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Dates and Meanings of Religious and Other Multi-Ethnic Festivals

2002-2005

by Shrikala Warrier

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Published by Foulsham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Customs & folklore,
  • Multicultural studies,
  • Religion & Beliefs,
  • Religion,
  • Reference,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7858815M
    ISBN 100572026595
    ISBN 109780572026592
    OCLC/WorldCa46984112

    That's a mixed blessing. Arriving in time to enjoy the festivities will make a great memory. But arriving in the middle of a massive festival when hotels are full and transportation is shut down will be something you'd rather forget. Note: Many Asian festivals are based on lunisolar calendars, so the dates change from year to year.


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