Asian Festivals

Diwali which is also known as the festival of lights is an ancient Hindu event which is celebrated annually in autumn. The festival signifies the victory of light over darkness and other related analogies including the victory of good over evil and hope over despair. Preparations and rituals will extend over a five day period […]

Holi Festival

Holi which is also known as the Festival of colors is a spring event which is celebrated annually by Hindus. It is primarily observed in India, Nepal although it has spread to other parts of the world which have significant proportions of Hindus. Most notably, the festival has spread to Europe and North America where […]

The Chinese New Year is celebrated annually at the turn of the Chinese calendar. Although in translation, it is also called the Spring Festival by natives. Celebrations begin on the eve of New Year and continue to the 15th day of China’s 1st month which identifies the festival as the longest in the Chinese calendar. […]