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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo! This is one of the most recognized events in Scotland. The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo takes place over the period 3-25 August. Each year the Military Tattoo receives artists from more than 48 countries, and around 30% of the 220,000 people who attend are foreigners. Why "Tattoo"? A Tattoo is a military musical performance or a general exhibition of armed forces. The term comes from the seventeenth century, from the Dutch phrase "Doe den tap toe" (closes the taps), whose alteration resulted in "tap-too" and "taptoo". These shows became common over the years, and the first official performance was in 1949. In 2010 he acquired real status after being recognized by His Majesty the Queen in the framework of its six decades of existence.

The origin of Mother's Day

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In UK Mother’s Day  is the fourth Sunday of Lent so it is the second of March or  early April. In the United States and other countries, Mother's Day is observed on the second Sunday in May. It is recognized as a holiday to honor mothers and it is typically observed by presenting cards, flowers, and gifts to the mothers and influential women in our lives. Celebrations honoring mothers date back to the ancient Greeks and Romans who held festivals in honor of the mother goddesses.

Forms of Mother's Day are celebrated all over the world. The American Mother's Day holiday can be traced back to Anna Jarvis. Ms. Jarvis began her campaign to recognize the sacrifices of mothers for their families following her own mother's death in 1905. Jarvis wrote letters to newspapers and politicians, urging them to recognize Mother's Day as a national holiday. She saw her dream realized in 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson officially established the second Sunday in May as a nationally-…

Easter in the UK

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