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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 TonySpamonie on Thu, 11/11/2021 - 19:44

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Hello there! To be honest, I'm from russia, but that a secret so please don't tell anyone. In my country on 5th of November we celebrate now a something, I do not sure even what. Because it has been a lot different couses, thought I. But it isn't. I was mistaken. There was 4th November the day of national union, the 7th of revolution, and who knows what else and on what date exactly. So my message is worthless.
Have a good day

Submitted by Duonglayder2000 on Tue, 09/11/2021 - 03:30

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I feel so good when I read about the information above article. My name is Duong and I'm from Vietnam. My country has a popular tradition is worship in July. When July 1 or July 15, everybody will come to the pagodas and devotion worship their dead relatives. Because Vietnamese think everybody died and go to hell. If they devotion worship maybe their dead relatives can go to reincarnation

Submitted by alex623 on Sat, 06/11/2021 - 17:09

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It's been amazing read about your traditions around the world. I am from Colombia, the best coffee country. Tell you something you probably don't know, Colombia is the second country with major number of holidays. But most of holidays are because of Catholic religion, in contrast there are a lot of carnivals, festivals that has been growing and that are reshaping the holidays into a different carnivals fullfill of dancing, floats and concerts.

Submitted by luongbaongoc on Thu, 04/11/2021 - 08:23

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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.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Thu, 04/11/2021 - 05:08

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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.

Submitted by goes_2 on Mon, 01/11/2021 - 17:52

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Hi guys!!!
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.

Submitted by sdwin on Tue, 26/10/2021 - 16:17

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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.

Submitted by WintBo on Sun, 24/10/2021 - 14:56

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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.

Submitted by Jazmin24 on Wed, 20/10/2021 - 09:03

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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.

Submitted by ezahraa on Tue, 19/10/2021 - 16:00

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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.