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Renri

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Very Happy Birthday on Renri When it happens: January 7 Where it happens: China and other regions influenced by the Chinese culture History: According to Dong Xun of the Jin Dynasty, different animals were created on seven days. On the seventh day, humans were created. Hence, the tradition of the birthday of humans known [...]

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Yi Torch Festival

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Light up your Torches at the Torch Festival / Fire Festival When it happens: June 24 to 25 Where it happen: China History: According to some experts, the origin of Torch Festival (火把节)originated during ancient times based on the calendar of the Bai and Yi people. The calendar includes 10 months with 36 days in [...]

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Rio Carnival 2013

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

 Rio Carnival 2013  When it happens: February or March(9th  to 12th February 2013)  Where it happens: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil History: The Rio Carnival 2013 had its beginnings in 1723 when Portuguese immigrants introduced the “Entrudo” where people got out on the streets and soaked each other with water and mud in fair play. These [...]

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Quebec Winter Carnival 2013

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Quebec Winter Carnival 2013 -  Carnaval de Québec When it happens: First half of February(February 1-17, 2013) Where it happens: Quebec City, Canada History: Feasting on the weeks leading up to the Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday has long been a religious tradition among devout believers in the Old World, in preparation for the 40-day [...]

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Chiang Mai Flower Festival 2013

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Chiang Mai Flower Festival 2013 When it happens: Early February(1st – 3rd February 2013) Where it happens: Chiang Mai, Thailand History: It is a fact of life that people make do with what they have in abundance. In Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, the Thai have flowers all around them come February. In fact, their [...]

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