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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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Hi everyone,
I'm from india. india has many festivel one of them is called lohri. it's a very famous festival in province punjab. its celebrated by sikhs on 13 January

Here in Mexico we have many tradition, one of them is "el día de muertos"
It celebretes on November 1 and 2. In this time, the people believe that their deads (family) return to home. So The people make their favorite food and drinks and it is places in a table, it calls "ofrenda" (offering)

Today I like to write about the people in my country who tried to revolt against their dictator A people had revolted. Unfortunately, most of the countries of the world let them down, and the result was that the dictator remained in power, a lot of bloodshed and a lot of displaced persons (refugees) all over the world. Every year they celebrate the anniversary of the announcement of this revolution. It is more than pretty dark and horrible.

Pretty nice to hear about different cultures around the world. I’m from Brazil and one tradition that I like best in my country is called “Festa Junina” that translated into English would be something like June Party. Basically, it's a kind of redneck party to celebrate the life of São João, who is considered by some people as a holy man.

The best thing at this party are the typical foods, and the majority of these foods are made with corn, each one with their particular flavor, and I love it. Besides, there are some games during this party, such as wedding simulation, live music, and typical dances.

Although the origin of this party has been from the northeast of the country, it’s celebrated in all states of Brazil, and it is something that I love in my country. We are people with a lot of cultural diversity, but at the same time, we are able to share each regional culture among other states.

I'm so impressed by all the traditions around the world, thanks for sharing. I'm from Spain but I now live in the UK. There are many different traditions in my country depending on the region you are in. I'm from a small village in Cordoba which is an Andalusian's city.
On the 3rd of May we celebrated "las cruces de Mayo" which is basically a religious celebration. Every neighbourhood on the village and also in Cordoba are in charge of building a cross made by carnations most of them red.
I'm not a religious person but I enjoyed that celebration in particular. I remember when I was a kid, everyone in my area was working together building a cross made by flowers, can you imagine that?
It was great to see everyone working together. People with different ideals and backgrounds collaborating in the same project. I think this is something that, unfortunately, we don't picture so often in a neighbourhood.

hello, it's cool to know about every traditions in many countries. here im tell you a tradition in Indonesia. in one a year, every women in indonesia will celebrate Kartini day to commerate the birthday of Kartini. Then, who's Kartini? Kartini is a royal woman who is being a role model for feminism in Indonesia. They usually wear traditional dress from various province in Indonesia.

Hello, everyone. It's really nice reading about different tradition around the world. I'm living in Belgium. To be honest with you I don't have any traditions to share even if we have plenty of them here. But it was a pleisure to read about yours.

Hi everyone,
it's cool that on all the world people have their traditions and days which celebrate.
I from Poland, we have a lot of holidays but certainly no more than in other countries.
It's hard to choose which holiday is the best. Every day is different and that's beautiful.
During every holiday we can spend time with our families what's important for me. Otherwise I think in that time people are nicer and able to help.
Kisses,
A.

Hi everyone,

I am from Lithuania. Nice to read yours traditions' stories. I have found very interesting stories, which I never heard before. So in Lithuania we have a spring festival we call that festival "Užgavinės" in English language are known like "the time before Lent". We celebrate this festival seven weeks before Easter. Main ritual is the battle between Winter's shaman(Lašinins eng. "FAT") and Spring's shaman (Kanapinis eng. "Cannabis"). Spring's shaman always wins and after that we burn "FAT" shaman on bonfire. To this event people likes to take homemade pancakes and biscuits during the festival they share food with other festival's guests.

In summary, this festival simbolize the coming of spring and ending of winter.

Hi everyone,
I hope you're doing well it's great to read all of your traditions. I'm from Lima, Perú and in my country we have a lot of traditions but the one I like the most is the festival of "the señor de los milagros" is one of the most important religious phenomena of popular catholicism in Perú.
The legend says that the painter one day was trying to climb out to erase the image of "the señor de los milagros" but everything started to shake so inmediately had to climb down and this happened with other people who tried to do the same. That's why the people built an altar to celebrate this saint.
In summary, on October hundred of people dress all purple and walk into a procession with an altar of "the señor de los milagros" and is a big celebration for the catholic community in my country. It's incredible when God joins people for a good reason.

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