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Marriage Traditions of the World: Language of Love

February 25, 2015 Comments

Globalization Partners International (GPI) has teams around the world, and one of my favorite things about working for GPI is having the opportunity to learn about my coworkers' cultures. So, I thought it would be interesting to research the wedding traditions of a few of my coworkers' countries: A...

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Country Specific
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weddings, traditions, marriage, argentina, egypt, greece, japan, philippines
Christmas-Translating Traditions Around the Globe

December 21, 2014 Comments

Christmas, December 25th, is a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, a spiritual leader whose teachings form the basis of the Christian religion. Christmas traditions range from decorating trees, exchanging gifts, singing Christmas carols, attending church, imbibing in food and dr...

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Culture Curation
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Christmas, Xmas, December 25th, Traditions, holidays, Krampus
A taste of Dutch Culture and Tradition

December 03, 2014 Comments

The Netherlands is the main country of the Kingdom of The Netherlands. Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius, known as the ABC Islands are part of The Kingdom. This is also called the Caribbean Netherlands. The Netherlands is a small country that lays in Western Europe with Amsterdam as its capital. Amst...

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Culture Curation
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Dutch, culture, traditions
Ramadan - The Month of Blessings

June 23, 2014 Comments

Ramadan is a holy month for approximately 1 billion Muslims around the world. It is considered as the month of blessings. The Islamic calendar also known as the Hijri calendar is a lunar calendar. It contains 12 months which are based on the position of the moon. Since the 12 synodic months only tot...

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Culture Curation
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Ramadan, Traditions, Culture, Arabic
Christmas Traditions Around The World

December 18, 2013 Comments

Christmas is one of the most important celebrations of joy and happiness around the world. I personally enjoy Christmas with immense fervor and enthusiasm. In Argentina, we officially start getting ready for Christmas on December 8th. That is the day when the whole family, especially the kids, en...

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Culture Curation
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Culture, Traditions, Translation Blog
Thanksgiving Around the World

November 26, 2013 Comments

Thanksgiving has been officially celebrated in the US since 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln declared the final Thursday of November a public holiday. However it dates back to an earlier, three-day celebration in 1621 when English settlers, known as pilgrims, gave thanks to God for their first ha...

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Culture Curation
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Culture, Traditions, Translation Blog

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