Every single culture develops its own traditions and customs, which sometimes are revealed and expressed in different ways. Some of them include, holidays and festivals, which can last one day, a weekend, or even weeks. These events are commonly local, although some are so popular that they have crossed borders and currently are celebrated worldwide. Some good examples include Halloween, Mardi Gras, and Valentine’s Day. Which ones are carried out in your hometown?
On the other hand, there are Carnivals and holidays we should know about because their importance and all the historical facts behind them. Maybe you have heard of St. Patrick´s Day, Diwali, Notting Hill Carnival, Bonfire Night, Oktoberfest, Day of the Dead, April Fool’s Day, Labour Day, Columbus Day, Tomatina, etc.
Have you heard of any of these celebrations? Do you celebrate any? Which ones? Are you interested in any of them? Are you familiar with any other not included in the list above? Come and tell us all your insights and questions on festivals and typical events, even if they are parades, or known just in little villages. If you have any extra information on the topic, come and share it with the other participants. If you don’t know about these festivities or parties, it is a wonderful chance to do it!
The Talk Show Conversation Club, welcomes you all, students, professors and alumni to partake to our coming sessions on Wednesday March 9th. We can have our own celebration. Meaning we can bring food to share (optional) and have a good time together!