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Both All Saints’ Day, La Toussaint, and ALL SOULS’ DAY, Le Jour des Morts, are widely observed in France. All Saints’ Day is, in fact, a legal holiday in France. Church services in memory of all the saints are held on November 1, but by evening the focus turns toward the dead. Cemeteries everywhere are crowded with people who come to clean and decorate the family graves. All Souls’ Day, November 2, is dedicated to prayers for the dead who are not yet glorified. Church services are often followed by visits to the churchyard, and families get together to pay homage to the deceased.
350 RelHolCal-2004, p. 100 ♦ 0032 ♦ African World Festival Third weekend in August As British and European colonies in Africa continued to win their independence during the 1950s and 60s, and as the civil rights movement in the United States began to achieve some success, 31 independent African countries met on May 25, 1963, to form the Organization of African Unity. They changed the name and the date of what now became African The African World Festival is a cultural festival held annually on the third weekend of August in Detroit, Mich.
Festivities typically focus more attention on the Amazon story and the biodiversity of that region than on Ecuador’s inclusion of the Galapagos. CONTACTS: American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation 10527 Main St. O. com SOURCES: GdUSFest-1984, p. ” Following their discovery of the river, they sailed its course to where it emptied into the Atlantic Ocean. , to celebrate the rich- 21 Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary, 4th Edition ness and diversity of American and world cultures.