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Only links about ANZAC Day should be submitted here.

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ANZAC Day is a public holiday commemorated on 25 April in Australia and New Zealand. It commemorates the World War I landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) on the Gallipoli (Gelibolu) Peninsula, Turkey on 25 April 1915. It is also a public holiday in Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa and Tonga, whose troops fought under New Zealand during World War I. Although the day originally commemorated the troops who landed at Gallipoli, it has since been expanded to commemorate all members of the armed forces involved in wars, armed conflicts and peacekeeping.
April Fools' Day comes on April 1st of every year. It is a day for fooling people with pranks, tricks, and jokes.

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The sites listed in this category provide information about Arbor Day including its historical background, significance, and suggestions for celebration.

Arbor Day is celebrated in all 50 U.S. states and in most provinces of Canada. The actual date of Arbor Day varies from state-to-state due to climate. The most common common date is the last Friday in April.

Sites listed here will provide information about history, events, awards, controversy and celebrations for Australia Day.
The official national day, celebrating the establishment of the first European settlement in the country, on 26 January 1778.

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On July 14, 1789, a crowd of angry citizens stormed the Bastille, a fortress prison they saw as a symbol of the aristocracy's oppressing the people of Paris. That assault began the French Revolution and marked the beginning of the end of an empire for King Louis XVI. Bastille Day was declared a national holiday of France in 1880. Today, France still celebrates its independence from tyranny on July 14.

Sites that sell holiday merchandise including birthday gifts should be submitted to Shopping/Holidays. Commercial sites WILL NOT be listed in this category, and submissions may be deleted.

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Sites listed in this category focus on celebrating birthdays. Sites may include historical information, customs around the world, birthdays of famous people, party planning tips, songs and game ideas, and celebration suggestions.
Boxing Day is celebrated Dec. 26 in most of the Commonwealth of Nations, including England, Wales, parts of Canada and other countries. Sites in this category should be general information. Shopping sites should go to appropriate categories in Shopping and local festivities should be placed in Regional.
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Sites that offer a collection of holiday pages should be submitted to Society/Holidays/Holiday Pages.

Sites which focus primarily on the religious aspects of holidays are listed in http://dmoz.org/Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Calendar/.

Sites listed in this category feature holiday calendars, lists of holidays sorted by religion or region, and/or searchable databases of holidays.

Holidays include patriotic and cultural celebrations, as well as other special occasions such as birthdays.

Sites created especially for children may be found in /Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations.

All sites submitted to this category should be designed to inform or entertain.

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Online greeting sites should be submitted to Computers/Internet/E-mail/Electronic_Postcards/Occasions.

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Canada Day is celebrated July 1. Sites listed in this category include on its history, cultural significance, and celebrations. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans. Sites especially for children are listed in http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations/.

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Sites that sell Christmas merchandise should be submitted to Shopping/Holidays/Christmas.

Please submit your site only ONCE and to the most appropriate subcategory. Multiple pages from the same site will not be listed in this category or its subcategories.

Sites especially for children should be submitted to Kids & Teens: People & Society: Holidays... Christmas.

Sites that focus on the religious observances of Christmas should be submitted to Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Calendar/Christmas.

This category lists entertaining and interesting non-commercial sites that focus primarily on secular celebrations of Christmas. Sites are appropriate for visitors of all ages, but geared primarily toward adult audiences.

Sites that focus on the religious aspects of the holiday are listed in Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Calendar/Christmas.

Sites especially for children should be submitted to Kids & Teens: People & Society: Holidays & Celebrations: Christmas.

Please submit only English-language sites about Cinco de Mayo. Society/Holidays/Cinco_de_Mayo/Classroom Sites selling Cinco de Mayo-related products should be listed under Shopping/Holidays, and sites geared toward classroom teachers should be submitted to Society/Holidays/Cinco_de_Mayo/Classroom. Sites in Spanish should be submitted to World/Español.

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Observed the fifth day of May, Cinco de Mayo marks the victory of the Mexican Army over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.

All Cinco de Mayo sites included in this category are in English. Sites in Spanish are listed in World/Español.

Sites which provide content related to Cinco de Mayo in both English and Spanish may be listed in both this category and an appropriate sub category of World/Español.

This category is for sites which have ideas for classroom activities related to various holidays.
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Celebrated the second Monday of each October, Columbus Day commerates Columbus's Oct. 12, 1492 landing in the New World. Columbus Day is a legal holiday in the United States. It is celebrated as Día de la Raza in much of Latin America.
Constitution Day is a U.S. holiday observed September 17. It commemorates the Sept. 17, 1787, signing of the U.S. Constitution. Constitution Day was designated as a national holiday in 1994. The law that created the holiday also dicates that all U.S. schools receiving any federal funding must provide instruction directly related to the history of the U.S. Constitution on this day. When the holiday falls on a weekend, schools are encouraged to observe it on the adjoining school day.

Sites which focus primarily on the religious aspects of holidays should be submitted to http://dmoz.org/Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Calendar/.

Sites that are designed to sell seasonal merchandise should be submitted to Shopping/Holidays. Shopping sites will not be listed in this category or its sub categories.

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This Mexican holiday, called Día de los Muertos in Spanish, represents a rich blend of Catholic and indigenous traditions. Celebrated the same time as All Saints Day and All Souls Day, it's a time for families to feast, exchange stories and memories, and remember loved ones who have past away. Though preparations begin in mid-October, the festival officially takes place Nov. 1-2. Sites especially for children may be found in http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations/Columbus_Day/.
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This category lists pages and sites that tell about the Hindi festival of Diwali. Marking the start of the Hindu New Year, Diwali is celebrated for a period of 5 days each year. It always ends the 15th day of Hindu month of Ashwin, which falls somewhere in the months of October or November on the traditional calendar.
All sites submitted to this category should be appropriate for visitors of all ages, but designed primarily for adult audiences.

Sites especially for children should be submitted to http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations/Earth_Day/.

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Most people observe Earth Day on April 22. Other people observe it on March 21, the Vernal Equinox, or on June 6, World Environment Day. Still others choose to observe Earth Week or Earth Month, instead of limiting the observance to a single day. Whenever people may choose to celebrate, Earth Day/Week/Month is a time to celebrate the world in which we live, to commit to protecting our fragile planet, and to look for ways we can improve our communities. The Earth Day sites listed in this category are appropriate for viewers of all ages. Site specifically created for children and teens are listed in http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations/Earth_Day/.
All sites submitted to this category should reflect a non-religious perspective on the holiday.

Sites that focus on the religious aspects of Easter should be submitted to Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Calendar/Easter.

Sites that sell holiday merchandise should be submitted to Shopping/Holidays.

Sites without ads designed primarily for children should be submitted to http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations/Easter/.

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Sites listed in this category focus on non-religious celebrations of Easter. They are suitable for visitors of all ages, but designed primarily for adults. Listings provide information on the holiday's history, symbols, cultural significance, and celebrations around the world.

Sites designed primarily for children are listed in http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations/Easter/.

Sites that focus on the religious aspects of Easter are listed in Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Calendar/Easter.

Festivus is a nondenominational holiday featured in an episode of Seinfeld, a popular American television sitcom of the 1990s. Many people, influenced or inspired by Seinfeld, now celebrate, in varying degrees of seriousness, the holiday in real life. Festivus is celebrated each year on December 23. Source: Wikipedia.

Sites that sell holiday merchandise should be submitted to Shopping/Holidays.

Sites especially for children should be submitted to http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations/Flag_Day/.

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Celebrated June 14, Flag Day is a day for U.S. citizens to honor their country's flag.

Flag Day was first observed in a Wisconsin school on June 14, 1885. The teacher who initiated the first Flag Day observance launched a national campaign, which spurred schools and cities around the nation to begin similar observances.

In 1949, President Truman signed a proclamation declaring June 14th of each year as National Flag Day.

Sites listed in this category focus on the history and observance of Flag Day. Sites which focus on the U.S. Flag, but not Flag Day, are more appropriately listed in Reference/Flags/Regional/USA. Sites designed especially for children are listed in http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations/Flag_Day/.

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Sites that provide information about local celebrations should be submitted to an appropriate sub category of Regional/North_America/United_States.

Sites especially for children should be submitted to http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations.

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The most American of holidays is celebrated with parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the United States of America. On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, starting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. Sites listed in this category reflect on the Fourth of July, including its history, cultural significance, and celebrations. Sites especially for children are listed in Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations/Fourth_of_July.
This category lists pages and sites about Grandparents Day. The holiday occurs the first Sunday after Labor Day each September. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter proclaimed Grandparents Day an annual observance in the United States.
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Sites listed in this category provide free graphics including images, backgrounds, borders, bars, icons, and screensavers for holidays.

Sites that sell holiday merchandise should be submitted to Shopping: Holidays.

Sites especially for children should be submitted to Kids and Teens: People and Society: Holidays and Special Days: Groundhog Day.

Sites listed in this category should be suitable for visitors of all ages, but designed primarily for adult visitors. Sites provide material related to Groundhog Day, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans.
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This category lists sites and pages about the UK Guy Fawkes Day/Night or Bonfire Night celebrations, which is mainly celebrated in England each year on November 5th. On this date in 1605, a group of Roman Catholics, led by Guy Fawkes, unsuccessfully attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament in what became known as the Gunpowder Plot. Guy' Fawkes' Day" Pronunciation: (gI' fôks'), (in Britain) November 5, celebrating the anniversary of the capture of Guy Fawkes. Cf. Gunpowder Plot. Bon•fire Pronunciation: (bon'fIur"), —n. 1. A large fire built in the open air, for warmth, entertainment, or celebration, to burn leaves, garbage, etc., or as a signal. 2. any fire built in the open Gun'powder Plot" An unsuccessful plot to kill King James I and the assembled Lords and Commons by blowing up Parliament, November 5, 1605, in revenge for the laws against Roman Catholics. Cf. Guy Fawkes Day. Guy Fawkes Day, Guy Fawkes Night and Bonfire Night are all the same, as in The Fall and Autumn.
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Halloween is a secular holiday celebrated on October 31st.

However, it is not to be confused with All Saint's Day or with Samhain which can both be found elsewhere in the directory.

Sites especially for children should be submitted to Kids_and_Teens - Halloween.

Sites may include the history, cultural significance, or remembrances of the Indian Festival of Colors, or Holi. Sites may also feature activities suitable for home or classroom use.

This Hindu holiday is celebrated on the day after the full moon in early March every year.

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Sites listed in this category provide information related to a number of holidays. All sites reflect an adult or family perspective on holidays, rather than a strictly child's perspective. They may include the history, cultural significance, and contemporary celebrations of the holiday. Listings may include pages geared toward parents and teachers, such as suggested activities for families and educational lesson plans.

Sites created especially for children and designed so that kids ages 3-13 can use them without adult help are listed at Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Special_Days.

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Juneteenth, or June 19, 1865, is considered the date when the last slaves in America were freed. For many African-Americans, it has come to symbolize what the Fourth of July symbolizes for all Americans ... freedom.

Sites listed in this category should be suitable for visitors of all ages. Sites provide material related to Juneteenth, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans.

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Kwanzaa is an African-American holiday. It begins on December 26 and lasts through January 1. Sites listed in this category should be suitable for visitors of all ages, but designed primarily for adult visitors. Sites provide material related to Kwanzaa, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans. Sites especially for children are listed in http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations.
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A legal holiday in the United States, Labor Day is celebrated the first Monday in September. It is a day set aside to honor workers.

Sites listed in this category should be suitable for visitors of all ages. Sites provide material related to Labor Day, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans.

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Sites that sell Mardi Gras merchandise should be submitted to Shopping/Holidays/Mardi_Gras. Commercial sites WILL NOT be listed in this category, and submissions may be deleted.

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Mardi Gras is one of the largest pre-lent festivals around. It's a French term that literally means "Fat Tuesday" and is always held on the Tuesday that proceeds Ash Wednesday. Another name for Fat Tuesday is Shrove Tuesday. Outside the U.S. the festival is usually called Carnival

New Orleans hosts the largest Mardi Gras celebration and Rio De Janeiro hosts a similarly huge festival known as Carnaval. Many other cities around the world host their own Mardi Gras or Carnival celebration.

Sites listed in this category are suitable for visitors of all ages, but designed primarily for adult visitors. Sites provide material related to Mardi Gras and Carnival, including historical background, articles, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans.

Sites especially for children are listed in Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations/Mardi_Gras/.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a U.S. federal holiday celebrated the third Monday in January.

Sites listed in this category should be suitable for visitors of all ages. Sites provide material related to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans.

Sites on Socialism should be submitted to the Socialism category.

Websites submitted here must be May Day related and in English. Sites in other languages should be submitted to the appropriate World subcategory.


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This category is for sites about the May Day holiday, including its history and celebration.
Sites listed in this category should be suitable for visitors of all ages. Sites provide material related to Memorial Day, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans.

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Memorial Day is a U.S. federal holiday celebrated the last Monday in May. Today, Memorial Day is observed in every country where American soldiers are buried. It is a day to honor those who have died defending America's freedom.
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Sites that focus on the religious aspects of this holiday should be submitted to Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Pagan/Wicca/Online_Book_of_Shadows/Sabbats/MidSummer-Litha.

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Midsummer, also known as the summer solstice, is the longest day of the year and the shortest night. The date of the summer solstice varies slightly from year to year.

Midsummer is celebrated in certain European countries and in parts of North America. This category lists sites that focus on cultural celebrations of the holiday.

Midsummer is also a Wiccan holiday. Sites that focus on the religious aspect of the holiday are listed in Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Pagan/Wicca/Online_Book_of_Shadows/Sabbats/MidSummer-Litha.

The custom of setting aside a day to honor mothers can be traced all the way back to the days of Ancient Greece. In Victorian England, "Mothering Day" gave servants a day to go home and spend with their families.

Today, people in different countries honor their mothers on different days. Since 1914, the second Sunday of May has been observed as Mother's Day in the U.S.

Sites listed in this category should be suitable for visitors of all ages, but designed primarily for adult visitors. Sites provide material related to Mother's Day, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans.

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Sites that sell New Year merchandise and supplies should be submitted to Shopping/Holidays/New_Year.

Sites especially for children should be submitted to http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations/New_Year.

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Sites listed in this category should be suitable for visitors of all ages, but designed primarily for adult visitors. Sites provide material related to New Year's Day, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans.
Submit only free online games. Note if games require a Java-enable browser or plug-ins such as Macromedia Flash.

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Sites listed in this category provide free online games related to various holidays.
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This category lists pages and sites related to the Hindu festival of Pongal. Celebrated in the southern portion of India, Pongal marks the withdrawal of the southeast monsoons as well as the reaping of the harvest. The festival lasts for four days.
Until 1971, the United States observed both February 12 and February 22 federal public holidays. On February 12, the nation honored the birthday of Abraham Lincoln, and on February 22, the nation honored the birthday of George Washington.

In 1971 President Richard Nixon issued a proclamation establishing Presidents' Day, a single federal public holiday, which would honor all presidents of the United States of America. Presidents' Day is observed on the 3rd Monday of February.

Sites included in this category focus on observances of Presidents' Day. Specific information about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, or other U.S. presidents is available in linked categories.

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Not a typical holiday, Sadie Hawkins Day was the invention of cartoonist Al Capp. Capp invented a day in fictional Dogpath, U.S.A., when unmarried women could chase the man they wanted to marry. If caught, the bachelors would have to walk down the aisle.

A modified version of Sadie Hawkins Day, one in which women asked men for a date but didn't require their hands in marriage, was first celebrated on Wednesday, November 9, 1938. Today, it's usually celebrated on the Saturday that falls closest to that date.

Sites listed in this category should be suitable for visitors of all ages, but designed primarily for adult visitors. Sites provide material related to Sadie Hawkins Day, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans.

During the fifth century, Patrick took the message of Christianity from his homeland to the country of Ireland. Before his death on March 17, 460, Patrick planted more than 2,000 churches in the nation. A few centuries later, he was named the patron saint of Ireland.

Today, people around the world celebrate March 17 as St. Patrick's Day.

For some, especially in Ireland, the day is observed as a religious holiday. Most, however, simply celebrate the rich heritage and traditions of Ireland by wearing green, dancing a jig, and plucking a shamrock or two.

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Sites provide material related to Thanksgiving Day, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans.

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Also known as Walpurgis Night and St. Valborg's Mass Eve, this holiday is celebrated on April 30. Valborg is celebrated in memory of Valborg/Walpurgis/Wealdburg/Valderburger who was made a saint on the 1st of May 779; however, the spring festivities are inherited from the Pagan festivities with huge bonfires. Valborg is today celebrated without parallels to the Christian church or religion.

February 14th is the day for romance, hugs and kisses.

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A U.S. federal holiday celebrated on Nov. 11, the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. The same day is celebrated in Britain and Commonwealth countries as Remembrance Day.

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