Festival Essays

Van Mahotsav

Van Mahotsav is an annual tree-planting festival in India, celebrated in the first week of July. This movement was initiated in the year 1950 by India’s Union Minister for Agriculture, Kulapati Dr. K M Munshi. This festival has gained immense national importance and every year, millions of saplings are planted all across India in observation of the Van Mahotsav week. It is expected that every citizen of India has to plant a sapling in the Van Mahotsav week. It helps…

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Commercialisation_ Festival and Popular Movie Selling

Most festivals have a religious origin. The original intention of holding them, therefore, was to inspire religious feelings or religiosity. This was done in various ways. Sometimes a religious procession was taken out, whose members sang and danced and played musical instruments as they went their way. Sometimes people undertook fasts to commemorate an occasion. Fairs were also held in which the life and times of the religious personage in question were highlighted. Notable figures gave uplifting speeches, and plays…

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The Woodstock Festival of 1969

For the writer of this article, Woodstock was initially “a rock music festival which has threatened to choke itself with an influx of more than 300,000 persons” that turned peaceful and “controlled” (News Dispatches, 1969) . Along the length of the article, the writer was very much intent on describing the many facets of problems that came up during the event. Vis-a-vis these, however, were narrations of how the problems were dealt with accordingly and how the otherwise chaotic incidents…

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Festivals of India

The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan. The day of Eid, therefore, falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal. Christmas (Old English: Cristesm? sse, meaning “Christ’s Mass”) is an annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ and a widely observedholiday, celebrated generally on December 25 by millions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it closes the…

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Pohela Boishakh Festival

Pohela Boishakh is a Public festival of the Bengalis; it is celebrated among all Bengalis- irrespective of religious and regional differences. In Bangladesh, it is a national holiday celebrated around 14th April. The traditional greeting for Bengali New Year is “Shubhô Nôbobôrsho”. Pohela Boishakh is also the beginning of all business activities. I am lucky enough that I am a Dhaka city dweller. Observance of Pohela Boishakh has become popular in Dhaka. People from all walks of life dressup in…

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Mid Autumn Festival Lantern

Mid-Autumn (Moon Festival) is celebrated in Vietnam as a traditional festival in which most of young children take part in, that is why it is also known as Children’s Festival- need to separate into 2 sentences or use difference structure such as:: mid autumn(moon) festival is one of the traditional festival in vietnam and it is also known as children’s festival, because … . This is one of the most popular Vietnamese holiday which is celebrated on the 15th day…

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Short Speech on the Republic Day

The Republic Day is also celebrated as a National Festival like Independence day. The significance of this day is that a pledge was taken on 26th January, 1930 on the bank of river Ravi to attain ‘Swaraj’ was fulfilled on this day in the year 1950. India became a sovereign, democratic republic. On this day all Government offices, factories insti­tutions and shops and establishments remain closed. This day is celebrated throughout the country. People assemble at one place and offer…

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Chinese Moon Festival

In United States there are some holidays that are celebrated together with family, like Thanksgiving, Christmas and Independence Day. In China, we also have family reunion days and the Moon Festival is one of them. The Moon Festival is also known as Mid-Autumn Festival or the Zhongqiu Festival. Of course, this festival has equivalents in other countries, such as Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and South Korea. If you are not familiar with the Chinese Moon Festival then here are…

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Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival is a festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunar calendar. During the Lantern Festival, children go out at night to temples carrying paper lanterns and solve riddles on the lanterns. In ancient times, the lanterns were fairly simple, and only the emperor and noblemen had large ornate ones; in modern times, lanterns have been being embellished with many complex designs. For example, lanterns are now often made in shapes of animals….

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Significance of the Study

Introduction The Philippines, as a tourist destination, is loaded with the attractions travelers dream of: lots of sun gorgeous beaches, world class scenery, adventure opportunity, friendly outgoing locals and most of all, enjoy the rich diversity of Philippine culture through its festivities and other socio-cultural activities. The Filipinos affection and affinity to leisure, relaxation and fun activities can never be altered. These traits are deeply embedded in the social richness of the Philippines. The values that everyone deserve to indulge…

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Basant as a Cultural Heritage of Lahore

Basant as a cultural heritage of Lahore by Yasir Raza Naqvi Lahore is an exceptionally festive city. The people of Lahore commemorate many festivals and events throughout the year, amalgamating Mughal, Western and current trends. This blending is extended to include the grand and historically significant festival of Basant. Though religiously not a Muslim cultural event, it is widely celebrated by the Muslim majority population Lahore. It is precisely due to the same reason coupled with other ‘non-Islamic’ practices that…

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Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is a festival centralized around German culture. The festival was in Downtown Terre Haute at the Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace, September fifteenth through the seventeenth, and admission was free. It is made to resemble the world’s largest fair in Munich, Germany. Music, food, and dancing were just some of the activities that they had. The main focus of the true Oktoberfest in Germany is on beer. Of course the beer garden at our local festival draws in a crowd…

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Integrative Response on Festivals

The organization of a festival brings a positive economic impact on the community. Not only does the community as a whole benefit from the economic effect but also the individuals gain significantly from the organization of festivals. These effects are more pronounced as the beneficial effects get replicated. A festival is a usually a series of cultural events, celebrations or entertainment organized by an association, group, person or a company. Included in these are concerts, carnivals, exhibitions or even a…

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Short Essay for School Students on Indian Festivals

A festival is an occasion of enjoyment and celebration. It brings gaiety and mirth thereby strengthening our bond of relationship and friendship. These festivals also promote social interaction and harmony. All nations have their religious and colourful festivals. However, Indian festivals are known to attract the world due to their harmony, variety, colour and excitement. Being multi lingual and multi racial country Indians celebrates a number of festivals all through the year. In India every country has its own festivals….

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