Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - India
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Celebrations and commemorations in other places around the world; for example, Bastille Day in France, Independence Day in the USA, including those that are observed in Australia such as Chinese New Year, Christmas Day, Diwali, Easter, Hanukkah, the Moon Festival and Ramadan (ACHHK064)
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CineKids│Ramayana: The Story of Diwali - YouTube

Watch this video to know about the Ramayana story of Ram and Ravan and the reason why Diwali is celebrated. Among the many mythological stories related to th...
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India's Independence Day

India's Independence Day | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - India | Scoop.it
Independence Day marks the day Indians received freedom from the British Raj after great struggles. Know more about Independence Day and its significance.
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Republic Day (India)

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Independence Day in India is the celebration of victory over British Rule that succeeded a long fought war through violent and non-violent means, Republic Day celebrates the coming into force of its constitution. The main Republic Day celebration is held in the national capital, New Delhi, at the Rajpath before the President of India.

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Pushkar Camel Fair in India

Pushkar Camel Fair in India | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - India | Scoop.it
An astonishing 50,000 camels converge on the tiny desert town of Pushkar, in India's state of Rajasthan, for the Pushkar Fair. Find out what you need to know about this renowned, traditional style Indian festival in this guide.
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Diwali Festival in India Guide

Diwali Festival in India Guide | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - India | Scoop.it
The Diwali festival is India's biggest and most significant celebration. It sees the whole country glowing under the light of lamps, candles, and fireworks. Find out about it in this guide.
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Holi 2014: Essential Guide to Holi Festival in India

Holi 2014: Essential Guide to Holi Festival in India | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - India | Scoop.it
The Holi festival involves covering everyone in colored powder and water. It's lots of fun! Find out all you need to know about Holi here.
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F–6/7 HASS Foundation to Year 10 Curriculum by rows - The Australian Curriculum v8.1

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Festivals of colour and light in India

Festivals of colour and light in India | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - India | Scoop.it
Explore, play and learn with ABC Splash. Over 2500 videos, games and other resources. All mapped to the Australian curriculum.
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Gandhi Jayanti

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Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the " Father of the Nation" (though not officially). The United Nations General Assembly announced on 15 June 2007 that it adopted a resolution which declared that October 2 will be celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence .

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How to Celebrate Janmashtami

How to Celebrate Janmashtami | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - India | Scoop.it

Janmashtami commemorates the earthly appearance of Krishna, who is described in India’s sacred writings as God Himself. One of the biggest religious festivals in the world, it is celebrated by nine hundred and thirty million people around the world.

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Divali (Diwali) Festival and Threshold Art (lesson)

Divali (Diwali) Festival and Threshold Art (lesson) | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - India | Scoop.it
Students will: 1.) examine the Hindu tradition of threshold art; 2.) research how Divali (Festival of Lights) is commemorated in India; 3.
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2013 Ganesh Chaturthi Festival in India: Essential Guide

2013 Ganesh Chaturthi Festival in India: Essential Guide | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - India | Scoop.it
Celebrating the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in India involves immersing elaborately crafted statues of Lord Ganesh in the ocean. Find out all about in this guide.
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