Today, 12th July is a significant day for Protestants in Northern Ireland as they commemorate the Twelfth or Orangemen’s Day. This holiday honours the 1688 Glorious Revolution and its conclusion in the 1690 Battle of the Boyne.
The month-long Ramadan ends on the next citing of the new moon predicted in the evening of 25th June. This officially starts Eid al-Fitr, which means festival of the breaking of the fast, also the start of the month of Shawwal.
Summer Solstice is here, which marks the longest day of the year for countries in the Northern Hemisphere. The sun rose at around 4:40 this morning and will set at 9:20 in Britain tonight. It is basically around 16 long hours of daylight.
A father’s role in a child’s life is more than just providing financially and paying the bills. According to Sigmund Freud, the strongest need of a child is a father’s protection. Numerous studies show that a father’s role in early childhood is an important factor in a child’s growth.
Queen Elizabeth may have celebrated her 91st birthday on 21st April but celebrations do not stop there. She will be celebrating her official birthday, marked with the Trooping of the Colour, on Saturday, 17th June.
Have you done your share in preserving the environment? Today, 5th June is World Environment Day, the United Nation’s drive that encourages worldwide awareness and action for environment protection.
Colourful, well-crafted wooden dragon boats fill the waters of China and Chinese communities in various countries today, 30th May. This is for the Chinese Duanwu Festival, known in western countries as Dragon Boat Festival.
Today, 29th May, is the Spring Bank Holiday in the UK. Also called the Late May Bank Holiday, it falls on the last Monday of May.
The world's 1.6 billion Muslims, including 2.8 million in the UK, gear up for the start of Ramadan. The new moon is expected to be seen tonight, 26th May, which will be the official start of Ramadan.
The first day of May is a significant date not just in the UK but all over the world. It is called May Day in England, Northern Ireland and Norway, and Early May Bank Holiday in Scotland.
England pays tribute to its patron saint and celebrates St. George’s Day on 23rd April. Why is St. George an important icon for the English even though he had never been to England?
Shakespeare aficionados will come together on 23rd April to celebrate his amazing life and works. This year’s National Shakespeare Day marks the 401st anniversary of his death.
Prepare your green and Shamrock outfits and turn your festivity mode on to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day today, 17th March. This religious and cultural celebration is observed worldwide, especially in Ireland, where St.
1st March marks the celebration of St. David’s Day to hounour the official patron saint of Wales. Why is St. David regarded an important icon by the Welsh?
Are you ready for the London Fashion Week 2017 this spring? One of the most anticipated runway events in the UK runs from 17th to 21st February.
Flowers, chocolates, teddy bears, love letters, and balloons will definitely be abundant today for the much awaited lovers’ holiday. Valentine’s Day is a big deal in most western countries and couples get excited for their romantic dates.
Today, 7th February is the birthday of British writer and critic Charles Dickens, who is also known as the best novelist in the Victorian era.
Out of the 86 candidates, 23-year-old Iris Mittenaere from France bagged the 65th Miss Universe title today, 30th January.
Chinese communities around the globe are the busiest this time of year for their most important holiday. 28th January marks the start of joyous festivities in welcoming New Year 2007.
Is your best haggis recipe ready for Burns Night? Scotland and Scots all over the world remember the life of their national poet Robert Burns today, 25th January.