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September Holidays

Palau Celebrates United Nations Day

United Nations Day in Palau is a public holiday.

Palau United Nations Day Date: October 1

Palau celebrates United Nations Day as a national holiday. Since 1948, the anniversary of the United Nations Charter coming into force on October 24, 1945 has been celebrated as United Nations Day. Palau’s President, Johnson Toribiong, decreed that the United Nations’ Day national public holiday be moved from its usual date of October 24 to Friday, October 2, 2009. In the years to follow, it will be celebrated on the first Friday of October. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 01 Oct 2014 in : Palau Holidays,September Holidays

Syria Marks International Tourism Day

International Tourism Day is a National Holiday in Syria

Syria International Tourism Day: September 27

International Tourism Day is a public holiday in Syria.

Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day on September 27. This date was chosen as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the UNWTO were adopted. The adoption of these Statutes is considered a milestone in global tourism. Similarly, Syria marks this day as a National Holiday as the main income for the people of Syria comes through tourism. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness on the role of tourism within the international community and to demonstrate how it affects social, cultural, political and economic values worldwide.

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Posted on 27 Sep 2013 in : September Holidays,Syria Holidays

Sri Lanka honors Bandaranaike Memorial

Bandaranaike Memorial  is a National Holiday in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Bandaranaike Memorial: September 26

Bandaranaike Memorial is a public holiday in Sri Lanka.

The Sri Lanka Bandaranaike Memorial is dedicated to the assassination to the Sri Lanka Prime Minister Solomon West Ride-way dias Bandaranaike on September 26, 1959. (SWRD) died from the gun shot wounds the very next day on September 26th. As a result of his death, his wife Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike became the first female Prime Minister of Sri Lanka in 1960.

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Posted on 26 Sep 2013 in : September Holidays,Sri Lanka Holidays

Kamarampaka Day Abolished the Monarchy in Rwanda

Kamarampaka Day in Rwanda is a public holiday.

Kamarampaka Day: September 25

Rwanda observes Kamarampaka Day as a public holiday.

Kamarampaka Day commemorates the anniversary of the abolition of the monarchy in 1961 and is marked yearly with the National Assembly. Rwanda is know as the “Land of the Thousand Hills” because of the numerous hills, peaks and valleys.

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Posted on 25 Sep 2013 in : August Holidays,Rwanda Holidays,September Holidays

Tahiti celebrates World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day is a National Holiday in Tahiti

Tahiti World Tourism Day: September 25

World Tourism Day is a public holiday in Tahiti.

Tahiti celebrates the World Tourism day on 25th September every year. The main source of income of people is on this Island are tourists, that is why this day is celebrated quite colorfully by the poeple of Tahiti. This day is also a public holiday in the Island nation. This special celebration is designed to make tourists feel extra special while sampling traditional foods, enjoying handcraft demonstrations and viewing sport competitions held in Tahiti.

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Posted on 25 Sep 2013 in : September Holidays,Tahiti Holidays

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