World Give Day 2021 is on Tuesday, May 4, 2021: when is the "World Heart Day"?
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 is World Give Day 2021. World Give Day 2011 - GiveForward World Give Day is one day a
World Heart Day, organized by the World Heart Federation and its members and co-sponsored by the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNESCO and Sport for Development and Peace, is the World Heart Federation 's most important advocacy event and aims to increase public awareness and promote preventive measures to reduce cardiovascular disease and stroke. Begun in 1999 with the vision that all World Heart Federation members could collectively help to curb the global pandemic of cardiovascular disease, which claims some 17.5 million lives world-wide annually, World Heart Day is now celebrated by members and non-members alike in more than 100 countries around the world.
World Heart Day is celebrated on the last Sunday in September every year. This system was chosen so that it always falls on a day when many individuals and families are free to attend the organized activities. Many events take place on the day itself, or in the weeks leading up to or just following World Heart Day. This year World Heart Day is September 24, next year it falls on September 30.
Which date is world teachers day?
International World Teachers' Day, which has been held annually on 5 October since 1994, commemorates teachers’ organisations worldwide. It's aim is to mobilise support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers.
According to UNESCO, World Teachers' Day represents a significant token of the awareness, understanding and appreciation displayed for the vital contribution that teachers make to education and development. Education International strongly believes that this Teachers' Day should be internationally recognized and celebrated around the world. EI also believes that, on this anniversary date, the principles of the 1966 and 1997 Recommendations should be considered for implementation in all nations.
Over 100 countries observe World Teachers' Day. The efforts of Education International and its 348 member organisations have contributed to this widely spread recognition. Every year, EI launches a public awareness campaign to highlight the contributions of the teaching profession.
November 24th is Teacher's Day (Turkish: Öğretmenler Günü) in Turkey.
May 16th is Teacher's Day (Malay: Hari Guru) in Malaysia.
September 5th is Teacher's Day in India. It is the birthday of former Indian president and teacher Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. When Dr. Radhakrishnan became the president of India in 1962, some of his students and friends approached him and requested him to allow them to celebrate 5th September, his birthday. In reply, Dr. Radhakrishnan said, "Instead of celebrating my birthday separately, it would be my proud privilege if September 5 is observed as Teachers' Day."
This is not a holiday in India. It is considered a "celebration" day, where teachers and students report to school as usual but the usual activities and classes are replaced by activities of celebration, thanking and remembrance. At some schools on this day, the responsibility of teaching is taken up by the senior students as an appreciation for their teachers.
Traditionally, people in India have given tremendous respect and honor to teachers. An old Indian saying (usually taught to children), ranks teacher in the third place, even before God: "Maata, Pitha, Guru, Daivam", meaning Mother, Father and Teacher is God. There is another saying in the form of a couplet (doha), which goes, "Guru Govind doou khare kake lagon paai? Balihari guru aap ki Govind deeo batai," Meaning "I am in a fix whom to salute first: the teacher or the God. I shall choose the teacher as he is the one who is instrumental in my knowing God." Further, a central piece in Hindu scripture reads "Guru Bramha, Guru Vishnu, Guru devo Maheshwaraha - Gurusakshath parabramha tasmai shree gurve namaha," which translates as "Teacher is the holy Trinity. Teacher is the manifestation of the lord himself."
What is World Musician Day?
World Musician Day Launch
Get to know your local musicians!
Saturday April 6th 2013, Sydney Park.
World Musician Day is the celebration of our local musicians. It's a day for neighbouring musicians to get together and perform in everyday unexpected places. Music has, and always will be, most powerful when shared face to face with the community. To get the ball rolling we are organising a launch event in 2013 that we hope will be replicated around the world.
More info you can get from the official web of World Musician Day.