2020, International Year of Plant Health

Poster 2020 is the International Year of Plant Health. Hashtag: #IYPH2020 Key Links ippc.int iyph Questions How can those keen on plant health participate in International Year celebrations? Planeta.com Planeta.com celebrates the International Year of Plant Health. We will be updating our resource pages focusing on plants, biodiversity, and efforts to protect plant health around …

04 • April • Abril

Photo: Bike Share at Regional Justice Center Happy Earth Day! We are celebrating the month of April Annual April 1 April Fool’s Day (USA) April 14 Día de las Américas April 14-15 New Year celebration (Laos) Lao New Year April 18 World Heritage Day ICOMOS International Day for Monuments and Site World Heritage Day April …

World Meteorological Day

Poster March 23 is World Meteorological Day. Hashtags: #worldmeteorologicalday, #WorldMetDay The World Meteorological Organization and the worldwide meteorological community celebrate World Meteorological Day around a chosen theme. This day commemorates the entry into force, on that date in 1950, of the WMO Convention creating the Organization. Key Links public.wmo.int/en/resources/world-meteorological-day worldmetday.wmo.int @WMOnews 2020: Climate Change and …

Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH)

Photo: Patio Fountain Mexico – The Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH, National Institute of Anthropology and History) – inah.gob.mx – is a Mexican federal government bureau established in 1939 to guarantee the research, preservation, protection, and promotion of the prehistoric, archaeological, anthropological, historical, and paleontological heritage of the country. INAH and the Instituto …

Artisan Day in Oaxaca

Poster: Cartel: Angela Mendoza March 19 is Artisan Day (Día del Artesano) in Oaxaca, Mexico. Planeta.com and the Facebook Group Oaxaca Markets (Mercados de Oaxaca) showcase favorite folk art and folk artists. We call for more photos of favorite folk art and folk artists. Let us know how to visit and purchase directly. We invite …

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 …

250th Birthday Celebration for Ludwig van Beethovan

Photo: Ben Allen, Birthday celebration 2020 is the 250th anniversary of the birth of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. We celebrate life and legacy, curate headlines, podcasts, and other resources. Planeta.com is updating our virtual tour of Bonn. Suggestions welcome! Wikipedia: Ludwig van Beethoven, 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827, was a German composer and …

Diversity Days

Poster Nothing will cancel May’s Diversity Days. Planeta.com’s annual celebration of May 21 and 22 gets its own page. Join us as we reflect and celebrate the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development (Día Mundial de la Diversidad Cultural Para el diálogo y el desarrollo) and the International Day for Biological Diversity …

Clark County Museum

Photo: Anniversary One of our favorite museums, Clark County Museum is located in Henderson, Nevada and is owned and operated by Clark County. Open Daily 9am-430pm. CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. General Admission: adults $2.00, seniors and children $1. Group Tours, please call for reservations and special rates. Museum memberships are also available. …