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2018 Holi Festival in India

The Holi festival commemorates the victory of good over evil, brought about by the burning and destruction of the demoness named Holika. This was enabled through unwavering devotion to the Hindu god of preservation, Lord Vishnu. Holi got…

Facts about Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) is a major holiday in not just China but also other countries in Asia. Here are 10 interesting facts about this important and popular holiday. 1. The date varies! The date for Chinese New Year…

Valentine’s Day Movies

Valentine’s Day is a great day to cuddle up and watch a movie about love. In fact, they actually made a movie called Valentine’s Day, but it was just a rip-off of Love, Actually. With so many sappy movies out there, it’s hard to sift out…

Valentine’s Day History

Roman Roots The history of Valentine's Day is obscure, and further clouded by various fanciful legends. The holiday's roots are in the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia, a fertility celebration commemorated annually on February 15. Pope…

New Year’s Eve in New Orleans

New Orleans is known for putting a twist on every holiday, and New Year’s Eve is no exception. Whether it’s the fleur-de-lis drop, the fireworks, or the parties throughout the city, New Year’s Eve in New Orleans is one-of-a-kind. This…

Banks Open on New Years Eve 2018

Are Banks open or closed on New Year’s Eve day 2018: You may desire to go to your local bank branch to continue your financial activities on New Year’s Eve Day; you may interest to check your accounts or meet with a bank officer. But you…

New Years Poems

New Year is the beginning of celebrations, exchange of presents and affectionate words. You would be searching for different ways to express this wonderful festival – here are short New Year poems for you to convey the wishes. Rhyming…

Is Christmas a Holy Day of Obligation?

In recent years, a number of Protestant churches, led by Willow Creek Community Church in the Chicago suburbs, have begun to cancel their services on Christmas, suggesting that Christians should spend such an important day at home with…