What is San Fermin?

San Fermin is a festival where people chug down 9 gallons of water. Then, they eat cake while riding a tricycle.

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Why couldn't the Pilgrims pick their own religion?

The Pilgrims did pick their own religion, they chose to be Calvinists.

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How did events in Spain affect the fight for Mexican independence?

How did events in Spain affect the fight for Mexican independence?

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How many years was day of the dead celebrated before before the Spaniards came to Mexico?

Rituals mourning or celebrating the deceased were practiced in Mexico for more than 3000 years before contact with Europeans was established. It wasn't until the conquest of Mexico by Spanish conquistadors in the 16th century, that it took its present form.

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What is Patriot Day?

Patriot's Day (or Patriots' Day) commemorates the battles of Lexington and Concord, which were fought near Boston in 1775. Patriot's Day is annually held on the third Monday of April. It should not be confused with Patriot Day, held on September 11 to mark the anniversary of terrorist attacks in ...

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Westside treetop piru bloods?

west side is in reference to California bompton 2 be exact tree top piru isone of the 1st five "blood" gangs in the world. blood started in 1972 and tree top piru was created in 74 i myself am tree top piru. west side 400 ck all day. Original Founder was OG T from West Side Treetop Piru you can s...

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What is tartan day?

Tartan Day celebrates the existing and historical links between Scotland and Scottish descendants in the U.S.A. It is on April 6th. It honors the Americans of Scottish backgrounds that they have played a influential role in the development of the United States.

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After visiting Mt Washington some wassail is in order what is the tradition of the wassail?

You will get treated to an apple pie

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What are five common symbols of Halloween?

Usually the typical Pumpkin, ghost, spider vampire and mummy. But they are whatever you want them to be!

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What are the customs and traditions in Scotland?

The country of Scotland had many customs and traditions. A few are bagpipes, highland dancing, tartans, Hogmanay festival, New Year's resolutions, and the Cowal Highland Gathering.

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What holidays do they celebrate in New Caledonia?

New Caledonia is a special collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. It celebrates Labour Day, Victory Day, Ascension Day, Whit Monday, Fete Nationale, Assumption Day, New Caledonia Day, Fete de la Cityoyennete, All SaintsÕ Day, Armistice Day, and Christmas Day. It also celebrates a variety of...

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What is celebrated in the Bahamas?

Junkanoo is a national festival in The Bahamas, the only place where it holds such an honor. They take place every Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

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What do you call the 300 or 400 and so on anniversary celebrations?

A 300 year anniversary is called a tercentenary. A 400 year anniversary is called a quatercentenary. (be careful with the spelling of this one!)

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What country did fireworks originate?

Fireworks were made over 2000 years ago in ancient china.

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Who controlled French Indochina from 1940-1945?

Japan did. The Vichy Indochina (French) gov't signed a treaty with Japan on 22-Sep-40 which pretty much ceded all military power to the Japanese. The Japanese immediately took steps that exceeded the treaty's provisions, and there was some resistance for a few days, but from 26-Sep-40 until the e...

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Why are flags flying at half mast on January 21 2009?

You must live in Colorado. It was in memory of an Army seargent from Colorado who was killed earlier this month

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Did the first football Players have pads?

If you are considering the first football players ever then no they did not. Mostly because they didnt know about pads then. :D hope i helped

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What happens in France on the 6th of December?

they celebrate St. Nicholas who has been renamed as santa claus. It is called St. Nicholas day.

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How did the stock Market crash hurt Americans?

Americans as well as people around the world lost their jobs, became homeless and starving. Many investors lost everything

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Who started April Fools?

It has changed through the centuries and also depends on where you live but in the beginning there was the Roman festival of Hilaria, held March 25, and the Medieval Festival of Fools, held December 28. You can read more in the link below. there was also a festival that people would desguse thems...

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Does the US recognize OK day?

If you are referring to the mythic day proposed by Allan Metcalf, who wrote a book about the history of the word "OK," it may be recognized by fans of his book but has not caught on as a regular observance. If you are referring to the effort in Australia to set aside a day when people ask others ...

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What is traditional afrikaans culture?

well one of my best friends is from this "culture" i believe that they're culture is just like a normal persons. afrikaans is just a language/dialect... but i may be wrong...

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Why do we celebrate national bank holiday?

We celebrate bank holidays because it's a special day for the whole world and n other cases just a country when history was made or somehting good happened to a country. They make this a holiday so people can celebrate in their home :)

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What US President declared November 11 a holiday?

It was President Woodrow Wilson who declared November 11th as Veterans Day. A link can be found below to check facts and learn more.

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What happened on this day in 1929?

Well, it depends on what the date is today?...

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What is November fifth?

It is the date in the UK when we celebrate the arrest of Guy Fawkes & the defeat of the Gunpowder Plot, the attempt to blow up King James I & Parliament in 1605.

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Why you celebrate Independence Day?

independence day is one of the most important event in Philippine history..and so it is celebrate evry year .June 12..and all the stablishments, private sectors , vechile in Philippines in particular put the Philippine flag to gave honor to it and to the heroes behind independence day.

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Is Thanksgiving an international holiday?

No, Thanksgiving is not an international holiday. It is celebrated in USA, Canada, Liberia, and Norfolk Island. It is celebrated in Canad on the 2nd Monday of October, In Liberia on the 1st Thursday of November, in USA on the 4th Thursday of November, and in Norfolk Island on the last Wednesday o...

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What is the name of the Grim Reaper sword?

It is called a scythe.

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What are some holidays in Albania?

{| ! ! ! ! | January 1-January 2 New Year's March 7 Teacher's Day March 8 Mother's Day March 14 The Summer Day March 23 Catholic Easter April 27 Orthodox Easter May 1 May Day November 28 Independence Day November 29 Liberation Day December 25 Christmass |}

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Why is it good to be in forenics?

It gives you more confidence in public speaking. Also, it gives you a more productive outlook on the old fashion world of poetry. It gives you more confidence in public speaking. Also, it gives you a more productive outlook on the old...

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What do maids wear?

I think maids is very important too. as a bridesmaid, you must fit the wedding party. and you will prepare for your big day too. www.dressweddingshop.com is good. i order bridesmaid dresses from here, cheap!

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When did the Mexican independence begin and end?

They declared independence on September 16, 1810 but was not recognized by Spain until September 27, 1821 and they continue to be an independent nation to this day.

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What are some Argentine celebrations?

new years day or ano neuvo

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How are the yuki Indians traditions passed down?

Our traditions are passed down in much the same way as other native tribes.... from generation to generation.

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Watts a branch for a piru?

Most Pirus are in Compton, Cali but yeah there are a few Pirus in Watts, Cali.

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Why soldiers exchange gifts as brown bread?

Soldiers didn’t exchange brown bread.

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In the Netherlands what do children leave in their shoes as a gift for Sinterklaas's horse?

They put a carrot or an apple in their shoes (they have normal shoes like the ones in the US or in the UK). Typical presents are a chocolate letter (your initial in chocolate), pepernoten or a small toy. Children leave bread and milk in their shoes. they may also provide apples.

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What were the ideological and philosophical traditions used by the Framers?

The Framers were influenced by a number of democratic principles. In particular, they drew on the ideas of John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, Jean Jacques Rousseau, and various philosophers of the Enlightenment.

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What is healthy that you eat at Christmas?

Hopefully, everything. It is usually over indulgence that is the problem

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What is Her Majesty's surname?

Her Majesty, assuming you mean Queen Elizabeth 2,has the surname Windsor. The family is from the House of Sax-Coburg, as Henry the 8th was from the House of Tudor and so on. After the first World War (1914-1918) the Royal Family changed the name to distance itself from the European (Germanic) blo...

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What is the story of the jack-o'-lantern?

this is the story i heard: there was this guy named jack and one way or another he sold his soul to the devil. When he died he was made to wander the earth with a piece of coal in a hollowed out radish to light his way. the only way to properly die and go to heaven was if he could get another per...

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Elements included in a wedding such as tradition?

Dancing and wedding cake.

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Why was April fools invented?

To fool people like you?

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National dress of Mexico?

The national dress of Mexico is very colorful and vibrant. Women wear bright, long skirts, while men wear black pants and jackets, with a wide brimmed sombrero.

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What side of the Berlin was was communist east or west?

East was communist and run by the Soviets. The West side was run by the Allies and remained free of Communism.

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When is Puerto Rico's independence day?

September 23rd we commemorate El Grito De Lares " The Cry Of Lares". Our first blown out revolution but since we're technically not independent as of today it's up to individual Puerto Rican's whether or not they celebrate it. Many Celebrate the 4th of July, But I see this as disrespectful to our...

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What is Zozobra?

Doubtful ending, uncertainty! Zozobra (Old Man Gloom) is a giant marionette effigy, burned in an autumnal festival each year to dispel the worries and troubles of the previous year. Zozobra could also be a Metal band (music group).

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What is the name of the May 9 holiday that is important to the Russians and what does it celebrate?

victory day. this day is known as V E day in Europe and they celebrate it on the 8th may. its the day Britain and their allies defeted Germany in wwii.

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What is a person who studies water called?

The general study of water is conducted by the hydrologist, and the study itself is called hydrology. Use the link below to the Wikipedia article on hydrology. Surf on over and read just the first paragraph. It will be worth it. And if you feel like it, keep reading. The article is a good one, an...

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Why did Rememberance Day start?

Remberance Day was created to comemmerate the soldiers who died bravely trying to save Australia!

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What is the Hanukkah menorah called?

It is called a Hanukkiah or a Hanukkah menorah.See also the Related Link. More about Hanukkah It is called a Hanukiah or a Hanukkah menorah.

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What are important holidays or cultural events in Belgium?

Public holidays: New Year's Day January 1 Easter varying Easter Monday 1st Monday after Easter Labour Day May 1 Ascension 6th Thursday after Easter Pentecost 7th Sunday after Easter Pentecost Monday 8th Monday after Easter National holiday July 21 Assumption of Mary August 15 All Saints November ...

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Who came up with the helloween idea and what year was the first helloween?

i want to know where was helloween first celebrated

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Why violence is not the easiest way to obtain goals?

because violence create violence and it create further violence and violence remain in act until it destoryed enverything

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Who invented the maypole?

The origins of the Maypole and its dance are thought to be from a German festival. The festival was for fertility and was pagan in origin.

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How do you celebrate St David's Day?

St. David is the patron saint of Wales and his feast-day the International Day of the Welsh People, so wearing a daffodil or leek would be very appropriate. Yearly there will be a street parade in Cardiff and Colwyn Bay, well worth a watch if you can get S4C on your TV. Try throwing a party or fe...

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What did invitations look like in 1908?

Back in the 1900's, invitations were just a piece of hard paper with a neat note on it.They usually were inviting people to parties or about something good or bad that happened.

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What time does a siesta start and end?

Usallly in Menorca (a baleric island) a siesta begins around 1 and then ends about 3 o'clock. During a siesta all shops close.

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How did Spain affect the fight for Mexican independence?

Well it was basicly a vietnam style war. Guerilla style combat and hit and evade tactics againt the Spaniards. The withdrawled because it wasn't worth the money and recources. And just making sure you know, Cinco de Mayo is Not mexicos independence day.

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What determines trade routes?

Geography, transportation technology, and international relations all can be used to determine trade routes.

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What does North Carolina celebrate?

The usual: * Christmas * The Fourth of Ju;y * Thanksgiving * Saint Patricks Day * Easter * Spring Break * Veterans Day * Etc....

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What rhymes with trick or treat?

Smell my feet Give me something good to eat > < you've never heard that one before???

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Is Australia Day a time for remembrance?

It is not a time for remembrance in the sense that ANZAC Day or Remembrance Day are. Australia Day is a day when most Australians celebrate the first European settlement of their country, and migrants who have elected to take out citizenship do so. However, it is also a time when the traditional ...

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Did some people reject Halloween?

yes, for many reasond. but, the main reason is religion. woo! you read my anwer!!! (: yes, for many reasond. but, the main reason is religion. woo! you read my anwer!!! (:

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How many people DONT celebrate Veteran's Day today?

Maybe Like 4 Billion People Don't Because There Not Christaine

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Which country invented fireworks?

I believe the Chinese were the first to use gunpowder for many things, including fireworks.

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When is Children's Day?

Children's Day is celebrated on November, 20th of each year. Children's Day became a holiday in the year of 1954.

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What is samhain?

Samhain, pronounced "SOW-en" is the Celtic name for Halloween. It is a sacred holiday, the Celtic new year and the last harvest of the year. (for more information, see the related link)

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What important historical events happened between 1993 through 2008?

I want to know everything historical that has happened from 1997 to 2009 A lot.

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When did the French start to celebrate the 14th of July?

It comemorates the storming of the Bastille in 1789.

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Why is republic day celebrated?

Republic Day is celebrated in many countries around the world, to celebrate the day on which they became a republic.

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What celebration began on November 1 for the Celts?

November 1 is the Celtic feast of Samhain (pronounced "SAH-wenn"). The word Samhain is Gaelic for "summer's end." It was the most important of the ancient Celtic feasts: it marked the end of the harvest season, and the beginning of winter.

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On what date do Jews celebrate new years?

Rosh Hashanah is the first two days of the month of Tishrei, and is the Jewish New Year. Our traditions state that at that time the world is judged for the coming year (Talmud, Rosh Hashanah 16a); and during services we read the Torah and say prayers which ask for a good year and which declare Go...

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How i smile all the day?

I satisfy my self that God always better thinking for me so i smile and always thanks God

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When to celebrate Urdu day?

India celebrates Urdu day on November 9th, the birthday of the Pakistani poet Allama Mohammed Iqbal. The same day is celebrated as Iqbal day in Pakistan. More information can be found on urdustan.net.

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How did Halloween come to the US?

Ancient Origins Halloween's origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom, and northern France, celebrated their new year on November 1. This day marked the end of summer an...

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What group of people celebrated Hanukkah?

The Jewish people celebrate Hanukkah Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, Feast of Dedication or Jewish Christmas It is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleu...

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When did ksm die the terrorist?

when did khalid sheikh mohammed die

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Who made up April Fools' Day?

I (Mehall) Micheal MC farlane made it :-)

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Why do people wear clothes?

People wear clothes for many different reasons. To cover up their private parts (such as under garments, loin cloths, and so on). To show who they, such as with fancy or expensive clothes that indicate rank or station, or uniforms indicating profession (baseball player, chef, letter carrier, nurs...

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What are traditional days the French celebrate?

Christmas and Halloween

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What should one do during celebration of independence day of a country?

You should have a party and shoot fireworks.

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What was a big event in the US that happened in 2008?

Barack Obama was elected 44th President.

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When is New Year's Day in Guatemala?

January 1st same as everywhere else

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What happens on April 21?

Many things happened on April 21st and there are other things that will happen every Apryl 21st. See link below.

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When should you start wearing white pants?

Wearing white pants: You should start and only start wearing white pants and white shoes after labor day. Traditional time that you can start wearing white is after Easter! ______________________________________________________________ read what you wrote: this is a WRONG answer! This answer sh...

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Where did the word Easter originate from?

Eastre or Eostre which was the name of the Teutonic goddess who threw a large party known as the Vernal Equinox.

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What year was valentine created?

It's every year. February 14th,[any year]

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What big world events happened between the years 1994 -2007?

the Twin towers fell 2001 bush became president again 2004 wind storm in the northwest 2007 _______________________________________________ Also-- (1994: Nelson Mandela became President of South Africa / Genocide in Rwanda) (2003: The United States invades Iraq)

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The colonies won their freedom from what?

If you are speaking on behalf of the original 13 colonies in America, then from Britain. Britain wanted to financially benefit from the existence of the colonies, so Britain taxed the colonies harshly. Obviously, the colonies did not particularly enjoy these taxes and fought to win their independ...

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What does matariki stand for?

Matariki is Maori new year, it is celebrated at parties and gatherings. It means Pleiades star cluster and the seven sisters. Matariki means small group of stars.

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What is national day in Tonga?

It is celebrated on Monday, the second of August.

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Do Christians reject Halloween?

For the most part, yes. Halloween (also known as Hallows Eve) glorifies Satan Demons and Witchcraft.

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What is the myth for carving Jack O Lanterns?

Because people once believed that on Halloween, ghosts of the dead returned to earth, they would carve scary faces into potatoes, turnips and beets and place them in their windows to ward off evil spirits.

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Which countries celebrate their independence day on 15th August?

India, Korea North, Korea South, Democratic Republic of Congo and Bahrain.

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What Vietnamese holiday is on January 31?

You may be thinking of Tet - The Vietnamese New Year.

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What is texases natural resources?

agriculture:oil,cattle,sheep and cotton/natural resources are mainly;sulfur,salt,helium,asphalt,graphite,bromine,natural gas,cement,and clays are among the states vast resources/manufacturing;chemicals,oil refining,food processing,machinery and transportation equipment please in the furture leave...

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What is the average cost of a parade?

Parade's are extremely expensive, and the cost of it all depends on how big you want it to be. The 2010 pride parade of Vancouver cost somewhere in the vicinity of $500,000 for one day. Here is a list of the expensive they paid for Insurance for Pride events: $19,000 City of Vancouver: $32,000 (p...

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When is daughters day celebrated?

Daughters day celebrated on 26th Sept,

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