Ganesh Chaturthi is a 10-day festival which commences on the fourth day of Bhadrapada month in the Hindu lunisolar calendar
The Ghost Festival falls on the 15th day of the 7th month of the lunisolar calendar
, the halfway mark of Ghost Month, which in this case is Aug.
Tipu Sultan introduced a number of administrative innovations during his rule, including his coinage, a new Mauludi lunisolar calendar
, and a new land revenue system which initiated the growth of the Mysore silk industry.
Holi is a Hindu festival that takes place on the last full moon day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar
month and marks the start of spring.
Diwali falls between October and November of every year, but the exact dates change each year as it is based on a lunisolar calendar
, which also takes into account the phases of the moon.
The Tsagaan Sar is the first day of the year according to the Mongolian lunisolar calendar
. The festival of the Lunar New Year is celebrated by the Mongols along with the people of the Arctic.
Together they collaborate in "Paper Flowers Chinese Style: Create Handmade Gifts and Decorations" to showcase 24 patterns which are designed to match the "24 solar terms" on the Chinese lunisolar calendar
, with six flowers for each of the four seasons.
At the half-hour, for another period of about five minutes, the illumination changes to hues evoking the 24 solar terms of the traditional East Asian lunisolar calendar
Easter is a moveable feast, meaning it is not fixed in relation to the civil calendar.It occurs during the spring, in March or April; the method for determining the date of Easter Sunday is complex, based on lunisolar calendar
In effect, without most people knowing it, Christians are using a lunisolar calendar
. This is a good time to make a small correction for my column last Wednesday, where I mentioned that the Chinese use a lunisolar calendar
, based on the movements of the sun and the moon.