Archive for June, 2012

Independence Day of India 2012

| June 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Independence Day of India 2012             On the fifteenth day of August, the Independence Day of India is commemorated. It is the nation’s birth as a sovereign nation from the British rule in 1947. This day is considered to be a national holiday in India. Flag raising ceremonies are conducted by the local administration all [...]

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Friendship Day 2012

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Strengthening Bonds on Friendship Day 2012             International Friendship Day is a day dedicated to friends. It has been celebrated in South American countries especially in Paraguay where it was first proposed in 1958. Initially, it was created by the greeting card industry in response to the goring popularity of social networking websites, particularly in [...]

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Tanabata Festival 2012

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hoping Wishes to Come True on Tanabata Festival 2012, Japan             Tanabata is a star festival celebrated by the Japanese to commemorate the reunion of the deities Hikoboshi and Orihime. Tanabata means “Evening of the Seventh” which represents the meeting of the star-crossed lovers on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month. According to [...]

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Eid ul Fitr 2012

| June 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

A Deeper Sense of Unity in Eid ul Fitr 2012             The Eid ul Fitr 2012 is a Muslim holiday that falls on the month of Shawwal. It is the day when Muslims all over the world marks the end of the Ramadan and celebrates its conclusion after 29 to 30 days of fasting. Through [...]

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Ghost Festival, Taiwan

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Paying Respect to the Dead in Ghost Festival, Taiwan             Ghost Festival, Taiwan is a celebration for the ghosts and spirits. According to Taiwanese tradition, the seventh month of the lunar calendar is considered to be the Ghost month. Thus, a whole month is dedicated to the ghosts in Taiwan. It is believed that the [...]

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