Advent symbols and traditions
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In Catholicism, The great Os, sometimes called “Major Antiphons”, or “O before the Christmas”, are antiphonies sung of Vespers of Advent in the week preceding the Feast of the Nativity. Tradition had been respected since about the eighth century in … Read More

Games and traditions with Easter eggs
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Egg hunting The “egg hunt” is an old tradition. In Alsace, Germany, Switzerland and Austria, in most Länder, Easter eggs are brought by the Easter bunny (Osterhase). In fact, the rabbit, very prolific in the spring, is probably a symbol … Read More

Popular Easter festivals and traditions
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(Holy Week procession in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.) Many customs dating back to ancient times designed to accommodate the return of spring attached themselves to Easter. The egg is the symbol of germination occurs in early spring. Similarly, the hare … Read More

Translation traditions
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Due to Western colonialism and cultural dominance in recent centuries, Western translation traditions have largely replaced other traditions. The Western traditions draw on both ancient and medieval traditions, and on more recent European innovations. Though earlier approaches to translation are … Read More

Easter egg traditions
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Easter tradition in Slovakia In Christian countries, the Easter egg is the preferred gift distributed on Easter Sunday. In Belgium and in the south -west of France, it is the Easter bells that bring the Easter eggs. Since Holy Thursday, … Read More

Christmas
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Also known as Christ’s Mass Observed by Christians all over the world also as by non-Christians who observe the secular elements from the holiday. Kind Christian, international Significance conventional birthdate of Jesus Observances religious solutions, present providing, family members meetings, … Read More

Travel in Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro, the most visited destination in Brazil by foreign tourists for leisure trips, and second place for business travel. Brazil is the largest country in South America, famous for its football tradition, for its beaches and the Carnival … Read More

Travel in Albania
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Capital Tirana Government Developing Democracy Currency Lek (ALL) Area 28,748 sq km Population 3,600,523 (July 2007 est.) Language Albanian (There are two dialects: Gheg and Tosk) Religion Albanians are mostly atheist or do not follow any religion. All mosques and … Read More

Romanian traditions: Mărţişor
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Mărţişor is one of the best Romanian traditions, celebrated in the beginning of the Spring, on March 1st. The tradition’s name is the diminutive of March (in Romanian: Martie). The men offer to the women a talisman object also called … Read More

Holiday greetings
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Nollaig Shona Duit – Ireland, Gaeilge .. Irish national language greeting for “Happy Christmas” Happy Holidays – Canada, United States Buone Feste – Italian Felices Fiestas – Spanish Season’s Greetings – (For upcoming winter holidays) Happy Halloween – Canada, United … Read More