Nevada Day

Nevada Flag Nevada Day, as of 2000, is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Libraries and other state offices are closed. 2020 Nevada Day is Friday, October 30. Traditionalists celebrate on October 31, Halloween. History Nevada Day commemorates Nevada’s frontier legacy and its entry into the Union as the 36th state on October 31 …

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. In 2019 National Fossil Day takes place October 16 in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalFossilDay Key Links nps.gov Facebook @NatlFossilDay 2019 2019: Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of National Fossil Day! …

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 …

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 2019 Embedded Tweets Mexico celebrates the 209 Anniversary of its Independence, in a festive and family atmosphere. 🇲🇽 #CulturalCapital #VivaMexico pic.twitter.com/2PmzWvoVIL …

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 …

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 …

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 …