We are very different than those around us in the world. From the langauges we speak, to the holidays we celebrate, we country is unique in its own way. But to demonstrate to you how different we truly are, we have taken 8 different countries and found out how they say each month of the year and day of the week. You can use this either as a reference or to spice up your very own photo calendar.
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On January 1st, the New Year, or Shogatsu, occurs. This is the most important holiday for the Japanese as it represents a new year filled up food, entertainment and friends!
|Tuesday||יום שלישי||Yom Shlishi|
|Wednesday||יום רביעי||Yom Re'vee'ee|
|Thursday||יום חמישי||Yom Chamishi|
|Friday||יום שישי||Yom Shishi|
|Saturday||יום שבת||Yom Shabbat|
|Sunday||יום ראשון||Yom Rishon|
Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, is one of Israels most significant holidays. Usually occurring in early October or end of September, Yom Kippur is the most solemn day of the year for the Jewish people, occurring right after Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year. Jews fast, wear white clothing, avoid leather football and stay away from any pleasures, including showering, brushing teeth, television, driving, and so forth. This is an extremely religious holiday. During this time, they ask for forgiveness for all the wrongs they have done in the previous year.
Christmas is an extremely family oriented and important holiday for the Danes. Danes celebrate three days of Christmas, starting early on December 24 in the evening.All over Denmark are massive decorations, Christmas markets and lights. Everyone gets into the Christmas spirit weeks before Christmas occurs and is looked forward to by every Dane, every year
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Makha Buchcha Day occurs in the end of February or beginning of March, depending on the moon. This day represented the day in which over a thousand of Buddha’s disciples gathered to hear him preach. Now, Buddhists visit the temple to praise Buddha and celebrate at the temple with a candle-lit ceremony.
|August||Août||Oo or Oot|
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Bastille Day, which occurs on July 14, is a National French Holiday. This holiday celebrates the storming of the Bastille which occurred in 1789. It is usually celebrated through a parade and a traditional speech from the mayor.
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Throne Day, which occurs on March 3rd, is the countries most celebrated holiday. Moroccans dress up and prepare for an night of drinking, dancing, and fireworks.
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Celebrated in February, Brazil’s Carnival festival is held in the country streets of Brazil. Celebrated three days before Ash Wednesday, thousands of tourists come to see this magical day. Dancing, floats, costumes and music are what make these carnivals so exciting and attracting.
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New Years, celebrated on January 1st, is one of the favorite holidays by the Russians. Decorations of fir-trees and hiding of presents occurs. Fireworks, food, dinner and company are what make this holiday so great in Russia.