Cultural Festivals of November

by on November 6, 2012
in Cultural festivals

november cultural festivals

Cultural festivals represent the culture and heritage of a region. These festivals provide a good opportunity to people to fully explore their culture. The November is the month in which diverse festivals are commemorated. Some festivals might be associated with some fun activity whereas others are cause-oriented. Here a brief description of few famous cultural festivals has been given.

Prosperity Fest, Melbourne Cup and Remembrance Day

In Mandaean culture, Prosperity Feast is celebrated in the month of November. This festival is the celebration of the fusion of cultures of Iran and Iraq. Another festival, Melbourne Cup is commemorated in this month to rejoice a racing event of horses. People gather together to enjoy the horse race here. In addition to these festivals, an event, Remembrance Day is commemorated too. This festival is celebrated in the remembrance of armistice’s anniversary. The people are bound to maintain utmost silence for duration of one minute. The people solemnly remember the deaths and sacrifices of people in World War-I.

International Tolerance Day and White Ribbon Day

Not only November is the month for remembrance festivals, but it also commemorates the tolerance day. This day is celebrated by United Nations to encourage the value of tolerance in people. Also, another humanitarian festival, White Ribbon Day is celebrated in November. This festival is significant because of its role in spreading the message of violence against women. The people wear ribbons of white color to show their affiliation with the cause.

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