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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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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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Bastille Day 2012 France

| June 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bastille Day 2012, France When: 14th July 2012. Where: France Bastille Day is observed with lot of pomp and gaiety by French citizens who celebrate this day to commemorate the victory of the citizens against the tyrant French Monarchy. This festival is a national holiday in France and is celebrated on July 14th every year. [...]

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St Patrick’s Day 2012 – Celebrating the arrival of Christianity in Ireland

| June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

St Patrick’s Day 2012 – Celebrating the arrival of Christianity in Ireland Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated all around the world on 17th March. The day, also known as the Feast of Saint Patrick, is held as a cultural and religious holiday. It reminds the arrival of Christianity in Ireland by Saint Patrick of Britain. [...]

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