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Mid Autumn also popularly known as Mooncake festival is one of the major festivals celebrated widely in China and Vietnam. It is a celebration that brings friends and families together.

It is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese calendar and Vietnamese calendar, during a full moon which generally lies in September or October.

Here are 10 things you should know about the Mid- Autumn Festival

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This story is about the Student Ambassadors of L.D. College of engineering Jatin Mistry and Kiran Notwani.

Both Jatin and Kiran were shortlisted for the second round of the Student Ambassador Program. Jatin was the first candidate to be interviewed his interview went pretty well he was questioned about his past achievements and in regard to interesting co-curricular activities he was a part of the NSS (National Social Service) he cracked the interview and became a part of the team. Kiran had the interview later on, Kiran being an extrovert and loquacious she took the lead in interview telling stories of what she has done so far and how she managed everything during the Rang Amaizi Competition in their college. The most hilarious part about Kiran’s interview was that she was unaware of what is All Events in City. Despite the fact of being unknown about the company she managed to bag the position of a Student Ambassador.

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The Juneteenth is a festival that marks a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States of America. The slavery ended on the 19th of June in 1865 in Glavestone in the state of Texas.  President Abraham Lincoln issued an Emancipation Proclamation to put an end to the slavery in the year of 1862 but it finally ended in 1865 and it is since then celebrated as the Juneteenth festival. Read more »

The festival of Holi is celebrated in India by spraying colors on each other. Holi also celebrates the arrival of Spring- a season of joy and hope. The joys of Holi knows no bound. The festival is celebrated across the four corners of India or rather across the globe. Holi is celebrated with great enthusiasm among the people. The festival is filled of so much fun and frolic. Holi festival may be celebrated with various names and people of different states might be following different traditions but the specialty is that its spirit remains same throughout the country and all over world wherever it is celebrated.

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Come 14th January and the skies of Gujarat would turn into a decorated opus. Marking the inception of the harvesting season, the people of Gujarat celebrate the festival of “Kite Flying”, popularly known as “Uttarayan” or “Makar Sankranti”, with setting out their spirits free and high in the sky in forms of colorful kites.

Before knowing more about Gujarat & Uttarayan, let us gather a few less known facts about the festival & kite flying in different parts of the world. “Kite flying” sounds so old fashioned but this ancient cultural sport signifies the true spirit of competition. Read more »