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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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It's interesting to read about other country's tradition. I come from Vietnam. There are a lot of traditional activities in my country. And the most thing I like is worship ancestors. The purpose of this tradition is to show respect to our ancestors, and to people who deserve well of our country.
In my country all tradition is fill of superstition and idiotness so I don't like any tradition of religion. I follow my family tradition. I don't like my religion so I'm materlistic.
It's been awesome to read about your traditions. I'm from Brazil and in my country, we have a traditional celebration that calls the June Party, in Portuguese " Festa Junina". It is a most popular celebration where everyone sing and dance around of bonfire. Also have a lot of traditional food and fireworks too, but I don't like fireworks, it's awful for animals.
It is so nice to read about a lot of traditions all around the world. In Myanmar, we have a lot of traditional festivals, at least one per month. Among those, Thingyan Festival, is called Myanmar New Year Festival, is the biggest one that is celebrated over the country. We treat everyone free foods and drinks. Mont Lone Yay Paw is the trademark Myanmar traditional snack for this festival. We pay homage to Buddha and to the elderly. There is also another name for this festival. Guess what? Yes, most people from other countries know that as Water Festival. We throw water on each other and that’s so enjoyable.
Hello everyone, it's so interesting to hear about all of your traditions from various cultural backgrounds. I'm from Myanmar. In our Myanmar calendar, there are twelve months and each month has one festival at least. This month we have the lighting festival. Every house in every street is lit with candle lights or LED lights. We visit our relatives' house, gathering, eating Myanmar snacks and pay homage to the elders. Even I was paid homage by my little brother. Of course, I have to give him back pocket money. But this is just in some parts of the villages and towns. Not all of Myanmar People are happy this year because of our country's situation, you may or may not know. While our parents still have all children to meet and feed, some parents have become childless and some children have become parentless. I'm praying for my country day and night.
hi, in my city not have very much history interesithing, but i have one what is of true strange, in which an boy been during on time in the port navy and he get an aventure greats in the bouts, him this talking above on creature extraordinary the colors beatifuls and scames with diamonts, this criature the capture him and lot goes far or one island dark and cold but in this place he it was very but very happy, because is stranger but he met him home.
Hi! everyone, i enjoyed reading your traditions, i love the fact that we have different cultures, and it's amazing when we tell one another about it.
I'm zahraa from algeria, my country as same as yours, has a lot of traditions, my favourite one is how we celebrate religious events, especially ramadhan.
During this month, we as muslims, fast all the day till the sunset, It may seam like starving or something, but in fact It's a holy month full of mercy, prayers, charities, thikr, reading quraan, and all good dids, seeking god's forgiveness and guidness. a month that fulfill our spiritual part by its end!!
so, we prepare for this holy month to make it as perfect as possible, in my country women change dishes, men decorate streets, and my favourite part in night prayers, it's amazing how we keep hearing qura'an recitation all night with quras' beautiful voices!!
I really miss it right now.
my name is Zak, today I want to talk about Christmas in Austria. Austria is a country with more Christians than other religions there. That means we have no school and work on Christmas day, even for non-Christians. Our family is eating lunch and opening presents by my grandma and grandpa. Then we drive home it's always very cold. Last year it was even snowing! At home we watch TV and eat dinner. Then we go upstairs and there is a Christmas tree.
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.
Hi! sude, I hope you are doing well!!
Yeeees, i alsolove those days, holy ramadhan and eids