Festivals Which are Not Celebrated Anymore

by on February 8, 2016
in Cultural festivals

Celebrations bring lots of happiness whether it is of any festival or a specific event. It gives us opportunities to meet friends and family in the get-togethers. There are some festivals that don’t exist anymore in the world. Take a look at them.

Baby Jumping Festival, Spain:

Baby-Jumping-Festival

In Spain, the ceremony of jumping over the babies were celebrated among the natives. It was their belief that babies stay blessed and all the evils can be thrown out from their surroundings. Nowadays, this ritual is not celebrated anymore.

Mihragan:

An ancient festival that was common am
ong Zoroastrians is Mihragan. An event were organized to enjoy traditional feast with the people. Mithra is a leading Angel in Zoroastrianism who has ten thousand eyes and thousand ears. According to their belief, Mithra comes to people’s home on the sixteenth day of seventh month.

Sadeh:

Sadeh

Another famous festival in Zoroastrianism was Sadeh. It was celebrated by followers before 50 days of Nowruz. Preparation of large bonfire was necessary to celebrate this festival. It was celebrated with magnificence and Grandeur in the Mid-winter Season.

All of these festivals aren’t celebrating anymore by the followers of their respective religions. There are different reasons of not celebrating these festivals.