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Posted in in American Culture by Cristina on 17 May 2017
The 16th birthday is a very important one in a teenager's life, since it celebrates their coming of age. They are soon going to become adults and start a new stage in their lives. Sweet 16 birthday is important, since teenagers start to discover the possibilities of independence.
Posted in in American Culture by Cristina on 28 Feb 2017
The exchange of greeting cards has become a part of the American culture. Americans send more cards today than any other nation in the world. Since the introduction of e-cards people have bought fewer paper greeting cards, but Americans still buy about 6 billions of them annually.
Posted in in American Culture by Cristina on 20 Dec 2016
You will be surprised to know that according to American traditions, the bride's family pays for the wedding! Well, not for all of it, but for the biggest part for sure. If you are a father of a daughter, be prepared to pay for the engagement party, the entire reception
Posted in in American Culture by Cristina on 31 Oct 2016
As you all probably know, today we are celebrating HALLOWEEN! But do you know why and how we celebrate it? The origins of trick-or-tricking remain hazy and it is still unknown exactly when it was coined.
Posted in in American Culture by Cristina on 26 Oct 2016
Halloween is coming and you can see standard decorations and symbols of the holiday everywhere. In this post I will introduce you to 10 most common symbols of Halloween
Posted in in American Culture by Katherine Zejavac on 25 Oct 2013
Newsflash: Halloween isn’t celebrated everywhere. So just what IS everybody doing this time of year if not eating tons of candy from trick or treating, carving pumpkins and dressing up in costume?