Global Celebrations

Diwali’s Dimming Consumerism

By |2018-10-11T14:54:39-06:00October 16th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture and Commercialism, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Etiquette, Gracious Living, Intercultural, Religious Celebrations|

While Diwali may have marked a great start for businesses in previous years, a change in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) could mean a shift in celebrations.

World Standards Day: What the World Agrees On

By |2018-10-11T14:54:39-06:00October 12th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, intercultural competence, International Protocol, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations, Relationship Building|

The theme for 2017 is “Standards Make Cities Smarter.” If you want to participate in events that celebrate World Standards Day, here are four fun activities you can engage in to make your mid-October more enjoyable.

Hangul Day: Three Reasons To Learn The Korean Language

By |2018-10-11T14:54:40-06:00October 9th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global Celebrations, global competency, Intercultural, Korea, Korean Celebrations, Language and Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations|

October 9 is Hangul Day, a national Korean holiday commemorating the creation of the Korean alphabet by 15th century monarch, Sejong the Great.

Thanksgiving in Canada

By |2018-10-11T14:54:40-06:00October 8th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Canada, Canadian Traditions, Cross-Cultural, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, October celebrations|

For Canadians, Thanksgiving has a different story. If you’re traveling to Canada this fall, learn about these 5 characteristics of Canadian Thanksgiving.

Honoring Indigenous Peoples

By |2018-10-11T14:54:41-06:00October 4th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global Celebrations, Indigenous Peoples, Lifestyle, Relationship Building, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

In the United States, Alaska, Hawaii, South Dakota, and a few other states are hosting celebrations of Indigenous Peoples Day in place of Columbus Day as an apology for colonization and to make amends. Meanwhile, other countries will celebrate the day European and Spanish colonists met the Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples in North and South America.

12 Lucky Wedding Traditions for Around the World

By |2018-10-11T14:54:46-06:00July 21st, 2017|Africa, Asia, China, Chinese Culture, Culture, Czech Republic, Europe, Germany, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Lifestyle, Thailand, Wedding|

Whether you’ve planned a traditional June ceremony, a winter wedding, or are taking your chances with a July matrimony, consider one of these traditions for a stroke of luck on your special day!

Embracing Interfaith and Intercultural Unions: Five Wedding Day Insights

By |2018-10-11T14:54:48-06:00June 20th, 2017|Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Intercultural, Interfaith, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Wedding|

Some of the most beautiful ceremonies we have witnessed are intercultural and interfaith weddings. Consider these five tips if you are looking at the possibility of attending or hosting an interfaith or intercultural wedding.

5 Global Ways For Reminding Parents You Love Them

By |2018-10-11T14:54:50-06:00May 31st, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Cross-Cultural, Global Celebrations, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Relationships, Social Etiquette|

Appreciating your parents everyday is important because you can never thank them enough for raising you and sharing their wisdom. Show love in unique ways to remind them of what they mean to you.

From Dawn to Sunset: Honoring the Month of Ramadan

By |2018-10-11T14:54:50-06:00May 30th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Cross-Cultural, Dining, Global Celebrations, global competency, International Holidays, Middle East Culture, Muslim Culture and Traditions, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Ramadan|

Ramadan is a month that not only builds spiritual awareness, but is also seen as a happy and special occasion. Understanding how Muslims celebrate this holy month is integral to understanding a key part of the Islamic faith.

A Book A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

By |2018-10-11T14:54:51-06:00May 5th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Global Celebrations, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Self-Awareness, US Observances|

In the spirit of World Book Day, we’re sharing a few great book recommendations and some tips on how to embrace the world of literature this spring.

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