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Vietnamese Tet Festival

Vietnamese Tet Festival

The festival which best epitomizes Vietnam’s cultural identity is Vietnamese New Year or Tet, which is the phonetic deformation of “Tiet”, a Sino Vietnamese term which means “Joint of a bamboo stern” and in a wider sense, the “beginning of…
Venice Carnival

Venice Carnival

Venice Carnevale is Italy’s top carnival or mardi gras celebration. Carnevale season lasts several weeks, culminating on the day of Carnival or Shrove Tuesday. During carnival season, Venice is filled with costumed characters, entertainment, and food stalls. It’s definitely a…
Maslenitsa Festival

Maslenitsa Festival

Maslenitsa (Russian: Ма́сленица, Ukrainian: Масниця, Belarusian: Масьленіца, Maślenica, also known as Butter Week, Crepe week, or Cheesefare Week), is an Eastern Slavic religious and folk holiday. It is celebrated during the last week before Great Lent—that is, the eighth week…
Rio Carnival

Rio Carnival

Why Do Rio Carnival Dates Change Every Year? The Rio de Janeiro Carnival is a world famous festival that happens before Lent. The Brazilian Carnival has its origins in ancient Greece and Rome celebrations that later, were incorporated into the…
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