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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Spring break is over and as the term resumes, we would like to discuss a very important issue today. There has been a rise in targeting Jewish students in various UK university campuses within the past weeks.
The most wonderful time of the year is finally here. Children and adults alike could not help but be captivated by the wonders that Christmas brings.
For the first time since 2005, the first night of Hanukkah will coincide with Christmas this year. The only difference is that more than a decade ago, the Jewish holiday started on Christmas Day, 25th December.
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.
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.
12th July is a bank holiday in Northern Ireland to commemorate the Battle of the Boyne, known as the Twelfth. It was a battle in 1690 between Protestant King William of Orange and Catholic King James II. King William’s victory at the River Boyne, began the Protestant Ascendancy in Ireland.