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The originated stories of the most famous feasts

Halloween Day Halloween is a feast that is celebrated on October 31st, Eve of All Saints Day. Very important festival in most English-speaking countries. Halloween is originally a Celtic feast of Irish origin: the Celtic New Year! About 3000 years ago, the Celtic calendar did not end on December 31st, …

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The Scarecrow 🎃

The scarecrow is a decoy or mannequin, often in the shape of a human. Humanoid scarecrows are usually dressed in old clothes and placed in open fields to discourage birds from disturbing and feeding on recently cast seed and growing crops. Scarecrows are used across the world by farmers, and are a notable symbol of farms and the countryside in popular culture. Its …

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Weddings around the World 💍(Part3)

Norway: Having Your Cake and Drinking It Too In this Scandinavian country, it’s typical at weddings to serve a towering special-occasion cake called a kransekake. It’s made with iced almond cake rings to form a cone shape, and a wine bottle is often placed in its hollow center. Norway: Tinkle, Tinkle, …

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Weddings around the World 💍(Part2)

Russia: Chew on This Being a big mouth can pay off. Newly married Russian couples share a wedding sweetbread called karavaya (decorated with wheat for prosperity and interlocking rings for faithfulness). Whoever takes the biggest bite — husband or wife — without using their hands is considered the head of the family. …

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