OLYMPIC DAY

Olympic Day was introduced in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games on 23 June 1894 at the Sorbonne in Paris. The goal was to promote participation in sport across the globe regardless of age, gender or athletic ability. https://www.olympic.org/olympic-rings http://www.fairplayinternational.org/what-is-olympic-day-

WORLD MUSIC DAY

The Fête de la musique, also known in English as Music Day, Make Music Day or World Music Day, is an annual music celebration that takes place on 21 June. On Music Day the citizens of a city or country are allowed and urged to play music outside in their neighbourhoods or in public spacesContinue reading “WORLD MUSIC DAY”

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA

The International Day of Yoga has been celebrated annually on 21 June since 2015, following its inception in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice which originated in India. The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in his UN address in 2014, had suggested the date of 21stContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA”

FATHER’S DAY

Father’s Day is a holiday of honouring fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society. In Catholic countries of Europe, it has been celebrated on 19 March as Saint Joseph’s Day since the Middle Ages. In the United States, Father’s Day was founded by Sonora Smart Dodd, and celebrated onContinue reading “FATHER’S DAY”

AUTISTIC PRIDE DAY

Autistic Pride Day is a pride celebration for autistic people held on June 18 each year. Autistic pride recognises the importance of pride for autistic people and its role in bringing about positive changes in the broader society. Although Autistic Pride Day is June 18, pride events are often held on the weekend of thatContinue reading “AUTISTIC PRIDE DAY”

LEARNING BIRDS # 14

The blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae, native to eastern North America. It lives in most of the eastern and central United States; eastern populations may be migratory. Resident populations are also found in Newfoundland, Canada; breeding populations are found across southern Canada. It breeds in both deciduous andContinue reading “LEARNING BIRDS # 14”

PICNIC DAY

June 18th every year is International Picnic Day. The origins of this event are unknown, but it doesn’t dampen its popularity with many countries across the globe celebrating this event. Although this is more of a fun event rather than your typical fundraising awareness day, it doesn’t make it any less worthwhile to celebrate asContinue reading “PICNIC DAY”

BLOOD DONOR DAY

Theme for 2021:“Give blood and keep the world beating” https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-blood-donor-day World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is held on June 14 each year. The event was organised for the first time in 2005, by a joint initiative of the World Health Organization, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to raise awareness ofContinue reading “BLOOD DONOR DAY”

RAJA FESTIVAL

Raja (Odia: ରଜ) or Raja Parba (Odia: ରଜ ପର୍ବ) or Mithuna Sankranti is a three-day-long festival of womanhood celebrated in Odisha, India. The second day of the festival signifies beginning of the solar month of Mithuna from, which the season of rains starts. It is believed that the mother Goddess Earth or the divine wifeContinue reading “RAJA FESTIVAL”