Fiestas Patrias (México)

Mexico flag Celebrating Mexico’s Independence Days Símbolos Patrios = Patriotic Symbols Bandera = Flag Constitución = Constitution Escudo nacional Grito = Himno nacional = National Anthem Food and Drink Mezcal Pulque Tequila Foods Pozole Flickr Green, White, Red Ensayo = Essay En Oaxaca como en todo México, es típico que a finales del mes de …

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. Oktoberfest 2019: Saturday, September 21 – Sunday, October 6 Key Links oktoberfest.de Wikipedia: …

International Literacy Day is September 8

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay History September 8 was declared International Literacy Day by UNESCO on November 17, 1965. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. Celebrations take place around the world. Key Links http://en.unesco.org/themes/literacy-all/literacy-day Concept Note Education 2030: Incheon Declaration and Framework for …

Francisco Toledo

Photo: Pochote Remembering Mexican artist Francisco Toledo (July 17, 1940, Juchitán, Oaxaca – September 5, 2019) Embedded Tweets My obituary of Francisco Toledo, Mexican artist, painter, activist & cultural promoter for @TheArtNewspaper https://t.co/f7KSnP2hs5 #Mexico — Elizabeth Mistry (@ElizabethMistry) September 8, 2019 #Toledo me dio la oportunidad de darle voz en #zapoteco de Teotitlán Del Valle …

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week)

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Dates for the 2019 Māori Language Week are September 9-15. 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 …

09 • September • Septiembre

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Templo Mayor September is mes de la patria in Mexico, biodiversity month in Australia and tourism month in South Africa. In the USA, #HispanicHeritageMonth Mark your calendar! September 8 is International Literacy Day which we celebrate efforts of inspired digital literacy, particularly those that conserve Indigenous languages. September 27 is World Tourism Day followed a day later. First Monday in September is Labor Day in …

Labor Day in the USA

Poster First Monday in September is Labor Day in the USA and traditional end of summer holiday. Wikipedia: Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being …

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 UN …

The Good Place

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended TV show and podcast: The Good Place The Good Place Podcast https://www.nbc.com/the-good-place/exclusives/tgp-podcast Twitter https://twitter.com/nbcthegoodplace https://twitter.com/nocontexttgp Season 3 Finale, Pandemonium https://tv.avclub.com/the-good-place-sucks-but-the-good-place-is-transcenden-1832037224 ‘The Good Place’ Season Finale Recap: Pandemonium Time Knife Nazis again, somehow. Here there is no time and it’s the present. Unintended consequences Don’t let the good life pass you …

Calendar

Poster Months January – Enero – Januar February – Febrero – Februar March – Marzo – März April – Abril – April May – Mayo – Mai June – Junio – Juni July – Julio – Juli August – Agosto – August September – Septiembre September October – Octubre – Oktober November – Noviembre – …