Chinese birthday traditions reflect the culture's deep-seated focus on longevity ...
of a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah celebration is entirely religious in origin (i.e. the ...
Nov 11, 2013 ... Although research on the exact origin of birthdays and birthday cakes remains
inconclusive, there is enough of a consensus to piece together ...
Birthday celebrations were definitely of pagan origin. ..... All these customs and
traditions connected with the observance of birthdays have to do with guessing ...
Apr 21, 2015 ... Where did the time-old tradition of having birthday cake and candles originate?
We uncover the exciting truth and other fun facts!
Why are candles lit? You'll find answers to all these questions and more in our
birthday history section. ... Birthdays are original, personal, noteworthy traditions.
ORIGINS: It is speculated that the tradition of celebrating birthdays began with an
... but the relationship of cakes and celebration has a much longer history.
Jan 24, 2011 ... To children of all ages, a birthday is a reason to celebrate. But why? What are the
reasons for many of our birthday celebrations?
Or, for a good ol' fashioned birthday, practice your manners. ... cancel your
reservations at the pee-wee golf center, give historical party traditions another
Birthday celebrations are mentioned in the Bible on three separate .... For laying
aside the commandment of God, you hold the tradition of men” (Mark 7:6-8). .... at
the history of birthday celebrations: “The Greeks believed that everyone had a ...
Jan 5, 2015 ... Ever wonder why we celebrate our birthdays, and how the traditions of cake, ice
cream and singing came to be?