How is the harvest festival? The modern Harvest Festival celebrations include singing hymns, praying, and decorating churches with baskets of fruit and food in the festival known as Harvest Festival, Harvest Home, Harvest Thanksgiving or Harvest Festival of Thanksgiving.
Why do we celebrate harvest festival? Harvest Festival celebrates the time of year when crops have been gathered from the field and people can reflect on the food that they have. It dates back to ancient Britain when people relied on crops for food and famers would give thanks for a good harvest.
What countries celebrate harvest festival?
- Thanksgiving, Plimoth Plantation, Massachusetts.
- Vendimia, Mendoza, Argentina.
- Rice Harvest, Bali, Indonesia.
- Chanthaburi Fruit Fair, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
- Sukkot, Jerusalem, Israel.
- Blessing of the Sea, Greece.
- Olivagando, Magione, Italy.
- Lammas Festival, United Kingdom.
What are the 3 harvest festivals? Because of differences in climate and main crops, each of India’s 28 states celebrates its harvest festival at various times of the year. Bihu, Pongal, Makara Sankranti, Lohri – the names and places vary, but the meaning is the same: to be thankful for a plentiful harvest.