Category Archives: events

National Day

in Sri Lanka today, it is that country’s independence day, & national holiday

( the Democratic Socialist Republic Of) Sri Lanka (officially) speaks Sinhala and Tamil, though English is common too, spends Sri Lankan Rupees, & its capital is Colombo


Recycle Santa Fe 2009

blog post: 8.November.2009

the 11th annual event of recycled art, at market,
here in Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A.
held at El Museo Cultural November 13th through the 15th this year


International Balloon Fiesta

held annually in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., find more info here

I was there this year for one of the Mass Ascensions in the early morning

blog post: 28.October.2009


National Day

in Luxembourg today, it is that country’s national holiday

Luxembourg (officially) speaks French and German, but also Luxembourgish, spends euros, & its capital is Luxembourg


Independence Day

in Iceland today, it is that country’s national holiday

Iceland (officially) speaks Icelandic, spends Icelandic krona, & its capital is Reykjavik


The Daily Bleed

a really neat, interesting, cool calendar of events which I’ve refered to now & then – for sometime now – to find tidbits of significance about any particular day, a peoples’ history: http://www.eskimo.com/~recall/bleed/calmast.htm


Republic Day

in Italy today, it is that country’s national holiday

Italy (officially) speaks Italian, spends euros, & its capital is Rome


Santa Fe Youth Film Festival

Get Awesome Film Festival to be held Wednesday, June 3, 2009

featuring short films (as in under six minutes each)

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Warehouse 21 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A.

http://www.sfyouthfilm.org/


Unification Day

in Yemen today, it is that country’s national holiday

Yemen (officially) speaks Arabic, spends Yemeni rials, & its capital is Sanaa


International Year Of Astronomy

is this year,  
2009 marks the 400th year since Galileo first used a telescope for astronomy


Independence Day

in Senegal today, it is that country’s national holiday

Senegal (officially) speaks French, spends Communaute Financiere Africaine francs, & its capital is Dakar


Independence Day

in Bangladesh today, it is that country’s national holiday

Bangladesh (officially) speaks Bangla/Bengali, spends taka, & its capital is Dhaka


Independence Day

in Greece today, it is that country’s national holiday

Greece (officially) speaks Greek, spends euros, & its capital is Athens


Independence Day

in Tunisia today, it is that country’s national holiday

Tunisia (officially) speaks Arabic, spends Tunisian dinars, & its capital is Tunis


Independence Day

in Mauritius today, it is that country’s national holiday

Mauritius (officially) speaks English, but speaking Creole, Bhojpuri, or French is more common, spends Mauritian rupees, & its capital is Port Louis


National Day

in Brunei today, it is that country’s national holiday

Brunei (officially) speaks Malay (or Behasa Melayu), spends Brunei or Bruneian dollars, & its capital is Bandar Seri Begawan


Waitangi Day

in New Zealand today, it is that country’s national holiday

New Zealand (officially) speaks English, Maori, & sign language, spends New Zealand dollars, & its capital is Wellington