International Women’s Day

Poster International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 and commemorates the movement for women’s rights. Hashtag: #WomensDay 2019 IWD The theme for International Women’s Day 2019, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, puts innovation by women and girls, for women and girls, at the heart of efforts to achieve gender equality. Achieving …

Nowruz

Buzzwords Nowruz (Persian: نوروز‎; literally “new day”) marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually occurs on 21 March. It is celebrated as the beginning of the new year by more than 300 million people around the world and has been celebrated for over …

Margarita Day

Photo: Comala Margarita February 22 is National Margarita Day in the USA. Looking ahead, also in the US, July 24 is National Tequila Day. Salud! Headlines Margarita Day – San Diego Entertainer National Margarita Day – Food Channel ecotravel/mexico/yucatan/tales/0605margarita.html Elsewhere on the Web nationalmargaritaday.com Planeta.com Tequila Jalisco Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities 02 • February …

World Day of Social Justice

Poster Mark the calendar. February 20 is World Day of Social Justice. Hashtag: #SocialJusticeDay Key Links http://www.un.org/en/events/socialjusticeday International Labour Organization Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization (A/RES/63/199) World Day of Social Justice (A/RES/62/10) World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2019 From the UN Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and …

Lunar New Year

Poster Lunar New Year = the beginning of a year whose months are coordinated by the cycles of the moon Embedded Tweets Happy #LunarNewYear, and good luck to all the Pai Gow players. pic.twitter.com/2IMx4kAqvc — Las Vegas Locally 🌴 (@LasVegasLocally) February 5, 2019 Recommended Listening Songs for the Lunar New Year Videos Wikipedia Lunar New …

Valentine

Roofdog Valentine = A card sent, often anonymously, on St. Valentine’s Day (February 14) to a person one loves or is attracted to February 14 = Valentine’s Day On this day people honor the memory of St. Valentine and express their love to loved ones, spouses, parents and friends. Translating: Will you be my Valentine? Spanish: ¿Serías mi Valentín? Afrikaans: Sal …

Nelson Mandela

Photo: UN, 1990 We celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela (July 18, 1918 – December 5, 2013) on #MandelaDay, July 18. Nelson Mandel Day (July 18) http://www.mandeladay.com Facebook Wikipedia Hashtag: #MandelaDay Facebook nelsonmandela Flickr Mandela Day Embedded Tweets HISTORY: On this day in 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from prison after serving a 27 year …

Chinese New Year

Photo: Belagio 2015 The first day of the Chinese New Year falls on the new moon between January 21 and February 20. Chinese New Year in 2019 is Tuesday, February 5. According to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle, the Chinese year beginning in 2019 is the year of the Pig. About Chinese New Year …

Groundhog Day

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Groundhog Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, and Chris Elliott. It was written by Ramis and Danny Rubin, based on a story by Rubin. Murray plays Phil Connors, an arrogant Pittsburgh TV weatherman who, during an assignment covering the annual Groundhog …