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[8 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Celebrating Easter

In Christian countries Easter is celebrated as the religious holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the son of God.
But the celebrations of Easter have many customs and legends that are pagan in origin and have nothing to do with Christianity.
Some scholars believe the name Easter is thought to come from the Scandinavian “Ostra” and the Teutonic “Ostern” or “Eastre,” both Goddesses of mythology signifying spring and fertility whose festival was celebrated on the day of the vernal equinox.
The Easter rabbit and Easter Eggs represent a symbol of fertility. The …

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[3 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

Die amptelike datum vir die verkiesing in Suid Afrika is 22 April.
Dit is weer ‘n verkiesingstyd waarin politici swaarde kruis vir potensiële stemme.
Alles dui daarop dat dié verkiesing taai gaan raak. Almal speel dieselfde kaart, die belofte van ’n beter lewe vir alle mense. Politieke partye verskil egter in hulle definisies van beter lewe.
Vir die een party beteken beter lewe, meer behuising, meer werksgeleenthede en vir ander land waarin korrupsie hokgeslaan is. Ek gaan definitief my plig nakom om te stem vir die party wat ek glo verskil kan maak, …

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[3 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Story of Easter

In Christian countries Easter is celebrated as the religious holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the son of God.
But the celebrations of Easter have many customs and legends that are pagan in origin and have nothing to do with Christianity.
Some scholars believe the name Easter is thought to come from the Scandinavian “Ostra” and the Teutonic “Ostern” or “Eastre,” both Goddesses of mythology signifying spring and fertility whose festival was celebrated on the day of the vernal equinox.
The Easter rabbit and Easter Eggs represent a symbol of fertility. …

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[3 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
Get ready for the first Joburg Easter Festival

The Joburg Easter Festival is about to open the doors of the brand new Nasrec Precinct.
Holiday entertainment just got bigger and better.
The MTN Expo Centre has recently announced the launch of the first annual Joburg Easter Festival. The highly anticipated event is expected to be the largest and most broadly appealing exhibition show ever staged in South Africa.
Expo centre chair Andrew Mthembu states, “The Joburg Easter Festival doesn’t stop at holiday fun. It is a festival that will celebrate every aspect of South African living and lifestyle.”
Set to include a …

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[3 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
Elke glimlag tel…

Ten spyte van die finansiële druk en ‘n jaar wat baie vra van alle besighede, het twee besigheidsmanne gereël dat die Paashaas hierdie jaar vroeg reeds ‘n draai by Laerskool Westerlig maak.
Hierdie skool in Danville, aan die weste kant van Pretoria, het ‘n groot persentasie behoeftige kinders.
Op ‘n daaglikse basis sorg ‘n voedingskema dat 60 kinders kos kry.
Op 4 Maart het hierdie kinders, buiten vir die kos, ook elkeen ‘n groot Lindtsjokoladehaas gekry.
Vir sommige kinders was dit die meeste sjokolade wat hulle nog op een slag gekry het. Daar is …