Holidays and Festivals

Holidays on the Net
http://www.holidays.net
Multimedia site with a varied collection of U.S. holidays and celebrations, such as Christmas, Mardi Gras, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, as well as links to further online resources.
Festivals.com
http://www.festivals.com/
Devoted exclusively to the worldwide festival industry and the premier resource on the Internet for festivals
and community events around the globe. Covers more than 38,000 events including arts, crafts, sports, cultures, and more.
 
Christmas Around the World
http://www.christmas.com/blog/worldview/
Focuses on Christmas celebrations throughout the world. Includes origins, meanings of symbols, history of Santa Claus, how to say "Merry Christmas" in different languages, a recipe file, and lyrics to Christmas songs.