Pongal is a four-days-long harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India. For as long as people have been planting and gathering food, there has been some form of harvest festival. Pongal, one of the most important popular Hindu festivals of the year. This four-day...
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 Makara...
Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated every year in reverence of Lord Shiva. Shivaratri literally means the great night of Shivaor the night of Shiva. It is celebrated every year on the 13th night/14th day of the Maagha month of the Hindu calendar
Easter is a Christian festival and holiday celebrating...
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Advantages of Festivals - 1
Festivals celebration is the the culture we got from our past generations.According to the history these festivals are celebrated when they achieve something (symbol of victory),or on the occasions where they are benefited (crop gain,happy with some gatherings etc).
country with various castes, creed, and colour hence a large number of festivals are celebrated in India in honour of their gods and goddesses. Since many communities exist here; the ways and method of celebrating these festivals also differ from state to state. But, the basic form of the belief behind...
Community Book Festival
University of Phoenix
September 23, 2008
The University of Phoenix Charity Foundation is a nonprofit organization that promotes literacy and continued learning. A community book festival is both educational...
the music festival market in UK is remarkable in its size and breadth, with over 600 events held each year (Anderton, C). Meanwhile, the overall commercialization of these UK music festivals in resent years is considerable. Finkel (2010, p. 237) argues that the “degree to which an arts festival is commercialized...
touches to a Ganesha statue during the Chaturthi festival.
Batukamma is a spring festival celebrated by Hindu women of the Telangana region.
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Makar Sankranti or Pongal | Makar Sankranti marks the transition of the...
Attendance: Unlike most festivals that have one or a small audience WOMAD caters for a many different groups from the global community. People attending may have differences within their demographics such as a vast age gaps or cultural variations but also share similarities such as environmental awareness...
Festivals as a source of life
The importance of festivals in India, a festival is a celebration of life. Festivals for the general public to bring peace and happiness.They break the monotony of life. Indian festivals are numerous.The three types of national, religious and seasonal are one. Write the...
The Festival of Colours
Holi is a popular, religious festival that is celebrated by Hindus. It is often referred to as the ‘festival of colours’ because of the famous ritual that it has bore. It originated in India and is celebrated near the end of the winter season, on the last day of the lunar...
Chinese New Year or Spring Festival is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. It is sometimes called the Lunar New Year, especially by people outside China. The festival traditionally begins on the first day of the first lunar month (Chinese: 正月; pinyin: zhēng yuè) in the Chinese calendar...
Festivals, of many types, serve to meet specific needs, as well as to provide entertainment. These times of celebration offer a sense of belonging for religious, social, or geographical groups. Modern festivals that focus on cultural or ethnic topics seek to inform members of their traditions.
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The colourful kite-flying festival of Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan, which falls on January 14 each year, marks the end of a long winter and the return of the sun to the northern hemisphere. Hence the name Uttarayan.
According to Hindu astronomy, it is on this holiest day in the Hindu calendar, that...
did was related to the great festival——the Spring Festival. It is not only an ordinary traditional festival but also the greatest and most important festival in China. We celebrate it with various methods, like playing firecrackers, hanging lantern, affixing Spring Festival couplets and so on. Meanwhile...
Woody Point Festival Case Analysis
With its inception in 2004, the Writers at Woody Point Festival have become an ever increasingly popular annual literature festival for Newfoundland’s west coast. The festival has grown each year and has now reached the point where council believes...
Choose Buddhism, Judaism, or Islam and create a four to six (4-6) page brochure in which you:
1. Focus on one (1) of the following topics:
a. major festivals (discuss a minimum of two  of your choice)
b. meditation (purpose, method, etc.)
c. rites of passage (funerals, marriage, etc.)
Festivals in China and America
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Festivals are days or time of religious or other celebrations. Although some festivals are shared and celebrated in many countries all over the world, how people celebrate them and what people do during the festivals are usually...
Festivals and rituals with varying purposes took place in various times during the year of traditional European life from the 15th century to the late nineteenth century. Florentine, Lutheran, English, French, and Russian writers observed the diverse intentions concerning both rituals and festivals...
and fashionable, reflecting a higher level of integration, especially that of urban youth.
Major Festivals: Festivals are typical folklore cultural activities in all regions of Viet Nam. Such festivals bring peace to the heart and mind of the Vietnamese people, wipe out their pressures from daily life...
Hong Kong and its Neighbours
This is a documentary drama that explores the traditions, customs and rituals behind two Chinese festivals, the Mid-Autumn Festival and the Dragon Boat Festival.
Cannie, a T.V. reporter who takes great...
Korea. First, we will look into the last Korean Dynasty ‘Joseon’, and then we will eat Korean traditional food, finally we will enjoy Korean unique festivals. Let’s back to the Joseon Dynasty.
Korea has a continuous history of five thousand years. The last dynasty in Korea is the Joseon Dynasty. The...
Saturday, young Quezonians from different high schools in the province took part in a parade celebrating the niyog.
The aptly called Niyogyugan Festival—a combination of the words "niyog" and "yugyog"—aims to shine the spotlight on the coconut and coconut products, which have been the main source of...
of psychological discounting (Rs. 99, Rs. 49, etc.) is used as promotional tool. Big Bazaar also caters on Special Event Pricing (Close to Diwali, pongal and Durga Pooja).
Differentiated Pricing: Time pricing, i.e., difference in rate based on peak and non-peak hours or days of shopping is also a...
therefore, would be prayed to by the people during their times of greatest need. From March 19th to the 23rd, the “Quinquatria” festival was held in Minerva’s honor. This festival was seen as a time to celebrate the arts and academic pursuits. While Juno and Minerva were worshipped along side of Jupiter...
Hari Raya Aidilfitri
Hari Raya Aidilfitri is celebrated by the Muslims people all over the world. “Hari Raya Aidilfitri can also refer as Hari Raya Idul Fitri and also Hari Raya Puasa is the Malay term for the Muslim Festival of Eid ul –Fitr. Hari Raya is also known as Lebaran. Muslims...
Writing to Advice
How to Survive a Music Festival
There comes a time every summer when festivals take over: live music; squelching mud; frothy beer; unusual characters; overflowing portaloos and much, much more. The anticipated festivals range from small ones like ‘Run to the Sun’ to much larger...
Jan 15 : Makarsankranti / Pongal
Jan 15 : Tamil New Year
Jan 24 : Vasant Panchami
Feb 17 : Maha Shivaratri
Mar 06 : Holi
Mar 21 : Hindi New Year
Mar 21 : Telugu...
Festivals and special events are a growing business in the world’s current trends. With special events growing and generating more and more money for communities and nations this assignment will take an in depth look how special events and festival have a positive and negative effect on the environment...
India is a city of FAIRS AND festivals but imagine if there were no festivals what would happen?
I know a life without these amazing festivals would become like hell. Firstly we would have no holidays and secondly no celebrations .and as we all know a normal routine life is really boring .following...
know the meaning of life. During this great festival of the East, people, especially Bengalis, come home from all over the world leaving behind all that they consider to be important and that is exactly what I look forward to every year in this festival. No song sounds as sweet in our ears as the home...
Festivals of India
Festivals of India : Diwali Festival
Diwali is regarded as one of the most important festival of the Hindu calendar. It is celebrated across the nation with great pomp and excitement. The festival is mainly associated with lights as it is called the festival of light...
Malay culture, there is a lot of festival. But the most important festival is the fasting festival. This festival is celebrate for one month. The Malays will fast for one month and will celebrate the festival on the 1st day of the following month. At this festival time the Malays will visit to the...
present here, today I, Arpit Patel of standard 8th is going to give a speech on DEEPAWALI.
DIWALI or DEEPAWALI, the festival of lights, is one of the important and widely spread festival celebrated in India. It is a celebration of lights, and for many, it is truly a sensory experience; some families decorate...
One of Breaux Bridge's main attractions is its cuisine, especially crawfish. Restaurants of Breaux Bridge were the first to offer crawfish openly on their menus, and it was here that the now world-famous crawfish etouffee was created. Breaux Bridge became so well known for its crawfish...
are based on idol worship. They worship in the temples or in their homes, visiting temples is not crucial, most only visit temples during religious festivals. Although when a woman is menstruating she is not supposed to worship or go to a temple because they must achieve ritual purity and blood is considered...
The Qingming (Pure Brightness) Festival is one of the 24 seasonal division points in China, falling on April 4-6 each year. After the festival, the temperature will rise up and rainfall increases. It is the high time for spring plowing and sowing. But the Qingming Festival is not only a seasonal point...
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The effects of festivals and special events on city image design
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Abstract City marketing provides a good vehicle to strengthen...
talking about Lantern Festival in Auckland.
As one of Auckland's most popular summer events, the Auckland Lantern Festival brings Chinese New Year celebrations to a glowing finale with hundreds of beautiful lanterns, including brand new designs from China.
Lantern Festival is the fifteenth of January...
Festivals in India are characterized by color, gaiety, enthusiasm, prayers and rituals. The word festival means feast day, festive celebration. As kids, when there used to be festivals the only thing that came to our minds was holidays and sweets that in turn meant lots of fun. India being a society...
Festivals: Paths to Unity
Festivals play a significant role among all religions, but especially among Hindu and Sikh traditions. Every religion has numerous festivals (rituals), but what is the point of having such ceremonies? I believe festivals play an important role in religious life because...
In Bulnes there is a day in which the people make a big party. That party celebrates the founding of Bulnes. This celebration is in October 3rd and it began 120 years ago. People celebrate this event bye doing a parade, selling almost about everything on stalls, and to end the...
is a folk art from India. It is usually made during Diwali, Onam, Pongal and other Indian festivals. Typically consisting of bright colors, rangoli is a decorative design made in living rooms and courtyard floors during Hindu festivals . They are meant to be sacred welcoming areas for the Hindu deities...
European-style trousers and shirts for men, are also popular.
Many Indian festivals are religious in origin, although several are celebrated irrespective of caste and creed. Some popular festivals are Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ugadi, Thai Pongal, Holi, Onam, Vijayadasami, Durga Puja, Eid ul-Fitr, Bakr-Id, Christmas...
Diwali festival is a 5 day Hindu festival in India which usually celebrated in October or November and lasts five days. Diwali when translated means "rows of lighted lamps" and the occasion is also referred to as the Festival of Lights.
During Diwali, Indian homes are cleaned and windows are opened...
An Essay on the Diwali Festival for School and College Students
Diwali is one of the most important festivals of India. The word Diwali is an incorrect from of the word "Dipawali" which means "rows of light". The festival of Diwali takes place on the fifteenth day in the month of Kartik when...
A festival is an occasion for rejoicing and celebration. It conjures up scenes of gaiety and merrymaking.
It is an occasion for family rejoicing and community celebrations. Festivals break the
monotony of life, bring peace and joy to the masses and above all promote social interaction and
Celebrating Valentine's Day
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the Muslim should do with regard to it. The story of the Festival of Love (Valentine’s Day) The Festival of Love was one of the festivals of the pagan Romans, when paganism was the prevalent religion of the Romans more than seventeen centuries ago...
Festivals in Jharkhand
Sarhul is a festival where Shaal tree and leaves play an important role. Sarhul is celebrated during the spring season when the Shaal trees get new leaves. Shaal flowers are brought to saran sthal (the sacred place) and pahan propitiates the Gods. The priest is called Pahan...
Spring Festival is a traditional festival of Chinese people. It is on the first day of lunar January, namely the first day of New year. Thus, Chinese think Spring festival is very important. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast the ways people in my hometown and...
year, a national festival called Hung King temple Festival is held to worship the Hung Kings, who were instrumental in the founding of the nation.
The festival used to last for 3 days from the 9th to the 11th of the 3rd month of the lunar calendar (lunar March). From 2010 the festival is from the 1st...
during the time of Dragon Boat or Dumpling Festival . One of the dumpling sellers, Loh said that his dumplings would cost 50 sen more this year and another seller, Lor said he will sell his dumplings at the cost RM 2 more until end of the Dumpling Festival period. Normally, the price of ingredients increases...
Mid-autumn festival is called Tet Trung Thu in Vietnam. It is organized in the middle of the Autumn which is the eighth lunar month of the year. Mid-autumn festival is the festival of the children.
From the beginning of the month, people have prepared for the festival with colorful and different shape...
the company did not vary too a lot through the year. However, there has generally been a marginal increase in attrition during the festive seasons of Pongal & Diwali (some class 4 employees leaving for native places and not returning).
The company tackled the problem by providing sufficient...
Laguna Islands Philippines
| Ana Kalang Festival - Nagcarlan, Laguna, Philippines
Nagcarlan, Laguna, located 105 kms. South of Manila, supposedly got its name from the legendary head of the tribe before Christianity was brought to the Philippines- Ana Kalang. This beautiful and...
THE SONGKRAN FESTIVAL
Do we have everybody?! .. Guys, over here… there’s our bus. Please settle down.
So, good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to Chiang Mai, Thailand. My name is Thu and I’m gonna be your tour guide for the next three days.
Before we get to the centre of the city...
Trinidad and Tobago Festival and Festivals (James, 2014) Trinidad & Tobago is rich in culture and diversity in terms of the festivals that occur throughout the year, such as Trinidad and Tobago’s most known festival is their Carnival, one of the best known worldwide street festivals. It is a street party...
Festival is a celebration of life. Festivals bring peace and joy to the masses. They break the monotony of life. Indian festivals are numerous. A festival is a celebration, entertainment or series of performances of a certain kind, often held periodically.
Festivals break the monotony of life....