3 Religions

The Founder

There is not really a founder of Christianity, I just exists. God told the first human about it. That was Adam. After a while people didn't believe in God anymore so He send his only son, Jezus, to make the people believe again. You can see Jezus above when he was crucified.

The founder of the Islam is Mohammed. He made it in Arabia in the seventh century. The Islam is a monotheistic religion because the Muslims only believe in one unmade God, Allah.
Mohammed was his last prophet. That is why Muslims are called Muslims.

The age of the religion

We don't really know how old the religion is but according to the bibel it is older than human kind. it says that God first created the earth and the light and things like that and after that the the first humans Adam and Eva. So according to this religion we wouldn't exist without it.


The spread of the religion

The Christians are most of the time living on the Northern Hemisphere. But in South-America there are also living a lot of Roman Catholics, that's why it's called Latin America. You can see this in the picture above.

8. Main celebrations and holydays

Christian main celebrations and holydays.


It is divided into two days.
Christmas Eve - December 24
Christmas Day - December 25
It’s the celebration of birth of Jesus.


It’s January 6th.
From Greek epiphaneia, meaning manifestation.
Originated in the East where it celebrated Jesus' baptism and nativity. In the West it became associated with Christ being made known to the Gentiles and the coming of the Magi.

The Baptism of Jesus

First Sunday after Epiphany.
It’s because of the Baptism of Jesus.

The Presentation of Jesus

At February 2nd forty days after Jesus' birth.
Presentation of Christ in the Temple.


It are the forty days of preparation before Easter
Period of forty days mentioned in Canons of Nicaea in A.D. 325. May have started as a fast prescribed for baptismal candidates.
A time for penance, fasting, giving, and religious study.

Holy Week

It’s the week before Easter
It is about Jesus' suffering and about death.

Ash Wednesday

It‘s first day of Lent
Ashes placed on forehead as sign of mourning and penitence.

Palm or Passion Sunday

The Sunday before Easter.
Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem.

Maundy Thursday

Thursday preceding Easter - Traditional English name. Name came from the first antiphon or song sung by two choirs at the ceremony of the washing of the feet.
Celebration of the Passover meal, it is the last meal of Jesus.

Good Friday

Friday of Holy Week
The crucifixion of Jesus.


Date determined by Paschal Full Moon - Between March 21 and April 25.
Jesus' resurrection from the dead.

Ascension Day

Sixth Thursday or fortieth day after Easter.
Jesus' Ascension into heaven.
With the death of Jesus, Christians believe opened the gates to heaven.
Those gates where closed because of wares and other cruelties.

Fiftieth day after Passover.
Holy Spirit came to believers.

The Holy Trinity

First Sunday after Pentecost.
Unity of the Godhead (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit).

The Transfiguration of Jesus

August 6
Jesus' transfiguration and appearance with Moses and Elijah. Seen by Peter, James and John.

All Saints' Day

November 1st
Celebrates all the Christian saints, known and unknown.

Christ the King

Last Sunday before the beginning of Advent.
Celebrates the authority and Kingdom of Christ.

The main celebrations and holidays of the Muslims.

The days are in the Islamic calendar it differs with the roman calendar (the one science uses and we) in the time it takes that it is an other year, so the dates of the celebration are according to our calendar every year different.

1 Muharram (Islamic New Year)

10 Muharram (Day of Ashurah, After the Hijrah when the Prophet -peace be upon him- came to Madinah, he found that the Jews of Madinah also used to observe this day with fasting. The Prophet asked them the reason of their fasting on this day. They said, “This is a blessed day. On this day Allah saved the Children of Israel from their enemy (in Egypt) and so Prophet Moses fasted on this day giving thanks to Allah.” The Prophet -peace be upon him- said, “We are closer to Moses than you are.” He fasted on that day and commanded Muslims to fast on this day as optional. And then it happened to commemorates the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Husayn ibn Ali), a tragic event to Shi'ah Muslims.

12 Rabiul Awal (Milad un Nabi)

27 Rajab (Isra and Miraj)

15 Shabaan (Shab-e-Br'aat)

1 Ramadan (first day of fasting)

21 Ramadan (Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib's death date. He was Mohammad's cousin and son in law and the father of Imam Husayn ibn Ali)

27 Ramadan (Nuzul Al-Qur'an) (17 Ramadan in Malaysia)
Last 10 days of Ramadhan which may include Laylat al-Qadr

1 Shawwal (Eid ul-Fitr)

8-10 Dhu al-Hijjah (the Hajj to Makkah)

10 Dhu al-Hijjah (Eid ul-Adha).

Shinto main celebrations and holidays.

I found the calendar

Monday 1 January
Oshogatsu (or Shogatsu)
Shinto New Year, one of the most popular occasions for shrine visits.
Monday 15 January
Seijin Shiki (Adults' Day)
Japanese who have reached legal adulthood (20 in Japan) in the previous year attend a shrine to give thanks.
Saturday 3 February
Rissun (Setsubun)
A Spring festival that marks the division between Winter and Spring and is celebrated with beans.
Saturday 3 March
Hina-matsuri - Festival of Dolls
Celebrates daughters in the family
Wednesday 21 March
Shubun-sai - Equinox day
A day for visiting graves. Also associated with Buddhism in Japan.
Thursday 15 November
Shichigosan (7-5-3 festival)
A festival to give thanks for children. Often celebrated on the nearest Sunday to the 15th to allow working parents to take part.
Friday 23 November
Labour Thanksgiving Day, a national holiday

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