Simchat Torah is a Jewish celebration where all the Torah scrolls are taken out of the Ark in the Synagogue and the evening is one of rejoice, happiness, songs and dances, marking the merriment of this day and night. The holy scrolls are taken around the sanctuary seven times in a ritual called Hakafot, butContinue reading “It is time to take the Torah out of the Synagogue”
Only an informed citizen can take informed decisions, and to this end on the 17th of November 2015 UNESCO declared this day the International Day for Universal Access to Information. Universal access means that everybody can access publicly available communication networks, facilities and services, which includes access to internet and other means and tools toContinue reading “International Day for Universal Access to Information “
Pentecost comes from Greek, meaning 50th day, and it is one of the main Christian celebrations, commemorating the time when the Holy Spirit descended upon the apostles
UN declared the 22nd of may International Day for Biological Diversity, the aim is to raise awareness, as well as increasing the understanding of biodiversity issues
to advance the four goals of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions adopted on 20 October 2005
The UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on 20 December 2017 declaring 20 May World Bee Day.
its religious significance is connected to the Exodus of the Jewish people
Laylat al-Qadr, Tonight is the holiest night in Islam, as this is the night when the Holy Quran was told to the Prophet Muhammad by Jibrail, the Angel, and occurs on the final 10 days of Ramadan.
UN General Assembly, issued resolution 72/130 declaring 16th of may as International Day of Living Together in Peace
UNESCO has promoted the International Day of Light, to celebrate scientific advancement and the benefit it brings to us.
Eid Mubarak! To all Muslim believers, as Ramadan comes to an end for this year, Allah’s revelation of the Quran was duly celebrated,
the strongest of the generative and caring archetype, that of the mother, the giver of life
“Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird!” is this year’s theme of the World Migratory Bird Day 2021, to celebrate the glory, resilience and importance of avian life
today we are gong to explore Easter traditions popular among Slavic cultures, specifically Russia, as this was the most resilient celebration that managed to continue
From slavery to serfdom we have made gigantic steps in terms of worker’s rights,
Beltane is a very ancient festival, likely lost somewhere in the mist of times among North-West European peoples and cultures