Celebration of Ivan Kupala

Join the Ivan Kupala celebration with fun activities, bonfire and songs. All guests learn how to weave a wreath. There will also be a treat table at the party if you want to cook and bring something. Don't forget your beach gear and get ready to have a great time.

For the first time in 40 years, the United States has a new federal holiday and an extra day off

US President Joe Biden signed a bill establishing Juneteenth (June 19), the date for the end of slavery in the United States, as a federal holiday. Writes about this CNBC. Federal workers will celebrate Juneteenth on Friday this year because June 19 is Saturday. ...

Jews began to celebrate Passover: 18 interesting facts about the holiday

From March 27 to April 4, all Jews in the world celebrate Passover. What kind of holiday it is, where the name came from, how traditions were born and how it differs from Easter, the UJew edition told. The name of the holiday Translated from Hebrew, this word means ...

Outdoor Purim Celebration

Come in your special cozy outfit as we buzz Haman during a socially distanced outdoor reading of the Megillah. The name of the holiday comes from the word "pur" (Akkadian "puru" - "lot"), which Haman threw to set the month of extermination of the Jews. According to the book of Esther, the Jews ...

Real or artificial: which Christmas tree to choose

The festive season has already begun, and it's time to think about which Christmas tree you will be decorating this year: live or artificial. Moreover, now many people want to decorate the house for Christmas early. Firstly, it’s more fun to while away the quarantine days, and secondly, ...

Sakura in Washington this year will bloom ahead of schedule: when and where to watch

Throughout March, except for one day, the air temperature in Washington, DC was above normal for this period. Thanks to this, the famous cherry blossoms of Washington will soon bloom in all their glory, according to The Washington Post. Due to the warm weather in the region, the peak flowering forecast ...

New York City Restaurants for Free Birthday Treats

Many New York City restaurants offer their guests free meals, desserts or drinks on their birthdays. Often, treats are delivered to the table with songs performed by the staff. In this collection from NYC on the cheap, you'll find a list of these hospitality establishments. ...

Celebrating New Year in Grand Park

This event promises to be one of the most affordable options for celebrating the New Year in Los Angeles. Moreover, it is suitable for family activities. Guests will be entertained by local music bands and artists performing live songs, festive lights, drinks and treats. This event ...

Hanukkah celebration

Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that starts on Kislev 25 and lasts eight days until Tevet 2 or 3. In 2019, the beginning falls on the evening of December 22nd and ends on the evening of December 30th. The name of this holiday probably comes from the expression "hanukkat ha-mizbeah" (consecration of the altar), which happened immediately ...

Hanukkah: what kind of holiday it is and how American Jews made it popular

For the Jewish people, Hanukkah is actually not that religious, although due to its proximity to Christmas, it is often considered the most important Jewish holiday. This is not true. Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Passover, for example, are considered more religious, although Hanukkah is definitely ...

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