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Yom Kippur (Jewish)

Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day in Judaism. Primarily centered on atonement and repentance, the day's main observances consist of full fasting and ascetic behavior... Read More

Mawlid (Islam)

Mawlid is the Islamic observation of the day when the Islamic prophet Muhammad was born. Often organized in some countries by the Sufi orders, Mawlid is celebrated in a carnival... Read More

Chuseok (South Korea)

Like many other harvest festivals around the world, Chuseok is held around the autumn equinox, i.e. at the very end of summer or in early autumn. It is the biggest... Read More

Tết Trung Thu (Vietnam)

Tết Trung Thu is a children's festival in Vietnam. People organize a feast to watch the moon and when the moon is high, children sing and dance while watching the... Read More

Sukkot (Jewish)

Sukkot is a seven day festival that both celebrates the harvest and is a remembrance of the Exodus out of Egypt. It is sometimes called "Feast of Booths" or "Feast... Read More

Pitru Paksha (Hindu)

Pitru Paksha is a 16-day period in the Hindu calendar when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors, especially through food offerings. (Wikipedia)