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June 2015

Gawai Dayak Festival – Sarawak Malaysia

By | 2017-11-04T12:41:31+00:00 June 9th, 2015|Categories: Celebrity, Country, History, World|Tags: , , , , |

The Gawai Dayak festival is celebrated in Sarawak and West Kalimantan by Dayaks. This festival is celebrated on June 1st of every year in Sarawak, Malaysia. On the day of the festival it is a pubic holiday for all the people in Malaysia. History of Gawai Dayak The idea for the Gawai Dayak was started back in 1957 in a radio forum which was held by Tan Kingsley and Owen Liang who is a radio program organizer. This brought lots of interest in the Dayak community. The British colonial refused to recognize the Dayak day, but instead he called it as Sarawak [...]

April 2015

International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival

By | 2017-11-04T12:41:35+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Categories: History, Sports, World|

City of Ice: Harbin is a well-known city from the Chinese province of Heilongjiang. It is called the ‘City of Ice’. Harbin has a rigid winter which lasts for about six months. The temperature here falls below zero degrees, the rivers freeze and the surrounding is converted into ice blocks and snows capes. These ice blocks are carved into lanterns and beautiful castles. The exhibition demonstrating such beautiful structures is called as the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival. This festival was originated in 1963 and is held every year in the month of January. Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival: [...]

Magh Bihu – A Celebration of Assam

By | 2017-11-04T12:41:36+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Categories: History, World|

Magh Bihu is an Assamese version of the Makar Sankranti. It falls on 15th January. It is also called as Bhogali Bihu, Maghar Dumahi etc. It marks the end of the harvest festival in Assam and is celebrated in the month of Magha. Bhogali Bihu is derived from the word Bhog which means food. Hence this is the festival of enjoying different food dishes. The food is available in abundance on this day. This festival is celebrated with great zeal and enjoyment for two days. People offer rituals and prayers to the lord of fire, the Agni. Magh Bihu symbolises the [...]

Makar Sankranti – A Celebration of Harvest

By | 2017-11-04T12:41:36+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Categories: History, World|

Makar Sankranti is one of the most cherished festivals in India. It is celebrated every year on 14th January and marks the onset of the harvest season or summer. It is also called as Uttarayan as the Sun moves northwards. Uttarayan actually means Northern hemisphere. The sun enters Makar rashi on this day. Various holy rituals are carried out by the Hindus. This day symbolises holy transition. It is celebrated in India as well as in some parts of the world with great enthusiasm. Meaning: According to the Hindu mythology, Sankranti is nothing but the transmigration of sun from one zodiac [...]

The Lohri Festival – A Unique Way to Thank The God!

By | 2017-11-04T12:41:39+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Categories: History|

By the beginning of the New Year, the famous and popular country; India is ready to start its itinerary which is full of all the exciting events and incredible festivals. As the Indian culture shows a wide range of different things, this country brings you closer to some of the festivals so that you can get to know about the traditions to be followed on these festivals and can in turn enjoy more! India begins its journey of festivals by The Lohri Festival. It is a vintage festival and is celebrated in the month of January every year. Don’t forget to [...]

December 2014

Nobel Prize winners in India

By | 2017-11-04T12:41:41+00:00 December 22nd, 2014|Categories: History|

The Nobel Prize is a set of yearly worldwide honors offered in various classes by Swedish and Norwegian councils in distinguishment of social and/or experimental advances. The will of the Swedish designer Alfred Nobel created the prizes in 1895. The following Eight Indians have been awarded the Nobel Prize so far:- 1. Rabindranath Tagore-1913 Bengali polymath Rabindranath Tagore was granted the Nobel Prize in Literature on account of his significantly delicate, crisp and lovely verse, by which, with polished aptitude, he has made his graceful thought, communicated in his own particular English words, a piece of the writing of the West. [...]

November 2014

Eerie or Not – Unique Halloween Details That Will Set You Thinking

By | 2014-11-03T08:03:02+00:00 November 3rd, 2014|Categories: History, Newsfeed|

Facts uncover that Halloween is the 2nd most extensively celebrated occasion in the US. Need verification? Sweet makers in the nation gain an expected 2 billion dollars normally during the Halloween season. That is 2 billion dollars within only a week! It is very astonishing, isn't it? Actually, we all realize that Halloween is an eminent occasion fêted by a great many individuals every year, and like numerous occasions, Halloween has a fairly entrancing story to tell. So underneath are ten of the most abnormal and likely obscure certainties about this fun and baffling occasion. Jack-O-Lanterns were initially made out of [...]

October 2014

Celebrations and Giving Gifts Mark Boss’ Day (Manager’s Day)

By | 2017-11-04T12:41:56+00:00 October 20th, 2014|Categories: History, Newsfeed, World|

Consistently, Boss' Day falls on October 16. Manager's Day (Mark Boss’ Day)  is a day for workers to demonstrate their managers the thankfulness they merit. It's additionally a day to thank them for the direction they give, to serve the company and keep it running easily, and for overseeing such a large number of individuals and assignments. Workers for the most part give cards, blooms, gifts, or baskets as gifts, in view of their manager's character and pastime. Boss’ Day Celebrations Praising Boss' Day is truly up to you. The choices available to you in terms of paying reverence and observing [...]

Sukkot – A Festival Representing Four Species

By | 2017-11-04T12:41:57+00:00 October 12th, 2014|Categories: History, Newsfeed, Opinion|

The fiesta of Sukkot starts on Tishri 15, the 5th day after Yom Kippur and is commended for 7 days. It is very much an exceptional move, from a standout amongst the gravest occasions in our year to a standout amongst the most upbeat. The two days after the celebration, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, are partitioned occasions yet are identified with Sukkot. It is in this ‘Sukkah’ that we stay, eat and sleep, as our progenitors did in the wild. Arba Minim: the 4 species The 4 species being referred to are an etrog (citrus fruit), a palm extension (lulav), [...]

Is It Only National Holiday ? Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

By | 2017-11-04T12:41:58+00:00 October 12th, 2014|Categories: History, Politics|

Gandhi Jayanti is commended as a National Holiday in India to stamp the anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the 'Father of the Nation'. He was born in Porbandar on second October 1869. As a mark of respect this day is a National Holiday all over India and in the union territories of India as well. The United Nations General Assembly, on 15 June 2007, declared that 2nd of October every year will be observed as the International Day of Non-Violence. Love for truth and duty Gandhiji loved truth and duty. With his complete commitment and certainty, Gandhiji liberated India from the [...]

Staying Busy and Celebrating During Your Fast with Crafts for Yom Kippur

By | 2017-11-04T12:41:59+00:00 October 12th, 2014|Categories: History, Living, Opinion|

The Jewish religion celebrates Yom Kippur as a holiday and it is conventionally known as the 'Day Of Atonement'. It is generally viewed as the most sacrosanct of all the Jewish occasions. This festivity takes place by the completion of a 10 day phase, which is known as the 'Days of Repentance' that starts with the celebration of Rosh Hashanah and finishes with Yom Kippur. The public holiday is made prominent by fasting the whole day that starts from the sunset of the previous day and is known as "Yom Kippur Eve." This fast ends when the sun sets on the [...]

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Celebrating Birthday of Guru Ram Das

By | 2017-11-04T12:42:00+00:00 October 12th, 2014|Categories: History|

Each fall we have the gift of praising Guru Ram Das Ji's birthday. Known as the Lord of Miracles, Guru Ram Das exemplified quietude, administration, and profound commitment. Master Ram Das held an exceptional place in Yogi Bhajan's heart. We look at Guru Ram Das for direction, mending, and security. A large portion of the ashrams was named in his honor. Yogi Bhajan provided for us a unique Sadhana to do while celebrating Guru Ram Das' birthday. September 28 - October 8:   For eleven days preceding his birthday, we serenade the Shabad Dhan Ram Das Guru for thirty-one minutes. This [...]

What You Should Eat Before and After Karva Chauth

By | 2017-11-04T12:42:01+00:00 October 12th, 2014|Categories: Health, History|

Karva Chauth is a standout amongst the most favorable and famous Hindu celebrations where married women take up fasting from sunrise to sunset to add years to their spouse's life. Karva Chauth is of incredible social and religious consequence and is praised in high spirits by the individuals who are fasting, as well as their families. While numerous ladies feel it to be simple to follow, there are others who can't work without nourishment and water. In fact at times, even the sheer fervor of the event coupled with apprehension could prompt sickness, spewing, migraines and so forth. Here's a rundown [...]

September 2014

Celebrate Durga Puja in a Traditional Way In Conventional Outfits

By | 2017-11-04T12:42:01+00:00 September 28th, 2014|Categories: History, Living|

Durga Puja is an exceptionally prevalent celebration of India that is celebrated in numerous parts of the nation. Different sorts of pandals are made amid this celebration. The statues of goddess Durga are wonderfully enlivened in these pandals. Different reverential melodies and religious dance competitions are held in these pandals in which Arti dance competition is the most famous. Extraordinary celebration dishes, reverential tunes and designs are the indispensable piece of this celebration. Legends As per the Hindu mythology, evil presence Mahishasur was making issues for the divine beings and their ruler. At that point Indra asked for heavenly trinity of [...]

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