Encyclopedia of Observances, Holidays & Celebrations is an illustrated book that provides historical and cultural background of major holidays around the globe. Introduces importnat world carnival, festivals and parades.
Table of Contents
Holidays: Overview | National Holidays | International | Labour Day | Flag Day | Independence Day | Republic Day | Federal holiday (USA) | Unofficial | New Year | Secular Holidays List | Holidays of Japan | Chinese Holidays
Religious Holidays: Christian | Buddhist | Muslim | Jewish | Hindu | Bahá'í | Celtic/Pagan/Neopagan
Festivals: Overview | Arts Festival | Beer Festival | Literary Festival | Film Festival | Music Festival | Food Festival | Religious Festival | Sand Festival | Theatre Festival | Hot air balloon festivals | LGBT Festivals | Storytelling festival | New Media art festivals | Renaissance fair
Festivals by Country: Australia | Romania | Iran | Canada | United States | United Kingdom | Hindu | China | Japan
Carnivals: Overview | History | Around the world: Cities | Europe | Latin America | North America & Australia | Carnivals List | Parades | Parties
About Calendars: Liturgical year | Gregorian calendar | Roman Catholic calendar of saints | Islamic Calendar | Buddhist Calendar | Hebrew Calendar | Chinese Calendar
Here are some key features of "Encyclopedia of Observances, Holidays & Celebrations (Blackberry)":
· Where is the best time to spend February?
· What nation celebrates Durga Puja in September?
· What are major film festivals around the world?
· Do you know what is celebrated on March 8, and where?
· When is Vietnamese New Year, and how is it celebrated?
· Educate yourself about world celebrations, observations, parades, carnivals, festivals and holidays
· Use your down time to read about your favorite holidays
· Navigate from Table of Contents or search for words or phrases.
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