Posts tagged ‘holiday’

Mother’s Day

The ancient Greeks dedicated their annual spring festival to Rhea, the wife of Cronus and mother of various deities. The Romans called […]

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Father’s Day

Father’s Day is celebrated almost all over the world to honor and commemorate fathers or forefathers. In the Roman Catholic tradition, Father’s […]

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Labor Day in the USA

Celebrated annually as a public holiday on the first Monday in September, Labor Day signifies the end of summer for many in […]

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History of Easter, the Easter bunny and Easter eggs

The ancient Anglo-Saxons celebrated the return of spring with a carnival commemorating their goddess of offspring and of springtime, Eostre. The word […]

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St Patrick’s Day

The Patron Saint of Ireland was born into either a Scottish or English family in the fourth century. He was captured as […]

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