Global Celebrations

Black History Month

By |2024-02-08T07:43:42-06:00February 8th, 2024|Africa, Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, diversity, Global Celebrations, global competency, Gracious Living, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, International Observances, Language and Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Relationship Building, South Africa, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances, Zimbabwe|

Black History Month By Sharon Schweitzer   Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other [...]

International Networking Week

By |2024-02-05T08:02:23-06:00February 5th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business and the Environment, Career Tips, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, diversity, Global Celebrations, global competency, Goals, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International Holidays, International Observances, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Strategic Planning, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances, Volunteering & Mentoring, Women in Business, Workplace Diversity|

International Networking Week By Sharon Schweitzer International Networking Week is celebrated annually in different countries for a week in the first week of February to bring business professionals together and share their experiences. This year, it is celebrated from February 5th to 11th. The initiative was a brainchild of Business Networking International® (BNI®). This year [...]

World Hijab Day

By |2024-02-01T07:22:35-06:00February 1st, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, diversity, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, International Observances, Lifestyle, Middle East, Middle East Culture, Morocco, Muslim Culture and Traditions, Observances - Monthly & Daily, United States, US Observances|

World Hijab Day By Sharon Schweitzer Every year on February 1st, World Hijab Day recognizes the millions of Muslim women who choose to wear a hijab. It’s also a day to encourage women of all backgrounds and religions to wear and experience the hijab. A hijab is a type of headscarf that also covers the [...]

Book Publishers Day

By |2024-01-16T11:09:24-06:00January 16th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Author Reviews and Profiles, Career Tips, China, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Goals, Intercultural, International History, International Observances, Language and Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Self-Awareness, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

Book Publishers Day By Sharon Schweitzer Book Publishers Day is an annual celebration to recognize and appreciate the hard work and dedication of book publishers. It is a day to honor those who bring books to life by editing, designing, printing, and distributing them for readers. It was first celebrated on January 16th, 2020, with [...]

International Mind-Body Wellness Day

By |2024-01-03T10:58:37-06:00January 3rd, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business and the Environment, celebrations, China, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Goals, Holiday Season, Intercultural, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, Language and Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Quality time, Self-Awareness, Stress, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

International Mind-Body Wellness Day   By Sharon Schweitzer   January 3rd is International Mind-Body Wellness Day, an opportunity to celebrate how a healthy mind and healthy emotions means a healthy body! The mind, body and soul connection plays an integral role in our overall health and well-being. Our emotions, purpose, spirituality, experiences, goals, beliefs, habits [...]

National Champagne Day

By |2023-12-30T12:27:50-06:00December 30th, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Significance of Food, Culture, Dining, France, Global, Global Celebrations, Global Etiquette, Global Traditions, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Intercultural, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, International Protocol, International Toasts, Language and Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

National Champagne Day By  Sharon Schweitzer   Champagne is more than just a drink; it’s a symbol of life’s victories, milestones, and the promise of new beginnings. National Champagne Day, observed annually on December 31st, is a delightful occasion dedicated to the world-renowned sparkling wine known as champagne. It’s a day to indulge in the [...]

International Human Solidarity Day

By |2023-12-20T08:27:42-06:00December 20th, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Inclusion, Intercultural, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, Observances - Monthly & Daily, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

International Human Solidarity Day By Sharon Schweitzer Solidarity is identified in the United Nations Millennium Declaration as one of the fundamental values of international relations in the 21st Century, wherein those who either suffer or benefit least deserve help from those who benefit most. Consequently, in the context of globalization and the challenge of growing [...]

International Tea Day

By |2023-12-15T10:55:33-06:00December 15th, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Argentina, Asia, Asian Pacific, celebrations, China, Chinese Culture, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Significance of Food, Culture, Dining, Europe, Global, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Hong Kong, India, Intercultural, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, International Protocol, Japan, Korea, Language and Culture, Malaysia, Middle East, Myanmar, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tea Etiquette, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

International Tea Day By Sharon Schweitzer Tea is a beverage made from the Camellia sinesis plant. Tea is the world’s most consumed drink, after water. It is believed that tea originated in northeast India, north Myanmar and southwest China, but the exact place where the plant first grew is not known. There is evidence that [...]

International Civil Aviation Day

By |2023-12-07T09:38:24-06:00December 7th, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business and the Environment, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Earth, Environment, Global Celebrations, Inclusion, Intercultural, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Technology/Gear, Travel, United States, US Observances|

International Civil Aviation Day   By  Sharon  Schweitzer International Civil Aviation Day was established in 1994 as part of ICAO’s 50th anniversary activities.  The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a United Nations agency, which helps 193 countries to cooperate together and share their skies to their mutual benefit. In 1996, pursuant to an ICAO [...]

Universal Human Rights Month

By |2023-12-01T13:27:08-06:00December 1st, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Earth, Global, Global Celebrations, Inclusion, Intercultural, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, International Protocol, Language and Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, United States|

Universal Human Rights Month By Sharon Schweitzer December 10th, 2023 marks the 75th anniversary of one of the world's most groundbreaking global pledges: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). In 1948 after the turmoil of World War II, the Commission of Human Rights, chaired by Eleanor Roosevelt, wrote a document called the Universal Declaration [...]

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