Thanksgiving

Photo: Melody Ayres-Griffiths, Turkey Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated in the United States and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest. (Other harvest celebrations include Day of the Dead). Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in Canada. Traditional foods include cranberries, green beans, …

World Day of Social Justice

Poster Mark the calendar. February 20 is World Day of Social Justice. Hashtag: #SocialJusticeDay Key Linksun.org/en/events/socialjusticeday International Labour Organization Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization (A/RES/63/199) World Day of Social Justice (A/RES/62/10) World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2019 From the UNSocial justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence …

World Soil Day

Photo: Huaje Planting, Oaxaca December 5 is World Soil Day (Día Mundial del Suelo). Hashtag: #WorldSoilDay Key Linkshttp://www.fao.org/globalsoilpartnership/world-soil-day/en/http://www.fao.org/globalsoilpartnership/world-soil-day/campaign-material/en/http://www.fao.org/globalsoilpartnership/world-soil-day/events/en/http://www.fao.org/world-soil-day/world-soil-day-award/en/ Questions Are there live videos and conversations about soil this week? What are recommended online resources, apps? What are the most popular celebrations of soil? What is the Global Symposium on Soil Pollution? What are upcoming events …

Diwali

Photo: Indu Harikumar Diwali = Hindu festival of lights, held in October or November each year, depending on the cycle of the moon HeadlinesHow Diwali is being celebrated across the world during Covid-19 Elsewhere on the WebWhat a wonderful Diwali – Flickr (2012) Photos Twitter MomentHappy Diwali WikipediaDiwali Planeta.com

Day of the Dead Around the World 2020

Photo Headlines and tweets from Day of the Dead (November 1-2) celebrated around the world. Hashtags: #DíaDeMuertos, #DayoftheDead illumiNations: Día de los Muertos – Smithsonian Muertosfestmuertosfest.comTexas’ biggest Dia de los Muertos celebration pays tribute with virtual event San Antonio RiverwalkWATCH: 2020 Day of the Dead River Walk paradehttps://dayofthedeadsa.com Las VegasRecordando a los que se fueron: …

Epiphany

Buzzwords Epiphany = the experience of a sudden and striking realization In the Christian calendar, January 6 is Epiphany. Elsewhere on the WebThe message of Epiphany: Rise up; Your light has come! – America Jesuit ReviewTime and Date QuotesWhere is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star at its rising and have …

Christmas

Poster Christmas is an annual celebration on December 25 commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. Translating: Merry ChristmasDiné: Nizhónígo Késhmish AdííłeełFrench: Joyeux NoëlGerman: Fröhliche Weihnachten or Frohe WeihnachtenHawaiian: Mele KalikimakaMāori: Meri KirihimeteSamoan: Manuia le KerisimasiSpanish: Feliz Navidad Buzzword BingoAdvent – Advent Calendar – Advent Wreath – Bethlehem – Carol – Christianity – Christmas – Cranberries …