Today's Holiday Today's Holiday is a free service of se-designs.com http://se-designs.com en-us Farlex, Inc. Fri, 13 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT 360 Today's Holiday http://se-designs.com http://img.tfd.com/modules/thm_holidays.png 120 60 Fri, 13 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT Today's Holiday http://encyclopedia2.se-designs.com/Omizutori+Matsuri //encyclopedia2.se-designs.com/Omizutori+Matsuri#2020 Omizutori Matsuri is marked by religious rites that have been observed for 12 centuries at the Buddhist Todaiji Temple in the city of Nara, Japan. During this period of meditative rituals, the drone of recited sutras and the sound of blowing conchs echo from the temple. On March 12, young monks on the temple gallery brandish burning pine-branches, shaking off burning pieces. Spectators below try to catch the sparks, believing they have magic power against evil. On March 13, the ceremony of drawing water is observed to the accompaniment of ancient music.
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Thu, 12 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT Today's Holiday http://encyclopedia2.se-designs.com/Mauritius+Independence+Day //encyclopedia2.se-designs.com/Mauritius+Independence+Day#2020 This national holiday commemorates the day in 1968 when Mauritius gained independence from Britain, after being under its rule since the early 19th century.
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Wed, 11 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT Today's Holiday http://encyclopedia2.se-designs.com/Lithuania+Restoration+of+Statehood+Day //encyclopedia2.se-designs.com/Lithuania+Restoration+of+Statehood+Day#2020 Lithuania had been independent for only 12 years when the Soviets occupied the country in 1940. The people voted for self-rule in February 1990, and the new democratically elected parliament declared independence from the U.S.S.R. on March 11, 1990. Restoration of Statehood Day is an official holiday in Lithuania.
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