Onam is a major annual event for Malayali people in and outside Kerala. It is a harvest festival, one of three major annual Hindu celebrations along with Vishu and Thiruvathira, and it is observed with numerous festivities. Onam celebrations include Vallam Kali (boat races), Pulikali (tiger dances), Pookkalam (flower Rangoli), Onathappan (worship), Onam Kali, Tug of War, Thumbi Thullal (women’s dance), Kummattikali (mask dance), Onathallu (martial arts), Onavillu (music), Kazhchakkula (plantain offerings), Onapottan (costumes), Atthachamayam (folk songs and dance), and other celebrations.
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This is partial list of Kathak dance performer and teachers in Hong Kong
On the occasion of the 5th International Day of Yoga, there are many events have been planned across Hong Kong to celebrate the international yoga day that aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga.
It is believed that the Father’s Day celebration was started by Sonora Smart Dodd, who was born in Sebastian County, Arkansas in 1982. She, along with her 5 brothers, were raised by her father William Smart after her mother died when she was only 16. To honor her father, she started Father’s Day celebration to mark his birthday on June 6th, that later pushed to June 19th.
Since middle age, the Catholic countries started Father’s Day on March 19th (Saint Joseph’s Day) to honor fathers and celebrate fatherhood and parental bonds in the society.
Mithila or Madhubani art from Mithila (Bihar) region is famous across India and abroad.
The folk art form is known for using unique geometric patterns to create vibrant and colourful paintings.
According to Hindu Mythology, a fight broke between gods and demigods during Samudra Manthan (churning of the ocean). This Manthan was done to extract out the nectar (Amrit) from the depth of the ocean. After the extraction was done, the nectar was filled in a Kumbh (pot). To seize the Amrit from the demons, Garuda (vehicle of Lord Vishnu) took the pot and flew away. During his flight, he spilled drops of the drink on earth at 4 places namely, Haridwar, Ujjain, Prayag (Allahabad), and Nashik. Thus, resulting into these places and the rivers flowing in the cities holy.
Today is Makar Sankranti and Hindus worship Sun God as source of energy or life on Earth. It is also a harvest festival.
Think of your Christmas and New Year Celebrations, and the visuals are cheerful moments of shopping, spending time with family, parties, beautifully decorated Christmas trees, lots of food, sweets and many more. Although, the celebration looks great and delightful, but if we ever think does Mother Earth also has the same opinion.
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