Thursday, 7 June 2018


What is Matariki?
Matariki is a name for a small cluster of stars,  the stars are the signal for them
or an indicator for upcoming events. In 2018, Matariki is celebrated in the 8th
of June in there they gather around and say a farewell for those departed and
it is where they give thanks to the land,sky and sea. They also harvest some
plants at the end of it. The kites represents that they are welcoming Matariki,
according to an expert in traditional Maori navigation the ancestors of Maori
and the Polynisians of ancient history that they welcome Matariki using the

Not all cultures have the same year and new year, like the Muharram the
Muslim New Year the Islamic year begins on the first day of the month  of
Muharram. Rosh Hashanah or the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah means
‘the head of the year’. Chinese New Year festival is thousands of years old
and steeped in legends, the start of the year is still unclear.

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