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Pumpkins, Poppies & Parkin – November Holidays Around the World
October 25, 2018
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Pumpkins, Poppies & Parkin – November Holidays Around the World
From Mexico’s Day of the Dead to the lights of Hindu Indian’s Diwali, here are the must-know November holidays around the world. A 101 on the origin and traditions of each festivity or commemoration, where to experience them and the appropriate greeting for sending well wishes to those observing the occasion.
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Holi: A Guide to the Indian Festival of Colour
May 1, 2018
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Holi: A Guide to the Indian Festival of Colour
Holi, the Indian Festival of Colour is a celebration of love, fertility and the victory of good over evil, all shared in a rainbow-hued cloud of scented powder. Holi, pronounced like “holy” in English, takes place on the full moon day in the month of Phalguna (late February – late March on the Gregorian calendar). […]