National Friendship Day celebrated August 3

Celebrate Friendship Day 2014 on August 3, Sunday Human beings are social creatures and have always valued the importance of friends in their lives. To celebrate this noble feeling it was deemed fit to have a day dedicated to friends and friendship. Accordingly, first Sunday of August was declared as a holiday in US in honor of friends by a Proclamation made by US Congress in 1935. Since then, World Friendship Day is being celebrated every year on the first Sunday in the month of August. … [Read more...]

Happy Easter to all Celebrating April 20!

Easter 2014 is now on its way and all Christians are getting set to celebrate their one of the biggest festival of the year. Easter is going to be celebrated on 20th April 2014 and its not not more far. As we said that Easter is one of the biggest festival so why not start it by sharing our happiness in the form of greetings with other people and to make your work easy we are here with some good Easter Greetings 2014 which you can you use to wish your family members, friends and other … [Read more...]

Yorkshire Pudding Day, 2 Feb 2014

Each February, the first Sunday of the month is designated British Yorkshire Pudding Day.  And being a Yorkshire lass this is really a day that could not pass without celebration.  It's a long time since I lived in Yorkshire, but one thing that I haven't forgotten is how to make good old Yorkshire puddings and they are a great reminder of my Yorkshire roots. The Yorkshire pudding was traditionally made in a large tin, rather than the individual puddings that we are familiar with today.  Often … [Read more...]

Kung Hei Fat Choi, Chinese NEW YEAR celebrated JAN 31, 2014

Chinese NEW YEAR - JAN 31, 2014 The Blessings of this year of the Horse~! Chinese New Year Eve usually is on 30th lunar day of 12th lunar month. However, a lunar month might have only 29 days. In this case, the Chinese New Year Eve becomes on 29th day of 12th lunar month. The next day will be a new moon day, which is the Chinese New Year Day. 2014 Chinese new year will falls on Jan. 31, 2014 (Friday). It will be the year of the wood horse. In Chinese, Chinese New Year Eve … [Read more...]

Celebrating Diwali around the globe!

Diwali (English pronunciation: /dɪwɑːli/) also called Divali, Deepavali or the "festival of lights", is a five-day Hindu festival which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej, celebrated on the second lunar day of Shukla paksha of the Hindu calendar month Kartik. Dhanteras usually falls eighteen days after Dussehra. In the Gregorian calendar, Diwali falls between mid-October and … [Read more...]

Canada’s Calgary Stampede celebrates 2013

RODEO The calibre of a rodeo comes down to two things: the skill of the competitors and the quality of the horses, bulls and steers. The Calgary Stampede Rodeo features the world’s best rodeo athletes and the finest stock. Every afternoon at 1:15 competitors face off in a furious, action-packed display of skill and grit. Daily prizes build toward Wildcard Saturday and Showdown Sunday – “Rodeo’s Richest Afternoon.” You’ve never experienced anything like it! Tournament-style rodeo The Calgary … [Read more...]

4th of July, celebrate with the Best BBQ (24 blogs of ‘how to’)

There’s no better way to celebrate the 4th of July than with a good old-fashioned backyard barbeque. Great friends, plenty of red, white and blue and a healthy spread of grilled dishes, cold salads and festive drinks are the perfect recipe for a great time. If you’re hosting the 4th of July party this year, look no further than these 24 blog posts for plenty of inspiration for pulling off the best Independence Day bash of the summer. Decorations Red, white and blue colors are the only … [Read more...]

Celebrating MAY DAY (May 1) around the Globe!

May Day on May 1 is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and usually a public holiday; it is also a traditional spring holiday in many cultures. Traditional May Day Celebrations   May Day is related to the Celtic festival of Beltane and the Germanic festival of Walpurgis Night. May Day falls exactly half a year from November 1, another cross-quarter day which is also associated with various northern European pagan and the year in the Northern Hemisphere, and it has … [Read more...]

Woman of the Year & Man of Equality in Action celebrated in GAZA

UNRWA held its fourth annual awards ceremony to name the Woman of the Year and Man of Equality in Action 2013. Organized by the UNRWA Gaza Women’s Committee (UWGC), the event acknowledged colleagues for their commitment, dedication and important contribution to improve UNRWA’s work, strengthen services to Palestine refugees and promote gender equality in the Gaza Strip. “Equality" at UNRWA is crucial to the progressive development of our organization and will ensure the ongoing quality … [Read more...]

St. Valentine’s Day is celebrated on Feb 14

Saint Valentine's Day, commonly known as Valentine's Day, or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is observed on February 14 each year. It is celebrated in many countries around the world, although it remains a working day in most of them. St. Valentine's Day began as a liturgical celebration of one or more early Christian saints named Valentinus. The most popular martyrology associated with Saint Valentine was that he was imprisoned for performing weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to … [Read more...]

Chinese New Year’s Day of the Snake – 2013 Feb 10

HAPPY (Lunar/Chinese) NEW YEAR !!! Image Linked Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally ran from Chinese New Year's Day itself, the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first month, making the festival the longest in the Chinese calendar. Because … [Read more...]

Outstanding Achievement Award – JAN 22 – Rideau Hall

  Outstanding Achievement Award   January 21, 2013 Governor General to present Public Service Outstanding Achievement Award OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, joined by the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, will present the Public Service Outstanding Achievement Award, at Rideau Hall, on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. Together, they will present the award to one senior executive of the … [Read more...]

La Maquette, King St. E., Toronto: Winterlicious Celebrations !

Celebrate Winterlicious at La Maquette view our menus here Joy, Laughter and Great food is what the Winterlicious menu/promotion is all about. THANK YOU City of Toronto and American Express for sponsoring this great promotion! We are celebrating 11 years with the Winterlicious program and here we are in 2013 showcasing once again the beautiful ambiance, great food with our new culinary team and friendly front of house staff. If this is something that you enjoy email me … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve 2013, what is happening around the globe?

Happy New Year !!! Sydney's skyline erupted in fireworks as Australia ushered in 2013 on Tuesday, while extravagant displays soon followed in Hong Kong and Beijing, and even the once-isolated country of Myanmar joined the party for the first time in decades. Asia greeted the new year with an atmosphere of renewed optimism despite the "fiscal cliff" impasse of spending cuts and tax increases threatening to reverberate globally from the United States and the tattered economies of Europe, … [Read more...]

Holiday Cocktails, 30 Blogs with the Best Holiday Drink Recipes

One of the best things about the holiday season is being together with family and friends. Many of these get-togethers are in the form of holiday parties and one way to make these occasions more fun and festive is to serve specialty drinks. Whether they’re alcoholic cocktails, or less potent 'mocktails', these drinks can add a fun twist to your Holiday Celebrations. Cider The tummy warming flavor of cider is a tasty winter drink all on its own, but these five bloggers have given plain … [Read more...]

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