Category Archives: Celebrations

Easter

Easter is here! In every country there  are different customs and traditions. If you want to know how British people celebrate click here. Listen to Molly describing how Easter is celebrated in the USA. In Britain we eat a special type of … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night

Every year on 5th of November, the anniversary of the Gunpowder plot, Guy Fawkes is remembered.  In 1605, a group of catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, plotted to blow up the English Parliament and King James I, on the day the … Continue reading

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This is Halloween!

Halloween  is an annual holiday celebrated on October 31. The day is often associated with orange and black, and is strongly associated with symbols like the jack-o’-lantern. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating , wearing costumes and attending fancy dress parties, ghost tours, bonfires, … Continue reading

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14th February

Valentine’s Day is one of the most famous holidays in the world. It falls on February the 14th and is celebrated across the world. It is the traditional day for lovers to express their love to each other. They do … Continue reading

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The Lottery of Life

The Spanish Christmas Lottery (Sorteo de Navidad or Lotería de Navidad) is a national lottery game organized every year since 1812 by the Spanish Public Administration. As measured by the total prize payout, the Christmas Lottery is considered the biggest … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving time has just come! Thanksgiving is the time when family and friends gather together to count their blessings. The centerpiece of this holiday is a traditional turkey dinner with all the extras. In keeping with the theme of this … Continue reading

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November 17th: National Unfriend Day. Get rid of fake friends on Facebook!

When talking about friendship, it is very common to hear phrases such as ‘you can count your true friends on one hand’, meaning that we may have many acquaintances but only a few real friends, or ‘a friend in need … Continue reading

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