Burns Night 2018: Commemorating Scotland’s National Poet

Scotland and Scots all over the world celebrate Burns Night to pay homage to their national poet, Robert Burns today, 25th January. Tables will be filled with Burns Supper staples such as Haggis, Neeps & Tatties, and Cranachan, and finished off with unlimited Whisky. In traditional celebrations, … [Read more...]

Olaudah Equiano: African That Helped End Slavery in Britain

Google Doodle never fails to creatively feature and honour notable people and events. These clever, interactive illustrations are also a great way to educate individuals. Today, 16th October, it spotlights Olaudah Equiano, marking his 272nd birthday. Unbeknownst to a lot of people, Equiano was a … [Read more...]

Participate at the National Poetry Day 2017

Are you a fan of poetry? If you are, you will be happy to know that today, 28th September is National Poetry Day. With the theme Freedom, this year’s celebration promises exciting elements as organisers have worked closely with BBC and Hull City of Culture. According to them, it will ensure “more … [Read more...]

Chinese Duanwu Festival or Dragon Boat Festival 2017

Colourful, well-crafted wooden dragon boats fill the waters of China and Chinese communities in various countries today, 30th May. This is for the Chinese Duanwu Festival, known in western countries as Dragon Boat Festival. It is a yearly celebration held on the 5th day of the 5th month in the … [Read more...]

Festivities for National Eisteddfod of Wales 2016

Festivities for National Eisteddfod of Wales 2016

The annual National Eisteddfod of Wales will be held on 29th July to 6th August this year. This celebration is called Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru in Welch language. It is the culmination of the Welsh cultural calendar. The festival travels to different venues every year. It alternates between … [Read more...]

UK Celebrates with Chinese Communities in Duanwu Festival 2016

Duanwu Festival, also referred as the Dragon Boat Festival, is one of the most significant celebrations in China and Chinese communities all over the world. This event is commemorated on the 5th day of the 5th month in the lunar calendar, which falls on June 9 this year. Held annually for over … [Read more...]