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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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