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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 so wondrous to read everyone's country tradition which is celebrated in their home! I am from Bangladesh where many traditions are observed by people. I like the most among them which is 21st February the International Mother Language Day.
The greatest thing is that we show the utmost tribute to the martyrs who sacrifices their life to save the Bangla Language which is the rarest case all over the world that's why UNESCO was declared in 1999 that 21st February is the International Mother Language Day in the world after that it has been observed most of the country since 2000. In 1948, the Pakistani Government declared Urdu to be the only national Language in Pakistan even if Bangla was the majority of people's spoken language in Pakistan. It follows that The students of Dhaka University and the General public protested against the Pakistani Government's declaration as well as arranged massive rallies and meetings. On 21st February 1952, Police open fired on rellies eventually Barkat, Rafiq, Shafik, Jabbar died, with hundreds of others injured. We lost our golden Brother and build a martyrs monument called Shaheed Minar, to commemorate the Bengali Language Movement.
So it's a tradition, Every year We celebrate the 21st of February to bring flowers, wearing the Bengali letters printed dresses which dominated red and white colors as well as promote the preservation and protection of all languages worldwide. Pretty gloomy and tear in the corner of your eyes when you think about it.

Submitted by hanhvo on Sat, 19/03/2022 - 15:40

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Hi, so cool to read about other country's traditions. I am from Viet Nam. Viet Nam is beautiful country with many traditions. One of our tranditions which we are really proud is King's traditional festival. This festival is celebrated on March 10th every year. The local people will visit the King's temple to express respecful and pray blessedness to their family. There is really crowded on that day. I am not person join much in celebrated traditions but they remind me about our traditional culture and ancestor's history. Thanks for reading.

Submitted by Masresha on Tue, 08/03/2022 - 08:32

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I find it interesting to write about traditions. I am from Ethiopia. But now, I have been living in the Netherlands. In my country, we have eighty different languages and different ethnic groups. Almost all of them have their traditions. However, one of my favorites is Timiket. It is the christened day of Jesus Christ. The celebration takes place on January 21st. The orthodox pops, clergy members, and deacons are coming together from every corner of the country at Janmeda. These days Timiket is considered as a ritual rather than a religious tradition. Younger people love this ritual the most because they have a chance for the first date. One of the exciting parts of the ceremony is that every boy has brought a lemon. If that boy finds an attractive girl, he throws the lemon directly to her. Then, when the girls agreed with him, she immediately picked up a lemon and went on their first date.

I have been heard some histories and myths about the day of the deaths, but in my country Ecuador, it is a little boring, although the best part of this tradition is not the history is the food and that is the reason why love this tradition.
On the day of the deaths in November, many people carry food for their dead relatives, because the people believe that they own loved ones when dead go to the other side, and in this day they think can meet with their familiars, so on this special day, we can carry on food for them and can to eat this food too.
Therefore, the typical food for this day is Colada Morada, which is similar to juice. It’s prepared with blackberry, blueberry, strawberries, babaco, pineapple, black corneal, and spices. It's a delicious colada. Additional is accompanied by an exquisite “Guagua de Pan”

Submitted by Rehma.M on Sun, 06/03/2022 - 02:55

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Its amazing to see the different traditions people celebrate in their countries! I'm from Australia and in my country their are many traditions that are celebrated. My favourite celebration is harmony day. Harmony day is celebrated on the 21st of March. It's a day to celebrate the cultural diversity of the country and to bring people from different cultures and backgrounds together in harmony. It's to also show that no matter where you are from you can make a great contribution to soiciety. :)

Submitted by hhnhulk on Tue, 01/03/2022 - 14:51

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Hello everyone. So cool to read about the other country's traditions. I'm from VietNam and i've been living here for 22 years, since i was born. In my country, there are a lot of traditions but the tradition that i impressive the most is Tet holiday. Tet is happens in 3 days on January of Lunar Calendar. Before Tet, everyone who works far from home will come back with their families. They buy candies, foods, soft drinks, clothes, Apricot blossom, peach Blossom. Anh before Tet, we will celebrate New Year's Eve by Fireworks everywhere and give each other about the best wishes.
Thanks for reading. I hope this will bring you interesting things.

Submitted by Anilativ on Tue, 22/02/2022 - 17:31

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So cool to learn more about traditions and events that help us to remember a good moments. My country is Ukraine, it also celebrates a vast amount of amazing dates. One of them is prom after high school graduation. Party consists of formal and entertainment programs. I think it`s one of the best day not only at school but in whole life. You enjoy time with your classmates and you are in anticipation of a new phrase in life.

Submitted by mohammed_almasry on Sat, 19/02/2022 - 00:30

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interesting topic

Submitted by Nãoémeunome on Fri, 18/02/2022 - 16:23

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Hello, guys. It´s interesting to know about your culture. I am from Brasil. Here we have the Carnaval, very well known. In 4 days, we use fantasy, drink, and have fun.
It is a great event that brings people from around the world. Also, it moves a lot of money in every city in the country. Some people here don`t like the party itself, but there are other options to enjoy the holiday.

Submitted by William.Fordanovich on Tue, 15/02/2022 - 19:41

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It's very interesting to read tales about different traditions and celebrations from various countries. I live in Ukraine. In my country we also have a tradition to celebrate a Knowledge Day. Study year begins this day. Parents take their childrens to school and students begin to study at universities. This day all pupils meet at open area near school. Prior to this day, pupils of high school, which begin a graduate year of studying, prepare some celebration events. Usually it begins with speech with greetings to a newly arrived pupils of a first year of studying. Pupils of graduate class tell to pupils from first class that they begin new part of life, that contain many interesting and glad moments. It part of life also contain more self-dependence and responsibilty. That they will meet many new people and some of them will become friends. That this life contain more work, and that it would not always be easy. Then pupils from graduate year make some wishes to pupils from first year of studying for their next school years. Then celebration may consist of some music, theatral, dance, comedy or something else performances. And then first year pupils are taken to their first classrooms by graduate pupils.