Armistice Day

Buzzwords 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? Embedded Tweets "This has got to be one of the most powerful photographs I have ever seen. Above is a battalion of the Cameron Highlanders in 1914, …

Diwali

Photo: Indu Harikumar Diwali = Hindu festival of lights, held in the period October to November 2018 dates: November 7 in North India and November 6 in South India and Singapore Elsewhere on the Web What a wonderful Diwali – Flickr Photos Twitter Moment Happy Diwali Happy Diwali! 🕯 Wikipedia Diwali Planeta.com India India Links …

Nevada Day

Nevada Flag Nevada Day is formally October 31. That said, as of 2000 the holiday is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Libraries and other state offices are closed. 2019 Nevada Day is Friday, October 25. History When is Nevada Day? Nevada was admitted to the Union October 31, 1864. With the passage of …

National Fossil Day

Poster National Fossil Day is an annual celebration held to highlight the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations. This year National Fossil Day takes place October 17 in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalFossilDay Mission: National Fossil Day is a celebration organized by the National Park Service to promote public …

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Photo: Joe Ross Albuquerque, New Mexico – Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is held each year at Balloon Fiesta Park. 2018 dates: October 6-14. Hashtag: #balloonfiesta Livestreaming 384,000 views over 9 days last year … This year over 700,000. Watch early and often. 2018 The 47th annual event, themed “Carry Me Away,” will feature more than …

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 Links https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/literacyday Concept note (PDF) Translating: International Literacy Day Spanish: Día Internacional de la Alfabetización Chinanteco de San Felipe …

International Literacy Day

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay 2018 https://planeta.com/literacyday-2018 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 …

Labor Day

Poster First Monday in September is Labor Day in the USA. 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 of the country. It is the …

Burning Man

Photo: BLM The Burning Man event has taken place on public lands on the Black Rock Desert Playa every year but one since 1990. The annual festival draws 70,000 people to create a temporary city in the northern Nevada desert, and the week each year culminates with the burning of the Man structure Saturday night …