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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 sudebozkurt01 on Wed, 13/10/2021 - 21:45

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Hi everyone my name is Sude and all what you wrote about your countries really inspired me and i learnt so much from them.I live in Turkey and i guess the most interesting one is about ramadan.It is an event about religion.For 1 month we, muslims all around the world, fast and we don't eat or drink anything until evening then we start to eat or drink. We do that for one month and also do that to understand how poor people struggle with problems like hugry.We also give money to poor people in this month.We try to help them and also understand them.This is a very meaningful thing for me and also some people say that it is a regeneration for our bodies.

Submitted by zain on Tue, 12/10/2021 - 14:01

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So good to read about other's home tradition! Unfortunately, I'm not living in my country Palestine, but I can recall some traditions from what I read and heard. In Palestine, the birth of a baby is a joyful and happy occasion, family members and friends start to visit the new parents to offer them love, and best wishes. And a traditional dish, mughli, - a pudding made of semolina flour, sugar and cinnamon, topped with fresh nuts - is served, along with coffee or tea.

Submitted by Ahmed96 on Sat, 09/10/2021 - 19:10

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Hi there , this is Ahmed and I am here to tell you about the most interesting tradition about my country Egypt. Every spring we have a celebrity we called it here "ShamElnseem" . We start our day by preparing breakfast plates from coloured boiled eggs with white cheese and bread then getting ready to go to the gardens to enjoy the fresh air and the beautiful colours of the flowers. The launch comes with only fish and onion. The Day ended up with some beautiful songs and a movie.

Submitted by emarielg on Thu, 07/10/2021 - 05:04

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Really cool to learn about other countries' traditions; if I'm honest I've never really tried to search for traditions outside Mexico, but most of the ones I've read so far sound really interesting and fun!
My favorite mexican tradition is probably the Day of the Death, have you seen the film Coco?, well, it really shows up the idea of the tradition. It's celebrated in November to commemorate our loved ones who already passed away. We set up an altar with their favorite drinks and food, and we create a Cempasuchil (a mexican flower) path as a way to show them we remember them and that we still celebrate their lives.
Besides the meaning of the celebration, my favorite part of it must be the pan de muerto, it's amazing! have you tried it?

Submitted by Ganeshtiw on Thu, 30/09/2021 - 18:32

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Hi, dear readers
Let me bring you in the most religious country India
so first of all be cool to read about . as the given context
In India # Holi is the most popular and religious festival .
we collect wood at a place before the day and set fire
which is the symbol of victory over bad evils power . the aunty of prahalad had the power of sitting in fire . and she wants to kill prahalad in fire .as soon as she took prahlada for sitting in fire ,prahlad remembered krishna
and then aunt holika got fire herself and prahlad remain safe .
and till the date we celebrate it as holika dahan

Submitted by Charles jr on Wed, 29/09/2021 - 15:43

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It's amazing to read about everyone's home traditions! Here on Brazil we have the june party in June 24th, we celebrate the birth of John Baptist (or saint John) of the catholic church. Basically, we got the tradition to build up a bonfire in the frontwards of our houses to bake corns and play with fireworks, yeah... Quite funny, right? We also wear straw hats and plaid shirts. Even I'm not a religious person, it's so cool and funny to celebrate this date with my family and friends.

Submitted by Samqaid on Thu, 09/09/2021 - 19:57

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So cool to read about the traditions in my country. we celebrate on 21 September every year. Basically Al-Houthi Movement took control the capital of Yemen and they have control and manage the power and authorities on 21 September, 2015. there is not firework just dance and poems about this occasion.

Submitted by Javier Antonio Seco on Tue, 31/08/2021 - 05:23

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It's so cool to talk about traditions. I'm from Venezuela, my country has a lot traditions. Every region has its own tradition. In my region one of three most popular tradition is slave dancimg called tambor. It is celebrated on July 24th. And it is about the end of the slavery. A lot people come from different parts of the country to this celebration.

Submitted by Elías Amitai on Wed, 18/08/2021 - 14:48

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The tradition I like the most of my country, it is definitely day of the death, and not because I like to see people crying or in sad mood but because this an ancient Mexican tradition that began even before the Spanish conquest. So I find it quite interesting that this tradition remains to this day. I'm so proud of my roots as well my ethnicity so I love this tradition because in this day, you can see ornate streets everywhere, disguised people, and it is also common to see people gathering with their relates. And in some places people even arrange dancing events. All these things reminds us of our roots, so we Mexicans can be proud of them.