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Japan’s Obon Festival of the Dead

Japan’s Obon Festival of the Dead

  Background  Obon is held on or around the 15th of July or August and is an event in which families and relatives gather to hold a memor ...
America’s Independence Day

America’s Independence Day

July 4 is America’s Independence Day which, literally, is a day when America became independent. However, America didn’t become independent on their I ...
Canada Day

Canada Day

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It’s the second largest country in the world. It’s known for its vast, untouched landscape ...
Origin of Father’s Day

Origin of Father’s Day

Mother’s Day was signed as a national holiday in 1914 and now is celebrated annually on the second Sunday in May. While Father’s Day is also celeb ...
Dragon Boat Festival Is Not to Commemorate Dragons

Dragon Boat Festival Is Not to Commemorate Dragons

When you hear Dragon Boat, do you think of a boat carved into a dangerous, evil, fire-breathing creature with wings and long neck? However, in China, ...
June 1st International Children’s Day

June 1st International Children’s Day

At the beginning of Summer, near the end of the Spring semester, it is June 1 International Children’s Day. From its name, you would almost think it a ...
How Russians Celebrate The End of World War II–Victory Day

How Russians Celebrate The End of World War II–Victory Day

In our lives, many days are celebrated each year. Because celebrating frequently, we usually might forget the reasons why we celebrate them. However, ...
Story of Labor Day

Story of Labor Day

On May 1, many countries will have a one-day off to celebrate International Worker’s Day. Adding the weekend, it turns into a three-day vacation. It’s ...
Qingming Festival, Vacation from 5 to 7 April 2019

Qingming Festival, Vacation from 5 to 7 April 2019

Qingming Festival falls on 5 April, 2019 and GAOMON will have a three-day vacation from April 5 -7 (GMT+8). Online chat service on website will not be ...
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

On February 23, we introduced a Russian holiday, Men’s Day, Defender of the Fatherland Day. It’s observed as a counterpart to International Women’ ...