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A History of the Lunar New Year

Every year, students learn choreography for traditional Asian dances in celebration of the Lunar New Year, arguably the most important holiday in many East Asian…


Diwali’s Incredible Religious Origins

Each year in late October and early November, Diwali kindles an air of celebration at IMSA. Culture clubs hold henna-painting events, Bollywood film screenings, and…


Thanksgiving: The True Story

As families all over America prepare to settle down for a feast this November 23, many believe that the celebrations date back to the pilgrims…