National Fossil Day

National Fossil Day Poster National Fossil Day is an annual celebration held to highlight the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations. In 2020 National Fossil Day takes place October 14 in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalFossilDay Join paleontologists, educators, and students in fossil-related events and activities across …

Día de la Raza

Photo: Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz), Monumento (Wikipedia) Wikipedia: Día de la Raza es una de las denominaciones que se le da al 12 de octubre, día en que se conmemora el descubrimiento de América por el navegante Cristóbal Colón en 1492. Places Monumento a la Raza, Mexico City Monumento a la Raza, Medellin, Colombia Videos …

Nevada Day

Nevada Flag Nevada Day, as of 2000, is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Libraries and other state offices are closed. 2020 Nevada Day is Friday, October 30. Traditionalists celebrate on October 31, Halloween. HistoryNevada Day commemorates Nevada’s frontier legacy and its entry into the Union as the 36th state on October 31 in …

Ramadan

Photo: Ramadan Moon Wikipedia: Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (Sawm) to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The month lasts …

Oktoberfest

Buzzwords Oktoberfest is the world’s largest Volksfest. Held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, it is a 16-day folk festival running from late September to the first weekend in October, with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year. FYIFestival halls in Munich can seat 94,000 people. 2020‘The risk is simply too …

Valentina’s Day

Hashtags June 16 is Valentina’s Day. Hashtag: #ValentinasDay BackgroundOn June 16, 1963, Valentina Tereshkova, a 26-year-old cosmonaut from Russia became the first woman in space. Wikipedia: Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian: Валентина Владимировна Терешкова, born March 6, 1937) is a member of the Russian State Duma, engineer, and former cosmonaut. She is the first and youngest …

Fiestas Patrias (México)

Mexico flag Celebrating Mexico’s Independence Days Ensayo = Essay In Oaxaca and throughout Mexico, is typically late August and until Independence Day, which is celebrated on September 16, at the corners we find the “carts” with ornaments alluding to national holidays, where can not miss, flags, shields, pinwheels, hats, horns, etc..The Independence of Mexico was …

World Meteorological Day

Poster March 23 is World Meteorological Day. Hashtags: #worldmeteorologicalday, #WorldMetDay The World Meteorological Organization and the worldwide meteorological community celebrate World Meteorological Day around a chosen theme. This day commemorates the entry into force, on that date in 1950, of the WMO Convention creating the Organization. Key Linkspublic.wmo.int/en/resources/[email protected] 2020: Climate Change and WaterWMO: Human-induced climate …

Earthstrong 2020

Poster February 6, 2020 celebrate Bob Marley’s 75th earthstrong (birthday). Public activities take place at the Bob Marley Museum from 10am-midnight in Jamaica. Some of the party is streamed live online – facebook.com/pg/BobMarleyFoundation/videos and https://youtu.be/8zPG42XRhCs. Hashtags: #EarthstrongCelebration Bob Marley 75th Earthstrong – Redemption Concert Nadine Sutherland Redemption 75 Reggae Jam Session 17:00 What can I …