Eid Al-Adha

[EID AL-ADHA] Eid al-Adha is a significant religious holiday that is observed by Muslims around the world. Muslims observe this holiday in celebration of Prophet Ibrahim’s(Abraham) disposition to sacrifice his only son in submission to Allah’s will. However, before Ibrahim sacrificed his son, God provided him with a lamb to sacrifice instead. With that, the[…]

Melbourne Cup

[MELBOURNE CUP] Melbourne Cup is a horse race that focuses on Thoroughbred which organised annually in Australia. The event starts on the first Tuesday of November and is known locally as “the race that stops the nation”. The Melbourne Cup has a long tradition, with the first race held in 1861. It was originally over[…]

Korean National Flag

[KOREAN NATIONAL FLAG, 태극기 (Taegukgi)] The flag of South Korea is known by the name of Taegukgi. The name Taegukgi translated in English means “supreme ultimate flag”. It is believed that the flag of South Korea is representative of the Korean race as a whole – not simply the South Korean nation-state. The first pattern[…]

Gawai Dayak

[GAWAI DAYAK] Gawai Dayak comes from the words Gawai meaning festival and Dayak, a collective name for the indigenous peoples of Sarawak, especially Iban and Bidayuh. It is an annual celebration and held on the 1st of June. It is recognised as both a religious and a social occasion since 1957. There are special rules[…]

National Basketball Association Finals

[NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FINALS] The NBA Finals is the annual championship series of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The eastern and western conference champions play a best-of-seven game series to determine the league champion.   The winners of the Finals are awarded the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy, which replaced the Walter A. Brown Trophy in[…]