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...]

Canada Day Celebration of the Constitution Act 1867

Canada Day History It's almost time to light the candles for Canada's 146th birthday! Canada Day occurs on July 1st, the anniversary of Canada's confederation. Canadians commemorate the day with parades, fireworks, cookouts, and concerts. The popularity of the holiday has been on the incline since the late 1960's and has since become a nationwide celebration. Formerly known as "Dominion Day," Canada Day marks the anniversary of the Constitution Act of 1867, joining Nova Scotia, New … [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...]

Israel population hits 8 million on eve of Independence Day

On the eve of its 65th Independence Day, Israel’s population hit 8 million, an increase of 1.8 percent - some 137,000 people - since last year, according to a report released by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Sunday. The report, which comes out annually on the eve of Independence Day, also pointed out that at the time of the establishment of the state, Israel’s population amounted to only 806,000 resident. In the period of time between last year’s Independence Day and Sunday, some … [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...]

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ in honor of the Decade of Women announcement, was inspired to Celebrate the Life of this powerhouse of a woman, that we foresee as a major role in the Unity of Africa, Empowerment of Women; as well as, the Peace in our world, in general. Ellen is one of the women on this planet that has withstood adversity, working for the betterment of others, at all costs. Her intention, integrity and perseverence in her work alone, should speak volumes as to her character, and we are … [Read more...]

4th of July e-Cards @ Care2 — It’s not too late to send a card !!!

Happy Fourth of July!! USA Cake New Parade Fourth of July Bouquet Fireworks Green Fourth July 4 Glitterdogs Eagle American Girls View all Care2 Fourth of July Cards » Care2 Birthday Cards Gnomes Garage Band Rockin' Sequence See all Birthday Cards here » Help keep Care2 eCards FREE by supporting great causes! Are You Ready to Be Fearless? In the face of today's countless … [Read more...]

Robin Williams as the American Flag, 4th of July Celebrations!

Robin Williams as the American Flag is an entertaining and educational tribute to the Stars and Stripes. This performance was from “I Love Liberty,” a two-hour television special created by Norman Lear and presented by People For the American Way in 1982. HOW MANY STARS & STRIPES ARE THERE IN THE AMERICAN FLAG? A: There are 50 stars and 13 stripes! The fifty stars on the flag represent the fifty current U.S. states. The thirteen (7 red, 6 white) stripes represent the … [Read more...]

Rizal Day Celebrated in the Philippines – December 30th!

Rizal Day Festively Celebrated in the Philippines December 30 Rizal Day is a public holiday in the Philippines. Rizal Day is a holiday that is celebrated in the Philippines as a day in history that had a great impact on the people’s pride and freedom. History of Rizal Day in the Philippines In the Philippines, Rizal Day is celebrated as a national holiday in December. It is typically celebrated on the nearest Monday to December 30. This day is in honor of Jose Rizal. … [Read more...]

The Christmas Story: Celebrating the "Birth of Jesus Christ"

    Celebrating the "Birth of Jesus Christ, as the season falls upon us ..."       The Christmas Story Silent Night performed by LDS Mormon, Christian David Archuleta. http://jesuschrist.lds.org/SonOfGod http://www.lds.org/topic/christmas/ "The Birth of Christ in Scripture" Ancient and modern prophets witness of the birth of Christ. Read their words about His birth, as found in the Old and New Testaments, the Book of Mormon, and other scripture. Isa. 7: 14 (2 Ne. 17: 14) … [Read more...]

Embassy Reception for Afghanistan’s Independence Day‏

Embassy Reception for Afghanistan’s Independence Day   The Embassy of Afghanistan celebrated Afghanistan's 92th Independence Day on the evening of September 15, 2011 in Washington, DC. More than 200 guests including US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan H.E. Ambassador Grossman, senior US government officials, diplomatic corps, media, friends and supporters of Afghanistan attended the Independence Day reception. Ambassador Hakimi welcomed guests and spoke on the … [Read more...]

BELIZE – Celebrating Independence Day of September 21st , 2011 !

Belize Celebrates Independence Day September 21 Belize celebrates Independence Day as a public holiday. ‘Though Belize is technically Central America, that English-speaking microstate has a history that is fairly distinct from that of the other states in the region. At present this tiny republic, which only became formally independent from Great-Britain in 1981, does not figure significantly in the ‘Central American’ problem’ (1993:3). Every year on 21 … [Read more...]

INDEPENDENCE DAY, July 4th, 2011 ~ Celebrate USA !!!

INDEPENDENCE DAY Celebratedon JULY 4TH Independence Day is annually celebrated on July 4 and is often known as "the Fourth of July". It is the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. Patriotic displays and family events are organized throughout the United States. Many people display the American flag on their homes. The celebrations have deep roots in the American tradition of political freedom. What do people do? Very few … [Read more...]

Malta Festively Celebrates Republic Day!

    Malta Festively Celebrates Republic Day         December 13 Republic Day is a public holiday in Malta.         Also known in Maltese as “Jum ir-Repubblika” and “Diċembru tlettax”, December 13 marks the day that Malta became a republic.       History of Republic Day in Malta Malta was colonized by the French, but their aggressions to the Maltese Catholic traditions made the French very unpopular to the Maltese population. Later, during the Napoleonic Wars, the British came to the … [Read more...]

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