Freedom Day in South Africa

Photo: GCIS, Freedom Day Celebrations at the Union Buildings, Pretoria. 2014 April 27 is Freedom Day in South Africa. Hashtag: #FreedomDay Elsewhere on the Web mzansigirl.com/freedom-day http://ewn.co.za/2016/04/26/Are-you-free-or-are-you-dom-freedom-day-quiz http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/freedom-day-celebrated-south-africa Embedded Tweets Not just a celebration, but rather a day of commemoration #FreedomDay http://t.co/0l521lVLGz pic.twitter.com/Ddr62QLsFf — Rachel's Angels (@RachelsAngels) April 27, 2015 Wikipedia Freedom Day Planeta.com South …

Arbor Day

Photo: Nebraska State Line Arbor Day = Last Friday in April Embedded Tweets Happy Arbor Day! Did you know that 1 million trees were planted on the first US Arbor Day in 1872? Learn about what we are doing to make a difference in Indiana: https://t.co/kt4mGXclx8 pic.twitter.com/VqJMnPtLN6 — Indiana Natural Resources Foundation (@indiananrf) April 24, …

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 …

Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace

Photo: UN On September 24, 2018, world leaders at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit declared 2019-2018, A Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace adopted a political declaration commited to redoubling efforts to build a just, peaceful, prosperous, inclusive and fair world, as they paid tribute to the late South African President’s celebrated qualities and service to …

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. 2020 ‘The risk is simply too high’: Germany’s Oktoberfest canceled because of coronavirus …

International Decade

Buzzwords International Decade = Key Links https://www.un.org/en/sections/observances/international-decades/index.html Features International Decade of Indigenous Languages UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace Planeta United Nations International Year

Walpurgis

Lingo Cards Happy Walpurgis! Elsewhere on the Web https://start.stockholm/valborg Embedded Tweets Happy Walpurgis from Stockholm!Normally we gather around a big bonfire to sing the winter away and welcome spring ❤️ Tonight you will be able to follow the city's official celebration from Stadshusparken live via their website ➡️ https://t.co/QY4Xo5ieEy pic.twitter.com/VzsRgMGp8g — Visit Stockholm (@visitstockholm) April …

Easter Links

Links related to Easter Embedded Tweets Just a day late: #map shows what Easter is called in different European languages. Source: https://t.co/w9aDJE0Abv pic.twitter.com/COYJvlkkxl — Simon Kuestenmacher (@simongerman600) April 1, 2018 Features Easter in Mexico Samaritan Day Viernes de Dolores = Friday of Sorrows Christmas Planeta.com Easter Christianity Spring

Saint Patrick’s Day

Poster Saint Patrick’s Day is March 17. Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! = Happy St Patrick’s Day to you! Hashtag: #StPatricksDay Greetings to our friends in Ireland and our Irish friends around the world. What began as a religious feast day honoring St Patrick (Patricius, or Padraig) has become an international festival. Questions Sláinte! What …

Samaritan Day

Photo: Samaritan Day at the Santo Tomas Xochimilco Church Samaritan Day (Día de la Samaritana) is a tradition in Oaxaca City celebrated on the fourth Friday in Lent. Refreshments are offered to passersby. The tradition began in the churches. Today businesses, schools and government offices offer traditional fruit drinks, including horchata, jamaica, tamarindo, and local …