International Translation Day

Photo: Rob Oo, Peaceful wishes International Translation Day is celebrated every year on September 30 on the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is considered the patron saint of translators. The celebrations have been promoted by International Federation of Translators (FIT) since it was established in 1953. Elsewhere on the Web http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/RES/71/288 https://slator.com/industry-news/un-pass-resolution-declaring-september-30-translation-day …

Earth Hour

Buzzwords Earth hour is every hour of every day. Earth hour is every hour of every day. #earthhour pic.twitter.com/Qxv3nY9oJL — Greta Thunberg (@GretaThunberg) March 30, 2019 The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign has gone dark for Earth Hour pic.twitter.com/mrLNW214vs — Clark County Nevada (@ClarkCountyNV) March 31, 2019 Planeta.com Earth

Margarita Day

Photo: Comala Margarita February 22 is National Margarita Day in the USA. Looking ahead, also in the US, July 24 is National Tequila Day. Salud! Headlines Margarita Day – San Diego Entertainer National Margarita Day – Food Channel Elsewhere on the Web nationalmargaritaday.com We Got Drunk On Margaritas For Science – 538 Planeta.com Tequila Jalisco …

International Literacy Day 2018

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay International Literacy Day is celebrated annually worldwide and brings together governments, multi- and bilateral organizations, NGOs, private sectors, communities, teachers, learners, and experts in the field. Key Linksen.unesco.org/commemorations/literacydayConcept note (PDF) Translating: International Literacy DaySpanish: Día Internacional de la AlfabetizaciónChinanteco de San Felipe Usila (México): jm quieh …

Bon Festival

Photo: Peter Thoeny, Festival Peter writes: “Bon Odori (盆踊り) is a popular dance in Japan to celebrate the spirits of the ancestors. Last weekend we went to the San Jose Japantown to attend the Obon Matsuri (festival). A street was blocked off, and a large group was dancing in an elongated circle in the street. …

World Environment Day 2018

Poster June 5 is World Environment Day. “We recommend celebrating World Environment Day every day of the year,” said Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. 2018’s theme of blocking plastic pollution resonates across the globe. Motto: If you cannot reuse it, refuse it. “Beat Plastic Pollution”, the theme for World Environment 2018, urges governments, industry, communities, and …

Earth Day 2018

Poster: Every Day is Earth Day Earth Day 2018 – What are we doing to minimize the use of plastic? Twitter Moment ‪Earth Day 2018 https://twitter.com/i/moments/987861028426862592‬ Headlines https://www.thedailybeast.com/when-did-earth-day-become-just-a-__-holiday https://www.vox.com/2018/4/21/17247994/earth-day-2018-plastic-climate-change Planeta.com What are your plans for Earth Day? Plastic

Saint Brigid’s Day

Embassy London will be marking Lá Fhéile Bríde 2018 by hosting an event on February 1st to celebrate the creativity of women. The Embassy will host twelve different performances, talks and panel discussions with the theme St. Brigid’s Day – Celebrating the Creativity of Women (Lá Fhéile Bríde – Ag Ceiliúradh Cruthaitheachta na mBan). Hashtag: #StBrigidsDay The event …

Boxing Day

Jorge’s wooden boxers Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated December 26, the day after Christmas Day. The celebration originated in the United Kingdom, and is celebrated in a number of countries that previously formed part of the British Empire. Hashtag:  #BoxingDay Embedded Tweets Boxing Day #Ashes 👌 pic.twitter.com/TqkB6e11Fp — Alistair Hogg (@alistairjhogg) December 25, 2017 Wishing …