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Ichapore - Culture and Festivals
... population belong to Hindu faith, Durga Puja is the most visible of all festivals ... Other notable festivals are Diwali/Kalipuja,Jagaddhatri Puja, Saraswati Puja, Dol jatra/Holi, Rakhi, Eid and Christmas ...
Oriya People - Culture - Festivals
... Well known festivals, that are popular among the Oriya people, are the Ratha Yatra which is celebrated in Puri, Orissa, Durga Puja, Raja, Pana Sankranti (as Vaisakhi is called in Orissa ) ...
Music Of Kentucky - Festivals
... Ashland is also home to the Summer Motion festival and Poage Landing Days, while Olive Hill also hosts the International Strange Music Weekend and the Shriner's Bluegrass ... Other festivals include the Forkland Heritage Festival and Revue in Gravel Switch ... Lexington is host to the oldest bluegrass music festival in the state ...
Kalahandi District - Culture
... is a rich land in terms of culture and festivals ... Hindu culture have made Kalahandi region rich with culture and festivals ... Kalahandi region rich in its culture and festivals ...
Immigration To Argentina - Legacy of Immigration
... The National Immigrant's Festival is celebrated in OberĂ¡, Misiones, during the first fortnight of September, since 1980 ... of ethnic diversity throughout the country, such as the National Meeting and Festival of the Communities in Rosario (typically at the beginning of ... There are also Immigrant's Festivals (or Collectivities Festivals) throughout the country, for example Bariloche, Berisso, Esperanza, Venado Tuerto, and Comodoro Rivadavia have their own ...

Famous quotes containing the word festivals:

    This is certainly not the place for a discourse about what festivals are for. Discussions on this theme were plentiful during that phase of preparation and on the whole were fruitless. My experience is that discussion is fruitless. What sets forth and demonstrates is the sight of events in action, is living through these events and understanding them.
    Doris Lessing (b. 1919)

    Why wont they let a year die without bringing in a new one on the instant, cant they use birth control on time? I want an interregnum. The stupid years patter on with unrelenting feet, never stopping—rising to little monotonous peaks in our imaginations at festivals like New Year’s and Easter and Christmas—But, goodness, why need they do it?
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)