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So cool to read about everyone's home tradition they miss the most! I'm from England but I've been living in the States for five years and the thing I miss the most is Bonfire Night on November 5th.

The best thing about Bonfire Night is the fireworks, oh, and the bonfires! … and the history behind it. Basically, Guy Fawkes and his friends tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament and kill King James I. They nearly did it too – they hired a room under the House of Parliament and filled it with explosives. But someone told the royal palace. The authorities found Guy Fawkes in the room guarding the explosives, and he was sentenced to torture and death.

So it's a tradition that celebrates the fact that the king survived. It also means people don't forget what happens if you plot against your country. There's a kind of poem about it that starts 'Remember, remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot.' That's why we build a 'guy' – a life-size model of Guy Fawkes – and burn it on the bonfire. Pretty dark and horrible when you think about it!


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Submitted by Ica on Wed, 12/02/2020 - 15:58

Hi, It's Mariaenrica and I'm from Italy. So cool to read about everyone's home traditions and I want to write about my favourite one : La Befana (or the Epiphany) on 6th January. Basically it talks about an old woman who goes to everyone's home and gives kids different kind of sweetes. It happens when the guy is a good one; if the guy is a bad one she gives him the coal. For this reason some people think she is a bad woman, even a witch who flies on her broom. But she is a representation of the right and wrong, as Santa Claus who doesn't bring to kids their presents when they are not good. But actually the parents put on the children's bed sweetes inside funny socks.

Submitted by vazifa on Mon, 10/02/2020 - 10:00

Hello I'm from Azerbaijan in my country we have many interesting traditions but my favorite tradition is Novruz. So we celebrate this day in 20/21 march and cooks many traditional sweets like pakhlava.

Submitted by shahhoseini on Sat, 08/02/2020 - 17:27

Certainly, the best tradition in my country IRAN and in other Persian language countries such as Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and so on is Nowruz. This feast means the new day. In IRAN, Nowruz begins on 21 March and ends after 13 days. It is a very nice tradition because everybody wears his new clothes and goes to the house of their relatives.

Submitted by lilimo on Fri, 07/02/2020 - 06:04

Some of the tradition you wrote about guys are really amazing. The Epiphany in Russia is something... Well, at the moment I live in Colombia and as Diego said, there are many carnivals and popular celebrations. In most of them there are beauty contexts, which I most confess I am not a big fan of, and usually there is very loud music during many days, which can be annoying. I am not quite sure whether I would miss those traditions if I leave. However, one context that I find funny is “Festival del burro”, dunky festival. It is a beauty contest but there are not women but donkeys. It takes place in a very small town called San Antero in the Caribbean coast and it works just like beauty contest with grooming donkeys.

Submitted by Ayzhan on Thu, 06/02/2020 - 16:26

Hello everyone! I am from Kazakhstan. Most of all I like Nauruz celebrating In our country. every year spring we visit each other and to wish helthy to each other. And in the centre of the each town of our country we build yurts, where everybody can taste our national meal

Submitted by Nwe Oo Mon on Thu, 06/02/2020 - 11:51

It's so nice to read about about the diversity of traditions around the world.I'm from Myanmar and I live in Yagon. In my country, there are many traditional festivals such as Thingyan , Waso , Thadingyut , Thasoungmyone ,etc.Among those, Thingyan festival is the biggest festival in Myanmar. It is also called Water festival or Myanmar New year. It usually takes place for 4 days and some year it takes place 5 days.We pour water each other and we donate foods and do good deeds in those day. We clean the house , Monastery and Pagodas. During the festival, we get public long holidays. In the first day of new year's morning , we go to the nearest pagodas after that to pray for the whole new year.

Submitted by huyentran on Wed, 05/02/2020 - 00:17

Hi. I’m from Vietnam. In my country, we have many tradition but the thing i like best is family gathering at mid autumn festival tradition. On this occasion, people are returning home and meeting their relatives. they will eat family meal and talk to each other. The children will receive other. The children will receive the Mid-Autumn Festival. It will be very exciting and happy. In particular, we have moon cakes - a cake in the Mid-Autumn Festival and we can say that Mid-Autumn Festival is not a Mid-Autumn Festival without moon cake.

Submitted by Bao Ton on Mon, 27/01/2020 - 13:20

Hi. I'm from Vietnam and I want to tell you about our tradition festival, which called "Tet". It's same as New Year in Western, but this is Lunar New Year in our country. We do many things in these days. Before Tet, we have to clean house and all objects in the house such as table, chair, wall, floor, etc. Then we will clean kitchen and buy goldfish to worship Mr.Cong & Mr.Tao (they are kitchen Gods) back to heaven. Then we will pack "Banh Chung" before New Year Eve so we can eat them during Tet. In the first day of New Year's morning, we often go exodus (go out of the house on appropriate direction of age) to hope for luck and best things will come. Most of us will come to the nearest pagoda after that to pray for New Year.

Submitted by Mit on Fri, 24/01/2020 - 21:44

It's nice to read about all your traditions. I'm from Mexico and here we usually celebrate each november 1st the Day of the Death, "Día de los Muertos". This tradition consists of making an altar for the death people who might be your family or friends who passed away. We collocate orange flowers called "zempacúchitl", some candles, a photograph from the dead person and the most important thing is to put on the altar the dead one's favorite meal. Also we use to cook hot chocolate and the traditional bread called "pan de muerto" wich might be "death's bread". It tastes orange and has a fluffy and soft consistence. We love to celebrate this day and to our loved ones because we think that death isn't always a reason to cry but also a reason to feast that the people who passed away now is resting and that we remind them every day.

Submitted by Mau on Fri, 24/01/2020 - 14:47

It's so nice to hear about the diversity of traditions you have in your countries. I'm from Bolivia and today, like every 24th January, we celebrate Alasitas, the Abundance Festival. A month long fair begins in La Paz, where you can buy miniature versions of whatever you desire to achieve this year. For instance, you might want to buy a house, so you could get a tiny house, a big building or a car. There are even little university degree tittles and marriage certificates. After their purchase, people pray to Ekeko, the god of abundance, with the hope he will bring fortune and abundance to your life. It might sound quite bizarre but there's a very colourful environment.

Submitted by Maksim on Thu, 23/01/2020 - 19:46

Hi! I'm from Russia, and I'm not a religious person, but I'd like to tell you about the orthodox holiday Epiphany. There is an interesting but sometimes extreme tradition to dive into the ice water late at night.

Submitted by mariy on Thu, 23/01/2020 - 18:35

Hi everyone It is fascinating to read about diversity of traditions around the world. I'm from Iran and I've been living in Poland. one of the biggest celebrations in Iran is called "Yalda". Yalda means birth and comes from Zoroastrianism era. we celebrate the longest night of the year. Yalda night begins from the last evening of autumn until passed midnight. In this night we get to gather with our families and friends and eat fruits, nuts, drink and read poetry (Hafez). we pass the whole night with laughter and joy. The most important fruits of this night are pomegranate and watermelon, The red color in these fruits symbolizes cycle and glow of life. As I mentioned, during this night people also read Hafez poetry and each member of the family makes a wish and randomly opens the book and asks the eldest member of the family to read it aloud. Totally we spend amazing time in that night with our family.

Submitted by Mozart Aung on Fri, 17/01/2020 - 17:26

I'm from Myanmar and I really enjoy participating in every occasion of our country. But the moment that I most excited is celebrating our water festival (we called Thingyan here). We pour water each other, we donate foods and do good deeds in those days. It takes 4 days long and we got public holidays at that time.

Submitted by Diego Pacanchique on Tue, 14/01/2020 - 23:42

Hi everyone, I read almost three comments about the traditional celebration and all are funny. I am from Colombia where we have many festivals such as el Carnaval de Barranquilla, el Carnaval de negros y Blancos, la feria de Cali, etc. Those festivals represent Colombia traditions because there are different dances, types of music and many happines.

Submitted by Alfonso Castellano on Sat, 11/01/2020 - 23:10

Hello everyone, The number of traditions around the world is impressive. Even just within a single country you can find a lot of different traditions. Some of them are typical and unique to the place, while others have a common origin but have been adapted to the place's culture. For instance, in Lima, the capital city of Peru, the country where I was born, it is very common to drink hot chocolate during Christmas. That is something that makes sense in countries from the north hemisphere that have a very cold winter during that time of the year. But not much in a country where the temperatures between December and January can fluctuate between 20°C and 26°C. Definitely that is an imported tradition. However, it is a very rooted tradition nowadays. So every year when Christmas is coming I get very excited because I know I that there will be lots of hot chocolate to indulge with. After all, who doesn't like a delicious cup of hot chocolate regardless of the season?

Submitted by indsun23 on Wed, 08/01/2020 - 13:29

Wow! there are so many comments from different people from different part of the world. I born in India and amazing thing is I am still living here, just a joke! India is vast country and abode of many different culture and ethnic groups and each groups perform their rituals. There is one big celebration takes places during the month of Oct every year and called "Dussehra", it is celebration of "Good win over bad". People makes effigy of "Ravana" and his brother "Kumbhakarana" and his son "Meghnatha". There is a long story in short, Ravana was a bad figure and abducted wife of Lord Rama, who was great warrior and consider to be God and worshiped many parts of the world. Lord Rama along with his brother Laxmana and other kinds fought with Ravana and his army and defeat him. People celebrate this win every year and burn the effigies and distributes sweets. I am sure, almost all the countries in the world celebrate similar festivals. Wishing everyone to enjoy life.

Submitted by AdrianaZ on Tue, 07/01/2020 - 07:29

Hi there It's so interesting to read about all your traditions. I am from Argentina but I live in Barcelona since 1991. When I came here I had known the "Tió", an ancient Catalonian tradition. The "Tió" it's a piece of firewood. Days before Christmas we put the piece of firewood covered with a blanket. Then the children "feed" it. They give it fruits and bread, that disappears mysteriously. It eats the food, of course. The Christmas day, after lunch they hit it with a stick while they sing a traditional song, and then under the blanket that covered the "Tió" appear gifts for everybody. In Catalonia, we don't use to celebrate Christmas eve. The 25th of December families have lunch together. The main dish is "Escudella i carn d'olla". The first dish is a soup, made of a broth with a pasta called "Galets". As a second dish, we eat the meat and vegetables used to prepare the broth. The day after, the 26th, we celebrate "Sant Esteve", and we prepare "cannelloni" with the meat left from the day before.

Submitted by Myra11 on Sat, 28/12/2019 - 10:21

So interesting to read about everyone's home tradition they enjoy the most. I'm form Tunisia and many of our traditions have changed to fit in better in a society led by western thinking. Fortunately, some of our heritage, like Aid Al Fitr, remains. Basciallay, it's a religious celebration. It's the day after the end of the holy month of Ramadan. We have fasted for a whole month, and we literally cannot wait to get back to eating as much as we want and whenever we want. Let's be honest here, Aid al Fitr is the perfect occasion, food is all around us. So we spend those two days of Aid eating Tunisian pastries and succulent foods. Also, relatives visit each other and spend some time together. It's also an occasion for kids to get spoiled. It's like Christmas for them. They get gifts and money (called mahba) from relatives. Besides food and family, we like to pamper ourselves and buy new clothes in order to look fantastic for the two days of celebration.

Submitted by Gor Azizyan on Sat, 28/12/2019 - 07:23

Hi everyone I'm from Armenia I would like to tell about one cool tradition which I love very much. We call the day of celebration 'Vardavar' or 'Jroci' the day is not fixed we celebrate on the hottest day of summer. It is the day when you can't just walk in the streets someone for sure will try to drench you with water all the people in cities and villages go out and play old and yang ones. It is really very funny you can see sights when policeman and fireman play using the big and scary machines to drench people with water if liked this story and want to have a part in water festival and have a fine with us I invite you to Armenia in summer

Submitted by lina090184 on Tue, 24/12/2019 - 15:53

There are a lot of interesting traditions from people around the world that you can read in the other posts. I´m from Colombia and a big tradition for us is to celebrate Christmas with the "Novenas". For 9 days, from 16th to 24th December, we get together with our families and friends to share traditional food, songs and some prayers too.

Submitted by hungrymoon on Tue, 24/12/2019 - 13:13

Hello, I am from Turkey and there are a lot of tradition from my country. For example, At the small towns in wedding days, The groom and his friends gather at the square and go to the bride's home walking through the streets with their torch. Also they pray demanding good fortune for the bride and the groom.

Submitted by HollyCC on Fri, 20/12/2019 - 20:10

It's really interesting to know other countries' traditional activities! I want to share Spring Festival of China I love most. It's on different dates every year because we celebrate this festival on New Year's Eve according to our lunar calendar. Traditionally, there is a big family reunion for the New Year and lanterns hanging in front of the door, pointing the way home. Before midnight, family members together make dumplings and watch annual Spring Festival Gala when waiting for the coming of next year. Firecracker and fireworks cannot be absent and even the sound can last the whole night. On the next day, you also wake up by the loud sound of firecrackers.

Submitted by Maryam Ahmadi on Wed, 18/12/2019 - 09:05

Hi, I am from Iran and the traditional celebration that I like the most is Nowroz.Basicllay, beginning of the Iranian new year is celebrated as Nowroz and continued for 13 days. In the first day, we have Haftsin which includes 7 things that their first sound is S in Persian language and each of them is a symbol. In other days we visit our relatives to wish them a happy new year.in 13th day of Nowroz we go nature, play games and eat traditional foods.

Submitted by ramya ganesh on Fri, 13/12/2019 - 17:34

hey , it is nice to know about different countries tradition and their celebration. I am from india .India is well known for its traditions and beliefs. India has diverse people and each of them have different tradition .I am going to write about Pongal celebration.Pongal is mainly to tributed the farmer.People worship Sun ,Cow ,Nature ,Farmer who all provides people the food.It is four day celebration .

Submitted by Hi there on Thu, 12/12/2019 - 15:48

It was nice to read your comments. I have to say that i really enjoy reading it. Well, I am from Georgia and there are lot of traditions that i really enjoy. I suppose that it will take a long time if I try to write all these traditions, so I only write the tradition that i can explain correctly... I reckon that the most interesting and enjoyable tradition, in my lovely country is towards wine.Georgian people really respect grape. People usually collect grape from (Vazi) in autumn especially in September.Georgians are doing different kind of activities when they are collecting grapes for instance:they are singing,sometimes dancing...to sum up they have fun,while they are collecting the grapes. After they collect,they are making juice from it and after 2-3 months,that wine changes to wine. I also have to say that they make tones of wine, its really delicious too...

Submitted by soukaina on Wed, 11/12/2019 - 08:35

really intersted to read about everyone's ome tradition,so i want also to talk about my tradition culture,we have a lote of traditions in my country(Morocco) ,among of them ACHORAA .we celebrate Achoraa in 10th of moharram from islamic calender .in this day we buy the mix of nuts and mainly walnut and almonds and we exchange it with our neighbours.in the Morning we spray every passerby with cold water called zamzam.in the night women of neighborhood prepare couscous in the dinner and after eating they cing and dance with diffents instruments like taarija ,bendir,and darbouka.in other side children play with firworks in the streets and light bonfire called chaala.

Submitted by Aswad371 on Tue, 10/12/2019 - 08:20

so common when you live abroad to remember your home country's tradition you miss. I am Egyptian, but I have been living in Saudi Arabia since 2015 and when it comes to spring season I remember the light Saturday, it's a very famous tradition where the mothers beautify the eyes of their children with black eyeliner as celebrating of new spring as it considered a birth of new life as pharos used to believe, and in another hand to protect and keep their eyes more healthy.

Submitted by Duyen1996 on Thu, 05/12/2019 - 05:40

Really interested to read a lot of traditions what they are the most memory around the world. I am from Vietnam. Actually, there are many traditional culture in my country, but with me the most memorable holiday is Lunar New Year in January of lunar calendar. The best things of Lunar New Year are firework, traditional foods and customs which Vietnamese people often do it in New Year days. Some specialities that Vietnamese people cook on the days are chung cake - the boiled sticky rice cake with pork and green beans without silk crust inside, many kind of sweet jams made by fruits, seeds, vegetable, such as tomato, strawbery, tamarind, carrot, lotus seed,... Beside that, that is the longest vacation in my country. Many people can come back home if they work far away from their family or spend the period to travel, visit relatives and friends,... Red is believed that lucky color, so we usually decorate our house with many red things. People will send the best wish massages and avoid scolding and saying unlucky things. Because the believe that the first days of the year will affect to all the year and whole the year they will be happy and lucky if the receive and make lucky things.

Submitted by arun on Wed, 04/12/2019 - 08:53

Hello everyone, Myself Arun from India. India is multi-cultural country so it has many traditions. Here we celebrate diwali in the month of October-November. On this day people lighten their houses with lamps. They worship to Lord Ganesha and Lakshmi ji. People offer sweets to each other.

Submitted by Aliyevasama on Tue, 26/11/2019 - 11:03

I'm from Azerbaijan and in our country we have many traditions. I can't decide which is most interesting :) but I wanna talk about our holiday Newrouz (Novruz).It is our new year holiday and we celebrate it on 20-21 march. We also have bonfire, paiting eggs to diffferent colors. We plant wheat on a little plates, it is a tradition for us. if your wheat will be crowded and dark green it means your forthcoming year will good and fruitful. then we bake different delicious sweets "pakhlava, shakarbura. There are soo yummy :) . whenever if you wanna come to Azerbaijan i have an advice for you. you should come to us at newrouz eve. It will be very interesting holiday for you

Submitted by Ali Hussein on Tue, 19/11/2019 - 22:14

As an Egyptian we have many traditions and festivals we celebrate , one of them is inherited from pharaohs is to celebrate the beginning of spring many habits are done this days like coloring eggs , eating smoked and salty fish , go out for green parks and this day is officially a holiday in Egypt

Submitted by zay on Tue, 12/11/2019 - 18:58

hi all my name is zay from Somalia but raised in Kenya. I am new to this page but like previous comments.

Submitted by tooran on Sun, 10/11/2019 - 05:48

Actually so cool to read other countries traditions. I live in IRAN and although it is so difficult to chose one answer, in my point of view Norooz Festival is the best so we celebrate it on 20th of March and days before it bazaars are so crowded and people use to buy new clothes, cookie, chocolate and so on. Somehow it might remind you of Chirsmast since it is beginning of Iranian new year.

Submitted by Chewlim on Sun, 10/11/2019 - 00:59

So happy to read lots of traditions all over the world. I come from China and live in Canada now. One of the most memorable traditions in my country is Mid Autumn day. It dates back to the Yuan dynasty in ancient China, the Han Chinese wanted to resist the invasion by Mongolian, but it's very hard to spread the information to all the people, an intelligent person called Bowen Liu made up with an idea that calling all the families to eat moon cakes in the midday of August, thus the piece of paper was found on the mooncake. Finally, they beat back the enemies successfully. From then on, the tradition of eating mooncakes has been handed down till now. But nowadays, with adding too many commercial purposes, this traditional has lost its original meaning, but more than a business annual event.

Submitted by Habeba on Thu, 07/11/2019 - 23:14

So cool to talk with you all about a tradition I like in my country ! :) I am Egyptian, we have a lot of traditions that I can not pick one to talk about. I can talk about a party a bride do a night before her wedding day to celebrate with ladies. Briefly It is a party called "henna party" includes only ladies, we dress up, dance and sing freely. The bride and also those visitors may draw henna on their body or hands if they'd like to do so. And there are small organizations that organize this party. Wow I get excited I can not wait to do mine ...

Submitted by NAYARIT on Tue, 29/10/2019 - 21:12

I'm from Venezuelan and we've got a lot of awesome traditions, yet the most meaningful are the ones that are releated to the Christmast. My favourite is Chiquinquira's party,this is a catholic tradition that consists in make an altar for that Virgin, bring flowers and sing "Gaitas" (a tipical Zuliana's music playing in Chirsmast season). Moreover we make promise to the Chiquinquira or Chinita's Virgin for te next year, in order to reach our new year's resolutions (yes, we think in our new year's resolutions since november) it's a so delighted party for all Venezuelans.

Submitted by cittàutopica on Mon, 21/10/2019 - 18:51

It's very difficult for me to choose a best tradition from my country, because Italy has a very aboundant amount of rituals and all the towns and cities, even the most little villages, are proud of their traditions. Anyway, I can mention a popular ritual that happens in many places with some differences: I'm talking of the fires lit on the eve of Immaculate Conception, December 7nd, for warming Virgin Mary.

Submitted by Md.Sajib Hossain on Mon, 14/10/2019 - 16:18

Hello, I am Sajib from Bangladesh. Pahela Baishakh is the widely celebrated tradition in Bangladesh and I like it most. Basically, It is the first day of the Bengali calendar. On April 14th, the festival is celebrated through eating 'panta-illish' (traditional Bengali food made by watered rice and hilsa fish fry) in the morning. Moreover, a rally is arranged for the welfare of the people. The history of Pahela Baishakh can be found in the Mughal Empire. Mughal Emperor, Akbar introduced the Bengali calendar to reflect the agricultural cycle and for the privilege of collection of taxes. Then every year it was celebrated as an occasion for harvesting new crops and also people made different types of cakes from rice. However, in the course of time, the ancient cake making tradition was gone and new tradition like rally came into the place. Although the Bengali culture changed a lot in the past century, Pahela Baishakh remained the most popular Bengali festival.

Submitted by Fery Qiu on Sun, 06/10/2019 - 10:50

i am so glad that i can learn so much different traditions by this way. i am chinese girl, my favorite tradition must be making dumplings during the chinese new year which is the biggest family union festival in china. There are a lot of custom in chinese new year, but making dumplings is a special one. Dumplings has lot of meaning in the past, firstly, its chinese pronounciation imply get good luck in the new year, secondly,its shape resembles ingot(Money in the ancient china),so that's means it can bring you good fortune in the future. the last but the most important part of keeping this custom until now, is because its cooking process can make all the family member involved and help developing relationship.

Submitted by smn on Thu, 03/10/2019 - 02:01

Its always fascinating in knowing about some one's tradition.I am living in Australia from last four years and missing many of my country's most traditions. I belong to a beautiful country ,Pakistan.The most interesting thing is their family unity.On every small and big occasion all family members get together and enjoy every moment.They show love and unity for each other.Kids experience their family norms and learn from their elders. In Pakistan there are many occasions on which families get together and share their joys but the two main occasions are Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al azha. They are both Islamic festivals. Eid Al Fitr is the celebration at the end of Holy month of ramadan(fast) and Eid Al azha is celebrated as a remembrance of the sacrifice done by Hazrat Ibrahim (AS). Other then these two festivals ,marriages are the special occasions and all family and friends get together and celebrate with ultimate joy.Basically there are three main days of wedding, Mehndi barat and walima,but the celebrations begins almost a month before. These are not only the celebrations but an opportunity to learn about your norms and traditions.

Submitted by AlmiraLinda on Tue, 24/09/2019 - 10:21

It's very lovely to read about the cultures of different countries. I also want to talk about a traditional festival in my country, Myanmar. In Myanmar, there are many festivals throughout a year such as Thingyan festival, Tazaungdaing festival, Harvest festival, Thadingyut festival and so on. Among them, I want to tell you about Thadingyut festival also known as the Festival of Lights. It's celebrated on the full moon day of Thadingyut--7th month of traditional Burmese calendar. The reason for celebrating this festival is marking the end of Buddhist lent. On that festival, paying obeisance to elders(gadaw), lighting of candles and visiting pagodas can be found. All Buddhists participate in the event and enjoy the festival. It is one of the great and precious festivals in Myanmar.

Submitted by mnik64 on Sat, 21/09/2019 - 14:52

hi, I'm Mary from Iran One of my favorite home tradition is Yalda Night on November 21th. Yalda means the birth of the sun,and The reason it is celebrated is because,after November 21th the days will be longer than before. Anyway, we getting a party and provide some special food and fruit (for example: watermelon, persimmon and pomegranate,...) Finally we start reading the poems of the famous poet Hafez

Submitted by Catalina Pazmiño on Thu, 19/09/2019 - 18:53

It's nice hearing about other country cultures, 'cause you learn so much. For example, I had never hear about bonfire nights, now I ´m glad know a little more about England celebration. I live in a country where fireworks are parts of many celebration especially at the end of each year. The real meaning is to welcome to the new one.

Submitted by Marlon Lopes on Mon, 16/09/2019 - 16:58

Loved to read about everyone home traditions and get to know more about diferent countries around the world. I'm Marlon, I'm from Brazil and here we love a good brazilian barbecue... the so called Brazilian Churrasco. We do it almost every weekend. It's when we gather family and friends in someones' house to chat, drink and eat a grilled stake beef, pork sausage and a butter garlic bread! You must try when comming to Brazil.

Submitted by Bayan on Mon, 16/09/2019 - 16:06

What cool to hear all these traditional stories, comes to me What I the most miss is the celebration of marriage that begins with something called Arada. That's a very traditional dance in Syria. It starts when the friends of the groom come to bring hem from his house so they bring hem with a cool dance en that dance includes dancing with swords, professional mens carry swords and do some beautiful movements with them with some also traditional songs, singing these songs very out loud that all the neighborhood hears it. I used to run to the window when i hear Arada and keep watch it till end. Now I am living in The Netherlands and I miss such things badly. But I think with time I can see such Arada here also because of the spread of syrians all over the world.

Submitted by anfal11 on Sat, 07/09/2019 - 12:58

I Love how everyone excited to tell their country tradition, Let me share with you the best traditional celebration we have it here in Bahrain and in GCC. It's Gurgaon happens on the 13th of Ramdan from the Islamic calendar. What I like the most about the Gurgaon it's the celebration atmosphere and kids singing. Basically, on these days kids wear colourfull traditional custom and going around the neighbourhood knocking the doors and singing Gurgaon song where the neighbour treat them with candies and coines. I love it because it reminded me of my childhood, and how we used to be happy and excited about the small thing. :)