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Our research topic is the choice of celebration of the young generation forecast social change. This research topic has been selected to see the impact of western events on young generation of our country. Questionnaires were given to the youngster’s separately Questionnaires consist of 14 questions and we gave 30 copies of questions to separate individuals. The results are showed on pie charts and there is little discussion on every question. We came to know that youngsters like to celebrate western events but they also know that these often create vulgarity among them.
One side they agree that these events mislead new generation and may cause deviant behavior but they also attract towards those events because of their glamour. There are positive and negative responses from youngsters toward western events. Observation shows that if youngsters know the reason and history that belong to western events, encourage their attitude may become changed toward these events. The negative impact of western events may be controlled by the adult and should be encourage with Islamic values and local cultural events. 2. Introduction
The aim of the reports is to find out the cultural change that is going to be invited by the young generation through their way of celebration. As the sources of the research we have exploited books, internet and went for surveying people etc. the result shows both the good and bad impact of the way of celebration of the young generation on our society and culture which survey on our society and which surely opens doors for culture change. 2. 1 What is an Event? An event is usually staged by a local community, which enters on some unique aspect of that community.
Among many religions, event is a set of celebration in honors of God/s. But in common Events is a program that is usually held at regular intervals often in one place. People are waiting for those days to celebrate these events. Often events comes in once in the year. These events differ from each other on the basis of religious and geographical characteristics of the people. The events allow the people to rejoice themselves. It also creates a cultural harmony among them. 2. 2 The nature of western events Now a day, because of amazing development in the field of science world has become the global village.
Western culture attracts the people all over the world. Western events are not only associated with the national days and Religions days they also celebrate social problem and occasion specific to a day. Western people celebrate New Year Day, valentine Day, Friendship Day, Rose Day, Love Day, and Music Day with great zeal. They also associate days with the love and devotion towards father and mother and celebrate father’s day and mother’s day. The purpose to celebrate the teacher’s day is to give tribute to teachers. In Bangladesh many people celebrate New Year, on 1st January.
Due to blessing of media, youngsters like to celebrate valentine day. They try to wear red dresses and exchange gifts their friends and fiance. Neither they feel know the history of these events nor of the purpose of the celebration. Western events are much charming and glamour’s. These events are unique and also enjoyable. Another event which is celebrated on 1st April, some non serious or naughty people making fun of others by making them fool without any reason, purpose and without any feeling on this day. People make false stories and tell others for seeking happiness and enjoyment in the trouble and worries of other people.
Some of western events may celebrate to point out or locate special social problems. World no smoking day, tobacco day, pollution day, health day, population day, labor day, are some of these events. Valentine day, friendship day, rose day, color day. Costumes day, Christmas day are some events which are much popular among youngsters. 3. Method The objectives of the study are: * To find out the effect of western events on youth’s life. * To analyze the interest of youth in western events. * To find out that how much youth adopting western events. * To find out the causes of attending western events.
The research topic was selected in order to observe to the impact of western events on the young generation of Bangladesh who like to adopt western culture. As the research Procedure simple techniques were used for data collection. There are 25 respondents fill the research questionnaire. The respondents are the youngsters of Samford University Bangladesh and some youngsters who were available on that time. The collected data was analyzed through percentages and then these percentages converted on to pie charts through ms excel. Pie chart shows clearly the responses of the youngsters.
As we asked the youngsters n 80% response as positive and 20% response as negative. 8. Pie chart 6 shows the responses of people towards western events provide the plat form for unethical activities As we asked youngsters, you agreed that western events provide the plat form to unethical activities, 75% of them answered yes and 25% answer no. 9. Pie 7 shows the responses of people towards Western events may cause deviant behavior among youth. As we asked to the youngsters 90% agreed that western events may cause deviant behavior among and 10% of them response as No. 0. Pie chart 8 shows the responses of people towards Western events effects our culture.
As we asked the youngsters that do you agree that western events effects our own culture of Bangladesh then 85% answered yes and 15% answered no. 11. Pie chart 9 shows the responses of youngsters towards which are mostly happened by the practice of western events in our country. 60% said that western events responsible to affect our culture of Bangladesh, 30% said that it is responsible vulgar young generation and 10% said that it is responsible western increase crime rate.
When we asked the youngster the contingency question that, what is youngster are thinking in the context of our country western cultures have some positive sides- most of them agreed with the positive side of western culture because they thought that it helps us to enhance different types of knowledge, moderate our lifestyle. Some of them got negative side because they thought that it increased adopt bad thing, illegal drugs using and forgetting own culture.
When we requested the youngster to describe that, how they observe their religious festival, most of them said that, they observe their religious festival as it is said in their religion from the core of their heart with their family. Eid- Ul- Fitr is the most famous festival of young generation. 14. When we requested the youngsters that, what do they think about the practice of western culture change the pattern of young behavior of young people- most of them agreed western culture changed the behavior of young people, like young people are addicted with drugs, effected the religious believe, it also bring changes in their daily lifestyle.
Western events celebrated most of the young generation. Youngsters don’t know the history or purpose of these western celebrations but they just celebrate for entertainment. According to results majority of youngsters are interested in western events. Youngsters celebrate western events because they think that these events are more charming and attractive. So they like to celebrate these kinds of events. Youngsters believe that western events miss lead new generation and our religion doesn’t allow us to celebrate these events.
About 60% youngsters thought that these events increase international relations but remaining 40% do not think like this. All youngsters agree that media increase the interest of these events in youth and majority of them think that its effects the Pakistani culture. High numbers of respondents agree that these events provide wrong path to our youth and it also creates complex between different classes. They agree that crime rate increase due to western events and it is also a cause of vulgarity among youngsters but youngsters like to celebrate western events because these attracts youth because of its charm and glamour.
Many of the young generation like to celebrate these events because they thought that these events provide the way to express their feelings in a new shape like in the form of valentine day etc. some are against these events because they strongly followed the religious events and don’t like to celebrate any western events. 6. Recommendation From the findings that are discussed yet, it can be said that the impact of western culture is a part of modernization. But it can be considered also as a problem in our country’s perspective.
Because many of the young people of our country are addicted day by day to the negative sides of western culture. For this reason after the observation the following recommendation are suggested recommendations: * There should be vast opportunities for young people to know and learn more about our traditional culture. * They should be made aware what are traditional cultures and what western cultures are.