St. Andrew the Apostle has a special place in the hearts of Scots. In honour of Scotland’s patron saint, 30th November is considered a bank holiday to celebrate St. Andrew’s Day. This feast day is not … [Read more...] about Scotland Celebrates St. Andrew’s Day 2017
Today, 12th July is a significant day for Protestants in Northern Ireland as they commemorate the Twelfth or Orangemen’s Day. This holiday honours the 1688 Glorious Revolution and its conclusion in … [Read more...] about Tensions Rise at the Twelfth 2017 Celebrations
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 … [Read more...] about Eid Mubarak to All Our Muslim Friends!
"A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way." –Unknown A father’s role in a child’s life is more than just providing … [Read more...] about Creative Ways to Make Your Dad Happy on Father’s Day
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 … [Read more...] about Queen’s Official Birthday 2017: What You Need to Know
"The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved." - Richard Rogers Have you done your share in preserving the environment? Today, 5th … [Read more...] about World Environment Day 2017
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 … [Read more...] about Chinese Duanwu Festival or Dragon Boat Festival 2017
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. It is the second of the two May bank holidays, with Early May Bank … [Read more...] about Spring Bank Holiday, The Second of the Two May Bank Holidays
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. … [Read more...] about When is the Beginning of Ramadan 2017?
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. On the other … [Read more...] about Early May Bank Holiday and International Workers’ Day
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. … [Read more...] about Essay Writer Wishes Everyone a Happy Easter!
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 … [Read more...] about The Significance of Good Friday and Holy Week
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 … [Read more...] about St. Patrick’s Day: Celebrating Ireland’s Patron Saint
Be joyful, and keep your faith and your creed. Do the little things that you have seen me do and heard about. I will walk the path that our fathers have trod before us. –St. David 1st March marks … [Read more...] about Celebrating St. David’s Day, Wales’ National Holiday
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 … [Read more...] about Wishing You a Happy Valentine’s Day 2017!
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. They will bid … [Read more...] about Chinese New Year 2017: Year of the Rooster
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. This will mark his 258th … [Read more...] about Celebrating Scotland’s Burns Night 2017
“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.'” -Alfred Lord Tennyson Many people consider New Year’s Eve a significant part of their lives. Apart from the … [Read more...] about Wishing You a Prosperous New Year 2017!
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 … [Read more...] about Interesting Boxing Day Origin Stories
What did you dress up for 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 … [Read more...] about Some Interesting Facts About Halloween