Hindus wake up well before dawn, as early as two in the morning, have a fragrant oil bath and wear new clothes before they go for the pray. It is the same with taking a bath in the Holy Ganges if the Hindu taking their bath before sunrise and the stars are shone out against the black sky. The homes are cleaned to welcome the goddess Lakshimi. Goddess Lakshimi represented wealth, fortune, love and beauty. Besides, they will light small lamps all around the house and draw elaborate kolams outside their homes.
The mother-in-law makes the woman sit on the chair and places wheat seeds, coconuts, pomegranates, and the agarni ladvo. The pregnant woman is then taken to her maternal house where the same ceremony takes place and the seven Ladvas are traded among families. Zori Pori Ceremony: The Zori Pori ceremony is performed when the mother enters the house with the new born baby. In the ceremony, the maternal grandparents of the child offers gifts, toys, five set of clothes and silver cup. Chatthi Ceremony: This ceremony is observed on the sixth day after the birth of the baby.
During this time, the streets begin crowded and bustling with people going shopping for Tet preparation. In a family, everyone starts to clean and decorate their house with flowers in a hustle atmosphere to welcome the new year. On the 30th Lunar December, people in this region will make a meal to say goodbye to the old year and worship their ancestors. They present the feast with Tet Cake, pork meat soaked in fish sauce, Nem chua (fermented pork roll), pork roll, jelly pork, Hue pork rolls, etc. People in there haven’t also given any explanations for the meaning of these dishes as symbols of Tet holiday for a long time.
Festivals. There’s a festival just about every day in India. You name it, and there’s a festival for it: elephants, camels, unmarried women, kites, the nectar of immortality, Krishna’s birthday, Rama’s return, etc., etc. Holi is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Also called the Festival of Color, people throw colored powder at each other and eat sweets in a frenzied celebration of spring.
On this day, the temple draws crowds of Lord Ganesha’s devotees from all over Singapore. Other festivals celebrated in this temple include Deepavali, Mahotsavam Thiruvizha, Thai Pongal, and Hindu New Year. Opening Hours: 6:30 am – 12:00 pm and 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Address: 19 Ceylon Road, Singapore
They ignited and were sent to their sky-bound destiny. Every household was filled with people from families who travelled near and far to get together for an enormous meal and to be accompanied by week-long fireworks. Assemblages of visitors or relatives were seated, they received tangerines as gifts of good fortune for coming year. The taste is incredible, it sinks your teeth right into the soft juiciness of the delicious fruit that will always satisfy someone. Less sour, but at the same time as sweet as an orange.
"Bhajans", devotional songs in praise of Goddess Lakshmi, are also sung. On the eve of Dhanteras, families decorate the entrance of the house with Rangoli and lamp for welcoming Goddess Lakshmi in the house and guiding her along. The offices are decorated with colorful flowers and Rangoli designs. To await her arrival, small footprints are made out vermillion powder and rice flour. Businessmen worship their wealth and treasuries on the Dhanteras.
Welcomed with rows of lamps called diyas and decoration, it is believed that this day brings a lot of prosperity into the home. Thus, it is celebrated in full spirits by all devotees. The diyas welcome the god Rama and his wife, Sita back from the forest where he was exiled for 14 years by his horrid stepmother to stop him from becoming ruler. The festivity begins with cleaning and buying new things for the home, new traditional clothing for the family, making delicious and savory sweets, gifting one another, bursting firecrackers and completing the day with pooja (offerings and prayers to God) in the evening. The pooja helps one to connect with the spiritual self.
An event is about gathering people to create, operate, participate in an experience,(Silvers, 2004). Although there are a lot of countless types of events, major event will be the one type of event that will be discussed in this research paper. Songkran festival is a major event that put together people from local communities and tourists to celebrate new year, which also generates significant immediate and long-term economic, social and culture. Songkran festival is the annual celebration of the Thai New Year. The word “Songkran” means change or movement and refers to the movement of the sun in the sky and changing of the season.
INDUSTRY AND COMPETITION Engaging in a food business is considered as a stable industry not only because food is a necessity but as well as it gives pleasure to the taste and stomach of every individual. Most of the people are fond of eating. Likewise, doughnut business has been a growing venture worldwide from the time it was first introduced. It was evidenced by many businesses entering into franchising of doughnut outlets because it is a good start-up business having a cheap cost compared to franchising a big business. Doughnut products do not choose any gender, it can be serve to massive number of people from kids to adults and seniors.