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Brent, the Home of Football is The London Borough of Culture 2020

Core Aims of Brent’s London Borough of Culture 2020 plans The London Borough of Brent is the 2020 London Borough of Culture and with it comes the responsibility of making the best use of a designated £4.6 million budget. The plan is to run projects along 4 main core themes. Rebellion Reflecting on selected moments …

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99 Halloween songs - honouring the dead

99 Halloween Songs – Origins of Halloween Music, honouring the Dead

Origins of Halloween Music, honouring the Dead Halloween originates back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain some 2000 years ago, the end of the Harvest and the start of the new year. Celtic celebrations involved gathering around bonfires, honouring the dead, listening to haunting songs. Over the centuries, Roman occupation, Medieval Britons, Christian Influences …

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The story of the KRESHNA movement at ISKON

ISKCON London and the origin of Krishna

ISKCON – the International Society for Krishna Consciousness The letters stand for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Iskcon has at least 500 temples in other cities continents all over the world. ISKCON was founded in modern times in 1966 in New York USA. However, Srila Prabhupada spread his knowledge about ancient Bhakti –yoga he broke …

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Chinese New Year Explained xīnnián kuàilè Year of the Pig

The Chinese New year starts on the 5th Feb 2019.  2019 will be Year of the Pig. They select the animal from the Chinese Zodiac which runs for a 12-year cycle before it repeats. Why is Chinese New Year Celebrated The Chinese New Year is the most important and also the longest Chinese celebrated festival …

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The Brexit phenomena from that first speech to the referendum vote

“This will be a once-in-a-generation moment to shape the destiny of our country” 19th Feb 2016, David Cameron Leave or Remain the phenomena of giving the UK population an IN / OUT EU Referendum The story of Brexit goes back decades. The European question and the United Kingdom’s continued membership of the European Union. What …

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