A two-minute silence will once again be offered on the 11th hour of the 11th day in the 11th month. Every child is taught in school the significance of paying tribute to those who fought for freedom.
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Corpus Christi is observed in the United Kingdom by Christians, especially those who are Roman Catholics. This tradition is done in honour of the Holy Eucharist. Other names for it are the Feast of the Most Holy Body of Christ and Day of Wreaths. This year, it falls on Thursday 26 May.
It is St George’s Day once again. This National Day of England is celebrated by flying of the St George’s Cross and re-enacting the saint’s fighting a dragon, among other festivities. It is celebrated every 23 April, the date of the saint’s death. This feast day is practiced around the world by various Christian Churches, peoples, countries and cities of which Saint George is the patron saint.
Come 1 March, the estimated 12 million Welsh people around the world will commemorate Saint David’s Day. Aside from the 3 million celebrating in their home country Wales, there are some 609,711 pure Welsh or people with Welsh descent in England who commemorate St David’s life every year. There are around 2 million more of them residing in the United States, half million in Canada and some more significant number in Australia, Argentina, Scotland and New Zealand.