4 10, 2018

Teacher’s Day

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Teacher’s Day in Ukraine is celebrated on the first Sunday in October each year. Teacher’s Day is an observance and not a national public holiday in Ukraine. This observance is held in appreciation of teachers and other workers in the education sector across the country. Many teachers receive flowers as a symbol of appreciation for

16 05, 2018

Vyshyvanka Day in Ukraine

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What do you know about Vyshyvanka Day in Ukraine? Read to know about Vyshyvanka Day in Ukraine and symbolic patterns of Ukrainian embroidery. Ukrainians all over the world celebrate the day of the national embroidered shirt, or Vyshyvanka. Vyshyvanka Day in Ukraine is celebrated on the third Thursday of May, has turned into a global cultural diplomacy

7 05, 2018

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

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The observance is held on May 8 annually as it falls on the birthday of the movement’s founder, Henry Dunant. The holiday celebrates not only Dunant but also the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement’s seven fundamental principles: humanity impartiality neutrality independence voluntary service unity and universality. What is the Red Cross? The International Red

29 04, 2018

April 29th is Zipper Day

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On April 29, celebrate the zipper because it is Zipper Day! National Zipper Day is observed each year on April 29th.  This day celebrates something that we often do not think about and just automatically take for granted. There are 4.5 billion zippers of all kinds consumed in the U.S. per year. That's 14 zippers for

27 04, 2018

Arbor Day

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Arbor Day is celebrated nationally in the USA on the last Friday in April, although some states have their own dates to better coincide with their local climate and the optimal time to plant trees. Quick Facts about Arbor Day Arbor Day is a holiday dedicated to celebrating and caring for trees. On Arbor Day

8 03, 2018

March 8, Women’s Day in Ukraine

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Women's Day in Ukraine March 8, Women's Day in Ukraine, is a relic of the Soviet era. Women’s Day in Ukraine has lost its political meaning over the years. Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day rolled into one, this holiday is not just a way for men to celebrate women of all ages, but also the

28 02, 2018

St. David’s Day, a National Festival for the Welsh

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St David's Day is celebrated in Wales on 1 March, in honour of St David (Dewi Sant), the patron saint of Wales. Not a lot is certain about Dewi but March 1st was chosen to honor him because it's the day he apparently died. In the 18th century it became a national festival for the Welsh. St.

23 02, 2018

Presidents’ Day in the USA

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The third Monday in February is Presidents' Day in the USA. In February, the United States honors two great American presidents:  Abraham Lincoln, on February 12th, and George Washington, on  February 22nd.  These two days are combined into one legal holiday on the third Monday in February, called Presidents' Day. Both presidents have been honored

15 02, 2018

Candlemas, Stritenia Gospodne in Ukraine

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February 15 is Stritenia Gospodne or Candlemas, the feast of the Presentation of the Lord. Candlemas, Stritenia Gospodne in Ukraine is a holiday of the Orthodox Church, the final cycle of the Christmas holidays. It is believed that this day was not only the day of the meeting of infant Jesus with our Lord, but

13 02, 2018

Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday

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Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras (which is French for "Fat Tuesday"), is the last day of feasting before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Shrove Tuesday is observed mainly in English speaking countries, especially Ireland, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States, but also

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