Three Rivers Festival

Poster Fort Wayne, Indiana – Three Rivers Festival – threeriversfestival.org – is the city’s biggest summer party since 1969. Highlights include a parade, a bed race, a running race, heaps of junk food, and sometimes bike valet service, though much of this has been postponed in 2021 due to COVID19. The festival is an annual …

Bastille Day

Photo: UN, Fireworks July 14 Bastille Day in France. Hashtag: #BastilleDay Wikipedia: Bastille Day is the national day of France, which is celebrated on the 14th of July each year. In French, it is formally called la Fête nationale. The French National Day is the anniversary of Storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, …

World Ranger Day

Image July 31 is World Ranger Day. Hashtag: #WorldRangerDay World Ranger Day commemorates rangers killed or injured in the line of duty and to celebrate the work rangers do to protect the planet’s natural treasures and cultural heritage. Key Linksinternationalrangers.org/world-ranger-dayfacebook Google Map Elsewhere on the WebNational Park Service (USA) Embedded Tweets WikipediaParkranger Planeta.com

International Reggae Day

Hashtags July 1 is International Reggae Day. Hashtag: #InternationalReggaeDay 2021: #1Love Tuff Gong [email protected] you back to the Catch a Fire themed earthstrong celebration which marked the 74th year of Bob Marley’s birth. The event highlighted the powerful genre of reggae. Not to mention performances from artists across the world, their passion for reggae and …

Matariki

Poster Matariki is a distinctly New Zealand (Aotearoa) celebration. Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Celebrations begin on the day of the first new moon following the rising of the star cluster. In 2021 the Matariki star cluster will rise in the …

Valentina’s Day

Hashtags: Background, @NASAGoddardPix, Cosmic glitter June 16 is Valentina’s Day, aka Valentina Tereshkova’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 …