Upcoming Culture Observances

Some observances and holidays celebrate important cultural events. In fact, some observances become cultural events in their own right.

National Winnie The Pooh Day

National Winnie The Pooh Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Winnie The Pooh Day

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Burns Night

Burns Night

Burns Night celebrates the life and work of Robert Burns, considered to be the national poet of Scotland

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National Inspire Your Heart With Art Day

National Inspire Your Heart With Art Day

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Galentines Day

Galentines Day

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Valentines Day

Valentines Day

❤️ Across many parts of the world on February 14th, many flowers, cards and gifts will be exchanged between loved ones, as St. Valentine's day is celebrated.

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Singles Awareness Day

Singles Awareness Day

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Pancake Tuesday

Pancake Tuesday

In Ireland and UK it is a popular custom to make pancakes on Shrove Tuesday.

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International Mother Language Day 

International Mother Language Day 

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Pokémon Day

Pokémon Day

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Day of Finnish culture

Day of Finnish culture

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National Barbie Day

National Barbie Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Barbie Day

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Mario Day

Mario Day

Mar10 is Mario, giving us a day to celebrate the world's most-famous plumber.

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Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday

Celebrated on the fourth Sunday during Lent, this modern celebration of Mothers has a older and different origin story

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National Pi Day

National Pi Day

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French Language Day 

French Language Day  🇫🇷

Over 75 million people have French as their native language, with another 300 million being able to speak it.

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International Day of Nowruz 

International Day of Nowruz 

Novruz celebrates the Persian New Year, and the beginning of Spring. Novruz means 'New Day'.

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National Eight Track Tape Day

National Eight Track Tape Day

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National Scrabble Day

National Scrabble Day

Scrabble is a popular board game that is sold in 121 different countries and is available in 31 different languages.

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National Lovers’ Day

National Lovers’ Day

In Kazakhstan, this day has overtaken Valentine's Day as the day to celebrate love.

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Day of the Turkmen Horse

Day of the Turkmen Horse

As one of the oldest domesticated horse breeds, the Akhal-Teke was developed for endurance and speed.

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Chinese Language Day 

Chinese Language Day 

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National Record Store Day

National Record Store Day

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World Intellectual Property Day

World Intellectual Property Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Intellectual Property Day [WIPO]

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National Bugs Bunny Day

National Bugs Bunny Day

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International Harry Potter Day

International Harry Potter Day

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National Paranormal Day

National Paranormal Day

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National Star Wars Day

National Star Wars Day

May the fourth be with you!

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Dutch Heritage Day

Dutch Heritage Day

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National Piercing Day

National Piercing Day

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International Day for Museums

International Day for Museums

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World Goth Day

World Goth Day

A day where the goth scene gets to celebrate its own being, and an opportunity to make its presence known to the rest of the world.

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Sherlock Holmes Day

Sherlock Holmes Day

It's elementary that Sherlock Holmes Day is on May 22nd. As that is the birthday of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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National Hole In My Bucket Day

National Hole In My Bucket Day

This children's rhyme is based on a German song from the 1700's.

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National Drive In Movie Day

National Drive In Movie Day

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National VCR Day

National VCR Day

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National Donald Duck Day

National Donald Duck Day

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Festa Junina

Festa Junina

On June 24th, this popular festival takes place in Brazil, celebrating St. John's Day.

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Day of Culture and Artists

Day of Culture and Artists

This is a recently created national holiday, but not a public holiday.

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Social Media Day

Social Media Day

We hardly need encouraging to get involved in social media, but this day recognizes its impact on how we communicate.

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Matariki

Matariki

Matariki is named after the bright stars of the Pleiades star cluster, which rise in the winter night sky each year.

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World UFO Day

World UFO Day

Keep your eyes on the sky at night on this day, because the truth is out there.

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World Emoji Day

World Emoji Day

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