July 10, 2016

Some Indian Holidays Change at the Last Minute

Do you work on a virtual team with team members from India? 

If you do, you probably have experienced something most Americans would find perplexing - a sudden and abrupt change to a holiday. Some common holidays that I have seen be adjusted like this include Diwali, Onam, Holi, and Eid (end of Ramadan). 

Some holidays in India may be postponed or moved forward (known as preponed) a day. Maybe you have wondered, "How come some Indian holidays change at the last minute?" Listen to the video below to learn more. 

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Related Posts: 
India - U.S. Holiday Schedule for 2016  |  Timetable for 2017 
Holidays at Work in Kerala - Onam  |  Christmas 
How some Indians may view time 
Idioms About Time in American English 

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