Semana Santa 2013, Spain

Semana SantaSemana Santa is Holy Week in the Christian calendar in Spain. Activities include joyful fiestas to solemn processions, with highlights on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Saturday depending on which city or village you’re in. Crosses, lanterns and candles all feature in the processions. [Read more…]

Give More Than Just Chocolate This Easter!

french_film_chocolatAs it will soon be Easter, why not give a language gift instead of chocolate? Easter is celebrated every year usually sometime between late March and late April, depending on the date of the full moon. This year it falls on 24 April 2011. [Read more…]

Happy Christmas! Feliz Navidad! Joyeux Noel! Shub Naya Baras!

Christmas is a Christian religious ceremony which is generally celebrated every year on 25 December.  It commemorates the birth or Nativity of Jesus of Nazareth and is celebrated mainly by Christians, although it has become popular with non-Christians as a secular cultural festival.   The birth is remembered with religious festivities and recreations of the Nativity, which is re-enacted by children at school nativity plays. Christmas Day is an official national holiday in most Western countries.

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Give More Than Just Chocolate This Easter!

french_film_chocolatAs it will soon be Easter, why not give a language gift instead of chocolate? Easter is celebrated every year usually sometime between late March and late April, depending on the date of the full moon. This year it falls on 4 April 2010. [Read more…]