Category: Festivals

December 25, 2016 by Iván

Christmas traditions around the world

As Christmas have arrived, we´d like to share with you some particular celebrations that most of you might not be aware of, happening in those countries represented by the languages we teach here at EIL: Spanish speaking countries During the previous and Christmas days, nativity scenes are not only put up at homes but also […]

June 20, 2015 by Iván

Father’s Day

Image courtesy of Kyrre Gjerstad at As this festivity is approaching and being a father for 20 months myself, I have recently felt increasingly curious about how this day is celebrated around the world.   And after a little research, I have come across some interesting facts that I did not have any idea […]

February 17, 2015 by Iván

Chinese New Year

Image courtesy of gubgib at Are we welcoming the Year of the Goat, Sheep or Ram? The answer isn’t as easy as we thought! Many things are being said these days about this Chinese new year zodiac sign. Even for many Chinese people it isn´t easy to explain the diversity of different animals for […]