* One of the biggest South India festivals in Malaysia is Thaipusam. Thaipusam religious festival dedicated to the Tamil deity Murugan
* Deepavali or Diwali is another very popular Indian Hindu festival of lights.
* Thai pogal is a festival of the Tamils occurring on the
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Pongal is the only festival of Hindu that follows a solar calendar and is celebrated on the fourteenth of January every year. Pongal marks the beginning of Uttarayana. In Hindu temples bells, drums, clarinets and conch shells herald the joyous occasion of Pongal. To symbolize a bountiful harvest, ri
A festival is a celebration of life. Festivals bring peace and joy to everyone. They break the monotony of life. Indian festivals are numerous. They are of three types- national, religious and seasonal. The first type of festivals. i.e. national festivals are celebrated with great patriotic favour.
Thai Pongal is a thanksgiving festival at the end harvest season celebrated by the tamilians in the state of Tamil nadu . Pongal is traditionally dedicated to the Sun God Surya, and marks the beginning of the northward journey of the Sun from its southernmost-limit, It coincides with the festival
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The Fall Festival: A Cult Classic
By Melissa Martin
Writing Instructor: Ethan Watters
November 18, 2007
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Today I'm talking about Lantern Festival in Auckland.
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Lantern Festival is the fifte
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Allgood Music Festival was the most memorable place that I have ever been to. My dreams are still flooded with chaotic images of thousands of hippies dancing in front of Allgood’s Magic Hat stage during the late night show. Every time I sleep I can still see the hypnotic light show that was synchr
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