Skip to content

Hana Matsuri, Japan

Hana Matsuri, also known as the Flower Festival, is celebrated in Japan to commemorate the birth of Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha's birthday).

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Global Accessibility Awareness Day brings awareness to digital access and inclusion for the more than one billion people living with disabilities or impairments.

World Bee Day

World Bee Day aims to raise awareness about the importance of bees and other pollinators for biodiversity, agriculture, and food production. The day emphasizes the need to protect bees and…


Vesak is one of the most important Buddhist festivals. It is also known as Buddha Day, as it is a celebration of the founder of Buddhism. It is a time…

World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day is an annual observance to help people celebrate and protect turtles and tortoises and their disappearing habitats around the world.

Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day is a global movement to inspire and celebrate outdoor play and learning, at home and at school. On Outdoor Classroom Day itself, which has two dates each…

African Liberation Day

On African Liberation Day many African countries celebrate the hard-fought achievement of their freedom from European colonial powers.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates all men and women who have died in military service for the United States.

Cheese Rolling Festival, UK

The Cheese Rolling Festival is an annual English tradition in which several contestants attempt to chase a rolling cheese wheel down a very steep hill to win one of the most…