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Mary’s Announcement Observed by Orthodox Christians

Mary’s Announcement is a religious observance for Coptic Orthodox Christians all over the world.

Mary’s Announcement Date: March 25

Mary’s Announcement is a religious observance for Coptic Orthodox Christians all over the world.

For Orthodox Churches the feast of Mary’s Announcement does not move in any way even if it falls on the same date as any other more important feast. It is to be celebrated nine months before Christmas. It remembers the moment when the angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she would have a child and he would be called Jesus. It is the moment that starts the Incarnation of Christ.

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Ghana Celebrates Its Farmers

Farmers Day in Ghana is a public holiday.

Farmers Day: December 4

Farmers Day in Ghana is a public holiday.

National Farmers Day was first initiated by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to pay tribute to its industrious farmers whose hardwork contributed to the improvement of the agricultural sector. It was in 1988 that the government set aside the first Friday of December as Farmers Day and decreed that it would be a public holiday.

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Tonga Remembers King Tupuo I

King Tupuo I Day in Tonga is a public holiday.

King Tupuo I Day: December 4

King Tupuo I Day in Tonga is a public holiday.

December 4 in Tonga is a public holiday, and it is celebrated to commemorate the installation of Tupou Maeakafaua Ngininginiofolanga as ‘Tui Kanokupolu in 1845 as King Tupou I of Tonga.

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Laos Commemorates Lao National Day

Lao National Day in Laos is a public holiday.

Lao National Day: December 2

Lao National Day in Laos is a public holiday.

Laos commemorates this day as the day when the masses finally overcame the monarchy on December 2, 1975.

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Jewish People Around the World Celebrate Hanukkah

Chanukkah is a Jewish religious festival celebrated in many parts of the world.

Hanukkah Dates: sunset to nightfall on Kislev 25th

Hanukkah is a Jewish religious festival celebrated in many parts of the world.

Hanukkah, also known as Chanukkah, is the Jewish festival of dedication, often referred to as the festival of lights, and is an eight-day festival which starts on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev. This is one of the most famous of the Jewish religious festivals, most likely due to its proximity to Christmas. Many non-Jews think of this festival as the Jewish Christmas, but in reality it is not so. Chanukkah is truly a holiday celebrating the victory of the revolution over the suppression of the Jewish religion.

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