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The Independence Day of Latvia, 18 November.

    The Independence Day of Latvia, national holiday for every Latvian in 18 November. The Independence of Latvia was proclaimed on 18 November 1918 at the Latvian National Theatre. This day in Latvia is a public holiday — public institutions and the majority of private enterprises are closed, various events take place throughout the […]

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Easter Island in the Southeastern Pacific Ocean.

    Easter Island is an isolated Polynesian island located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. Politically, Easter Island is a special territory of Chile. Easter Island is famous for the almost 900 stone statues, called moai, that are in the shape of human heads and simple bodies. These moai statues were created by the Rapanui […]

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Halloween Worldwide

A traditional Jack-o'-lantern ( Pumpkin lantern), associated chiefly with the holiday Halloween, is typically a carved pumpkin. It is named after phenomenon of strange light flickering over peat dogs. To make a jack-o'-lantern, the top of a pumpkin is cut off and the inside flesh is scooped out, and then an image, usually a monstrous face, is carved on the outside surface. At night, a light is…

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