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Desert Festival, India

The 3-day Jaisalmer Desert Festival looks at the desert culture of India. It features camel races, polo matches, puppeteers, jugglers, men with long mustaches, turban-tying competitions, and locals wearing colorful…

World Thinking Day

World Thinking Day is celebrated by Girl Scouts all over the world. The goal is to bring children together from all over the world to celebrate international friendships, raise money…

Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival traditionally marks the end of the Chinese New Year Spring Festival period, celebrated on the 15th day of the first Chinese lunar month.


Dragobete is a Romanian holiday that celebrates the beginning of spring, plus love and romance (Romanian St. Valentine’s Day).

International Polar Bear Day

International Polar Bear Day raises awareness about the conservation challenges facing polar bears and their Arctic habitats. The day encourages efforts to address climate change and protect the environment to…

Leap Day

A Leap Day, February 29, is added to the calendar during leap years. This extra day makes the year 366 days long.

Las Fallas

Las Fallas is a traditional festival celebrated in Valencia, Spain, known for its elaborate and artistic sculptures called "fallas" that are displayed throughout the city. The festival culminates in the…


Martisor is a traditional Romanian and Bulgarian celebration that takes place on March 1st. It involves the exchange of small decorative tokens, also called "martisoare," usually red and white intertwined…


The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is an annual long-distance sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome, taking 9-15 days or more.

Hina Matsuri

Hina Matsuri is a Japanese celebration also called Doll's Day, Doll Festival, Festival of Dolls, or Girls' Festival. People pray for the health and happiness of girls. Click HERE for…