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Top 10 most popular seasonal holidays around the world

Top 10 most popular seasonal holidays

By Danish NazirPublished about a year ago Updated about a year ago 5 min read
Top 10 most popular seasonal holidays around the world
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People all over the world celebrate the holiday season with their families and friends. However, in some parts of the world, the holidays are more than just a time to rejoice. We'll look at some of the most popular seasonal holidays around the world here.

Top 10 most popular seasonal holidays around the world

While many holidays are celebrated around the world, there are a few that stand out as being especially special. Here are ten seasonal holidays from various cultures that are well worth celebrating.

  • Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting. It is typically celebrated with feasts, family gatherings, and giving gifts to the needy.

The act of giving to the less fortunate is a cornerstone of the Muslim faith, and Eid al-Fitr is the perfect time to put this into practice. Ramadan is a month of reflection and spiritual growth, and by extension, a time to think about the needs of others. The Quran asks Muslims to give to the poor and needy, and Eid al-Fitr is the perfect opportunity to do just that.

There are many ways to give to the less fortunate during Eid al-Fitr. One popular way is to donate to a local charity or food bank. This ensures that your donation goes to those who need it the most.

  • Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha is a Muslim holiday that commemorates the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son for God. It is typically celebrated with feasts, animal sacrifices, and giving gifts to the needy.

Eid al-Adha is a time to celebrate with family, friends, and the community. It is a time for many people to reflect on their faith and give thanks for what they have. It is also a time to remember those who are less fortunate and to assist them in whatever way we can. Animal sacrifices serve as a reminder of Abraham's sacrifice and a means of expressing gratitude to God. Typically, the meat from the sacrificed animals is distributed to the poor and needy. Gifts are also given to the poor and needy during the holiday season to assist them.

  • Christmas
  • Christmas is a religious holiday observed by Christians all over the world. It commemorates Jesus Christ's birth and is traditionally marked by feasting, gift-giving, and family gatherings. Christmas is also a season for introspection. For many, it is a time to reflect on the previous year and make plans for the coming year. It is a time to reflect on our blessings and to count our many blessings. Christmas is truly a season of thanksgiving.

    • Hanukkah

    Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the rededication of Jerusalem's Holy Temple. It is traditionally observed with the lighting of candles, the exchange of gifts, and the consumption of foods such as latkes and sufganiyot.

    One of the most interesting aspects of Hanukkah is that it does not appear in the Torah. The following is a list of resources for those interested in learning more about the Bible. This has led some to believe that Hanukkah was originally a political rather than a religious holiday.

    • Diwali

    Diwali is a Hindu festival of lights that is celebrated in order to mark the victory of good over evil. It is one of the most important holidays in Hinduism and is typically celebrated with feasting, decorating, and lighting fires.

    Diwali is also a time to give thanks for the blessings of the past year and to ask for continued protection and prosperity in the year to come. Hindus believe that Diwali is a time when Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity, visits homes and bestows her blessings upon them. As such, many Hindus will spend the holiday preparing their homes and themselves for Lakshmi’s arrival.

    Diwali is also a time for exchanging gifts and for hosting feasts and parties. Families and friends will get together to celebrate the holiday, often exchanging gifts and eating special Diwali foods.

    • Easter

    Easter is a seasonal holiday observed by Christians worldwide. The holiday commemorates the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Easter is usually celebrated in April or early May and includes activities such as egg hunting, Easter eggs, and bunny rabbit hunts.

    Easter is one of the most widely observed seasonal holidays on the planet. It is a time for families to get together and celebrate Jesus Christ's resurrection. Easter is also a time for Christians to reflect on their faith. Millions of people around the world celebrate Easter by attending religious services or partaking in traditional Easter foods and beverages. It is also a time to rejoice in the renewal of life and the hope that spring brings.

    • Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is one of the most popular seasonal holidays celebrated in the United States, Canada, Grenada, Saint Lucia, and Liberia on various dates. Families gather on Thanksgiving Day to celebrate and spend time with friends and family. Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on our blessings and be thankful for everything we have. There are many Thanksgiving traditions, such as turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and sweet potatoes.

    • New Year’s Eve

    New Year's Eve is a time to reflect on the previous year and make plans for the coming year. It is also a time to gather with family and friends to celebrate, as well as to stay up late to watch the fireworks.

    Many people celebrate by going out to eat or drinking with their friends. Some people prefer to stay in and watch a movie on New Year's Eve. Make it a festive and happy occasion, whatever you do!

    • Carnaval

    Carnaval is a pre-Lenten festival that is celebrated in many parts of the world. It is typically marked by parades, costumes, and parties. Carnaval is also a time for self-reflection and tradition. As we celebrate, we often think about the year that has passed and what we hope to achieve in the coming year. For many, Carnaval is a time to reflect on their heritage and culture. It is a time to come together and celebrate the things that make us unique.

    • Día de Los Muertos

    Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday that celebrates the lives of those who have passed away. It is customarily a time when family and friends gather to remember and honour their loved ones.


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