Diversity Calendar: Multicultural Celebrations

2014-2015 Academic Year Global Diversity Calendar

Kid World Citizen Diversity Calendar Academic Year 2014-2015 Multicultural holidays celebrations around the world global religious festivalsOur Diversity Calendar is a month-by-month, thorough collection of holidays around the world, including multicultural festivals and religious celebrations. Teachers can create cultural awareness in their classroom, as they use the multicultural calendar to plan time-appropriate activities related to seasonal global celebrations. It’s the perfect complement to a world religions unit, lessons about cultural diversity, or any social studies class focused on global learning.

In the packet, you will receive a list of each month’s holidays around the world, including religions celebrations, cultural festivals, and global holidays. Please note that this Diversity Calendar is specific to the school year of August 2014 – July of 2015, and will be updated in subsequent years to account for the changing dates of many holidays.

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Sep 1 Labor Day*
Sep 8 International Literacy DayMid-Autumn (Moon) Day Festival (China)*
Tết Trung Thu (Vietnam)*
Chuseok (추석, Korean Harvest Festival)*
Kshamavani (Jain)*
Sep 11 Enkutatash (Ethiopian New Year)
Sep 15 Independence Day for: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Sep 16 Mexican Independence Day
Sep 18 Fiestas Patrias (Chile)
Sep 21 International Day of Peace
Sep 23 Fall Equinox
Sep 25 Rosh Hashana (Jewish)*
Navratri (Hindu)*
Sep 27 Meskel (Ethiopia, Orthodox)
Sep 28 Birthday of Confucius (K’ung Fu-Tzu, 551 BCE)
Sep 30 Durga Puja (Hindu)