1. Does the event occur re-occur during a particular season, or is it a singular event based on a change in someones lifecyle?
2. What is the significance of when the event occurs? Is it important that it occurs in a special place as well?
3. Are there prescribed roles involved in the event? Is there a leader, or someone similar? If so, what are their responsibilities?
4. Are there particular symbols tied to the event? Do everyday objects (food, drink, items, etc.) gain special symbolic meaning during the event?
5. What triggers the beginning and the end of the event?
6. What kinds of performances are involved with the event? Are there traditional dances, songs, or recitations?