Category Archives: Festival

May Day

The first Monday of May is a bank holiday in the United Kingdom. It is called May Day in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is known as the Early May Bank Holiday in Scotland. It is the time of … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting, is the first day of Lent in Western Christianity. It occurs 46 days (40 fasting days, if the 6 Sundays, which are not days of fast, are excluded) before Easter and can fall as … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday (known in some countries as Pancake Tuesday) is a day in February or March preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes. In others, especially those (including Louisiana) where it … Continue reading

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Kung Hey Fat Choi

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Ash Wednesday or the first day of Lent

Did you know that today is known as Ash Wednesday or the start of Lent? Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting, is the first day of Lent in Western Christianity. It occurs 46 days (40 fasting days, if the 6 … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day

Today is Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day. Shrove Tuesday (known in some countries as Pancake Day) is a day in February or March, preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes. … Continue reading

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Diwali

Today is Diwali- a Hindu Festival also known as the Festical of Light. What do you know about Diwali? What is the name of the story that is told? Post your answers below.

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