Category Archives: Festival Calendar

Festival Calendar in the world

Obon: Rescue the Hungry Ghosts

As it happens, today, the 15th of July is, even on some calendars, the beginning of Obon, also called Bon, in Japan. It comes from a Chinese Buddhist/Taoist Zhongyuan festival, which often translates to Ghost festival. In China, the date for this is the 15th (in some places it seems to be the 14th and… Read More »

Krishna Janmashtami 2022 Date in India: Learn Ashtami Tithi, Gokulashtami Rituals and Importance of Joyful Celebration of Lord Krishna’s Birth

Krishna Janmashtami is the most revered religious festival marked by Hindus to commemorate the earthly appearance of Lord Krishna. The festival, also called Gokulashtami, is held on the eighth tithi or Ashtami of Krishna Paksha, i.e., dark two weeks in the Bhadrapada Mass of the Hindu lunisolar calendar. In the Gregorian calendar, Krishna Janmashtami 2022… Read More »

Open spaces shouldn’t require celebrations to pay for maintenance, neighbors say

Megan Thee Stallion performs with thousands on Wireless A NEW but familiar row has opened up on how parks are paid for-after thousands went to the Wireless festival and reported that people without tickets tried to jump the fence. Objectors said the event at Finsbury Park, which featured exclusive performances from some of the world’s… Read More »