Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Festivals Around The World

23 Dec

Hello! Thank you for visiting my blog. Today is Writer’s Quote Wednesday and the day before Christmas Eve. The month of December is a very festive month for many families in the United States of America. The month is especially joyful for my family because  aside from the major holidays there are also six birthdays, including my mother’s on Christmas Eve! The month of December can get a little crazy but it’s also a month of blessings and good cheer. ❤

As excited as my family and I are about Christmas I’m sure there are other families around the world and here in the USA that are as excited about other holidays. This got me thinking about the different festivals celebrated that carry as much significance to others as Christmas and New Years does to so many of us.

Whenever we learn something new about other people, cultures, religions we become closer as a race––the human race. So I’ve listed several festivals celebrated around the world and in the USA. Click on a few and see what they’re all about.


Chinese New Year

Çocuk Bayrami


Raksha Bandhan



Seijin No Hi

Shichi Go San

Up Helly Aa Fire Festival

Dia De Los Muertos


Winter’s Solstice





Colleen Chesebro is a writer, poet, and book reviewer. She hosts an inspiring event every Wednesday on her blog, Silver Threading, called Writer’s Quote Wednesday. Anyone can participate by choosing a quote by a favorite writer and posting it on your blog. Check out her weekly wrap-up every Tuesday and be inspired by all the quotes.

Ronovan, from Ronovan Writes and Colleen have joined forces! He has been linking his #BeWoW blog share (Be Wonderful on Wednesday) now to include: Be Writing on Wednesday. If you would like to combine both posts feel free to do so and link them to Colleen’s post. She will make sure and add you to the quote wrap-up she does each Tuesday. Please make sure and check out Ron’s blog for more writing inspiration and motivation!

Happy Holidays!

17 Responses to “Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Festivals Around The World”

  1. The Story Reading Ape December 23, 2015 at 4:41 pm #

    Reblogged this on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog and commented:
    Colleen’s great article on Vashti’s blog 👍😃🐵

    Liked by 1 person

  2. 1stpeaksteve December 23, 2015 at 5:48 pm #

    Have a great Christmas, Vashti!…it sounds like it could be busier than mine!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Sunni Morris December 23, 2015 at 11:32 pm #


    Thanks so much for being a follower of my blog. It means the world to me when you leave comments. It makes blogging all worth it.

    A very Merry Christmas to you and your family! May you be blessed in the new year.


    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Quiroz-Vega December 27, 2015 at 2:45 pm #

      Aw. Thank you Sunni. It means a lot to me too that you follow my blog. I hope you had a great Christmas Eve and Christmas. 😀 xx


  4. Sunni Morris December 23, 2015 at 11:59 pm #


    My goodness – six birthdays in Dec? I can’t imagine such a thing! I bet it is crazy at your house.


    Liked by 1 person

  5. Caleb December 24, 2015 at 2:30 am #

    Merry Christmas, Vashti! Keep that bunch in line!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Quiroz-Vega December 27, 2015 at 2:49 pm #

      Hi Caleb! I hope you had a great Christmas Eve and Christmas with your wonderfully quirky family. Mine was great with my wonderfully zany family. 😉 xx


  6. Rajagopal December 24, 2015 at 6:59 am #

    Thanks for your eclectic listing of global festival days here, vashti, and the hint of your mother’s bday today. May I convey my warmest thoughts to both mother and daughter and all good wishes for merry Xmas and a great year ahead…xxciao.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Quiroz-Vega December 27, 2015 at 2:58 pm #

      Thank you so much for your good wishes. You’re very kind. I’m glad you liked the post. All the best to you and your loved ones. 😀


  7. olganm December 24, 2015 at 8:23 am #

    I hope you all have a good time this holiday. Nice to see Colleen here!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Quiroz-Vega December 27, 2015 at 3:02 pm #

      Hello Olga! It’s been a fun and busy season so far. Thank you! I hope all is well with you and you’re having some fun. ❤


  8. JESS44903 December 30, 2015 at 11:36 am #

    This is such a great post. 🙂

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J! Happy 2016!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Quiroz-Vega December 30, 2015 at 12:24 pm #

      Thank you Jess! Have a wonderful New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. 😀 xx


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