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Hinduism Enters The Interfaith Calendar Of The City Of Strasbourg, France

on 2014/2/11 3:37:19 ( 1725 reads )


STRASBOURG, FRANCE, January 17, 2014 (Alsace): For the second consecutive year, the city of Strasbourg has published a calendar that identifies and explains festivals of seven major religions. For the first time, Hinduism, practiced by a community of 10,000 in the CUS (Urban Community of Strasbourg), made?its debut on the calendar with its symbols and colorful festivals.

The result of close collaboration between Orthodox and Protestant Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Catholic, Jewish and Muslim representatives, this calendar presents the main events and festivals of each religion with a little explanatory text. 5,000 copies have been printed. The photos were taken by photographer Franois Nussbaumer. Each month is symbolized by a picture of religious holiday.

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