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12 • December • Diciembre

Photo: Totomoxtle (corn husk dolls)/Radish Night in Oaxaca

Translating: What’s on the calendar in December?
French: Quel est le calendrier en décembre?
German: Was steht im Dezember auf dem Kalender?
Russian: Что на календаре в декабре?
Spanish: ¿Qué hay en el calendario en diciembre?
Swedish: Vad finns i kalendern i december?

December 5 International Volunteer Day

December 5 World Soil Day

December 6 Foundation of QuitoEcuador (1534)

December 6 Independence Day in Finland

December 10 Terra Madre Day (also see Slow Food)

December 10 Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day

December 11 International Mountain Day

International Mountain Day

December 12 Guadalupe Day
Basilica (Mexico City)

Mexico City’s Basilica of Guadalupe

December 12 is the Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe

December 13 Geminids Meteor Shower


December 18 International Migrants Day

International Migrants Day

December 21 or 22 Solstice


December 23 Radish Night (Mexico)

Radish Night in Oaxaca de Juárez, México

December 25 Christmas Day


December 26 Boxing Day
Second Day of Christmas

December 28 Día de los Inocentes, Mexico (equivalent to April Fool’s Day in the USA)

Día de los Inocentes

December 31 New Year’s Eve

New Year




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