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11. Posted by Gelli (Travel Guru 2457 posts) 12y


  1. 7 - yup. What do you want to know?

12. Posted by la15 (Budding Member 10 posts) 12y

hi, geli. i am allen. how are you. we are studying the communication and cyberspace in new zealand. and now, you can answer the questions we mentioned. or you can give us some questions, no matter what.

13. Posted by la15 (Budding Member 10 posts) 12y

hello,bignyu. i am allen. i am from china too. i live in chaoyang district in beijing. nice to meet you. are you like the spring festival. yes? so am i. everybody from china will like that festival. you know, i am studying in new zealand right now. i have seen many western festival here. for instance, queens birthday. cristmas, and so on. during this period, we have a long term holiday about two weeks. is it amazing. haha. if you get a chance to go to a western country. you will also face their culture, their festival.

14. Posted by nickyzhuer (Budding Member 9 posts) 12y

I agree with Allen. different country have different festival, MAYBE IN western country, it called public holiday. Iheard that in Norway Easter is a great LONG holiday. Wednesday most people are off or at least off half the day. 1st of May (Labour day) is a public holiday here and the 17th of May is a national holiday as well.
the 30th of April (Queensday) in Hollandin
the US Nothing stopped for Good Friday and Easter at all .Perhaps 4th of July and Christmas are holidays
USA--The top holidays are probably 4th of July, you usually get a day or two off for that, and Christmas... oh and Thanksgiving.
On the public holiday note, Victoria in Australia celebrates the following I know of:
Austrilia
- Melbourne Cup Day (big horse race - only in Melbourne)
- Good Friday
- Easter Monday
- Christmas Day
- Boxing Day
- New Years
- Queens B'day
- Labour Day ( I love celebrating work by not working )
- Australia Day
On the public holiday note, Victoria in Australia celebrates the following I know of:

UK-
New year's Day
2nd January - Scotland has this day off as well, they need longer to recover . Well Hogmanay is a big celebration.
St Patrick's Day (public holiday in NI & Republic of Ireland)
Good Friday
Easter Monday
May Day
May Bank Holiday
Queen's official B-day - civil servants usually have this day off, but noone else does!
August Bank Holiday
Christmas Day
Boxing day
Malay --
1day New Year's Day
2d Chinese (Lunar) New Year
2d Eid-ul-Fitr (Muslim festival marking the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting)
1d Eid-ul-Adha (Muslim festival marking the end of the Hajj or holy pilgrimage)
1d Muslim New Year
1d Labour Day
1d Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
1d Wesak Day (celebration of Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and death)
1d King's Birthday
1d Independence Day
1d Deepavali (Hindu's festival of lights which celebrates the New Year)
1d Christmas Day

15. Posted by la15 (Budding Member 10 posts) 12y

hello, nickyzhuer. how are you? i have seen your message. i can see you have interest in some countrys' festival. furthermore, you are so understanding about the festival in australia and in uk. where did you find that?

16. Posted by Rebbecc (Budding Member 4 posts) 12y

hi everybody.

17. Posted by Rebbecc (Budding Member 4 posts) 12y

does anybody agrre online communication can introduce, keep and develop cluture? I think so. what do u think? how culture affluence online communication? do u think whether culture can boost online communication or not?

18. Posted by la15 (Budding Member 10 posts) 12y

of course, online communication is good for people to develop the different culture. this is because internet has the significant efyour cfect to make the people from all over the world know culture and his tory or something like that.

19. Posted by vision (Budding Member 2 posts) 12y

Hi guys... the topic is becoming more interested..Chinese food is one of Chinese culture.. It has a long long history... Lots of my friends like Chinese food.. Here I would to share what i knew about Chinese food with you guys..:
As we know that Chinese culinary arts have a long history. Chinese dishes appeal to the senses through colour, shape and taste. For local styles, Beijing cuisine combines the best features of different regional styles. Shangdong cooks are good at cooking seafood. Sichuan cooks specialize in chilies and hot peppers and Sichuan dish is famous for aromatic and spicy sauces. Guangdong cooking makes use of many ingredients. They look for fresh, crisp textures. Dishes are strong but not greasy, and light but delicate. There is a saying that "southerners have a sweet tooth, and northerners crave salt". For myself I like Guangdong(Canton) food, they taste so good..;)

20. Posted by la15 (Budding Member 10 posts) 12y

that is right. there are so many types of chinese food. it can be divided into eight styles. you almost can find any types of food in this eight styles. no matter spicy food, sweet food, or some others. ;);)
i think everybody will like chinese food. i have not heard any people say they do not chinese food. the problem is most of chinese food are much more difficult than some weestern food. would you agree?