Queen Elizabeth may have celebrated her 91st birthday on 21st April but celebrations do not stop there. She will be celebrating her official birthday, marked with the Trooping of the Colour, on Saturday, 17th June.
Have you done your share in preserving the environment? Today, 5th June is World Environment Day, the United Nation’s drive that encourages worldwide awareness and action for environment protection.
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.
Today, 29th May, is the Spring Bank Holiday in the UK. Also called the Late May Bank Holiday, it falls on the last Monday of May.
The world's 1.6 billion Muslims, including 2.8 million in the UK, gear up for the start of Ramadan. The new moon is expected to be seen tonight, 26th May, which will be the official start of Ramadan.
The first day of May is a significant date not just in the UK but all over the world. It is called May Day in England, Northern Ireland and Norway, and Early May Bank Holiday in Scotland.
Cute bunnies and colourful eggs are usually the commercialised symbols often associated with Easter. For Christians, Easter Sunday is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
Good Friday, also referred as Holy Friday, falls on 14th April this year, which is a bank holiday in the UK. It signifies the start of the Easter long weekend that ends on Easter Monday, also a bank holiday.
Prepare your green and Shamrock outfits and turn your festivity mode on to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day today, 17th March. This religious and cultural celebration is observed worldwide, especially in Ireland, where St.
1st March marks the celebration of St. David’s Day to hounour the official patron saint of Wales. Why is St. David regarded an important icon by the Welsh?
Flowers, chocolates, teddy bears, love letters, and balloons will definitely be abundant today for the much awaited lovers’ holiday. Valentine’s Day is a big deal in most western countries and couples get excited for their romantic dates.
Chinese communities around the globe are the busiest this time of year for their most important holiday. 28th January marks the start of joyous festivities in welcoming New Year 2007.
Is your best haggis recipe ready for Burns Night? Scotland and Scots all over the world remember the life of their national poet Robert Burns today, 25th January.
Many people consider New Year’s Eve a significant part of their lives. Apart from the lively merriments, extravagant firework displays and free-flowing food and drinks, it symbolises new beginnings.
Another winter holiday in the UK and commonwealth countries that people look forward to is Boxing Day. On 26th December each year, get to enjoy a relaxing day after a busy and festive Christmas celebration. The following Monday and Tuesday are bank holidays if Christmas Day falls on a weekend. What is the story behind […]
What did you dress up as Halloween this year? Did you go for a scary, witty or charming costume? Whatever ensemble you chose, Essay Writer hope you had fun yet safe celebration during that busy “spooky” night.
Are you familiar with the Double Ninth Festival? 9th October is a special day for Chinese communities all over the world. They deem the ninth day of the ninth month in the lunar calendar a traditional Chinese holiday.
Islamic New Year, also known as Hijri New Year, falls on 2nd October this year. Muslims worldwide commemorate their second holiest month, next only to Ramadan.
Mooncakes and lanterns will fill the air in China and Southeast Asia as they celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival today. Festivities take place on the 15th of the 8th month in the lunar calendar each year.
Muslims from around the world are getting ready for the holiest celebration in Islam, the Eid al-Adha. This holiday literally means festival of the sacrifice. It signals the end of Hajj, which is the yearly pilgrimage of Islams to Mecca.