Why do we celebrate world health day


The World Health Organization (WHO) sponsors the celebration of World Health Day on April 7 every year. the First World Health Assembly held by the WHO in 1948 declared that it would celebrate April 7 as World Health Day to mark the founding the WHO as well as to ensure that health concerns are highlighted too.

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Why Do We Celebrate the International Yoga Day

21st June, for centuries it has been celebrated as the longest day of the year. But recently, something more significant has been attached to the already special date. From 2015, the day has been celebrated as the International Day of Yoga or Yoga Day. Introduced to the world primarily by India, yoga is a holistic … Read more

Why do we celebrate Halloween


Halloween today is a largely commercialized festival today that most people believe to be an American invention. Typical Halloween festivities include watching horror films, going to costumer parties, telling scary stories, playing pranks, visiting haunted attractions, apple bobbing, lighting bonfires, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns and going “guising” or trick-or-treating. However, the festival has rather deep roots and explores the reasons why Halloween is celebrated.

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Why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day


If you ask anyone around the world the date on which Valentine’s Day falls and the chances of you getting a wrong answer would be one in millions. In fact, the very concept of celebrating Valentine’s Day has become so engrained in modern society that no one really even knows that the day is named after a Christian saint who most probably didn’t use the day to buy his wife flowers and chocolate in the hopes of getting lucky on that particular date in midwinter! That being said, there are a lot of motivations that make people celebrate V-Day.

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Why do we celebrate Palm Sunday

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The Sunday before Easter is usually known as Palm Sunday. It is a moveable Christian feast just like Easter Sunday and Good Friday and it falls during lent, the 40 days of fasting in orthodox Christian faiths. While Palm Sunday isn’t as universally well known as Easter or Good Friday, it remains an important part of the Christian calendar for sure. We try to find the reasons behind the celebration of this day.

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Why do we celebrate women’s history month

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The average 20 year old today may not understand why women’s history month is so hyped but if you asked anyone aged 30 or more years today, they would tell you that women and girls did not enjoy the same rights and liberties two or more decades ago as they do now. Here are some other reasons why women’s history month is celebrated and why it is important.

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Why do we celebrate Easter


Easter is one of the biggest festivals in the Christian faith and its significance can be gauged by the fact that it is usually marked as a major holiday by secular and non-Christian countries as well. Being globally known, non-Christians and non-practicing Christians are familiar with the celebratory aspect of the festival thanks to clever advertising gimmicks by makers of chocolates etc. However, a lot of people do not know the religious reasons behind the celebration of the festival.

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