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    Jamaica When I was fourteen years old, my family and I went on a cruise to Ocho Rios, Jamaica. I was so excited to go because I had never been out of the United States. The Excitement in my heart at that moment was enough already; even better it’s a cruise. let alone by a boat. The night before the cruise I remember rushing to pack due to my teenage procrastination. Tank tops, shorts, and other miscellaneous things were spread all over my cheetah print themed room, creating a cluttered mess. That

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    Holi: The Festival of Legends and Love

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    my mind since. It seemed that the festival was like color personified. Holi, also known as Holika, is a colorful festival celebrated in Northern India during the end of February or early March and lasts a day. During this time people dance and sing as they cover one another with colorful powders and colored water. During Holi, all are equals as everyone celebrates the triumph of good over equal just like in the “Legend of Holika and Prahalad”. Holi is a festival that is not only appealing to the

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    When one thinks of a concert today it is easy to name off thousands of them such as, Woodstock, Vans Warped Tour, Rock on the Range, plus many more. To most people a concert is just something to attend for entertainment. One spends money to go see their favorite band or bands. Some go just to say they went for the experience of a concert. Bands that put-on concerts and tour, bring in thousands of fans from around the world. These concerts bring in a lot on money, but the money goes to the bands and

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    The Island of Crete

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    an island full of culture and celebration. Each town celebrates the day allocated to their patron saint, and there are cultural and wine festivals throughout the summer. The most important festivals on Crete are the Renaissance Festival in Rethymno, the Kyrvia Festival in lerapetra, Sitia?s Krnaria Festval, and Irakio?s summer arts Festival and the Lato Festival in Agios Nikolas. Important holidays on Crete are, of course, Easter, which is taken very seriously by all Greek orthodox believers. Other

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    Andean/Incan People

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    of stone, replicated them and destroyed them according to his whim. Viracocha was considered he divine protector of the Incan rulers or “Incani’s”. Inti, the Sun god was the head of the state cult whose worship was mandatory. Every year a special festival called Inti-Raymi was held in Inti’s and the suns honor. Animal sacrifices and ritual dances marked and were often the highlight of the celebration. Daily prayers were addressed to Apu Illapu, the rain giver, who was responsible for sustaining the

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    Diwali rituals Diwali, the festival of lights, is one of the important and widely spread holidays celebrated in India. It is a celebration of lights, and for many, it is truly a sensory experience; some families decorate their houses with all sorts of lights and open up to the neighbors, sharing their love and their food. Those celebrating Diwali spend time with family and friends. They perform religious ceremonies to bring in wealth and prosperity for a new year, cook and eat delicious food, design

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    Role of Women in Things Fall Apart and Heart of Darkness Women were once little more than slaves to their male "betters." Some women might have been respected, but their places were limited to roles as wives and mothers. They might rule a home, but were not believed intelligent enough for any other role. This chauvinistic attitude is well reflected in the novels Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe, and Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad. In Things Fall Apart, women are praised in their

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    the APEC Youth Festival in Singapore. On July 23, I arrived in San Francisco at the Marriott to gather with 19 other students from around the United States. The purpose of this gathering was to discuss our future trip to Singapore and to get acquainted with each other before we left. APEC stands for Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation. The purpose of the APEC Youth Festival is to bring unity among other student scientists from all around the world. Students who attended the Festival came from eleven

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    My next idea is to cover the Kelly Career Fair on Wednesday, February 3rd from 2-6pm in the Campus Center. It is the eighth annual Kelly Career Fair sponsored by the Kelly School of Business-Indianapolis Student Government and the Kelly Indianapolis Career Services Office. It is a huge opportunity for students at IUPUI to secure professional employment or internships. To find sources, I will either attend the career fair and discuss with alumni the importance and tradition of this event or interview

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    Introduction Tamworth Country Music Festival (TCMF) is Australia’s largest music festival and one of the top ten music festivals in the world, attracting many visitors each year (TCMF 2016). This report will examine and outline the positive and negative impacts of this event and analyse the operational management to find out whether it has achieved the goals and objectives of the event and the satisfaction of stakeholders. The two methods the principles of sustainability and the triple bottom line

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