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Below is a list of our tradition articles. Tradition can be defined as “the transmission of customs or beliefs from one generation to the next.”

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Easter Bunny: Why is the Bunny a Modern Easter Tradition?

The Easter bunny is ubiquitous during the spring holiday. But why is a rabbit associate with Easter? Here's the story of the Osterhase, or Easter Hare.
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Easter Eggs: What Do Eggs Have to Do with Easter Tradition?

Hard-boiled, painted eggs are ubiquitous during the Easter holiday season. But what do they have to do with Easter? We answer this and more in this post.
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St. Patrick’s Day: History, Facts, Traditions, and Brief Holiday Insight

What is St. Patrick's Day? Who was Saint Patty? This quick guide gives a short history on this Irish holiday, along with facts, traditions, customs, and more.
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Sneezing Around the World: How Different Cultures Respond (Infographic)

A sneeze can be a satisfying split second, for many. And just like a sneeze is an involuntary reflex by our body, sneezing around the world is often responded to by a similarly reflexive reply. Here's a great infographic on customary replies to sneezing around the world.
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5 Weird Wedding Traditions from Around the World

We all know the famous ones like carrying the bride across the threshold. But here are some weird wedding traditions from around the world.
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Eniovden: Bulgarian Midsummer & St. John’s Eve

Eniovden (sometimes called Enyovden or Saint John's Eve) is a Bulgarian summer holiday that is celebrated annually on 24th June, during Midsummer.
4 Amazing October Festivals & Traditions

4 Amazing October Festivals & Traditions from Around the World

We're all probably familiar with Oktoberfest and Halloween as October's top holidays; here are four other amazing October festivals from around the world.
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Vintner’s Bush: One of the Oldest European Traditions

Vintner’s Bush has many forms and can be found in almost all European countries; it is one of the oldest traditions in Europe.
Amazing Birthday Celebrations from Around the World

Amazing Birthday Celebrations from Around the World

Planning your birthday party or someone else's and need some inspiration? Check out these amazing birthday celebrations from cultures around the world.
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Petrovden, the Day of St. Peter and Pavel

Petrovden is a famous name day in Bulgaria, celebrated annually on 29th June; it is widely-celebrated, as it is the day of St. Peter and St. Pavel.

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