Canada Day in Canada, JULY 1

On July 1, 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain and a federation of four provinces: Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Ontario; and Quebec. The anniversary of this date was called Dominion Day until 1982. Since 1983, July 1 has been officially known as Canada Day. What do people do? In many towns and cities, municipal governments organize a range of events, often outdoors. These include pancake breakfasts, parades, concerts, carnivals, festivals, firework displays and … [Read more...]

India celebrates Independence Day on August 15

India became an independent nation on August 15, 1947, so a gazetted holiday is held annually to remember this date. What do people do? Independence Day is a day when people in India pay homage to their leaders and those who fought for India's freedom in the past. The period leading up to Independence Day is a time when major government buildings are illuminated with strings of lights and the tricolor flutters from homes and other buildings. Broadcast, print and online media may have … [Read more...]

Pakistan Independence Day – celebrated on August 14th!

  Pakistan Independence Day   Independence Day Date: August 14th!   Pakistan celebrates Independence Day as a public holiday.     The Independence Day in Pakistan is celebrated as the day when they got independence from the British rule and emerged as a separate nation. This day is also dedicated to all the martyrs, who risked their life so that they live in a free nation. Their Struggle will never be forgotten and the people there pray tribute to them … [Read more...]

Liberia celebrates 165 years of Independence – July 26, 2012

    Liberia Independence Day Liberia Independence Day – July 26, 2012 Liberia Independence Day is a Public Holiday in Liberia. The Independence Day is the day Celebrated by the country to mark its Freedom.   The Republic of Liberia is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Sierra Leone on the west, Guinea on the north and Côte d’Ivoire on the east. It covers an area of 111,369 km2and is home to about 3.7 million people. English is the official language, while over … [Read more...]

World Tourism Day – Celebrating September 27 in Syria.

Syria International Tourism Day    September 27 International Tourism Day is a public holiday in Syria.   Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day on September 27. This date was chosen as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the UNWTO were adopted. The adoption of these Statutes is considered a milestone in global tourism.     Similarly, Syria marks this day as a National Holiday as the main income for the people of Syria comes through … [Read more...]

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