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Posted on: August 7, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Culutural Awareness: September Celebrations

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The following celebrations occur in the month of August:

September 1 - Independence Day - Vietnam: Vietnam's Independence Day is celebrated to commemorate the declaration of independence from French colonial rule in 1945, marking a significant moment in Vietnamese history.

September 3 - Father's Day - Australia: Father's Day in Australia is a day to honor fathers and father figures for their contributions to the family.

September 4 - Labor Day: Labor Day is a holiday that originated in the labor union movement and is dedicated to honoring the social and economic achievements of workers. It became a holiday in 1894 when Congress passed a law recognizing it.

September 4 - Native American Day: Recognizing and celebrating Native American culture and heritage.

September 8 - International Literacy Day: International Literacy Day focuses on promoting literacy as a means of empowering individuals and improving societies worldwide.

September 15-17: Rosh-Hashanah: Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year, observed over two days in September. It is a time for reflection, repentance, and renewal as Jews anticipate the coming year with prayers and festive meals.

September 21- International Day of Peace: The International Day of Peace is dedicated to promoting peace, unity, and non-violence worldwide. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of peace in resolving conflicts.

September 23 - International Bisexuality Day: International Bisexuality Day is to raise awareness and celebrate the bisexual community, promoting understanding and acceptance of bisexuality.

September 24-25 - Yom Kippur: Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is the most solemn religious day in the Jewish year. It occurs on the 10th day of the Jewish month of Tishrei and is a day of fasting, prayer, and repentance.

September 29 - World Heart Day: World Heart Day raises awareness about cardiovascular health and encourages people to adopt heart-healthy lifestyles to reduce risk of heart disease.

September 29 - Hug A Vegetarian: A light-hearted observance to show appreciation for vegetarians and their dietary choices, often celebrated on September 29th.

Blood Cancer Awareness Month:  To raise awareness about blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.

Childhood Obesity Awareness: This awareness campaign in September aims to address the growing issue of childhood obesity and promote healthy habits for children.

National Suicide Prevention Month: Raising awareness about mental health and suicide prevention.

National Hispanic Heritage Month: (September 15 to October 15) - Celebrating Hispanic and Latino culture and contributions.

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