsky Vechornytsy

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St. Andrew's Day Celebration Hi, I'm Sophia. After class activities are very interesting in our school. We often have performances, competitions, public lessons, parties, school trips, exhibitions, fairs, etc. I always take an active part in out of class activities. The most recent highlight in our school life was a performance Andriyivsky Vechornytsy dedicated to

15 06, 2023

Flag Day in the USA

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June 14, Flag Day in the USA Flag Day, also known as National Flag Day, is a significant celebration in the United States that commemorates the adoption of the national flag. This annual event, observed on June 14th, holds great historical and patriotic significance for the country. Let's delve into the background and traditions associated

31 05, 2023

Day for Protection of Children

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The International Day for the Protection of Children International Day for Protection of Children is celebrated on 1 June every year. The day is marked to honour children globally for their right to survival, to develop, protection from harmful influences, and to participate in family, cultural and social life. "Safety and security don't just happen, they

23 05, 2023

Heroes’ Day

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Heroes' Day of Ukraine Every year on May 23, Ukrainians celebrate an unofficial holiday - Heroes' Day of Ukraine in honor of Ukrainian fighters for freedom and independence.  On this day, Ukraine honors the memory of all the heroes who defended its sovereignty and independence and are currently fighting against the russian army for our

18 05, 2023

Vyshyvanka Day

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Vyshyvanka Day in Ukraine Vyshyvanka Day, also known as Ukrainian Embroidery Day, is a celebration of traditional Ukrainian culture and identity. It is observed on the third Thursday of May each year. Vyshyvanka refers to the traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirt, which is an iconic symbol of Ukrainian folk heritage. Read and speak about Vyshyvanka Day

30 04, 2023

May Day

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May Day in England May Day is a holiday that is celebrated in England on the first day of May. May Day is a joyful and vibrant holiday that has been celebrated in England for centuries. It is a day to welcome the arrival of spring and bid farewell to the cold winter months. The

9 03, 2023

Cologne Carnival

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Some Interesting Facts about Cologne Carnival Hi there! I'm Liza. My family had to flee from the war in Ukraine and now we are residing in Germany. I'm learning German as well as traditions and customs of German people. I got to know about a tradition to hold colourful carnivals before Lent starts. I've visited Cologne

6 01, 2023

Christmas in Austria

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Christmas Traditions in Austria Read to find out about the celebration of Christmas in Austria. Level B1/B2 Austria shares many Christmas traditions with its neighbor Germany, but also has many special Christmas customs of its own. Christmas in Austria is one of the most beloved holidays. Advent During Advent, many families will have an Advent

11 04, 2021

April Fools’ Day

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Happy April Fools' Day! April Fools' Day is on the first of April. People like joking on this day. There are jokes on radio and TV as well. Level A2 Read the text about April Fools' Day jokes on radio and television. Welcome to 'The Way the World Is" - a programme where we look at

23 10, 2019

Halloween Holiday of Fun

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Read about Halloween Holiday of Fun Level A1 Elementary In autumn British and American children like to celebrate a very nice holiday – Halloween holiday of fun. It is on the thirty-first of October. People put pumpkins on the window-sills or at the doors. They cut eyes, a nose and a mouth on the pumpkin

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