Category Archives: International Holidays

19th of October – Sweetest Day

On the third Saturday of October, the United States annually celebrates Sweetest Day. This tradition originated in Cleveland in 1921, when Herbert Kingston, a philanthropist and confectionery worker, decided to help the disadvantaged orphans, the poor and all those who are experiencing difficult times. Kingston gathered a small group of city residents, and with the…
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4th of October -World Animal Day

World Animal Day, celebrated around the world annually on October 4, was established at the International Congress of Supporters of the Movement for Nature, held in 1931 in Florence (Italy), and aims to draw the attention of mankind to the problems of the rest of the planet's inhabitants. The date of October 4 was chosen…
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30th of September- International Translation Day

Every year on September 30, in many countries, a professional holiday of interpreters and translators is celebrated - International Translation Day. In 2017, the UN General Assembly at its next meeting unanimously adopted Resolution (A / RES / 71/288), which recognized the role of professional translation in uniting peoples, in promoting peace, understanding, and development,…
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21st of September – International Day of Peace

Every year on September 21, the international community celebrates the International Day of Peace. This day the UN General Assembly declared the day to strengthen the ideals of peace among all countries and peoples - both nationally and internationally. In 1981, by its resolution 36/67, the General Assembly proclaimed Peace Day and set its celebration…
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