Holidays Around the World

Holidays around the worldDear Friends,

After cooking more than 675 recipes from every country in the world, my family took a year to celebrate – by learning about holidays around the world. The links below will take you to a wonderful collection of recipes and posts that will add sparkle to your days.

Join the fun and instill a lifelong love of global learning in your family!

xxoo
Sasha & family

JANUARY

5th, 6th or 17th Wassailing
6  Epiphany
6  Poet Kahlil Gibran’s Birthday
14 Makar Sankranti (Hindu Harvest Festival)
19 Martin Luther King’s Birthday (& Extreme Peace)
~ Chinese New Year (varies Jan/Feb)

 

FEBRUARY

~ Chinese New Year (varies Jan/Feb)
14 Valentine’s Day
~  Food of the 2014 Winter Olympics (Russia)

 

MARCH

3    Doll’s Day (a.k.a. Hina Matsuri)
4    Mardi Gras
8    International Women’s Day
17  Saint Patrick’s Day
20  First Day of Spring
25  Arbor Day
~   Nowruz, a.k.a. Persian New Year

 

APRIL

1   April Fool’s Day
~   Gardening Gift Ideas
8    Name Yourself Day
~   Easter
22  Earth Day

 

MAY

5   Cinco de Mayo
~ Mother’s Day (2nd Sunday)
15  Filipino Harvest Festival
28  International Burger Day
~   Thank a teacher!
~   Memorial Day (last weekend in May)

 

JUNE

15 Father’s Day
18 International Picnic Day
~  Midsummer’s Night (between June 21 & 25)

JULY

4 Tell the Truth Day
30 International Friendship Day
    Celebrate with IndianParaguayan food
    IFD is most popular there.

 

AUGUST

3  Watermelon Day
16 Corn on the Cob Day

 

SEPTEMBER

1   Labor Day
11 Ethiopian New Year
17 Teacher’s Day
21 World Peace Day
23 First Day of Fall
24 Rosh Hashana, a.k.a. Jewish New Year

 

OCTOBER

1 World Vegetarian Day
16 World Food Day
22 Nut Day
30 Apple Day (UK)
Celebrate with an apple recipe!
31 Halloween

 

NOVEMBER

1-2 Day of the Dead
14  International Pickle Day
27  Thanksgiving Day

 

DECEMBER

10 Human Rights Day
21 Winter Solstice
25 Christmas
31 New Year’s Eve

Birthdays:

Egyptian Birthday Party
Japanese “Sushi Rolling” Birthday Party
British Mary Poppins Birthday Party
Science & Geography of Mermaids

General Celebrations:

Gardening Gift Ideas
Thank a teacher
Weddings

 

 

Calendar of Celebrations from Around the World