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February 21. This day in history: holidays, festivals, the most interesting dates, outstanding personalities – The News & Culture  

Holidays and festivals On February 21 the international community marks the International Mother Language Day. UNESCO seeks to support the language as a sign of a person’s cultural identity as about half of 6,000 spoken languages in the world are now on the verge of extinction. In addition it is worth mentioning that foreign language […]

February 20. This day in history: holidays, festivals, the most interesting dates, outstanding personalities – The News & Culture

Holidays and festivals On February 20 Ukraine pays tribute to the memory of the Dignity Revolution participants and the Heavenly Hundred Heroes who defended the ideals of democracy, human rights and freedoms and the European future of Ukraine. Today the international community also celebrates the World Day of Social Justice (Social Justice Equality Day). Its purpose is to draw attention […]

February 19. This day in history: holidays, festivals, the most interesting dates, outstanding personalities – The News & Culture

Holidays and festivals World Marine Mammal Protection Day or World Whale Day is held on February 19 each year. The aim of this ecological date is to draw people’s attention to preservation of habitats for different creatures dwelling in the seas and oceans of our planet. Also on February 19th China is celebrating Yuan Xiao […]

February 18. This day in history: holidays, festivals, the most interesting dates, outstanding personalities – The News & Culture

Holidays and festivals On February 18 The Orthodox Church honors the memory of St. Agatha. In common terms, people believed that she was the patron saint of cattle, so they prayed for animals’ health and asked to keep them from spoiling. Also  on February 18th is the Commemoration of the Faithful Departed Day and it […]