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International Museum Day

Holiday; Festivals

The International Museum Day is a celebration held on or around May 18 each year to raise awareness of the importance of museums in the development of human society. It's organized by the Advisory ...

Burning Man Festival

Holiday; Festivals

Burning man is an annual art event and temporary community based on radical self expression and self-reliance in the Black Rock Desert, 110 miles north of Reno, Nevada. It ' s offers a week long ...

sticky rice dumplings

Food (other); Festivals

Sticky rice dumplings, also known as "zongzi" or 粽子 in simplified Mandarin, are eaten for Dragon Boat Festival. They are made of glutinous, sticky rice, wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, and steamed ...

Chinese New Year

Holiday; Festivals

The most important of the traditional Chinese holidays, Chinese New Year represents the official start of the spring, beginning on the first day of the first lunar month, and ending with a Lantern ...

Saint Patrick's Day

Holiday; Festivals

Saint Patrick's Day is an annual Irish holiday celebrating the culture of Ireland in general on the 17th of March. It is named after Saint Patrick (C. AD 387–461), the most commonly recognised saint ...

Cherry Blossom Festival

Holiday; Festivals

In 1912, the mayor of Tokyo, Yukio Ozaki, gave the capital of the United States Japanese cherry trees to enhance and celebrate Japanese-American relations. The trees were planted on the north bank of ...

April Fools' Day

Holiday; Festivals

Celebrated on the 1st of April each year, April Fools' Day is a time when people, and increasingly businesses, play all kinds of good humoured or funny jokes, hoaxes, and other practical pranksters ...

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