Archive for July, 2012

Navratri 2012-Sharad Navratri 2012

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Navratri 2012-Sharad Navratri 2012 When: 16th October – 23rd October Where: Gujarat, West Bengal and other parts of India History: To the uninitiated, the numerous Hindu deities pose confusion especially when each of their special days are honored and celebrated. This is exactly what happens in India when their Mother Goddess is worshipped and honored [...]

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Nyepi 2013

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Nyepi 2013 When: Every March,march12 2013 exact date depends on the approximation using Saka Calendar Where: Bali, Indonesia   History: Nyepi 2012 was celebrated last March 23. Hindus living in Bali maintain two calendars, the Pawukon and the lunar calendar Saka. The latter has 12 months and 35 days, with each month ending in a [...]

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Russia 2012 public holidays

| July 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Russia calendar 2012   December 1-January 8 2012 New Year (Новый Год) The year starts traditionally with New Year elebrations that start on December 31 and head on till January 8. The New Year celebrations in Russia in many way resemble the Western Christmas celebrtaions, with gifts being exchanged, festive meals prepared and consumed. This [...]

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Pongal

| July 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

Pongal 2013-Thai Pongal ( (Tamil: தைப்பொங்கல்) 2013-Harvest Festival When: During the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere or every January 14 Where: Mainly in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in Southern India,other parts on India also History: Pongal  is the Indian equivalent of the American Thanksgiving, only longer, more colorful and definitely more boisterous. Households traditionally [...]

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Chinese New Year 2013

| July 8, 2012 | 4 Comments

Chinese New Year 2013-CNY2013-春节 2013 When: Expected to fall on 10th February 2013 Where: All Over China and in countries and territories with sizable Chinese population Major cities: Hong Kong,Macau, Taiwan, Singapore,Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mauritius,Philippines, Vietnam Other Names: Spring Festival,Lunar New Year History: The Chinese New Year 2013/CNY2013(Chun Jie/春节)-2013 is the most important and longest [...]

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