Posts Tagged With ‘Holiday’

  1. Pasadena Rose Parade

    Each New Year’s Day, the city of Pasadena in California hosts a celebration to welcome the year with a series of events that includes the Rose Parade. The parade takes place in the center of the city on Colorado Blvd, and features numerous floats, marching bands, equestrian teams, celebrities, and honorees. It is the most […]

  2. Passover, a Jewish holiday of remembering

    Passover is a Jewish holiday that remembers and celebrates their liberation from ancient Egyptian slavery as described in the Old Testament of the Bible. It is traditionally celebrated in the spring and lasts about a week.

  3. IELTS Speaking topic: Public holidays

    1. What public holidays do you have in your country? 2. Do people in your country celebrate Christmas? 3. Do you like public holidays? 4. Which public holidays do you like the most? 5. What did you do during the last public holiday? 6. What do other people in your country usually do on public […]

  4. Christmas, a holiday of traditions

    Christmas, observed on December 25, is a Christian holiday that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. Christians of different denominations go to church on Christmas. Many Catholics go to midnight mass. In the United States, however, the holiday has a much more secular tone and is celebrated throughout the country. Many people, regardless of their […]

  5. 5 UK music festivals to plan your vacation around

    Britain is home to some of the greatest bands throughout recent history and in the present day. Not only do countless music legends (and legions of fans) come from the UK, but bands from around the world travel there to put on great shows. If you’re looking for the concert of your life, you could […]

  6. English Halloween

    At about this time, children are already excited about Halloween which is celebrated on October 31.   It was supposed to have originated from All Hallows’ Eve which was said to be influenced by European festivals of the dead and also harvest festivals. Halloween is also being associated with Samhain, a Celtic festival which was said to […]