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Singapore Zoo

| August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Zoo Hours: 8.30 AM to 6PM weekdays & weekends The Singapore Zoo is a 28-hectare menagerie located within the heavily forested Upper Seletar Reservoir containing about 315 species of animals, 50 of which are endangered. The zoo is divided into several sections, as listed below. The zoo is open from 8.30 AM to 6PM. Zoo [...]

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Sydney Festival 2013

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sydney Festival 2013  When it happens:  Early to late January(5th – 28th January 2013)  Where it happens: Sydney, New South Wales  History: The Sydney Festival 2013 was launched as a tourism initiative by the New South Wales State Government and the city of Sydney in 1977. Since then, it has evolved to become one of [...]

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Lohri Festival 2013

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lohri Festival 2013  When it happens: Mid-January(Sunday, 13th January 2013)  Where it happens:  Punjab, Haryana and Delhi in India History: Fire is an important element in Hinduism: It signifies energy and spiritual strength, and in that manner, is considered a deity. In Lohri Festival 2013, fire takes on a central role in the celebrations as [...]

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International Kite Festival 2013 Gujarat

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

International Kite Festival 2013 Gujarat When it happens: Mid-January(Monday, 14th January 2013) Where it happens:  Gujarat, India History: The majority of Indian festivals originates from the Hindu scriptures and is celebrated in honor of their deities. The International Kite Festival 2013, Gujarat, is actually a religious celebration, even though it looks as a secular way [...]

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Basant Panchami 2013

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Basant Panchami 2013 When it happens:  Mid-February(Friday, 15th February 2013) Where it happens: Northern India  History: The celebration of the arrival of spring is universal: All cultures throughout the world celebrate it in one form or another. No matter what underlying beliefs there are in the changing of seasons, one thing is certain: People celebrate [...]

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