Explore Local Cultural Celebrations

Diwali

Festival of Lights
Why is Diwali called the festival of lights?
How many days is Diwali celebrated?
Another Festival of Lights

Chanukah

Rededication

Check out this story: Hanukkah in Alaska

The Menorah
How many days is Chanukah celebrated?
What's your favorite part of Chanuka?
Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Chinese people who think of dragons as helpful, friendly creatures. They are linked to good luck, long life and wisdom.
This Years Chinese New Year is January 28th

Watch a Dragon dance... so cool!

Lets learn more about the root of Chinese New Year.

What are some traditions of Chinese New Year?

The Chinese Zodiac for 2017 is the Rooster!

Christmas in Sweden
Dia de Los Muertos

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