International Women’s Day

Poster International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 and commemorates the movement for women’s rights. Hashtag: #WomensDay 2020 IWD Women’s rights and gender equality are taking center stage. Twenty-five years since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action—a progressive roadmap for gender equality—it’s time to take stock of progress and …

International Women’s Day Links

Poster International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 and commemorates the movement for women’s rights. Hashtag: #WomensDay 2019 IWD The theme for International Women’s Day 2019, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, puts innovation by women and girls, for women and girls, at the heart of efforts to achieve gender equality. Achieving …

Valentine

Roofdog Valentine = A card sent, often anonymously, on St. Valentine’s Day (February 14) to a person one loves or is attracted to February 14 = Valentine’s Day On this day people honor the memory of St. Valentine and express their love to loved ones, spouses, parents and friends. Translating: Will you be my Valentine? Spanish: ¿Serías mi Valentín? Afrikaans: Sal …

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week)

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Dates for the 2020 Māori Language Week are September 14-20. Te wiki o te reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is a popular, government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language. The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori language revitalization, learning, and …

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 …

Groundhog Day

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Groundhog Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, and Chris Elliott. It was written by Ramis and Danny Rubin, based on a story by Rubin. Murray plays Phil Connors, an arrogant Pittsburgh TV weatherman who, during an assignment covering the annual Groundhog …

Chinese New Year

Photo: Belagio 2015 The first day of the Chinese New Year falls on the new moon between January 21 and February 20. In 2020, the first day of the Chinese New Year will be on Saturday, January 25, initiating the Year of the Rat. About Chinese New Year Chinese New Year celebrations can last for …

Lunar New Year

Poster Lunar New Year = the beginning of a year whose months are coordinated by the cycles of the moon Recommended Listening Songs for the Lunar New Year Headlines How Lunar New Year became a shopping holiday for Western brands – Vox Videos Embedded Tweets Happy #LunarNewYear, and good luck to all the Pai Gow …

Epiphany

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