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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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Candles day is a beautiful day celebrate in Colombia. It occurs due to is a commemorative date about the Catholic tradition in wich the Archangel Gabriel announced to Mary that she had been chosen. Is a magical night with candles, color, and families gathered in where people officially start Christmas.
Colombia has many traditions, the tradition that I like more is the Carnaval of Barranquilla, that shows the happines that characterizes the Colombian people with the differents brightly colored costumes, dances and the activities that done while the carnaval is going on.
recently we had a flag day on 11 march which we celebrate it and have much funny. it's reminded us about our founder of KSA and keep them in our mind, so we appreciate their efforts to keep this country safe and peaceful.
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Hi,everyone. Traditional occation, I'm from Jordan and the best traditional and there are a lot of many tradition and customs included Shake hand and the interest gusts a you are welcome in the country.
Different places throghout the globe have got different customs and traditions. Since I'm from Asia, we have got several sorts of festivals which derive from variety of traditions.
Water Festival can be found in many Asian countries celebrated in different ways. People douse each other with water in the country where I live, Myanmar. It is also a New Year festival of the country and it falls in April. In spite of the fact that it takes four days in a regular year, it takes five days in a leap year. This is the most favourite festival of the children, too. During these days, people make some seasonal snacks and donate to everyone. The old people go to the monasteries and take a sabath or meditation. It is believed that only good deed should be done at the beginning of the year so that most of the people avoid making any devil.
I'm now getting exciting because today is the 1st of April and the festival is drawing near!
What tradition do you like best from your country?
I really like the day of the dead because it is a celebration in which we remember our loved ones and important people paying tribute.
So glad to read about your different cultures and various traditions
I would like to share you some information about our significant tradition in iran.
We celebrate the last Wednesday of the persian year that is called: chahar shanbeh souri
In ancient iran This has been the belief that fire is holy that not because they have worshiped it but because they knew it was the most important creature of god due to it lighting and also burning the badnesses.
By this reason the main base of celebration is the fire.it begins almost from Tuesday evening and lasts to midnight early Wednesday.people everywhere make a fire and jump over it dancing and saying folkloric poems while they have wear beauty dresses.
Music can be heared from all sides and bonfires light up the sky throughly.
Everyone is happy and drinks tea or gets the munchies.
I'm from Iran and I'm living in Iran; I miss Wednesday celebrating( Chahar shanbe Soury) . traditionally Iranians in the last night of last Wednesday at winter make small fires and jump over those; dance and sing around. It's a sign that shows witer and clod are going away and warming and spring are coming and through this way they prepare for new year and "Norouz", ether fire has been holy for ancient Iranian generally. that can be a funny celebration, but these days it change into a real war. they use dangerous bombs and explosive stuffs that makes noises and bothering. there are children and young peoples lost their eyes or hands or died at this night. i miss for our real traditional days.