Bonfire Night: Magnificent London Fireworks Displays

The autumn sky in London will be colourful and bright on Saturday, 5th November for the Bonfire Night 2016. Extravagant bonfires and fireworks displays perfect for the whole family will be held in different parts of the capital. History of Bonfire Night The history behind this annual event is like … [Read more...]

Different Ways of Celebrating the Hungry Ghost Festival

Chinese communities celebrate the Ghost Festival starting from the 15th of the seventh month in the lunar calendar. They believe that ghosts are freed from hell during this time in search for food, rest and fun among humans. Also known as the Hungry Ghost Festival in modern times, this religious … [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...]

Celebrating Eid al-Fitr in the United Kingdom

The first sighting of a new moon signifies the Eid al-Fitr, which is the official end of Ramadan and the first day of the month of Shawwal. Muslims around the world celebrate this conclusion of the holy month of fasting and the start of a feast that will last up to three days. It is also known as … [Read more...]

Three-Day Festivities Held for Queen’s 90th Birthday

The heavens have blessed the Queen’s 90th Birthday with rain showers, but the heavy downpour did not stop spectators from capping off the three-day event. To show their love for Queen Elizabeth II, thousands of people braved the rain to join the street party right outside Buckingham Palace in … [Read more...]