Scotland and Scots all over the world celebrate Burns Night to pay homage to their national poet, Robert Burns today, 25th January.
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.
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.
The popular wizarding book written by British novelist JK Rowling that has become a cultural phenomenon has turned 20. On 26th June 1997, the first of seven books, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” was released.
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.
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.
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.
Qixi Festival, which is the Chinese Valentine’s Day, falls on 9th August this year. It takes place on the 7th day of the 7th month in the lunar calendar. This is the reason why it is also called the Double Seventh Festival.
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.
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.
23 April 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. It is a big event for United Kingdom and the whole world. The literature, cultural and academic communities are particularly involved in the celebrations. All you our students and we at Essay Writer are part of these communities and festivities.
Learning a second language can be really difficult. However, just as in any other endeavour, the “pains” can be negated by the “gains.” There are many returns that can be earned from investing in foreign language skills. They are not only the readily visible ones like earning income from a practicing linguistics as a profession […]