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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 Myo on Wed, 17/06/2020 - 07:46

So persuasive to read about traditions of other countries,and encourage me to express the customs of Myanmar,my native country.I am Myanmar (Burma) although I have been living in Malaysia for two years.The most renowed tradition in Myanmar is Thingyan festival.It's also known as water festival.It's celebrated in April or the month of Tagu (Myanmar calendar).Thingyan symbolises washing away the ills and sins of the previous year in preparation for the goodness for the new year. It's the one I miss the mostttttt.

Submitted by dwyer on Sun, 14/06/2020 - 12:23

So amazing to read about all the traditions. I live in India and we have many traditions. One of them is Diwali, it is also known as a festival of light. Lamps are lightened at all places on Diwali. Some people burn crackers too for celebration, although it is declared illegal. Diwali is celebrated in memory of returning of "Shri Ram", who is God of Hindus from his exile of 14 years. So it is a religious event too. All the India changes to pretty enlightened on this night.

Submitted by Idrisa on Sun, 14/06/2020 - 03:18

So cool to read about all your traditions, each country really has its own customs, wich has been transmitted from generation to generation. Guatemala, my country, also has a lot of traditions wich are celebrated troughout each year. The principals are the Holly Week, Independence's day, Revolution's day, The Saints' day, Chistmas and New Year's Day. For me, Christmas is the most beautiful day of the year because, it celebrates the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. However, the day of the revolution is also important, a date that remembers the ten years of true economic and political freedom in our country and how this spring was denied to our people for not agreeing with the United States. This is a little bit of our history. kind regards to all.

Submitted by SamerTJ on Thu, 11/06/2020 - 11:53

So cool to read about all of your traditions, you make me very excited to join you. I think Indians have the most interesting festivals worldwide. They have tens or maybe hundreds of festivals a year and some of them take more than a week. During festivals you can find everyone, even elders, celebrating, they decorate their houses and streets to make everything ready for the real huge party. I think I don't have to mention dancing parties because all of you already know how much Indians are obsessed with dance and music.

Submitted by tchok on Wed, 10/06/2020 - 16:37

Hello everyone. In my country, Côte d'Ivoire we used to use explosives at the end of each year especially on Christmas and on the thirty-first of December to celebrate the coming new year. It was a bad tradition and our authorities have forbidden it.

Submitted by Gabriel Rezende on Mon, 08/06/2020 - 14:35

Hello everyone, i'm from Brazil, and i'm going to talk about my favorite tradition from my country. The June parties or " Festas juninas" (if you are a brazilian) are parties, as the name says that happens in June, the thing i like the most about those parties are the food.

Submitted by nmenag on Sun, 07/06/2020 - 18:22

Hello everyone My name is Nicolas and I'm from Colombia, I'm going to talk about the Colombia culture. we are happy, friendly, kind people. for the food there are many dishes, the typical food can be the Bandeja paisa is made for rice, sausages, ground meat, cooking banana, pork rind. it is popular the Arepa, Arepa is similar to pancakes is made for flour and bit of salt. in Colombia is very popular the coffee. Colombia has a big produce of Coffee and flowers. In Colombia every year celebrate a festival a fair called Feria de las flores in the Medellin city. where exist a exhibition with differents flowers kind and silleteros parade(flower parade) our dependence day is july 20th, that day is holiday, Colombia is the country with more holidays at year.

Submitted by Havan saberi on Thu, 04/06/2020 - 00:46

Thank you guys for shearing your most missed traditions in your countries. I would like to talk to you about my favorite tradition since I am in my home ( I’m from Iraq) and not aboard. My favorite one is the spring celebration and the story behind it is that people in the past were relaying on agriculture to secure their lives. So they welcome the spring season after the drought and cold season which is the winter.
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Submitted by Ayelén on Sun, 31/05/2020 - 19:23

Hello everyone! I'm from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Three years ago I had the opportunity to be on the Patron's Saint Festival of San Juan in Cachi, a little town placed in the Northwest province of Salta. The festivities have a complete week duration and finished with the traditional bonfire of cardon's wood in the Main Square, performed along wit the played of National Folklore Music throughout the night.

Submitted by grando99521 on Sun, 31/05/2020 - 11:00

Hello everyone. I am Daniel from Hong Kong. I would like to share some traditions of my hometown after reading many amusing traditions of yours. The festival I love the most is the Chinese New Year, we will gather all of the family and relatives together, those who cannot come would also send their regards, then we will have a big and nice banquet. I used to play some little fireworks with my cousins when I was younger, however, it was prohibited by the government later. We can no longer light up anything even in the countryside. For the adults, it is a good chance for some of them to drink until they passed out, while others will be playing majiang or just chatting. Here comes the most existing part! The red packets which contain money !! This is what we been waiting for the whole night. Everyone who is not married will receive red packets from each elder and their blessings. Chinese New Year which is of paramount importance to Chinese, and we would not miss every single one of it.
Hello amazing your post, Asia/oriental is very different culture to occidental world, it is very rich. happy day.

Submitted by civass99 on Fri, 29/05/2020 - 20:48

Hello,I am from Serbia and we have a lots of tradition manifestations per year,but my favorite is theophany in 6. January..In that day we are waking up before sunrise and go in local curch to listen liturgy by priest for about one hour,after that the youngest children take curch icons and in front of all other people go for walk around the curch for three times,during that time priest are reading prayer for Jesus.After that are coming the best think about this tradition that i like the most,young and strong mens who are not afraid of coldness are swimming in icy river to catch icy cross.In that way we are celebrating baptism of Jesus Christ.
Hello Serbia is one countries that I would like to know, it knows something of history, the Yugoslavia history , I love it the movies of Emir Kusturica, Emir kusturica is film maker from Serbia if you don't know who is he. Emir has a village where record his movies. have nice day.

Submitted by wido on Fri, 29/05/2020 - 00:47

Its nice t hear about other countries' traditions, here I would like to talk about some Sudanese traditions. We are Muslim and when Ramadan comes we make some juices called (helomor). The women start made it by cultivating some type of corn for a week. After that, they crush the seeds and made flour. then take the flour and made a paste and add many different spices to it. finally, they put it in fire using something like a pan. When they finish they take on pice put its glass of water add sugar and ice , it will a very nice drink you ever tasted..

Submitted by seito kaito on Wed, 27/05/2020 - 08:24

Hello everyone. I'm kaito. I'm 20 years old. I will talk about Japanese tradition. There are a lot of tradition and custom around the globe. Today, I would like to introduce two Japanese tradition. The first is a kimono. Kimono is a Japanese traditional culture that is proud of the world that has been received and nurtured over a long history. Originally, kimono was handed down from China during the Nara period, and kimono has undergone various changes in japan over time. Currently, a lot of people wear kimono at various events such as summer festival, shichi-go-san festival, coming of age ceremony and New Year’s Day, so kimono is a wonderful Japanese tradition. The second is rakugo. Rakugo is a type of traditional storytelling that was established in japan during the Edo period and has been handed down to the present day. Unlike other performing acts such as Noh and Kabuki, there is reliance on costumes, tools, and music, so you can play many roles by yourself, and use narrative and hand gestures to carry on the story. In addition, it is a unique performing art that expresses everything using a fan and hand towel. I have often seen rakugo on TV, but I have never seen it live performance, so I would like to go to see rakugo.

Submitted by Yamamoto Yucca on Tue, 26/05/2020 - 04:07

I think Japanese food culture is nice tradition from my country. Japanese food has many unique features. I will introduce Japanese food culture. Traditional Japanese basic food made up of rice, soup, main dish, and two side dishes. It called one soup and three side dishes, and in Japanese it called itizyusansai. In most case soup is miso soup and main dish is protein such as fish, meat, egg and so on. Two side dishes made up of vegetable or seaweed. They most of time boiled or vinegared food. Japanese food is healthy and refreshing. Sushi is also typical Japanese food. I think Sushi is interesting food. Looks unique and taste good. I think it does not exist kind of food in other country. I like food that eat in New Year’s Day. In New Year’s Day, many Japanese eat special food called osechi and ozouni and also eat rice cake. Osechi is packed in box called jubako. It has many various foods with auspicious meaning. Ozouni is soup made with vegetable and rice cake, but it has various different depends on area. Japanese food is very interesting and delicious. You should try to eat Japanese food if you come to Japan.
Hello everybody here, So thank you so much Mr Yamamoto, I am happy to hear a japanese tradition because I like Japan I want visit it, so it is very interesting for me to know more about this country. I will share with you moroccan tradition too.

Submitted by Astha on Mon, 25/05/2020 - 17:21

I'm always intrigued to know about the traditions of different countries. The tradition that I love the most in my country is playing with colours on the occasion of "Holi." Holi is the festival celebrated across INDIA and there's a folklore associated with it. People really have a great time playing with vibrant colours. One can see the whole country painted with the hues of vibrant colours. It is said that Hindu God "Krishna" used to play holi with his beloved "Radha." And so it is also known as the festival of love and vigour.

Submitted by MayaMousa. on Sun, 24/05/2020 - 20:04

Hello, everyone. It's very interesting to read about your home traditions, and I will be happy to share my home country tradition with you. I am from Homs in Syria. In every July from each year we celebrate a traditional festival called 'Castle and Valley Festival'. This festival is a cultural , entertaining and touring. People enjoying concerts , art display and tours to Al_Hosen castle. After you read this post, you will be very welcomed to visit my country and join us in this festival.

Submitted by Galmet5834 on Fri, 22/05/2020 - 16:39

Hello, everyone. I am from Ethiopia and I would like to write about a well known traditional ceremony called 'Gobana Mudde.' It is celebrated in the month of January every year when full circle crescent is seen. I remember when I was a child we celebrated it by used to eat bread and drink coffee in our compound. We were playing with our parents until midnight. It is celebrated only once in a year and I enjoyed playing.

Submitted by Miyu on Wed, 20/05/2020 - 10:12

I come from Japan. I like Oshogatsu best . I have known other countries hold events when a new year started, but I think my country's way to celebrate has particular differences. First, on previous day when a new year comes, many people watch an concert on TV. This tradition have been continued by one broadcast. It is made considering of all generation preference, so I enjoy watching it with my family every year. On the other hand, in New Year season, we eat Seven herbs porridge. The purpose to eat it is to recover our health from tired stomach due to eating too much. We can buy products to make it easily at near supermarkets in current times. I like this as much as meat because its calorie is very low and I have a feeling that I lose weight.

Submitted by Nanako Suzuki on Wed, 20/05/2020 - 06:24

Hello, everyone. It is very interesting and amazing to read about everyone's home tradition. I'm from Japan and I would introduce my country's tradition now. Japanese eat "Osechi". Osechi are traditional foods which are eaten by a lot of Japanese in New Year's Day. It includes many kinds of Japanese traditional foods, and they are packed together in "Jubako", which is a special box that resembles bento boxes. All foods in Osechi have each meaning. "Kuromame" is sweet black soybeans. Eating Kuromame means that you can get stay healthy and strong. "Kazunoko" is herring roe. Kazunoko is a lot of roe, so it means that "descendants prosperity". "Kamaboko" is a fish paste. This "Kamaboko" is half-moon shaped and represents sunrise. "Ko-Haku Kamaboko" has two- colors, red and white. Red means "joy" and White means "holly". "Datemaki" is sweet rolled omelet. It's really fashionable and looks similar to kamaboko. Datemaki has a meaning of "knowledge" so you can supposedly get a lot of knowledge about something if you eat Datemaki on New Year's Day. "Kurikinton" is candied chestnut with sweet potetoes. It has a gold color, so it has a meaning of " bringing good luck".

Submitted by shotime1996 on Mon, 11/05/2020 - 13:22

It's really good to hear many traditions and customs around the globe. Also, it's delightful to share one of my country's traditions. I'm from Japan and here we have tradition which celebrates children on May 5th. On that day, people give them gifts or money, put miniature armor of samurai in the house and big carp-like banners outside.

Submitted by Sbosrok on Sat, 09/05/2020 - 17:06

Sometimes I think “Peru it's a beautiful but strange country” because they have a lot of curious tradition. I remembered when go to the mountains and see, for first time, the Yunsa celebration. Basically, people dance around a tree (with a lot of gift) and try to cut it down. It's funny because a lot of people saw really excited about that. The best thing about Yunsa is the food and music, people eat and dance a lot all the night and, for me, this is excited. Sometimes, the pay a tribute to his god “Pachama”, she is the god of fertility and the harvest. One person throw beer to the floor and say a pray, when this man finish that, the party start and continue all night, in some cities, this parties during a week! So, it's a good form to remember how the mother earth help humans with food and a place to live, I think it's mystical.

Submitted by senes19 on Sat, 09/05/2020 - 12:40

Hello everyone. It is nice to hear other countries traditional events and what they do in this times. This forum makes us a wide of different peoples accustomed learn. I want to share my countries traditionals. I am coming from Turkey. I would like to explain our newly ceremony on 23.April. In this time we celebrate as a children's eid. I mean children is thought such as a adult. For a day, the children manage to the public offices. They decide to what they should make or not. Also we donate almost all schools, streets with flag and ornament. Children show many different exhibition, theatre etc. Also it involves giving them a gift, pocket money. Finally I celebrate every traditionals and special days of other people.

Submitted by Htet Min Khant… on Fri, 08/05/2020 - 07:32

Glad hearing that your countries' traditions,culture and historical events.These make me so amazing and I wish I can enjoy your festivals one day.You will warmly welcome me to enjoy your home traditions,aren't you? I'm from "Myanmar".I also have my country's festivals to introduce you that can cause your mind delightful.The majority of Myanmar people believe in Buddha and so there are a lot of festivals about religion.Among them,Thadingyut,as known as Lighting Festival,is the most second prominent between Myanmar people.It is celebrating to honor the gratitude of the motherhood.It is the festival that people welcome back Budda's descend from heaven to world after he preached Abhidhamma to his mother Maya who was reborn as a male in the heaven.This festival holds at the full moon day of Thadingyut,the seven month of Myanmar calendar. During this festival,Buddhists usually go to the monasteries and offer some food to monks.Some Buddhists fast on the full moon day of Thadingyut.Moreover,there are a lot of food stalls that sell a variety of Myanmar traditional food and shops,that sell toys,kitchen utensils,and other useful stuff on most of the streets.Young people pay respect (we say 'gataw' in Burmese Language)to the older to forgive their wrongdoings throughout the year.Giving big notes as pocket money to the younger is one of the signs of Thadingyut festival.After you've read this,I'm sure that you want to enjoy this festival.I'm waiting your receiving with a big smile from Myanmar.Welcome from "Myanmar"(Myanmar pyi ma jyo so par tal),let enjoy this festival together.

Submitted by Sharif Tayyebi on Thu, 07/05/2020 - 22:09

I prefer to write about a nice celebration which is common between nearly 9 countries of the world. We celebrate Nowrooz on 1st, Farwardin each year. People wear new clothes and meet their friends and families. In Kabul, people usually collect together in an special place which named Sakhi. The celebration has many tips which are as follows: Fist of all, a person reads the holy Quran for some minutes. Then usually a religious leader talks about situation of people life and hope all the best for all. Next, a person reads an announcement of presidential palace which explains the opinion of the President. After this formal part, some people start the main part of celebration. In this part, some exact people elevate the Jahinda that is a long wood. Jahinda must stand in exact place and only by one movement. In this progress, all people are cheering and shouting. Finally, people traditionally refer and anallyse the whole situation of new year by how moves the Jahinda. If it moves quickly, people conclude that the year will be very well and the Nation will live in peace and quiet. On the other hand, if it doesn't move quickly and easily, they often infer that next year won't be very well. It is obvious that things change by time. Now, the young generation don't believe on this kind of analysing, but the traditional of celebration is alive and it also expands and improves year by year. This year, we couldn't celebrate it because of COVID_19. I hope to celebrate it next year.

Submitted by marcopp on Tue, 05/05/2020 - 01:28

Hi everyone, it's amazed reading all traditions that you have and how can we be relationated in this forum. In my country ( Perú ) we have lots of traditions, one of them is "Mr. of miracles" which is developed on october, this month people usually eat "turron" which is a kind of sweety meal. Also people get out with their family to the ceremony in the lima cathedral dressing purple clothes and praying and more things.

Submitted by Ei Sandi Soe on Mon, 04/05/2020 - 06:37

Hi everyone! I am from Myanmar. Really nice reading and it always makes me amazing about different tradition in different countries. Here in Myanmar, have a lot of tradition. Among them, Thadingyut, also known as lighting tradition, is the most favorite one. Normally, held on the full moon day of the Burmese lunar month of Thandingyut, three day of light, the day before full moon, the full moon day and the days after. Illuminations are there to celebrate the anniversary of Buddha's return from the celestial abode where he had spent the lent teaching the celestial about his law.

Submitted by fatimah047 on Sun, 03/05/2020 - 17:30

Hi there, It's fun to read about different traditions being practised all over the globe. I am from the Sub-continent. We celebrate many traditions here but i would like to particularly mention Jashn-e-Baharan sometimes referred to as Basant. It is a way of celebrating the spring season. A kite flying festival is being held and people gather on their roof tops to fly kites and cheer the ones participating. It is a very enthusiastic and colourful tradition :)

Submitted by begumoz on Sat, 02/05/2020 - 20:26

Hi everyone, I would like to talk about you about one of our traditional days. Ramazan days are very holy days to us. We gather with relatives and friends having dinner. Everyone dress well and give ecah others gifts. We go to mosques to pray and celebrate these holy day during one month. It is special and greateful times for us.

Submitted by manemusayelyan on Sat, 02/05/2020 - 11:57

Hi everyone from Armenia. It was so interesting and useful to read and get informed about your national traditions. I am from Armenia and frankly saying we are too traditional. As our story started about from 2500 BC I can say that every day has its own tradition coming from the depths of history. The most of traditions are conected with religion. One of my favorite festival is Vardavar. On this day people of social groups drench each othe with water.Although we are Christians, Vardavar's history dates back to pagan times. During the hole day, people are allowed to douse strangers wit water. There can't be enyone who is dry on this day.

Submitted by Tatiana Gimene… on Thu, 30/04/2020 - 22:32

Hi everyone! i hope you are very good! is nice to read all your traditions... in my countr Traditions are mainly family meetings , when we prepare our classic meals, in some regions we share a drink called mate with the family, it is hot to drink and it can be sweet or bitter.. have a good one

Submitted by Costa on Wed, 29/04/2020 - 13:17

Hello everyone! It is very interesting to discover a little more about different traditions from different countries, I am from Brazil, a very large multicultural country with full of traditions, but one that I particularly like is the Festa Junina, which is celebrated throughout June, with bonfires, hot drinks, delicious cakes and sweets and of course a lot of music and dance, where people dress like peasants with their hats and boots and dance the typical dances of each region. It is a lot of fun!

Submitted by fleur on Mon, 27/04/2020 - 22:41

Hello everyone, it was so nice to read about all the unique traditions from different sides of the world. I am from Russia and we have a lot of amazing traditions. My favorite one is the ''Maslenitsa''. We celebrate it during the week preceding the Lent. This tradition has a rich history and I gonna tell you about it. Every day of Maslinetsa was devoted to special rituals. For example, on Monday people made the straw-stuffed and put this figure onto the snow-covered slope, on Tuesday people started all kinds of activities, like sleigh riding, puppet shows, and so on. The most interesting part, as for me, is cooking pancakes. ( as an old tradition it was on Wednesday, but now we cooking them all week ) Hope it was interesting for u :D

Submitted by Red_rum1324 on Mon, 27/04/2020 - 09:02

It's pretty cool to learn about other people tradition.my dream is to become a traveler. It will help me when I come to the other country

Submitted by Huanhuan on Mon, 27/04/2020 - 07:15

Its cool to read about everyone’s home tradition. I’m from Indonesia. And we celebrate Mooncake festival everyyear. The mooncake celebration was held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar. Mooncake is the special food of Mid- Autumn festival because one that day long time ago, people presented moon cakes to the goddess of moon and offered her to eat them for the celebration. Today, Moon cake symbolizes the reunion of a family. It reminds us that eating moon cakes under the moon can arouse longing with family and friends also shows that we wish them a long and happy life.

Submitted by Kristyindira on Mon, 27/04/2020 - 06:57

It is so exciting to read about everyone’s home tradition! Hi, i’m from Pontianak, Indonesia. Here, one of the traditions we anticipate the most is Chinese New Year. It is the Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year’s Eve is held one day before the Chinese New Year. Usually we gather with our family and friends to eat together, play fireworks, as we preparing ourselves to welcome Chinese New YEar. Well, this tradition has many histories. One of them is that a wise old man figured out that Nian, the beast was scared of loud noises and the color red. So, then people put red lanterns and red paper on their windows and doors to stop Nian from coming inside. And of course in Chinese New Year, we must wear something red , from top to the bottom. It is said that “red” can bring someone lucky. And of course the best thing about Chinese New Year is the tradition of giving red pockets or we called them “AngPao”, but only married ones can give others “AngPao”. It si also a tradition that celebrates the fact that winter has gone and spring is coming. It also means that finally something good will come as the coldness has gone and the warmness will arrive soon. This tradition has a lot of legend stories and it is very fun to know about them

Submitted by Chipinque on Sun, 26/04/2020 - 20:32

Hi Everyone. I enjoyed reading about all the unique traditions in different countries. I am from Mexico and we have a LOT of traditions. My favorite one is the "Day of the death", We celebrate it between October 31st and November 2nd. On this holiday we remember and honored our deceased loved ones. It is a colorful celebration and food plays an important part of the fiesta.

Submitted by nairiabgaryan on Sun, 26/04/2020 - 19:47

Hi everyone who reads :) I am from Armenia. It is great and enjoyable to read about your countries traditions. So in my country, we have a tradition called Vardavar. It is old tradition and the people are pouring water into each other. You will be lucky when you will be in Armenia on that day becouse it's a beautiful day you will see happy and hospitable people on the streets :) I am sharing link you can enjoy with beautiful images connected to Vrdavar :) https://www.google.com/search?q=vardavar&safe=active&sxsrf=ALeKk00y1jOhuQ7oQOaEtTt5gs3SXTEqWg:1587926795946&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjy2-ek4IbpAhWy16YKHfKyBvIQ_AUoAXoECBQQAw&biw=1920&bih=916

Submitted by Austin on Sat, 25/04/2020 - 18:56

I from Macau it's part of China, the most tradition I think I most like is Chinese New Year, it's a well-known most important tradition in China, in this period of time we can get red pocket which inside has money, get from elderly and married people even senior colleague, and then last but not least the second-best part has a lot of holidays.

Submitted by Dincerm on Sat, 25/04/2020 - 11:18

Hello everyone it is really cool to read and learn traditions from the world. I'm from Turkey and as other countries we have several traditions and I like them all but I believe, which I am going to mention, one of the most important because it is about the reborning of the country. It represents of creating council. The day also gifted the childeren so it called ' National Sovereignty and Children's Day '. We just celebrated 100th year of it but unfortunatelly because of corona virus, we had to celebrate it from home two days ago. Even though celebrating it, was so fun.

Submitted by gerardbarrachina on Fri, 24/04/2020 - 19:28

As you all know, Spain is the land of the sun, the good eating and the nice people. Cause of these, all of our celebrations are very funny and enjoyable. The most likely for me is Sant Joan's celebration, on 23th of July. People bring with some firecrackers and material of any type to be fired. The celebration takes place on many beaches, and people laugh a lot while drinking and eating as well.

Submitted by Aliparviz on Fri, 24/04/2020 - 11:52

So wonderful to see all these traditions from different side of the world with a lots of similarities, it makes me wonder about the ancient time and our ancestors and how was it their time. I'm from IRAN and we have one of the amazing celebrations in the world. Its start from beginning of the spring which is 21 of March . We call it NOWRUZ which means a new day and and it also is our first of our new year. We sat around a table which decorated with seven items which all start with 'Sin' and comes form nature like Apple, we pray for a good and healthy year a head and wait for the sound of troops to start our new year. During the whole event we go to see the elders, parents, family and friends. It's a time forgiveness and forget about the past. I love our tradition and it belongs more than 3 thousands years ago, it has a lot to say , but I hope you get a glance of it and may it trigger you to find more about it. now a days Nowruz registered in UNESCO heritage and it celebrates in lots of countries as we speak. PS. 'Sin' is one the Farsi alphabet

Submitted by rabusrai on Fri, 24/04/2020 - 09:51

In my country, there are a lots of traditions, which I like it most.

Submitted by BiankaB. on Thu, 23/04/2020 - 14:13

Hello, everyone, it's great to read about traditions from all over the world.:) I'm from Slovakia, and we usually celebrate Easter, Christmas and New year. Typical tradition for Easter is on Easter Monday, when boys /men, go visiting girls/women and pour water on them, in order to these girls and women stay beautiful and healthy for the whole year. Obviously, this tradition is loved by boys/men, but less by girls/women.:)

Submitted by Daniel09 on Thu, 23/04/2020 - 08:06

Hi everyone! Is verry nice to read about other traditions in other countries. My country is Romania and one of the tradition which I really miss is a kind of bonfire,but this happens in the 7 of January and we celebrate the name “Ion”. Ion is similar with John in U.K./USA.This tradition is celebrated in special in the villages were the residents Spend whole night outside ,even the temperature is about -10 degrees, have a drink or better say have many drinks :)) and listen to the music whilst the car’s tyres are in the middle of the fire!

Submitted by Carole Anh on Wed, 22/04/2020 - 15:21

Hi everyone, In France, july 14th is an important day. The population likes to remember the ancestors who fought for freedom. In Paris and the suburbs, balls are organized, the regions kitchens are representative. The French love gastronomy.

Submitted by Daniel.cm on Wed, 22/04/2020 - 06:58

It's nice learn about differents countries from their traditions. In Colombia we have a lot of fairs and celebrations along of the year. The Carnaval of Barranquilla is one of the biggest Colombian traditions. It happens in February or March but its organisation last almost all year because it needs to prepare several parades and concerts.