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Savoring the Last Few Moments of 2014 in the Philippines

Filipino New Year

By Correspondent Joshua Kevin Bondoc in Manila, Philippines.  As 2014 creeps to a close, I can’t help but to look back at the year that has just passed—from a micro level perspective as an

New Year’s Eve in Armenia: Then and Now

Armenia Christmas

By Correspondent Vahan Kirakosyan in Yerevan, Armenia. One of the ancient countries of the world, Armenia (officially the Republic of Armenia) is a mountainous country in the South Caucasus region

New Year’s Eve in Wales, UK and the Yucatan, Mexico

Yucatán_Peninsula

By Correspondent Mark Michael in Merida, Yucatan.  For most of my life I have spent New Year’s Eve in the UK. Up until the millennium New Year’s Eve celebrations were

How the Maragoli Celebrate Christmas

Elders at the Maragoli Festival

By Correspondent Simbili M. M. in Kenya. The Maragoli are a sub-tribe of the Abaluhya community of the Western province of Kenya. The majority of the Maragolis are found in

Holy Śmigus-Dyngus! You’ve Never Seen Easter Like This

Śmigus Dyngus

By Correspondent Kasia Steward in England. Easter time in Poland is full of unique traditions, but nothing stands out more for me than the so-called ‘Śmigus-Dyngus’, also known as ‘Wet

New Year celebration in Macedonia

New Years Eve in Macedonia

By Correspondent Tamara Georgieva in Skopje, Macedonia. In Macedonia the whole month of December are Christmas and New Years lights all alongside the roads and celebration music coming out of

New Years Eve in Romania

By Correspondent Drauceanu Georgiana in Arad, Romania. I believe that New Year’s Eve is a special moment all over the world. It’s a time when people reminisce thinking of all

New Year All Over the World

NYE fireworks in London

By Correspondent Anna Kandula in Southall, United Kingdom. New Year is one of a few — if not the only one — holidays that is truly international and celebrated all

A White Christmas Full of Love

This is a picture of Laura's Christmas tree

By Correspondent Laura Zaiceanu in Arad, Romania. Christmas is probably the most known and loved holiday around the world. Like every other celebration we have our own ways and traditions