What are some winter holidays from November to February?

Thanksgiving is on the 27 of November this year. It is also my birthday.

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When teachers day is celebrated in Pakistan?

in pakistan it is on 20 may

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What was the religion of ancient Mongolian leaders?

Buddhism/Daosim would have been their religion.

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Why do people think el dia de los muetos is so great?

It is a religious celebration where people honor their dead by mounting altars with flowers, food and trinkets liked by the departed; culturally it is awesome to watch. Nowadays, it also has taken some traits from the American Halloween, as people (especially young adults) dress as skeletons and ...

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Why did day of the dead start?

Started about 500 years ago when Spanish Conquistadors viewed some natives practicing a ritual of raising the dead. ---------------------- it started to honor the dead after all....life goes on long after the thrill of living is gone :)

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If life is a big city?

If life is a big city than in our life nothing happens bad because in cities there is quite world so in our life also there is no sound only quite that we will feel very sleepy.In cities there are ambulance and reaches very fast means our life will very fast and in cities police will be there tha...

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How did mexicans view the holiday el dia de los muertos?

It is the direct result of cultural sincretism, or mixing of beliefs from different cultures. In this case, it was the mix of the Catholics' All Souls Day and All Saints Day, plus ancient Mesoamerican beliefs about fertility and "renewal". Nowadays, it is a religious tradition mostly found in cen...

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Why do you put incenses on dia de los muertos?

Incense was used to mask the smell of rotting bodies , it is very similar to the western tradition of putting flowers on a grave.

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How old is el dia de los muertos?

The modern version of such tradition dates back to the 16th century, when Roman Catholicism and traditional Mesoamerican beliefs intermixed to become its present form.

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How is Grito de Lares celebrated?

Grito de Lares is popular but it is not a National Holiday in Puerto Rico.

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How do I get or make a Pan(Greek God) Costume for school?

The god Pan was half-man, half-goat (from the waist down) and he walked on hooves. I wouldn't try that if I were you, but the costume could be fairly easy. He is always depicted walking bare-chested, so no need for any fancy dress there. His goat legs were always covered with a long-haired goat s...

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Can gossip be a good thing?

It depends on how you define gossip... but I think there may be situations where "gossip" (the kind of gossip that is NOT designed to destroy people or reputations) can have some merit. We are going to talk about one another, and being aware of things is good. Especially if we are up front with t...

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Why the good things are forbidden?

because we live in a competitive world.. neoliberalism =(

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What is the spanish name for dia de los muertos?

In Spain it is known as "Dia de los Fieles difuntos" (All Souls' Day) and "Dia de todos los Santos" (All Saints' Day).

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What good things did LBJ do?

LBJ's Great Society declared a war on poverty, and reduced the poverty rate from 20% to 13%. Also, he outlawed discrimination at work and other places with his civil rights acts. To add, he gave money to schools and established or funded scholarships. Finally, he made medicare or medicaid Plus, s...

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What holiday is dia de los muertos similar to in the unites states?

It is not related to any American tradition, but happens on the same day as Halloween.

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What other name is Dia de los Muertos known as?

It is Mexico's Day of the Dead. It is celebrated on November 1 (All Saints' Day as recognized by the Catholic Church) and November 2 (All Souls' Day as recognized by the Catholic Church).

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Is shaman capitalized?

No, because it is not a proper noun. But if somebody's name was shaman then it would be capitalized.

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Are you thinking how the celebrities are influential and wealthy?

The glamour's field of entertainment industry has given name and fame to many individuals with glitzy cars, biggest mansion and all the lavishing facilities available on earth. The richest celebrities across the globe have one thing in common, i.e. dedication and positive attitude.

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On which date of may 2009 teachers day will be celebrated in Pakistan?

In Pakistan Teacher day will be celebrate in the month of October, according to "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teacher's_Day" 5th October is the Teacher Day.. Regards Farhan Khaleeq [email protected]

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Can responsibility be a good thing?

perhaps responsibility can be a good thing. today, however, many of us are exhausted from the responsibility of taking care of ourselves. every day we are given information about what we should fear, what we should protect ourselves from. this seems like a big project. we are also told that, if w...

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Why do people celebrate new year?

They celebrate new year because it is the start of a new year and may bring good things and exciting stuff!

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When was the first dia de los muertos celebrated?

The specific date is unknown, but Day of the Dead became a tradition around the 16th century, when Roman Catholicism's All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day (November 1 & 2) became intermixed with traditional Mesoamerican (e.g. Aztec, Mayan) beliefs.

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In what country is Dia de los muertos is celebrated?

It is mostly celebrated in Mexico, but not exclusive to it: most Catholic countries have a variation of Day of the Dead, including Spain, Portugal, Philippines, as well as several countries in Central and South America.

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Who started the festival of May Day?

plz tell me when were the karva cauth & aahoi vrat urgent

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Is February third a holiday?

No it is not. February 2nd is a holiday [ Groundhogs Day ] but not the 3rd.

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What american holiday is the same as dia de las muertos?

You mean on the same date, as both holidays are quite different from each other. Halloween qualifies as such.

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Halloween word beginning with f?

Some Halloween words beginning with F are: fun fairies fudge firelight frightful favors fall

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What is paying homage?

Showing respect or gratitude toward someone or something.

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How did the ancient Roman's make a sword?

how did the the ancient Roman's make a sword?

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Description of dia de los muertos?

El Dia de los muertos , is basically called the day of the dead in English. This is a celebration of the people that have passed on / died. Mostly the families go down to the cemetery and tidy up the graves. In Spain it is a National holiday, with some regions holding barbecues and parties to cel...

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Where do families go to have picnics on dia de los muertos?

It is not a picnic by itself; on their dead relatives graves, they assemble altars with food, beverages and stuff likened by the deceased with the intention to honor them.

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Five famous ancient Celts?

Brennus, Gaul (France), 390 BC, sacked Rome. Viriatus, Lusitania (Portugal), 147-137 BC, defeated the Romans trying to conquer his kingdom. Independence lasted until he was assassinated, ten years later. Vercingetorix, Gaul, 55-50 BC, unified the Gauls and led the revolt against Julius Caesar in ...

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The traditions that a culture has devoloped over many years?

the traditions that a culture has developed over many years is called what?

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What is El día de los Inocentes?

The equivalent of April Fool's day, but possibily "celebrated" at a different date, depending on the country.

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What is one basic item placed on the alter during dios de los muertos?

Mexican marigold flowers, candles and sugar skulls qualify as such.

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Where is the festival of Flowers celebrated?

Sikkim in India

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How long ago did they create Halloween?

Halloween (sometimes spelt "Hallowe'en") started 1,000 years ago.

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What does 'El Dia de los Muertos' have in common with Christmas?

Both are religious traditions. Day of the Dead honors the dead. It spans both the Catholic "All Souls' Day" and "All Saints' Day".

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