What is Ash Wednesday? Ash Wednesday 2017 – The celebration of Ash Wednesday sets the beginning of the Lenten Season. It marks the start of the 40-day observation of the Roman Catholic Church of Lent. After forty days, the Lenten Season will end with a celebration of Easter, which always falls on Sundays; hence, it…

 

What is Boss’s Day? Boss’s Day 2016 – Boss’s Day is recognized as a non-religious holiday, this is being perceived every 16th of October in areas around Canada, United States, Romania and Lithuania. This celebration has been traditionally and culturally done by means of giving at least a day of opportunity for the employees to…

 
 

What is Christmas (X-mas) Day? Christmas Day 2016 – Undeniable enough, Christmas Day around the world brings peace, excitement and joy among the people. The celebration is always festive and happy. Children receive the gift they had been longing for 12 months, even kids at heart. Truly, Christmas Day is one of the holidays that…

 

What is Christmas (X-mas) Eve? Christmas Eve 2016 – For many centuries, Christmas Eve is widely celebrated around the world. Children are always excited for the coming of Santa Claus with his group of reindeer down from their chimneys while parents are trying hard not to get noticed disguising as the ‘real Santa’. They quietly…

 
 

What is Columbus Day? Columbus Day 2016 – Who will forget the day when Christopher Columbus landed in the New World? It was October 12, 1492 when he first discovered the land of the Americas known as the ‘Day of the Race’. Christopher Columbus always dreamed of becoming a voyager, with a strong passion to…

 
 

What is Easter Sunday? Easter Sunday 2017 – Easter was derived from a Latin word “Pashc”, Easter Sunday is most known as the Resurrection Sunday, it is a celebration of Jesus Christ’ Resurrection from death. It is also believed that the origins of the name Easter came from “Eostara”, Eostara was described as the goddess…

 

What is Father’s Day? Father’s Day 2017 – Dad, Daddy, Pops, Papa, Father; those are the terms of endearment we often call our beloved fathers. He is the sole provider of the family, the one that often comes together in fishing, football, basketball games and any other outdoor fun activities and the one that is…

 

What is Flag Day? Flag Day 2017 – Wave those flags and be proud of your country! This day is observed in some parts of the countries and continents around the world. Flag Day is simply a single day in our calendar to mark the celebration of a significant event in a country’s history such…

 

What is Halloween? Halloween 2016 – Trick or treat! That is what the children are waiting for, gathering the most number of candies and chocolates from their neighborhood, as a first sign of their hard work and earning a sense of achievement. Costume parties are everywhere, from eccentric vampires, werewolves to funny, or sometimes, weird…

 
 

What is Kwanzaa? Kwanzaa 2016 – A long week of celebration is offered by African-American refugees to their heritage, held from December 26 to the 1st of January. Kwanzaa is a holiday in the United States observed since 1966. Kwanzaa is anchored with seven principles created in 1965 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, chairman of Black…

 

What is Labor Day? Labor Day 2017 – A special day was dedicated to those hardworking labors and workers and their collective effort in progress of the society. Every first Monday of September, ‘Labor Day’ is held in the United States annually to support and give a token of gratitude to those who are responsible…

 
 
 
 
 

What is Mother’s Day? Mother’s Day 2017 -A mother’s day celebration is an occasion commemorated every May, this celebration is recognized to honor all the mothers around the world, just as Father’s day celebrates all the fathers. The kind of event that is normally celebrated for mothers is most known as the “Mother’s Day” celebration,…

 
 
 

What is Patriots’ Day? Patriots’ Day 2017 – Patriots’ Day is a time for celebration among the people of Lexington and Concord. This festive event usually falls every third Monday of April. Event organizer of Patriots’ Day mentioned that the event should not be confused with the Patriot Day which is being held every 11th…

 

What is Pentecost? Pentecost 2017 – One of the most celebrated holidays and feasts in the Christian church is the Pentecost wherein it commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles fifty days after Jesus Christ resurrected. According to New Advent, Pentecost is a Greek word which means “the fiftieth”, the fiftieth is…

 
 
 

What is Thanksgiving 2016? Thanksgiving 2016 – One will never ever forget the Turkey in this event. This bird in the pheasant family is essential in every table for this special occasion. Held every 3rd Thursday of November in the United States and every 2nd Monday in Canada, Thanksgiving Day is one of the major…

 

What is Valentine’s Day? Valentine’s Day 2017 – History, meanings and how people celebrate Valentine’s day… Valentine’s Day is a festivity that celebrates romantic love, admiration and friendships. It is observed on the 14th day of February each year. The month of February is popularly termed as the “Love Month” and Valentine’s Day is celebrated…

 

What is Veterans Day? Veterans Day 2016 – For those who have their grandfathers experienced and survived the hostility of the 1st world war; this is a day of tribute and commemoration for their strength and bravery. The annual celebration of Veterans Day is held every 11th of November and one of the federal holidays…