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Rosa Parks Day

Rosa Parks Day is an American holiday honoring the civil rights activist Rosa Parks, born on this day in 1913.

Sapporo Snow Festival

The Sapporo Snow Festival is an annual winter event held in Sapporo, Japan, showcasing elaborate and intricate snow and ice sculptures. Millions of visitors from around the world attend the festival, which features large-scale sculptures, ice displays, and various winter activities.

Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action

Black Lives Matter at School, a national coalition organizing for racial justice in education, encourages all educators, students, parents, unions, and community organizations to join the annual week of action during the first week of February each year.​

Waitangi Day

Waitangi Day, a public holiday in New Zealand, celebrates the Treaty of Waitangi, regarded as the nation's founding document.

World Read Aloud Day

Every year, on World Read Aloud Day, people around the globe read aloud and share stories to advocate for literacy as a human right that belongs to all people. Click HERE for more information.

Global School Play Day

Global School Play Day is all about restoring unstructured play to a generation of kids!

Carnival of Brazil

The Carnival of Brazil is a festival held in Rio de Janeiro before Lent and is considered the biggest carnival in the world. The celebration includes vibrant parades, elaborate costumes, music, and street parties.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. It is one of several Lunar New Years in Asia. 2024 is the Year of the Dragon. Information & Resources


Seollal, the Korean New Year, is the first day of the lunar Korean calendar. It is one of the most important of the traditional Korean holidays.


Tết or Tết Nguyên Đán is the Vietnamese New Year. It is a public holiday and one of the most important holidays in Vietnamese culture.