After the dark winter people in many cultures celebrate different traditional fests.
7 weeks before Easter, Chinese new year or Lunar new year is celebrated.
Japanese celebrate the beginning of spring. Let's make colorful decor and parade with music fun!
It's very exciting idea!
Reuse and decorating with feather
& lace ribbons for broken or old
glass frame. Molto grazie ecoo.it
Image of Carnival dancer in Rio.
Made with Acorn, Pine cones,
and Stewartia fruit.
One set each glue, and
Thank you to "Atelier Como"
The cake is hidden bean or a
small doll, the person who found
it will either buy the next king
cake, there is a habit that must
be held the next king cake
The traditional colors of the
New Orleans Mardi Gras are
purple, green, and gold.
All three colors were used by
the Catholic Church throughout
history and thus continued to
be used in relation to Mardi
Gras which was Catholic
in origin. (from Wiki)
Gold color symbolizes power
Green color symbolizes
destiny while Purple color
For Fastelavn children line up
during the festivities to hit
a barrel which hides a lot of candy
inside. Scandinavian style pinata.
Whoever hits the last of piece of
the barrel will be crowned cat king
or cat queen and put on a crown for
the rest of the day.
The kids will dress up and visit the
neighbors and sing
" Fastelavn is my name,
buns I want. If I get no buns,
I will make trouble.
Buns up, buns down
buns in my tummy.
If I get no buns, I will make
Thank you for mille-soeren.dk
Thank you "Steave from England"
A scandinavan traditional sweet roll
The symbolic action of throwing
beans is known as mame-maki,
and is done to drive out demons
and invite good luck for the new
year. While throwing beans, the
family will yell “Oni wa soto
(Demons out), fuku wa uchi!
(Happiness in)” Some believe
that eating the number of beans
equal to their age will bring
them health and happiness.
(means drive away evil matter)
Eho Maki (Sushi Roll)
This custom dictates eating a large
(uncut)sushi roll in total silence
while facing in a lucky direction,
the direction is determined by the
year’s zodiac sign.
Roll up seven ingredients for the
seven gods of happiness.
In 2016, the lucky direction is