Bring in Prosperity and Good Luck for the New Lunar Year with these 9 traditional Chinese customs and activities
HAPPY NEW LUNAR YEAR ( CHINESE NEW YEAR ) - WATER RABBIT YEAR. Today, people around the world are celebrating the beginning of a new lunar year, which is a rabbit year, also known as Chinese New Year. This annual celebration is celebrated in China and other parts of Asia, such as Vietnam, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, North and South Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, and other countries with significant Chinese communities.
Every city and town in Missouri has some tradition of celebrating New Year's Eve
People all over the world have been celebrating the coming of a new year for centuries. Most of the celebration starts on the last day of the year, December 31, also labeled as New Year's Eve. December 31 is also the last day of the Gregorian calendar that was adopted by the United States and the United Kingdom in the mid-1700s.
New Year's Eve celebrations throughout New Orleans
New Orleans is a city that loves to party so it should come as no surprise to anyone that they have some of the biggest and best New Year's Eve celebrations around. Each year, thousands of spectators head out to historic Jackson Square in the French Quarter to countdown to the New Year and view the spectacular fireworks over the Mississippi River as the Fleur De Lis drops.
Life is Celebrated During Day of the Dead.
Day of the Dead(public use photo) Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) is a time of remembrance. With Halloween, we associate cemeteries or skulls with horror, The Day of the Dead takes many of the same images, making it a celebration of life, which is a more positive way of remembering fallen friends and family. Day of the Dead ushers in the return of the deceased to the world of the living and the dead are warmly welcomed back.
Opinion: Halloween is Over, Now Begins the War on Christmas…Not!
War on Christmas(shutterstock) Here is an interesting fact: from November 20th – January 24th there are 14 different religious holidays. Christmas of course, is among them. Did you know that early Christians did not celebrate Christmas? In like stead, the Protestant English Reformists felt life should be lived solely according to the Bible. In their opinion, the Bible didn’t reference celebrating Christ’s birth at all, let alone recommend drinking and merrymaking; they lobbied to ban Christmas and in 1642 King Charles I and Parliament banned celebrating Christmas entirely.
Opinion: Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day – which should you observe?
Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day(via world star hip hop) Columbus Day is a public holiday in many parts of the country to commemorate the landing of Christopher Columbus on October 12, 1492, in the New World. Columbus was a native of Genoa, Italy, and over the years Italian Americans took up the cause of honoring his achievement. Several cities host Columbus Day parades which are primarily Italian American celebrations who believe Christopher Columbus represents the values of discovery and risk that are at the heart of the American dream.
Fun and Unique National Holidays That Really Do Exist - September
Let's celebrate the month of September with some rather unusual National Holidays that you may not have heard about! For these we referred to the website National Today: <a href="https://nationaltoday.com">https://nationaltoday.com</a>/ | Some of the photographic content is 'licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license' Other images used in the video are all in the public domain.
We Got a BOGO Price on a Fabulous Anniversary Celebration at ATL's Canoe Restaurant on the 'Hooch
When we read that Atlanta's Canoe Restaurant is celebrating 27 years this August, we decided it would be a great spot to celebrate our own August wedding anniversary. But since Covid, we've been avoiding crowds in tight spaces.
Utah Has Been Celebrating AANHPI Heritage Month
Flyer for AANHPI Event(Image is author's) The month of May has been designated and celebrated as Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month in the United States. Various celebrations are being held from the White House to local events. Utah has had a number of events to celebrate the heritage and cultures of these people.
Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates 96th Birthday
Britain's oldest reigning monarch is celebrating her birthday today. Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her birthday today, 21 April. She's 96 years old, making her the oldest reigning monarch in British history.
March is more than St. Patrick's Day: March 22 - 25: Part 5 of 6
March is full of lesser-known and even strange "holidays." Check out my previous articles to see what you may have missed!. National Goof Off Day was allegedly created by Monica "Moeller" Dufour from Michigan and her grandfather. Dufour's granddad was a radio DJ, and when Dufour was around the age of 10, she called into his radio show anonymously, suggesting "Goof-Off Day," most likely because she had been goofing off. A local newspaper heard the suggestion and Granddad's thought that it was a great idea, even though he had no idea who called it in. Dufour confessed the next day, but since an article was already in the paper, National Goof Off Day was born.
March is for more than St. Patrick's Day: March 1 - 5: Part 1 of 6
March is right around the corner, and while many people look forward to drinking green beer on St. Patrick’s Day, there’s more to March than flat beer. Here’s what to look forward to from March 1 – 5:
Asheboro Parties to Ring in 2022
If there’s one thing Asheboro peeps know how to do, it's party. And to ring in the year 2022, after two consecutive rough years for us all, Asheboro is gearing up to bring in the new year with a bang. If you aren’t sure where to go to celebrate the turning over of the year, consider these events and happenings around town – and above all, be responsible and safe for the New Year’s celebrations!
Portland Daily Round Up: Oregon's predicted COVID numbers revised down, health officials give advice for New Year's Eve
(Nathan Howard/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Wednesday, Dec. 29 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Oregon's predicted COVID hospitalization surge revised downward.