Search Again family is a “close-knit group and the most important social group to gather in any events or special days” (Mendez). It is at the centre of the social structure. The Mexican “family unit” includes not only parents and children, but also extended families and grandparents. As it provides a sense of stability in relationships. Children are taught at a young age that one must give the most “respeto” (respect) and honor to family members such as parents, aunts, uncles, and especially grandparents (elders).
The architecture and culture of the ancient peoples is the most attractive in Mexico, and thousands of tourists come here. The feast day of the Dead in Mexico, especially exotic, which is the symbol of the Calavera - the skull. Artistic culture of Mexico is a whole galaxy of masters of the murals of Diego Rivera, josé Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros, naive paintings of Frida Kahlo like nothing else reflects the culture of the locals. Communication between people here is free, reminiscent of Italy or Spain. Mexicans love freedom of speech, it is customary to joke, everywhere locals
Thesis: “The process of illegal immigration is simple and worth it for Mexicans.“ “We were strangers once too“, that’s what Obama - today’s president of the U.S. - said. But what is it like to be an illegal Mexican immigrant in the U.S. today ? Nearly 11.6 million immigrants from Mexico reside in the United States, according to the 2013 ACS, accounting for 28 % of all U.S. immigrants (Source C). These are just the numbers of counted immigrants, so there are probably a lot more illegal Mexicans in the U.S.. Presumably, there are 11.000.000 illegal immigrants whereof 80% percent are Latinos with a great number of Mexicans.
Mexico is a prime site to get a clear image of this kind of life outside of the common stereotype of Spanish cuisine. I plan to learn more about the history of Mexico and their culture. I would like to experience the life of a person living in Mexico and learn the way they function on an everyday basis. Being more aware of their personal lives is part of the reason why I want to go to this
1.8.1 Dongyue Temple Fair Taishan Dongyue Temple Fair started in the Tang dynasty, around 1500 years ago and it was normally organized in April when the Mount Taishan spirit was born. Initially, it was a grand festival for people to worship the gods and local sprits to produce a physical and mental pleasure. Because of wars, the Dongyue Temple Fair used to be terminated for several decades. In order to promote the traditional culture and meet the needs of the local people, the Donyue Temple Fair began to be organized by the government on1986. The whole fair lasted for 7 days with a continuation of the old traditions, including some normal religious activities, primarily materials trading, cultural entertainment and tourism.
Mexican people often tend to share the same career, and hobbies with their immediate family and friends. In my community, we have a large group of condominiums. These condos are all occupied by Hispanic people who have come to the city to flourish. Often times while on patrol I will stop in and speak with some of the groups that stand out. According to these groups the majority of them work, reside, and coincide together, however, they do try to maintain a certain sense of individualism.
Durga Puja Festival/Holiday OVERVIEW Durga Puja is a yearly Hindu festival, observed from the 6th to the 10th day of the luminous lunar phase of Ashvin(the 7th month in the Hindu lunisolar calendar). Durga Puja celebrates, with veneration, the worship of Durga, the Hindu goddess of power, who is said to have killed a buffalo-like demon called "Mahishasura. On the day of Mahalaya, the worshippers rise early to seek the face of Durga, in prayers. The worshippers are offered flowers and sweets during the festival. The Hindu priest reads from the sacred slokas of “Chandi” and then performs the Puja.
Topic C Years and years have gone by since I have seen my my mom’s side of the family who are located far south in Mexico City. The last time I saw my relatives was ten years ago, and every year since then, I wondered when I would be able to go back. Vague memories I have from my last visit include the towering pyramids, the exquisite cathedrals and the rich culture. If I had a ticket to go anywhere, I would travel to Mexico City in order to embrace my Hispanic heritage and visit my relatives. Prior to my departure, I would pack extra bags with gifts such as cosmetics, clothes, toys, and American candy.
Each year, during the 12th lunar month when the full moon lights up the sky, the people of Thailand celebrate the end of the rainy season with the festival called Loy Krathong. The people release thousands of lanterns into the night sky or float boats on the water with an offering to the gods to ward off bad luck. This practice first began as a temple ritual to worship Buddha and the goddess of the river to give thanks for a good farming season and to beg forgiveness for polluting the water. The words Loy Krathong mean to float a circular boat typically made of banana leaves. The boats, known as krathongs, are believed to bring good luck if the light stays lit until it is out of sight and are a way of floating away your dark side.
Malaysia is a multiracial country with a rich cultural heritage. Unique to Malaysia is the 'Open House' concept where during the various cultural and religious festival like Hari Raya, Chinese New Year, Deepavali, Gawai Day and others, friends and families and even strangers would visit the homes of those who are celebrating the festival, to wish them well and enjoy the feast prepared by the hosts. Although the visitors may be from different races, they still can tolerate with each other and live under the same roof where they celebrate the festival together. This will help to strengthen the ties among