Facts About Thankgiving  

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated as a national holiday every November in the United States of America. However, many have forgotten the real tradition behind celebrating this festival. It was mainly celebrated to offer thanks and express the gratitude to Lord Almighty for having bestowed the family with blessings and showering His mercy. The pilgrims in Plymouth offered their first thanksgiving along with the Native Americans for having survived the winter.More...

 

History Of Christmas Traditions

History Of Christmas Traditions

Ever wondered the tradition behind signing carols and decorating trees on Christmas Eve? Read on to find out about numerous Christmas traditions that have been followed and passed on from one generation to the other for centuries now.More...

 

 

History Of Hanukkah

History Of Hanukkah

Hanukkah is an 8-day Jewish festival celebrated from twenty-fifth day of Kislev (Hebrew calendar). In the Gregorian calendar, it is celebrated from late November to the end of December in order to commemorate the re dedication of the second Jewish Holy Temple at Jerusalem. It is also famously called the “Festival of Lights” because people light candles for eight consecutive nights during this festival.More...

 

History Of Kwanzaa

History Of Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a unique festival in many ways. The 1960s was a period of turbulence and turmoil in the African American history. The blacks were constantly ignored and their contribution to the American society neglected. Terrible Watt’s communal riots in the 1960s led to complete segregation and division in the African American community.More...

 

 

History Of Valentine Day

History Of Valentine Day

It is not very clear when the tradition of celebrating Valentines Day started. There are numerous stories associated with the day making it hard to pin point one particular theory. According to an ancient Roman story, it was believed that the then Roman Emperor, Claudius II passed an order stating that no young soldier should enter into a matrimony. He believed that young men could serve their kingdom better if they were unmarried.More...

 

What Is The Significance Of Black History Month ?

What Is The Significance Of Black History Month ?

Black History Month is celebrated every year in the month of February. The history of its celebrations dates back to 1926 when it was celebrated for a week. In 1976, it was extended for an entire month. Carter Godwin Woodson is the Founder of Negro History Week, which later became Black History Month.More...

 

 

What Are The Hot Christmas Items This Year ?

What Are The Hot Christmas Items This Year ?

Christmas Eve is right around the corner. This is the season to spend some quality time with family and friends. Forget about your work pressure or professional life and catch up on all that you have missed out in the previous months. Gifts are an inseparable part of any celebration and Christmas is no different. Gifting something unique and surprising each time can get a little difficult. You do not want to be very predictable either.More...

 

History Behind Halloween

History Behind Halloween

Halloween is a very popular event or a festival in the United States of America. Children especially look forward to this event because they can dress up as scary characters and also collect goodies from homes in the neighborhood. Just like any other festival, even Halloween has a history that comes from age old traditions. Every country in the world has its own concept of Halloween traditions. However, how the whole concept of Halloween emerged is a mystery. More...

 

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