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День незалежності України – Ukrainian Independence Day

Ukraine’s Independence Day is celebrated on August 24th and marks Ukraine’s declaration of independence from the U.S.S.R. in 1991. The start of the 1990s saw the collapse of the Soviet Union. On July 16th 1990, the Ukrainian government had declared… Continue Reading…


8 interesting facts about American Independence Day

Independence Day – the 4th of July – is the most important Holiday in the American calendar. If you had to think about what this day is associated with, what would it be? Let me know in the comments, and… Continue Reading…


Fat Thursday – where did this custom come from?

A donut with a plum, a rose, or maybe with an advocaat? The ancients already knew that it is not worth to skip those delicious pastries on a Fat Thursday. It used to be believed that whoever eats a donut… Continue Reading…


Presidents’ Day

Washington’s Birthday, also known as Presidents’ Day, is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of February. The day honors presidents of the United States, starting with George Washington, the USA’s first president. Is Presidents’ Day a Public Holiday?… Continue Reading…


Happy St. Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is an annual Holiday celebrated on February 14. The name comes from St. Valentine, who became its patron. Many people boycott this day, believing that Valentine’s Day is another manifestation of Americanization and commercialization flowing to Poland and… Continue Reading…


Tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl in the United States One of the biggest annual sporting events in the United States, the Super Bowl, also sometimes known as the Big Game, is the final championship game of the National Football League (NFL). What is… Continue Reading…


Lunar New Year 2022- The Year of the Tiger

The Lunar New Year – also known as the Chinese New Year and, in China, the Spring Festival – was rung in on Tuesday, but festivities go on for more than two weeks, with feasts, family reunions, street parades and… Continue Reading…


Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, where racial discrimination was much more severe than in the northern part of the United States. The social situation of the United States from an early age shaped him… Continue Reading…


Happening in February 2022 – Orange County

Lunar New Year Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall 600 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626 714-556-2787 Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 / 8:00pm $28 Join us for Pacific Symphony’s annual festivities honoring the Lunar New Year… Continue Reading…