It is time to greet our Chinese friends a Xin Nian Kuai Le today, 16th February.
Christmas may be a Christian tradition but regardless of religion, it is embraced by a lot of people from different walks of life because it brings joy, peace, unity, and love.
Prophet Muhammad’s birthday, which Muslims refer as Eid Milad ul-Nabi or Malwid is commemorated on the third month in the Islamic calendar or Rabi’ al-wwal.
A two-minute silence will once again be offered on the 11th hour of the 11th day in the 11th month. Every child is taught in school the significance of paying tribute to those who fought for freedom.
The first two days of November are significant times for some Christians as All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day are observed on the 1st and 2nd, respectively.After the fun-filled trick-or-treating and costume parties bursting with sweets, it is time to pray for and pay respects to saints and loved ones that have passed on.
The Hindu Festival of Lights referred as Diwali Festival is an annual celebration in autumn. The five-day brightly-lit festivities around the world start on Thursday, 19th October this year, according to the Hindu lunar calendar.
It is the time of year for Muslims to celebrate the Eid al-Adha or the Festival of Sacrifice. This is also the culmination of the Hajj, a pilgrimage to Mecca attended by more than 1.7 million people.
If you have nothing planned for the summer bank holiday weekend, why not attend the Notting Hill Carnival? On 27th and 28th August, the biggest festival in Europe will take place in London, featuring Caribbean culture and heritage.
The month-long Ramadan ends on the next citing of the new moon predicted in the evening of 25th June. This officially starts Eid al-Fitr, which means festival of the breaking of the fast, also the start of the month of Shawwal.
Summer Solstice is here, which marks the longest day of the year for countries in the Northern Hemisphere. The sun rose at around 4:40 this morning and will set at 9:20 in Britain tonight. It is basically around 16 long hours of daylight.
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.
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.
England pays tribute to its patron saint and celebrates St. George’s Day on 23rd April. Why is St. George an important icon for the English even though he had never been to England?
Shakespeare aficionados will come together on 23rd April to celebrate his amazing life and works. This year’s National Shakespeare Day marks the 401st anniversary of his death.
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.
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?
Today, 7th February is the birthday of British writer and critic Charles Dickens, who is also known as the best novelist in the Victorian era.
Out of the 86 candidates, 23-year-old Iris Mittenaere from France bagged the 65th Miss Universe title today, 30th January.
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.