Holiday is often considered to be a day with enough significance in our lives. And holiday is a specific trip that is purposed to give us entertainment and recreation. Whether you enjoy public holidays or some private ones, you never forget to make them fun-filled and highly entertaining. Let us see the list of top 10 holidays around the world.
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Here is the list of top 10 holidays around the world:
Basant is the day when the men, women, and children wear colorful and bright dresses and fly the kites the whole day. This event marks the arrival of spring season, and is celebrated in February – March. Basant is one of the six ritus (seasons) corresponding to flowers, colors, and brightness everywhere. It is mainly celebrated in Asian countries like India, Pakistan and others.
9. Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is one of the best traditional holidays of China. It is also called the Spring Festival. This annual holiday is celebrated on the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar. The Chinese calendar is lunisolar, and thus the Chinese New Year is referred to as “Lunar New Year”.
8. Eid al-Fitr
Eid al-Fitr is a significant religious holiday. It is celebrated in Muslim world with pride and love. This is actually a day of enjoyment, right after the month of Ramadan. On this day, the Muslims not only celebrate but also are bound to perform special religious practices to please Almighty Allah. The Eid Day comes on the 1st of Shawwal.
Christmas is yet another widely celebrated holiday. It is on December 25, and millions of Christians celebrate this day. They enlighten their houses, streets, and even the whole cities, and give special Christmas gifts to the friends and family. It is the day when Jesus was born, according to Christianism.
Deepavali (Diwali) can be regarded as a festival of lights. It is mainly a five-day Hindu festival which is celebrated on 13th lunar day of Krishna paksha of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin. It comes to an end on 2nd lunar day of Shukla paksha of the Hindu calendar month Kartik. On Diwali night, the Hindus try to make their homes look bright and colorful.
5. Spring Bank UK
Spring Bank Holiday is celebrated in UK. It is also known as the late May bank holiday, and is the time for the bankers to have a full day off in United Kingdom. It comes on the last Monday of May. On this day, most of the individuals go for short trip.
Easter is a Christian festival, celebrated on 3rd day after Jesus’ crucifixion at Calvary. It is actually the culmination of the Passion of Christ, preceded by Lent. During this month, the Christians offer special prayers and keep fast, for almost 40 days. This can be regarded as a day of religious values.
3. Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is the day of lovers. It is celebrated on 14th February, every year, in almost all countries of the world. The day remains working in most of the nations, but still the youngsters and married couple love to spend the Valentine’s Evening with their beloved, on a candle-light dinner. Giving and taking gifts on this day is common.
2. Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha is one of the major religious holidays, celebrated by Muslims. It gives honor to Prophet Abraham, and the great sacrifice of his song, Ishmael. This is an act when, to please Almighty Allah, the Muslims sacrifice goats, camels, cows, and other previous animals, and the meat is distributed among poor and needy persons.
1. New Year
New Year is definitely the biggest event celebrated the world over. It comes on 1st of January, annually. The celebrations are purposed to welcome the new year with full pride and open arms. Special new year concerts and music shows are held on the night of 31st December, so that the arrival of new year can be full of excitement and happiness.