Mothers’ Day

Photo: Ron Mader, Palo Verde (Some rights reserved) Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family When is Mothers’ Day?The United States celebrates Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May. Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador celebrate Mother’s Day on May 10. Bolivia celebrates on May 27. Russia celebrates the last Sunday …

Recycling Day

Roofdog (Some rights reserved) There have been efforts to celebrate recycling around the world with Global Recycling Day on March 18 and International Recycling Day on May 17. Special kudos to Rio Muchacho in Ecuador and the town of Teotitlán del Valle, Mexico for showing in practice how recycling and reusing are part of daily …

Teachers’ Day

Photo: Big tree (Some rights reserved) Translating: Teachers’ DaySpanish: Día del Maestro Celebrations May 15 Mexico October 5 World Teachers Day Embedded Tweets History of May 15Mexico’s first Teachers’ Day was celebrated on May 15, 1918. There are 2 possible reasons for the choice of this date. Firstly, it is the date when the Mexican …

World Listening Day

Photo: Martin Heigan, Exploring the Universe beyond the Visible Spectrum (Some rights reserved) July 18 is World Listening Day. 2022 topic: Listening across boundaries. Hashtags: #WorldListeningDay and #WLD2022 The day features livestreaming audio, contests, and listening-focused walks around the world which focus attention on improving listening skills and conserving critical soundscapes. Key Linksworldlisteningproject.orgDiscordFacebookFacebook [email protected]_Listening Background …

World Water Day

Photo: Wetlands Park (Las Vegas) (Some rights reserved) World Water Day – worldwaterday.org – is March 22 coordinated by UN-Water – unwater.org – in collaboration with governments and partners. Hashtags: #WorldWaterDay, #DiaMundialDelAgua The annual UN observance day highlights the importance of freshwater. World Water Day is celebrated around the world with a variety of events. …

International Day of Forests

Poster March 21 is the International Day of Forests. Hashtags: #InternationalDayOfForests, #DíaInternacionalDeLosBosques, #IntlForestDay The United Nations proclaimed March 21 the International Day of Forests. Starting in 2013, the day is observed each year to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of forests and trees to all life on earth. Key Linksfao.org/international-day-of-forestsbanners/postersFlickr 2022 The theme for 2022 …

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Poster August 9 is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed on August 9 each year to promote and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous population. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. The commemoration takes place in recognition …

Armistice Day

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Armistice = an agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time Questions How do we commemorate / celebrate Armistice Day? Videos Embedded Tweets WikipediaArmistice DayRemembrance Day (Australia)Veterans Day (USA) Planeta.com