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Saint-Marc

% of Haitians practicing. Evangelical, Protestants, and Baptist churches are also very common in St. Marc. The majority of residents are very involved in their church as it helps them maintain their cultural identity. On any given day, groups of people singing hymns can also be heard throughout the streets. Thought to be brought over by African slaves and developed over time, the word Voudou is derived from an African word meaning spirit. It is the most widely practiced religion


Hefei

. * '''Ferris wheel at Xinghua park''' Costs ¥10 person and you can get a good birds-eye view. Early in the morning you can also see observe people practising Tai Chi in groups. At other times of the day you might see older people singing traditional songs or playing er'hu or flute in pavilions. In summer, the park is filled with people flying kites. * '''Have a massage''' There are a few well-known places (incl. Laohu massage) along Hupo Ave. in Hǔpò shānzhuāng (琥珀山庄) area. ¥40 hour. * '''Go


Islamabad

as a hub for Afghan musicians and a distribution center for Afghan music abroad. On August 14, the people of Pakistan celebrate the day when Pakistan gained its independence from British India, and formed an independent state for Muslims. There are many celebrations all over the country, with people singing and dancing in the streets. Concerts are held with many pop and classical singers. Parades are held in the capital city (Islamabad). Many


Ljubljana

monument to the Slovene (Slovenes) poet France Prešeren in Ljubljana was celebrated by a large gathering of people singing ''Hey, Slavs''. During the First World War, the song was often used by Slav soldiers from the opposite sides of the frontline to communicate common nationalist sentiment and prevent bloodshed. Many Slovenian, Croatian and Serb members of Sokol conscripted into Austro-Hungarian army voluntarily surrendered to Serbian or Russian forces and often even


Lahore

its independence from the British Raj. There are lots of celebrations in Lahore; the streets are full of people singing and dancing. Parades of the Pakistan Army and Pakistan Air Force are held early in the morning. Concerts are held with many pop and classical singers. The World Performing Arts Festival is held every autumn (usually in November) at the Alhambra cultural complex, a large venue consisting of several theatres and amphitheatres. This ten-day festival consists


Republic of Macedonia

(koliada), Russian (Russian language), Czech (Czech language), Croatian (Croatian language) (koleda), Kashubian (Kashubian language) ''kòlãda'' and Polish (Polish language) (''kolęda'' ) the meaning has shifted from Christmas itself to denoting the tradition of strolling, singing, and having fun on Christmas Eve, same in the Balkan Slavs. It specifically applies to children and teens who walk house to house greeting people, singing and sifting grain


Croatia

;falcon") physical education movement, which was based on Pan-Slavic ideals and active across Austria-Hungary. In 1905, the erection of a monument (Prešeren Square) to the Slovene (Slovenes) poet France Prešeren in Ljubljana was celebrated by a large gathering of people singing ''Hey, Slavs''. During the First World War, the song was often used by Slav soldiers from the opposite sides of the frontline to communicate common nationalist sentiment and prevent bloodshed


Bulgaria

applies to children and teens who walk house to house greeting people, singing and sifting grain that denotes the best wishes and receiving candy and small money in return. The action is called '''kolyadovanie''' and is now applied to similar Old East Slavic (Early East Slavs) celebrations of other old significant holidays, such as ''Generous Eve'' ( ) the evening before New Year's Day, as well as the celebration of the arrival of spring. Similarly in Bulgaria


Switzerland

English singer Vera Lynn. The story goes that Vera was on holiday in Switzerland and heard people singing the song in beer parlours, Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart by Vera Lynn Songfacts and when she got back she felt she had to record it, so found the music and had lyrics written. As government minister Babacan has attended several international meetings including the World Economic


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