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  • St. David’s Day Quiz 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 February 20, 2024
    Test your knowledge of Welsh history and culture with our fun multiple-choice quiz about St. David and Wales. From national symbols to famous Welsh poets, this quiz will challenge you on interesting facts about this proud nation. Take the quiz now and see how well you know Wales! The post St. David’s Day Quiz 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 […]
  • Happy Birthday, Mr President(s) February 14, 2024
    Each year, America celebrates a holiday on the third Monday in February. And that’s as far as we get before encountering controversy. We added this light-hearted video to highlight the confusion about the name of this holiday as it feels like there has been an increasing number of conversations about whether the holiday is called […]

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Feb 22, 🇱🇨 Saint Lucia: Independence Day Happy 45th anniversary of Independence to #stlucia! The theme for this year’s celebrations is “Douvan Ansanm - Building a Nation through Unity Resilience and Creativity”. Today marks the day In 1979 when Saint Lucia became an independent state of the Commonwealth of Nations. #dyk - Saint Lucia is the only country in the world named after a female. Read more at bit.ly/2EGtEn4 #stlucia ... See MoreSee Less
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Feb 22, 🇩🇿 Algeria: Day of Fraternity and CohesionThis holiday marks the anniversary of the first nationwide demonstrations that would lead to the removal of President Bouteflika from power in April 2019.Read more at bit.ly/38NoEfj ... See MoreSee Less
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Feb 22, 🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia: Foundation Day 🆕This holiday marks the foundation of the first Saudi state in 1727 by Imam Mohammed ibn Saud.King Salman bin Abdulaziz, had issued a royal decree which approved February 22nd of each year as an official holiday, to celebrate the founding of the Saudi state, under the name of “Foundation Day”.Read more at bit.ly/358g51U ... See MoreSee Less
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Feb 21, 🇿🇼 Zimbabwe: National Youth Day Robert Gabriel Mugabe National Youth Day honours Robert Mugabe who was president of Zimbabwe from its independence in 1980 until November 2017. Mugabe died in April 2019. The Robert Gabriel Mugabe National Youth Day was first proposed and accepted in August 2017 after intense lobbying by the ZANU-PF Youth League. It was officially declared as a public holiday on the inauguration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa on November 27th 2017. On announcing the holiday, President Mnangagwa said the former president needed to be given the respect and recognition he deserved as one of the founders and leaders of Zimbabwe. "To me personally, he remains a father, mentor, comrade-in-arms and my leader," he said. Read more at bit.ly/2EH8AwR #zimbabwe ... See MoreSee Less
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Feb 21, 🇧🇹 Bhutan: Birth Anniversary Of His Majesty the KingThe current Druk Gyalpo or "Dragon King" of the Kingdom of Bhutan was born on February 21st 1980. He became King on December 9th 2006.#dyk - The official crown worn by the Kings of Bhutan is known as the Raven Crown. The Raven is the national bird of Bhutan. At one time it was a capital crime to kill a raven in Bhutan.Read more at bit.ly/2SMkWxg ... See MoreSee Less
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