RSSCategory: Holidays 2012

Dhanteras 2012

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dhanteras – The Festival of Glorious Spending Dhanteras 2012: When it happens: 11th November 2012 Where it happens: All parts of India Dhanteras is a two-day festival of wealth and prosperity celebrated in India celebrated on the first day of the five-day Diwali Festival. What makes this festival distinct from other festival and celebrations is [...]

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Gurunanak Jayanti 2012

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Celebrating the lively Guru nanak Jayanti Gurunanak Jayanti 2012/Sikh Guru nanak Birthday When it happens: 28th November 2012 Where it happens: All places in India Gurunanak Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the faith among the Sikhs. It is an event gloriously celebrated all over India and it is an [...]

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Thanksgiving Day, USA 2012

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Bring on the Gravy at Thanksgiving Day, USA 2012 When it happens: November 22, 2012 Where it happens: USA Thanksgiving Day originated from the celebration made by Pilgrim families of Plymouth, Massachusetts. The date was October 1621 and it was celebrated for a bountiful harvest. Like most celebrations involving a harvest, the Pilgrims have suffered [...]

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Labor Day USA

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Having Fun with Loved Ones on Labor Day, USA When it happens: 3rd September 2012 Where it happens: USA             Labor Day, USA is a holiday observed on the first Monday of September. It is proposed by a machinist Matthew Maguire in 1882 to celebrate the social and economic contributions of workers. Its birth originated [...]

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Gandhi Jayanti

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Gandhi Jayanti – Celebrating One Man; Two Virtues When it happens:  October 2, 2012 Where it happens:  India                 Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday celebrated in India to mark the birth of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who is best known by Indians as their ‘Father of the Nation’.  It is held every October 2 of [...]

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