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Have you ever had a special birthday celebration? Tell us about it!

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ariina 6 June, 2017 - 05:19

honestly I had never been surprised for my birthdays...but for my17th birthday in this month my family invited me to restaurant for dinner...^_^

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SLMT 2 June, 2017 - 16:54

My special birthday celebration was when I was 17. My parents made a party for me and invited my relatives anf friends without telling me anything about it.On previously birthdays, my family and I go out to eat at restaurant and bought presents for me. So I also thought that my 17th birthday would be like my previous simple birthday.But they made a secret party for me. My parents and sister told me to come home early after school.So I came back early that day without noticing anything.My house is normal just like normal days.The lamps in front of my house is on and the whole house is black.There's no light in my house.I was doubt a little bit bcoz of no light. I went in my home. As soon as I was in my home I heard "Suprise,Happy Birthday".All of My family and friends were there. My mom brought a birthday cake which was made by herself.I couldn't forget that moment.I was so happy and was almost cry.My parents also gave a permision to take care of the street cat I told them last month .That gift was my beat birthday gift I have ever had.I would not never forget that day. It will remain in my heart forever.

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JoEditor 3 June, 2017 - 18:10

That sounds great! What a lovely surprise! 
Best wishes, Jo (LearnEnglish Teens Team) 

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mikiihwang 24 May, 2017 - 10:56

Yes, I used to have a special birthday celebration last year. It was my birthday and it was Sunday. I woke up and waited my mother asked me: ''What do you want to do on your birthday?'' because she always asked me that question when my birthday was coming. But she was quiet. Every members in family are quiet, too. They acted like they didn't realized anyhthing. That made me thought that they didn't remember my birthday. I felt so angry, lonely, miserable like the character in the above story. Because of being angry, I didn't go downstairs to the kitchen and had lunch in the midday. I kept me alone in my room. After that, in the early evening, I had to go to the church. I went out. Then I went home. While I was going to my room, I met my aunt. ''Hello honey'', she said. And I just put my angry face to see her without saying hello back. When I walked to my room, the light was off so the room was dark. I turned the light on. Suddenly, my two younger sisters shouted loudly, ''Happy birthday, sis'' with a happy smile in their face and a birthday cake in their hands. I felt so surprised. That surprise made me speechless, I didn't know what to say for the special birthday celebration they gave me. I just said, ''Thank you'' but I felt extremely happy in my heart. Then I wished all the best for my new age, blowed the candles. After that, I ate birthday cake with sisters. It tasted so delicious, like the most delicious birthday cake ever in my life. In conclusion, it was the most memorable birthday party to me. Until now, I can also feel the surprised feeling when the light was on. I will never forget this birthday party.

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BRPMontenegro 17 April, 2017 - 22:39

The last year I had a very special birthday because I think that I was lonely in my birthday because I was in Guayaquil and my family were in Quito. But this day they come to Guayaquil only for me. And this day was very special for me.

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Sorry420 28 March, 2017 - 08:41

Yes, I had a wonderful and memorable birthday last year.
I Invited all my friends and family members in my birthday party. My parents books a Chinese restaurant for my party.
All the people brought for me lots of gifts and wishes card.
On of the biggest surprise my parents given me a cute little Rabbit pet.
I never forgot that day always memorable my life.

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rodrigar 4 January, 2017 - 22:32

My favorite birthday was in 1999. My friend and I celebrated our birthdays together, in Tres Cantos(Madrid). We spent 1 hour playing soccer and then we went to McDonald´s for 2 hours, then we went to my house to play hide and seek. I liked my birthday because all my friends gave me many presents, like soccer balls and footballs, shirts, trousers and most importantly, that we spent time together.

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Tina - Coordinator 5 January, 2017 - 07:40

Dear rodrigar!
Thanks for your comment on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but from your comment it sounds like you are older than that. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but if you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other. You are welcome to join our LearnEnglish page for adults and post comments there: www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish 
Best wishes, Tina (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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hadia 16 November, 2016 - 15:29

I just celebrated my birthday in August in my Academy with my friends and my teachers. It was fun and a charming memory. It won't ever fade away from my memory.
Also, the best birthday I ever had was when I got a chance to celebrate my birthday First time ever in my School. And it was the last time too. My Bday comes in Aug. As summer vacation takes the three big months. June, july and 15 days of Aug, I never got a chance to celebrate it. But then, during my last year at school, as we were the most senior class, and had a load of work, we couldn't enjoy much holidays and had a small term vacation. So luckily, I got a chance to celebrate and enjoy it. It was such an unforgettable event. I LOVE remembering that. ;)

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amawes 23 September, 2016 - 07:59

Well every birthday is special since you spend it with family but I've never had a birthday celebration that was out of the ordinary.

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Fado23fado 11 August, 2016 - 20:56

Today is my brith day but i am alone just like another birth day.

it was summer. i was hardly working in the my our market. I had met a girl that is beautiful. She had suddenly effected to me and i hadn't understand anything what happened. After that time, we had started to meet also we were making an effort know each other so we were spending time a lot.

One day, she sent a message to me in my brith day. She didn't want to see me again 'what was going on?' i only thought 'what did i do' i would almost be crazy. I wanted talking to her and called to her unless stopping but she didn't answer to me. I was feeling awful today was my birthday but there was no spark of life in my body.

I had exited from our market in order to walk around but it wasn't good way to be relax because wherever i went everywhere reminded me everything that belong to her then i had stopped and sat on the bench. i said myself I had supposed that we would be together until forever then abruptly my phone rang she had sent to me message. i opened it without stopping then she had wanted meeting to me.

I went to bus station in order to get in the bus to go to her home. While i was going to there by bus i was asking myself ' why she called me to her home?' When i arrived to home door was open so i started to feel affired then i called her but she didn't answer me also inside was dark so i entered slowly to home. After to enter home someone turned off quickly light then it was shocked also start to cry. Everyone was in there and they came to there for my birthday. i couldn't my eyes

How can i forget that time i don't know.

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ALEX16PET 6 July, 2016 - 01:40

My last Birthday I went to SIx Flags Mexico, It was so funny because my mom told me that we are going to go but without friends and when I got there all my friends were waiting for me, it was so cool,,,!!!

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Aiana178 24 June, 2016 - 00:15

My mum decided to invite a fairy to my sixth birthday party. I was looking forward to seeing her because you know... I was a kid.
But when she finally came to the party, we were all kind of disappointed. We expected to see a young, beautiful girl dressed like a fairy, but we got a fat (sorry for using such a rude word) woman in thirties who wore dark cloak!!! Cloak for fairy!!!
It was a quite funny occurrence, we always like to remember it with a smile.

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stevewonder 25 May, 2016 - 22:16

yes, when i was a kid, my family organized a birthday party for me and the topic was of spiderman, spiderman was my favorite superheroe, remember the cake is was or spidey

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TrungAnh 21 April, 2016 - 10:30

I just have one special birthday celebration. It was in the evening when i'm 7 year old. I invited some friend, we go out to play hide and seek, climb tree. It's too long, i can't remember how i was happy.

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hannaanh 16 March, 2016 - 14:11

Well, yes, it's was great!!! It can unforgettable, it was my 10th birthday. That day, all of my friends came to my house and we've had lots of fun. After we ate the birthday cake, we lit candles and turned off all the lights then we told ghost stories to saw who is coward and me is that person. Because I'm scared of ghost stories so we played connecting sing, it's mean the last world of the song you sing - it will be the first word of the song the next person sing and we had a rule: who can't sing connect will make fun for us. The time faster than we image, at 11 o'clock all of my friends went to their home and I went to sleep. It was very fun!!! I will never forget that birthday =))

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BigBen6464 29 December, 2015 - 15:08

Nice thing about my birthday is that it is three days after my sister's so we always celebrate it together. Then I get all my presents, but I always get something more for my real birthday:D

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PerfectLS 29 October, 2015 - 23:24

Sincerely, I only celebrated my birthday one time because my family don't have money but I prefer that. I prefer be with my mother than a cake. She is my all. I love her. :D

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vieht 6 October, 2015 - 04:45

Yes, in my 19th birthday my boyfriend invited me to eat at a fancy restaurant, I got free cake and amazing gifts

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Jonathan - Coor... 6 October, 2015 - 06:03

Hi vieht. Thanks for your comments but as you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments here. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 and we must keep it strictly for them to interact with each other. But you are very welcome to join our LearnEnglish page for adults and post comments there: http://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish Thanks :)
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NooRi 27 April, 2015 - 16:36

Oh yes, with my family .It was amazing we stayed at the beach all night talking,eating and having to do so much. i love nature so that was one of my best birthday party with all the special people in my life. plus yes i had some of my besties over to :)

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Elsa007 27 March, 2015 - 12:20

As I was born on a hot day, throwing a party at the garden with a pool was a routine stuff. Above all, I couldn't wait to have an ice-cream birthday cake year after year! They were enough special to me!

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MusicLover1999 20 February, 2015 - 17:43

I had so many amazing birthdays with my whole family in my grandparent's house in my childhood. But these days I don't have something like this.I wish I'll have in the future. :)

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vanezzitha 18 February, 2015 - 21:03

here in mexico, when we celebrate birthdays we spend a lot of money, we really get crazy
the best party i went was at the beach, many people went. i really like a lot the way that all the mexicans celebrate birthdays or holidays.
i am rich so i like to waste my money with my friend´s presents.

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