A WORLD IN CELEBRATION
 
 
New Years and the History of Calendars
Running Time: 46 minutes
Follows New Year's Day celebration back through the ages to its origin in ancient Egypt, Rome and China and then illustrates the evolution of calendars.


Valentine's Day, A History of Love and Lust
Running Time: 46 minutes
This documentary takes a look at the evolution of Valentine's Day and the way its image has been influenced by changing views of Love and Lust.


Thanksgiving Day
Running Time: 46 minutes
Traces this wholesome tradition back in time, by following the exploits of a young girl whisked away from her dinner table back to the first thanksgivings.


The Origins of Christmas
Running Time: 46 minutes
From Santa Clause to Christmas Cards, this program traces our modern Yuletide traditions back to their earliest roots in Roman celebrations and pagan rituals.


The Origin and Evolution of Halloween
Running Time: 46 minutes
Tracks back through time to Halloween's earliest pagan rituals. Included are interviews of modern day witches and a discussion of the changing face of Halloween today. Amongst Canada's History Television's highest rated shows in October.


St. Patrick, the Man, the Myth, the Legacy
Running Time: 46 minutes
This program traces the way historical events seem to conspire to create a modern celebration. From introducing Christianity to Ireland, to the Great Potato Famine and Irish Emigration to the New World, a myriad of historical events coalesce during a St. Patrick's Day celebration.


Mother's Day
Running Time: 46 minutes
From its earliest roots as an anti-war day after the Civil War to the million mom's march on Washington DC, this documentary illustrates the ways Mother's have influenced our lives.


Easter:The Jesus Mystery
Running Time: 46 minutes
This documentary asks the question, what light can recent historical finds shed on the commemoration of Jesus' last days.

 

 


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