Category Archives: Special Days

What is Easter?

Long before Jesus Christ became a subject of adoration worldwide, some people in Europe worshipped the Goddess of Spring, named ‘Eostre’. It was thought that the sun died in winter and was born again in spring. It was thought Eostre made the sun shine stronger, hence the name Easter for this time of the year….

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The Festival of Mardi Gras

Sydney Mardi Gras (also known as Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras) is a yearly festival with the theme of LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender, Questioning, and Intersex), and is considered one of the largest festivals in the world in this category. This tradition was brought up in the late 70s when the Gay…

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The story of Valentine’s Day

The story of Valentine's Day Valentine’s Day will be celebrated this 14th of February in most parts of the World. AAC&CCI would like to remind you of the story behind such a memorable day. The story goes that Valentinus was a humble Christian Martyr who remained firm in his Christian beliefs, even at the expense…

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