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Acadian Day

Acadian Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
Most people assume that all Canadians are just ‘Canadian’, and that the French spoken by the people there is the same as any French. Such is not the case, however! In fact, Canada didn’t use to be one colony, but two, and one of those was the Acadian... [read more]

World Heritage Day

World Heritage Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
Everyday people all over the world celebrate their cultural heritage, simply by living their lives in a way that embodies who they are and where they came from. But one day a year is set aside to celebrate the joint history and heritage of the human race.... [read more]

Pepper Pot Day

Pepper Pot Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
Pepper Pot, a thick and spicy soup that is an American staple dish, especially in the southern regions of the United States. What is Pepper Pot? Well, it’s a soup that contains twelve different ingredients. Now that we know the ingredients for the Pepper... [read more]

Paul Bunyan Day

Paul Bunyan Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
It may sometimes seem as though a great majority of the most popular folklore characters are evil predators who spend their lives hunting for their next victim. Paul Bunyan, on the other hand, is the embodiment of the all-American lumberjack—tall, strong,... [read more]

Euro Day

Euro Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
What exactly does Euro Day commemorate? How many people in the world use the euro in their countries? When did the euro start being used? These are questions that many people who have never been to Europe would like to know the answers to. The Euro has... [read more]

Australia Day

Australia Day

Dates

1st Jan each year
Australia. A country. A continent. A land of pristine beaches and merciless deserts, adorable koala bears and murderous great white sharks. The sixth largest country in the world, with but 21 million inhabitants. Closer to Asia than any other continent, so... [read more]

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Dates

Every November
In countries all over the world, new people have travelled from their points of origin the inhabit land that previously belonged to others. While we call the Americas the “New World”, the culture and history of that country was anything but new when it... [read more]

Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month

Dates

Every September
Hunger is a problem that exists throughout the world from third world countries to the shining pinnacle of modernity in places like Poland, Germany, and the United States. No one should have to go hungry, and Hunger Action Month reminds us that there are... [read more]
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