Holidays

 August 10, 2016

Martyrs’ of Colonial Repression Day

Martyrs’ of Colonial Repression Day 4 January 1961 marked a major milestone in the national liberation struggle by the native people of Angola against the Portuguese colonial troops whose regime…

 August 10, 2016

Buddha Day – Bangladesh

Background Buddha Day is actually the celebration of the birthday and the death of Buddha. Buddhists say that Buddha agreed to be reborn after the Gods asked him to do…

 August 10, 2016

Ramadan In Bahrain

Background The month of the Ramadan is considered a significant and important month for the global Muslim community as it is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam.…

 August 9, 2016

Independence Day In Armenia

Independence Day In Armenia History Armenians remember the 21st day of September in the year 1991 as this was the day Armenia regained its freedom from Soviet rule. It was…

 August 9, 2016

First Republic Day in Armenia

First Republic Day in Armenia Background On May 28th in 1918 the Armenian National Council declared Armenia an independent nation and declared itself Armenia’s temporary government, marking the start of…

 August 9, 2016

Victory and Peace Day

About Armenia Armenia is a small republic in Western Asia. It borders Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Iran and its capital city is Yerevan which is home to around 1.1 million…

 August 9, 2016

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day is a national holiday in Armenia held annually on April 24th to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide which occurred in…

 August 9, 2016

Good Friday in Armenia

Good Friday In Armenia Background Good Friday is the day that Christians, not just in Armenia, but around the world commemorate the death of Jesus Christ on the cross at…

 August 9, 2016

Martyrs’ Day

Martyrs' Day In Afghanistan We often do not find the time to commemorate the “unsung” heroes of our country. These are the people who have successfully fought the battles which…

 August 8, 2016

Eid Al-Adha

Background The Islamic community celebrates two Eid celebrations annually, one of which is the Eid Al-Adha or the “Feast of Sacrifice.” Also regarded as the “Greater Eid,” it is a…

 August 8, 2016

Afghan Independence Day

Afghan Independence Day [caption id="attachment_2032" align="alignleft" width="230"] Image of Ghengis Khan[/caption] Afghanistan’s history is rife with forceful conquests. Its ideal position between the Indian sub-continent, Iran, and central Asia has…