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How people celebrate important traditions in different cultures.
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JJC Launches Effort to Create a Culture of Sustainability

JJC Launches Effort to Create a Culture of Sustainability | Important Traditions in the world. | Scoop.it
In the past seven years, Joliet Junior College has made strides in sustainability achievements with its energy efficient, LEED-certified buildings. Expanding JJC's sustainability efforts is one of the college's strategic goals, and each year, the JJC Sustainability Committee works toward attaining a higher level of sustainability achievement at the college.
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Sustainability is not just about keeping environmental goals in check, Hirsch said, but there are social and economic components, too.

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Weirdest Easter Traditions From Around the World

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Children from the United States grow up waiting for the Easter bunny to deliver eggs and candy, but when crossing the ocean, nations from around the world compete in the weirdest traditions. These ...
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The weirdest Easter traditions from around the world stop in Finland, where children go begging in the streets, carrying broomsticks, bunches of willow twigs and coffee pots. In some parts of the country, people burn bonfires on Sunday, because it is believed that flames scare away witches who fly around on brooms during this weekend. Also, children dress up as witches and go from door to door in order to receive sweets. Although this Easter tradition might look like a genuine Halloween celebration, the two holidays are not related.

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The Tradition of Easter - Poland's Official Travel Website

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The official travel guide of Poland - Polska.travel shows how to travel around Poland, the tourist regions, Polish cities, monuments, tourist attractions, overnight accommodation and the local cuisine.
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In modern times, the culmination of the Meat Feast revelry was so grand that Carnival Tuesday was condemned by moralists of the era. Silence fell at midnight, tables emptied and the reign of the herring began. The punishment for the reign of the herring for the six Sundays of Lent was the habit of hanging a herring on a dry branch, but it was not until Good Friday. On Ash Wednesday, everyone, including the monarchs and nobles went to church. The ill were sprinkled with ashes by a priest at home. The youth had their own customs regarding ash while potters threw clay pots filled with ash at the feet of girls. Mazovia bid good-bye to the Meat Feast with the symbolic burning of a musician, which was carted about on a decorated wheelbarrow. For virgins, who did not get married during the carnival, Ash Wednesday was not funny as they were subjected to widespread ridicule.
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I am interested in your opinion about cultural diversity. What does it mean to be Canadian, French, Italian, American or German? Is your background signifi
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My Buffalo's - Polish Heritage.

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  Buffalo NY, is rife with Polish Customs and traditions. It's been this way since before the turn of the 20th Century. At the time in the mid 19th Century, Buffalo was one of the fastest grow...
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...In recent years I have tried to take my son and wife down there on Good Friday, to relive some of my old memories. It’s also a tradition that I would like to keep alive, if nothing more than for my Grandfathers sake. I know he would probably enjoy tradition, along with going to my Grandparents home on Holy Saturday for boiled kielbasa, horseradish, pierogis, and other polish specialties my Grandmother would cook up for our family, after we got home from the market. So if you’re Polish get down to the Broadway Market this year, and relive some of your youth. Start a new custom with your family, or just go to take it all in one more time. As always it will be packed on Good Friday, but savor the memories, they go by quickly....

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Advice needed on a Polish funeral/customs in the UK

Hi there,Weve just lost our polish grandfather and wanted to know how, given that we are in the UK, we ensure that his f - Advice needed on a Polish funeral/customs in the UK
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Evidence for a better life in Poland:-

1/ Better weather
2/ More emphasis on good food
3/ Diverse and rich natural scenery in Poland
4/ A more comprehensive tourism infrastructure
5/ More culturally engaged than in the UK i.e. free city centre concerts, kaberets etc

Of course, wages are higher in the UK but at what cost ?

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Easter Traditions Around the World | Spoonful

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Easter is a celebrated around the world, and some traditions are more surprising than you might think.
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In Poland, Easter Monday is marked by an activity known as "Śmigus-Dyngus” where people pour water all over each other. Young children run around the streets with water guns and buckets. The water is symbolic of a cleansing and rebirth as the season transitions to spring. It’s easy to have your kids try out this custom at home with any number of water games, like Fill ‘er Up, or with some plain old-fashioned water play. Just make sure you have your towels ready!

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Polish Christmas Traditions - Halina's Learning/Teaching - Blogger

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One of the most beautiful and most revered Polish customs is the breaking of the oplatek. The use of the Christmas wafer (oplatek) is not only by native Poles in Poland but also by people of Polish ancestry all over the world.
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The Last Stage on the Journey to Bethlehem: Christmas Eve

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If it is more than just the immediate family present, the oldest person present will initiate by offering an Oplatek to another, and the two break off a piece between them, passing the remainder on to the next person.

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7 Spoons, 1 Bowl – Polish Christmas Eve - The Almanac Online (blog)

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7 Spoons, 1 Bowl – Polish Christmas Eve
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Kicking off the festivities, family members break oplatek (flat wafer blessed by the priest), exchanging well wishes for the coming year.
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Comment on 9 Facts about a typical British Christmas you may not know by 9 Facts about a typical British Christmas you may not know | ITCG Fermi 4 Tourism - 3rd Grade

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[…] the article from the blog English with a Twist (one of my favourite English Teaching Blogs) and post a […]
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An Alien's Perspective: On bridging the cultural gap

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To those of you who missed this space, thank you for your support. I took some time off from writing this column because I needed a creative break. I’m back now, and look forward to an exciting semester.
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One of the most underrated reasons to study abroad is cultural education. A lot of us grew up with uninformed opinions about what different cultures are like. We seldom questioned why we did things the way we did them. As international students, we are given an almost unprecedented opportunity. For many of us, traveling across oceans was nearly impossible about two generations ago.

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For Eastern Europeans, Easter food is a blend of culture and tradition

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While Easter is about colored eggs, chocolate bunnies and spring flowers, it's also a time for renewal — a time for many Eastern European immigrants to remember the traditions of their old countries and keep them alive in America.
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Halinka’s biggest sellers for Easter are kielbasa and 15 varieties of handmade pierogi,but they also sell many basket hams (miniature ham to fit in the Easter basket), as well as stuffed cabbage, babka, apple cake, chrusciki (the labor-intensive, light-and-airy bow knot pastries covered in powdered sugar) and pisanki, the beautifully colored Easter Eggs

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Polish Easter Traditions - 2014

Palm Sunday niedziela palmowa is called also The Sunday of the Lord's Passion. Here we will focus mainly on the tradition of Polish palms The most popular pa...
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Let’s talk about Easter – some vocabulary connected to Easter | English with a Twist

Let’s talk about Easter – some vocabulary connected to Easter | English with a Twist | Important Traditions in the world. | Scoop.it
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My Buffalo's - Polish Heritage.

My Buffalo's - Polish Heritage. | Important Traditions in the world. | Scoop.it
  Buffalo NY, is rife with Polish Customs and traditions. It's been this way since before the turn of the 20th Century. At the time in the mid 19th Century, Buffalo was one of the fastest grow...
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...In recent years I have tried to take my son and wife down there on Good Friday, to relive some of my old memories. It’s also a tradition that I would like to keep alive, if nothing more than for my Grandfathers sake. I know he would probably enjoy tradition, along with going to my Grandparents home on Holy Saturday for boiled kielbasa, horseradish, pierogis, and other polish specialties my Grandmother would cook up for our family, after we got home from the market. So if you’re Polish get down to the Broadway Market this year, and relive some of your youth. Start a new custom with your family, or just go to take it all in one more time. As always it will be packed on Good Friday, but savor the memories, they go by quickly....

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10 weird and wonderful Easter traditions

10 weird and wonderful Easter traditions | Important Traditions in the world. | Scoop.it
Just how did eggs, bunnies, St George and morris dancing come into it all?
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Symbolising new life, eggs have been synonymous with spring since pagan times so it's easy to see why they were adopted into Easter rituals.

Their abundance at Easter is also to do with the fact Catholics were banned from eating them during Lent.

What's less clear is why we decided to start rolling them down hills.

One theory is that it represents the rolling away of the stone from the Jesus's tomb before his resurrection.

The tradition goes back hundreds of years in England and there's an annual competition at Holcombe Hill near Ramsbottom every Good Friday.

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Easter Traditions from Around the World

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Learn how Easter is celebrated in 10 countries all over the globe
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Kids in the U.S. grow up expecting a delivery of eggs and candy from the Easter bunny each year, but it may seem odd to an outsider. Brought to this country by German immigrants in the 1700s, the practice is rooted in the belief that rabbits and eggs symbolize fertility and rebirth. While this may be the norm in America, however, other cultures have their their own, unique Easter celebrations. Whether it’s drenching one another with water in Poland or reading crime novels in Norway, check out 10 Easter traditions from around the globe and the history behind them.

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Pouring water on one another is a Polish Easter tradition called Smingus-Dyngus. On Easter Monday, boys try to drench other people with buckets of water, squirt guns or anything they can get their hands on. Legend says girls who get soaked will marry within the year. The refreshing tradition has its origins in the baptism of Polish Prince Mieszko on Easter Monday in 966 AD.

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Christmas in Poland and everywhere.

Christmas in Poland and everywhere. | Important Traditions in the world. | Scoop.it
The preparations for Christmas begin many days before the actual celebration. Nearly everywhere women are cleaning windows in apartments and houses just be
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Polish Christmas Traditions | Foreigners in Poland

Polish Christmas Traditions | Foreigners in Poland | Important Traditions in the world. | Scoop.it
Christmas Holidays start in Poland on the 24th of December. Once the first star is in the sky and all Christmas dishes are cooked the family gathers around the table and the celebration begins. There are many Christmas Eve traditions...
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A Polish Christmas - Patheos (blog)

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A Polish Christmas
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The celebration begins around 6 pm, with a prayer and the breaking of the oplatek, or the Christmas wafer, which symbolizes our day-to-day common life, and reflects the old Christian tradition of sharing bread.
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Christmas tradition still strong in Poland but religious sentiment in decline - thenews.pl

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Christmas tradition still strong in Poland but religious sentiment in decline thenews.pl

The many traditions associated with Christmas Eve include the breaking of the 'opłatek', an unconsecrated bread wafer, and setting an extra place at the table...

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Yes, Christmas tradition still strong in Poland .

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Holiday traditions | Iowa Living Magazines

Holiday traditions | Iowa Living Magazines | Important Traditions in the world. | Scoop.it
Another Polish tradition the Helms observe at the Christmas Eve meal is the breaking of the traditional wafer, or Oplatek, and exchanging good wishes for health, wealth and happiness in the New Year. The Oplatek is a thin, ...
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The Breaking of the Oplatek
One of the most beautiful and most revered Polish customs is the breaking of the oplatek. The use of the Christmas wafer (oplatek) is not only by native Poles in Poland but also by people of Polish ancestry all over the world.

The oplatek is a thin wafer made of flour and water. For table use, it is white. In Poland, colored wafers are used to make Christmas tree decorations. In the past, the wafers were baked by organists or by religious and were distributed from house to house in the parish during Advent. Today, they are produced commercially and are sold in religious stores and houses. Sometimes an oplatek is sent in a greeting card to loved ones away from home.

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