seasonal celebrations

Rosh Hashanna: hoping for a sweet new year

When most people think of September, thoughts of crisp autumn days and children returning to school come to mind. However, for Jews around the world, the beginning of autumn is also the time of the Jewish New Year (or Rosh Hashanna in Hebrew) – this year celebrated from September 18-20.

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Saint Gregory’s Day – the Slovene Valentine’s Day

12 March in Slovenia, is Saint Gregory’s Day, a version of Saint Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated as the start of spring with customs and traditions.

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8 things you should know about Chinese New Year

Eight facts to help you better understand the large annual festival of Chinese New Year, illustrated with cultural heritage objects from across Europe, reflecting the movement of Chinese people and culture acorss the world.

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