Holidays

 October 7, 2017

Thanksgiving Parade

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Set a party in motion and it becomes a parade, and there’s no bigger celebration than the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Often cited as the largest…

 October 5, 2017

Thanksgiving History

The Real History of Thanksgiving Today Thanksgiving is one of America’s biggest holidays.  For most Americans visions of parades, family, food, and football take the mind’s center stage.  However, this…

Turkey
 October 4, 2017

Turkey

Why is the Turkey called a Turkey? The wild turkey is a large, grounded bird native to the United States of America. Because of this, Benjamin Franklin once claimed it…

 October 4, 2017

Thanksgiving Dinner

What Time Do You Eat Thanksgiving Dinner? Americans are all agreed that the Thanksgiving holiday takes place on the fourth Thursday of November. The proper time to start eating, however,…

 October 3, 2017

Why do we eat turkey on Thanksgiving?

Why do we eat turkey on Thanksgiving? For the most of us, it just isn’t Thanksgiving without turkey. It’s a staple of the holiday, the centerpiece of the season, and…

 August 11, 2016

Mawlid in Algeria

History Rabi-ul-Awwal is the third month of the Islamic calendar and 12th of this month marks the birth of the last Prophet of Islam. Mawlid is an Arabic word which…

 August 10, 2016

Anniversary of the Revolution in Algeria

Anniversary of the Revolution in Algeria History The French ruled Algeria for almost 132 years, they invaded Algeria in 1830 and captured it. In 1848 they controlled Algeria and became…

 August 10, 2016

Ashura in Algeria

Ashura in Algeria Background The word Ashura means tenth in Arabic while literally translated it means the ‘tenth day’. Ashura is not observed as a festival or a day to…

 August 10, 2016

Muharram In Algeria

Muharram in Algeria History Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar Awal (first). Muharram is celebrated by Muslims all around the world as it marks the beginning of…

 August 10, 2016

Eid-ul-Adha In Algeria

Algeria’s Eid-ul-Adha Introduction The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, being a Muslim country, observes the two most important festivals of Muslims. The first is Eid-ul-Fitr which marks the end of…

 August 10, 2016

Eid ul-Fitr in Algeria

Eid ul-Fitr in Algeria Background According to the belief of Muslims Eid ul-fitr is a gift to them from God for the fasts that they observed during the Holy month…

 August 10, 2016

Labor Day In Algeria

Labor Day In Algeria Labor Day is celebrated every year around the world on 1st May in honor of working men and women. It is also called International Worker’s Day…

 August 10, 2016

National Youth Day

National Youth Day In Albania Introduction International Youth day is a day dedicated to the youth of the world. It is observed every year on 12 August and is recognized…

 August 10, 2016

Martyrs’ of Colonial Repression Day

Martyrs’ of Colonial Repression Day 4 January 1961 marked a major milestone in the national liberation struggle by the native people of Angola against the Portuguese colonial troops whose regime…

 August 10, 2016

Buddha Day – Bangladesh

Background Buddha Day is actually the celebration of the birthday and the death of Buddha. Buddhists say that Buddha agreed to be reborn after the Gods asked him to do…

 August 10, 2016

Ramadan In Bahrain

Background The month of the Ramadan is considered a significant and important month for the global Muslim community as it is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam.…

 August 9, 2016

Independence Day In Armenia

Independence Day In Armenia History Armenians remember the 21st day of September in the year 1991 as this was the day Armenia regained its freedom from Soviet rule. It was…

 August 9, 2016

First Republic Day in Armenia

First Republic Day in Armenia Background On May 28th in 1918 the Armenian National Council declared Armenia an independent nation and declared itself Armenia’s temporary government, marking the start of…

 August 9, 2016

Victory and Peace Day

About Armenia Armenia is a small republic in Western Asia. It borders Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Iran and its capital city is Yerevan which is home to around 1.1 million…

 August 9, 2016

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day is a national holiday in Armenia held annually on April 24th to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide which occurred in…