National Holidays in July 2022

July 1

Canada – National Day
Canada Day is a national public holiday in Canada that falls on July 1 each year. Officially a holiday in 1879, the day was originally known as Dominion Day in honor of the Canadian Dominions who represented the political union. October 27, 1982 was renamed Canada Day under the Canada Act.
Activities: On this day, the whole country will have a day off to celebrate together. Large numbers of Canadians hold lively celebrations on National Day. People also like to show their patriotism by donning the iconic maple leaf costume during the parade.
July 4
America – Independence Day
Independence Day is a holiday commemorating the establishment of the Declaration of Independence by the United States of America in the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. This day is the day when the United States officially declares independence from the British Empire, so Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.
Events: The day is celebrated across the United States with performances, entertainment, athletic competition, gun salutes, bells, fireworks and lanterns. On July 4th, large and small fireworks displays are held across the United States, from the National Lawn in the capital to local city parks.
July 5
Venezuela – Independence Day
Venezuela was once home to the Arawak and Caribbean Indians. It became a Spanish colony in 1567. Independence was declared on July 5, 1811.
July 9
Argentina Independence Day
Argentina became a Spanish colony in the mid-16th century. After a large-scale armed struggle, Argentina declared its independence on July 9, 1816. In the capital, Buenos Aires, there is also the 9th of July Avenue, the widest road in the world.
July 10
Multinational – Eid al-Adha/Haji
Also known as Eid al-Adha, Eid al-Adha, Eid al-Fitr (Rouzi Festival) and Holy Ji Festival are listed as the three major religious festivals in Islam.
The festival commemorates the Prophet Ibrahim (Christian translation as Abraham) faithfully carrying out the command of Allah, intending to sacrifice his son Ismael (Christian translation as Ishmael), under the forgiveness of Allah , which was replaced by a lamb.
Note: In Singapore and Malaysia, Eid al-Adha is known as Haji.
1. To hold ceremonies, Muslims gather in large mosques or public places to hold grand ceremonies and celebrations;
2. Animal slaughtering. Most Muslims prepare animals to be slaughtered before the festival. Animals must be healthy. They are divided into three types: camels, cattle and sheep, which are determined according to the economic situation of the family. The slaughtered meat is divided into three portions, which are kept for personal use, gifts to relatives and friends, and alms to the poor.
July 14
France – Bastille Day
Bastille Day, also known as French National Day (Fête nationale française), is celebrated on July 14 every year to commemorate the victory of the Bastille, a symbol of feudal rule, on July 14, 1789. Prelude to the French Revolution.
Activities: Every year on the morning of July 14, the National Day military parade will be held in Paris. All troops participating in the military parade will depart from the Arc de Triomphe, pass the Champs-Elysees, and arrive at Place de la Concorde, where they will be reviewed by the French President.
Thailand-Summer Festival
Summer Festival is one of the biggest Buddhist festivals in Thailand. During this period, Buddhists should purify their minds, accumulate merits, and stop all evil deeds such as drinking, gambling and killing. They believe that doing good deeds can bring them lifelong happiness and happiness. thriving.
July 18
South Africa – Mandela Day
In November 2009, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 18 July as “Nelson Mandela International Day” in recognition of former South African President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom. July 18, 2013 is the 95th birthday of former South African President Mandela.
The core meaning of “Mandela International Day” is “doing good for people and the planet”, which aims to mobilize the human family to do more to build a peaceful, sustainable and equitable world. The highest homage to an outstanding man who embodies the highest values ​​of humanity”.
July 19
Myanmar – Martyrs’ Day
On July 19, 1947, just before Burma gained independence from British colonial rule, General Aung San was shot by British-inspired gangsters at the age of 32.
General Aung San is an outstanding political leader and national hero in Myanmar’s modern history. He has made outstanding contributions to Myanmar’s independence and liberation, and is deeply loved and admired by the Myanmar people. After independence, the Myanmar government buried him next to the famous Shwedagon Pagoda in the center of Yangon, and designated July 19 as the “Martyrs’ Day”.
July 20
Colombia – Independence Day
Colombia declared independence on July 20, 1810. To commemorate this important day, Colombia has designated July 20 as its National Day and Independence Day.
Activities: On this day every year, various celebrations are held throughout Colombia. The capital Bogota holds a military parade. Soldiers of the army, navy and air force are reviewed by the president and other military and political leaders.
July 21
Belgium – National Day
Belgium declared independence from the Netherlands in 1830, established the Kingdom of Belgium, hereditary throne, and elected Prince Leopold as king, renamed Leopold I, who ascended the throne on July 21, 1831, on this day became the Belgian National Day.
Activities: On this day every year, a military parade is held in the Palace Square in Brussels, the capital, to strengthen the country’s prestige and enhance national cohesion. The military parade is held at 4 pm and lasts for about 2 hours.
July 23
Egypt – National Day
The Revolution Memorial Day is to commemorate the overthrow of the Farouk Dynasty on July 23, 1952, by the Egyptian Democratic Revolution led by the Egyptian Free Officers Organization.
July 30
islamic new year
The Islamic New Year, also known as the Hijri New Year, is the first day of each year in the Islamic calendar, the first day of the month of Muharram, on which the Hijri year count will increase.
But for most Muslims, it is just an ordinary day. Muslims usually commemorate it by preaching or reading and recalling the history of Muhammad’s migration from Mecca to Medina in 622 AD, which is far less important than the two major festivals in Islam. Eid al-Adha and Rozi Festival.

Edited by Shijiazhuang Wangjie

Post time: Jul-04-2022
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