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Holidays and Traditions

Parent Category: Society and Civilization
Holidays, celebrations and festivals from around the world. This category covers religious and non-religious holidays and their associated traditions, as well as some multicultural events.
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nothing, remember when angels went to Abraham, he offered them food  on this they said we do not eat.
Patrickstan!    But seriously... The first St. Patricks Day Parade in an  independent Ireland was held in Dublin in 1931, although it had  been an official public holiday since 1903.
A traditional manager is largely reactive making decisions,  implementing plans based on the input of those above them, around  them or in the external environment.
Not sure what your specifically looking for but here--- 1. Jackson Square 2. Ogden Museum of Southern Art 3. City Park 4. Mardi Gras Museum
The writers - James Dearness Hogarth, Sacha Skarbek and James  Blount....
Pretty much the same as other places. That I have heard of. And they hate when people talk or ask about vampires there.
Well I'm 19 and honestly spending time with my girlfriend is one ofthe greatest gifts of all but I know you want actual gift ideas soI can't tell you exactly what to get him because I dont know himbut evaluate his interests, what he likes, cars, anime, obey hats,etc. and get him something that...
Answer 1 I'm not sure which holidays you are referring to. To my knowledge, the U.S. government does not require employers to observe any Jewish holidays. If you're thinking of Easter and Christmas and other asst. Christian holidays then the answer is simple. They are religious holidays celebrated...
It is set to the lunar calendar .
Including both start date and end date from march 14 2008 to april  11 2009 totally 394 days have been present.
Because it says "April" fools. Oh and if you want to know a good joke you need this stuff: CLEAR fingernail polish All the soap in the house and somewhere nobody will see you ok so first get all the stuff and go into the place nobody will see you,take the soap and cover it with clear fingernail...
as I knew  Pahimis is a Festival in Amadeo, Cavite held every February  Pahimis means in local term for "Thanksgiving"  Gov. Maliksi w/ Amadeo Mayor Ambagan, in their term, they are  the head behind the festival and i remember it was in 2002  They want to have it because of low price selling of...
Reported times was in 1990, 2009 and the next one is schedule for 2028. So roughy ever 19-20 years at this rate.
Valentines Day is held on February 14th to celebrate love and  affection. Traditionally, people give the ones they love cards  called valentines, flowers, and candy.
  to a christan, the shamrock represents the holy trinity; god the father, jesus the son, and the holy spirit/ghost. so its pretty significant.
The stock market does in fact close on Presidents' Day. It is one of ten holidays that they close for. It is an American holiday and the stock market respects it so they close.
The year is 1780 😋🤘🏻
Yes! A Roman Catholic couple can be married in the Catholic  Church, but are advised to have a simple wedding, as opposed to a  fancy one, or reschedule their wedding.
No, chicken ovules don't recognise rabbit sperm cells as being  compatible.
AHA !! Rather than a Biblical conundrum, this is looking like one of thosequiz questions that always gets a groan from the assembled quizzerswhen the answer is revealed. The 'Good Friday' referred to isactually the name of a racehorse. I don't know when or even if thehorse had a fall on a Saturday...
Most Christmas trees are some type of evergreen. Here are some of  the scientific names of common evergreen trees:   Acer sempervirens (a maple)   Cupressus sempervirens (a cypress)   Lonicera sempervirens (a honeysuckle)   Sequoia sempervirens (a sequoia)   Ulmus parvifolia...
Celery or lettuce (for Spring season), dipped into salt water(which represents tears) mirroring the pain felt by the Hebrewslaves; matzo, reminder of unbaked bread made in haste to fellingEgypt; shank-bone, reminder of animal sacrifice on Passover in theTemple, Bitter herbs, symbolizing the...
Hi,   Phil, although he hates it, receives a rabies and a heartworm  vaccination. He also gets an occasional blood test.
No. going to the beach as a holiday pastime only developed in the  late 19th century. Until then, the only people visiting the beach  were fishermen and beachcombers.
Jesus was executed on Passover and came back to life two dayslater. Passover generally falls at the time of the first full moonof spring.
First you take him to see the Justin bieber movie. then you have to take him to your house and make chocolate with him. then make him listen to all of your problems. Then you paint his nails. make sure it is hot pink or purple. after that you watch a chick flick. Make sure its a really cheesy and...
If a groundhog does not see his shadow then there will be an early spring.
Most cultures believe that whatever you do on New Year's Day will  reflect in what you do the rest of the year. In a culture that  values family connections as much as the Chinese, it is not  surprising they try to be together to celebrate . It should be  noted that the Chinese calendar is a...
Passover is a holiday that is celebrated by Jews all over theworld. The holiday itself is observed in the home and synagogue.
IHOP gave out 3 free pancakes per person for free.
Mary did not tell Joseph about the angel. An angel of the Lord told  Joseph abbout Mary's supposed divine pregnancy in Matthew 1:20.
it was on 2nd November in the year of 1947
Latkes or jelly donuts.
  == Answer ==   Firstly figure out if anyone around you, Like a boy or a girl is acting strangely around you, as if they like you. If so suspect them...and mostly likely ask them about it, just in a casual way mind, as not to scare them in case theyare embarrassed about it.   Secondly...
Jesus' death on the cross was the reason for the first Good Friday.
  Carnivale (essentially Mardi Gras) is celebrated all over the city -- in the streets, homes, restaurants, etc.   See complete information (history to the the plans for 2009) at   http://www.carnivalofvenice.com/area.asp?id=4
In 2010, the tree went up on November 30, 2010. That year, it was a  74-foot Norway Spruce from Mahopac, NY, donated by Peter and  Stephanie Acton.
In Norway they celebration for Easter is similar to the other  countries around it. They celebrate the colors, eat Easter chicken  and Easter eggs, and the celebration last for five days.
its were the catholics put ash on there head to sacrifice something for 40 days and 40 nights
There is no sacrificial bonfire on May Day. The Celts and many other modern pagans celebrate May 1st as Beltane, which is a fertility and fire festival. The bonfires are a symbol of the sun returning to the warm the earth once more and herald in the season of summer.
When the Jews left Egypt some Egyptians who were convinced in God'sexistence and power left with the Jews to the Promised Land knownas Canaan. So during the book of Exodus when you see that there'stwo groups it means the Jews and Egyptians who left with them. . Answer 2 1) It was the fulfillment...
a nice tie,such as one that goes with his favorite football team or your school spirit. Or some candy and a nice card. Guys like almost anything....movie gift card, kiss, ect....
the word lentes means glasses.
Don't quote me, but I think that they are a full ounce of pure silver. Therefore, they have a melting value equal to the market price for an ounce. I don't think that they have any value above that of the material, but I am no expert. If you find out something better, please post it.
Passover is the feast that occurred when the angel of death passed over Egypt. The Israelites sacrificed lambs and painted the blood on their doorposts. (This was a precursor to the sacrifice of Christ in the New Testament.) The angel of death passed over houses with blood on the doorpost, but...
  Develop an interest. Do you love computers? Figure out how to make a new game. Do you like to draw? Invent a new anime character. Sports? practice your sport to become better and even become a pro. Read, write the Great American Novel, learn to cook, learn to sew, learn to tat, take up skating...
Mistletoes berries are sticky, and are spread by birds and other animals.
Holy Thursday  Holy Thursday is the fifth day of Holy Week, which is the week preceding Easter. The last supper that Jesus ate with his apostles is commemorated on this day with the Mass of the Lord's Supper.
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hmm wel im a girl nd im 12 nd i think it would be sweet if you wrote your girlfriend a song ;)
I think you should give her a real emotions, soft kiss, warm hug, make her fell that she is a princess
According to americancatholic.org, the first clear evidence of Ash Wednesday is around 960 A.D.
7th February : Happy Rose day 20148th February : Happy Propose day  2014 9th February : Happy Chocolate day 2014 10th February : Happy  Teddy day 201411th February : Happy Promise day 201412th February :  Happy Kiss day 201413th February : Happy Hug 2014 14th February :  Happy Valentines day...
Spain - always connected with wonderful beaches, lovely bays, sun and a variety of Mediterranean high-quality food like its famous "paella" or "tinto de verano". But of course this country offers a lot more than only its charming mentality. Spain has an extensive history from which plenty of...
dude, I'm only 14 turning 15, i don't want sex till I'm ready and he knows that and respects that because we had a talk about it :|
No. You do not need to participate in an Ash Wednesday service as a prerequisite for baptism in the Church of England. However, you, (or in the case of a baby being baptised, godparents on behalf of the baby) have to profess faith in God, repent of your previous life (ie, say sorry for the things...
Kissing under the mistletoe is a marrige tradition. The origin of  this tradition is found in ancient Mesopotamian mythology.  According to the myth, a goddess named Frigg had a son named Baldr.  When he was born, she made all plants unable to hurt him. Yet she  overlooked the mistletoe plant,...
Because this is the day Jesus Christ died for your sins! He died so you might live in him and be with him someday in heaven!
If the groundhog comes out and doesn't retreat, spring begins. If  it goes back into its burrow, spring starts two weeks later.
festival bring u close to ur family n society festival also highlights one or other moral valueas diwali highlights power of goodness
He will not see his shadow on Feb. 2, 2011.
If a groundhog sees its shadow, it is said to get scared and goback in its den, and six more weeks of winter will take place.
in Russia it is celebrated on march 8th
Lent is 6 weeks long and this is symbolic as it is the period of time Jesus was alone in the desert without food or water. Catholics see this as replicating the sacrifice their God made during his incarnation as Jesus Christ.
Its just a cultural custom someone had made it up on February 2 and  it stayed a tradition.
we celebrate the day of the dead to remember the people who already departed and make favorite food and things to remember them
Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated November 2nd in Brazil
There is only one theory (though it's not so much a theory as a tradition): There was famine in the land of Canaan so they moved to Egypt to escape starvation.
I am no expert on boys, but I have done this once and it worked well. First, you ask him what his locker number is. Normally he will tell you but if he doesn't you have to make sure you find out, if he doesn't tell you some of his friends might. Second, pick the Valentines day card that you like the...
It was when the ground hog didn't see his shadow if concerns  comment below
Some churches have a procession where the crown of thorns is worn and bread is dipped into wine to remind christians of the last supper where Jesus broke bread and told the disiples that was his body and gave them wine and told them that was the blood. Many churches have services which focus on the...
Well, according to legend that when groundhogs come out of their  burrows, in February 2nd and if they see their shadow, they get  scared and goes back into their hole meaning that their would be 6  more weeks of winter. But when its cloudy and it does not see its  shadow it does not get...
When is National Girlfriends Day
yesNO::: a fast means you eat no food...this includes communion waffers, crackers or bread which ever the church uses for communion.