CONWAY, Arkansas (KNWA/KFTA) — Arkansas Public Broadcasting Corporation (PBS) marked the first official day of the fall for an open call for Arkansas holiday recipes, stories and traditions passed down from generation to generation.

According to the press release, the series will be used to produce a radio special “Celebrating Arkansas: Holiday Traditions.”

“Whether you’re sharing your great-grandmother’s Thanksgiving recipe, your family’s Diwali celebration or your Razorback tailgating, we want to hear from you,” said Marge Betley, CEO of the Arkansas PBS Foundation. “The true purpose of this work is to reveal and reveal the culture and heritage of all walks of life in Arkansas.”

Other holidays and ceremonies that may be included in Celebrating Arkansas: Holiday Traditions include, but are not limited to: Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, Fourth of July, Halloween, First Day of School, Easter, May Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Veterans Day, community festivals, parades and more.

“Share your heritage with your friends and neighbors — through written stories, photos or videos — whichever way you think best conveys the spirit of your submission,” added Bateley.Anyone interested in submitting holiday traditions should visit myarpbs.org/celebratingarkansasfill out the form and attach a photo, video or written story.

Submissions will then be considered for use in upcoming specials, social media and print materials such as recipes. Everyone who submits a holiday tradition will receive a thank you gift from Arkansas PBS.

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