Festivals around the world

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Festivals around the world

  1. 3. The Chinese New Year is celebrated not on January but February.
  2. 4. LANTERN FESTIVAL
  3. 5. During the Lantern Festival, children go out at night to temples carrying paper lanterns and solve riddles on the lantern. It officially ends the Chinese New Year celebrations.
  4. 6. SONGKRAN FESTIVAL SONGKRAN FESTIVAL
  5. 7. Songkran Festival is celebrated in Thailand. They do this by throwing water to people roaming in streets. Songkran days are also considered family days.
  6. 8. CARNIVAL FESTIVAL
  7. 9. Carnival is the most famous holiday in Brazil. It is not about a big moment in history or about a famous person, but it is important for the people because it's a time of camaraderie, freedom, and almost a whole week without work. It lasts four days and four nights. It starts on Saturday and finishes on a Thursday. People put on their costumes and go out into the streets or to clubs.
  8. 10. EID-AL FITR
  9. 11. Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan with a three-day festival, called Eid al-Fitr, which means “breaking of the fast.” It's one of the most important holidays in Islam. During Eid al-Fitr, people dress in their finest clothes, adorn their homes with lights and decorations, give treats to children and visit with friends and family.
  10. 12. HANAMI FESTIVAL
  11. 13. “ Hanami” means viewing the cherry blossoms. The cherry blossom is the Japanese national flower. It is a custom in Japan, from the end of March to the beginning of April, when the blossoms are in full bloom, for Japanese people like to go to see the cherry blossoms. On holidays, they go with their family or friends to places which are famous for their cherry blossoms.
  12. 15. The SINULOG is an annual festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City, Philippines. The festival commemorates the Cebuano people's pagan origin, and their acceptance of Roman Catholicism.

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