Diwali Festival- India’s Festival of Lights

In India right at this moment they are celebrating one of their biggest festivals, the Diwali Festival. The festival is an official public holiday in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Mauritius, Fiji, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Malaysia and Singapore. Most of these countries have similar customs to Indian culture or have a large Indian…

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Mexican Day of The Dead

  On November 2 of each year Mexico celebrates it biggest holiday the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos). Originally an Aztec festival, it was celebrated as an all month festival in the month of August. Now that Mexico is a very religious and Catholic country, it corresponds with the traditional Catholic day…