Chinese New Year is an official holiday in China, Hong Kong, Macau,.and Taiwan as well as several other Asian countries with large Chinese communities. So how is it celebrated in Australia, Britain, Canada, and the United States.
Today is Independence Day in the United States. July 4th is a Federal holiday in the United States. It commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Second Continental Congress on 4 July 1776.
Twas the Night Before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there.
Halloween is now one of the biggest street parties of the year in Hong Kong and certainly the biggest celebration of its type in Asia. How did this all come about?
October 10, 2011, marks the 100th anniversary of the Wuchang Uprising, which led to the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty and the establishement of the Republic of China.l
The Dragon Boat Festival is one of the most important holidays of the year in China and in Chinese communities overseas. It commemorates Qu Yuan, a patriot who committed suicide protest corruption.
Doscpvdr Discover California THIS POST IS UNDER REVISION! California golden poppies grow wild throughout the state of California as well as in neighboring states and parts of Baja California in Northern Mexico. They bloom from late winter through mid-May. 2019 is consistered Following an unusually wet winter, California is gearing up for a Super Bloom …
Thai New Year – also as Songkran or the Water Festival – gets off to an early start this year. Many people get Monday off.This gives them a rare six day weekend! A holiday that runs from 13 through 15 April,
Have you ever wondered why the date of Easter differs so much from year to year? On the Gregorian Calendar, which is now in common use for civil purposes around the world, it can come as early as March 22 and as late as April 25. That's a pretty wide spread! It is, in fact, …