What does Cinco de Mayo (May 5) stand for? Cinco de Mayo, or May 5, is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s May 5, 1862, victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. The day, which falls on Thursday, May 5, 2022, is also known as Battle of Puebla Day.
Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. On Earth Day 2016, the United States, the United Kingdom, China, and 120 other countries signed the landmark Paris Agreement. On Earth Day 2020, over 100 million people worldwide observed the 50th anniversary of what is being referred to as the largest online mass mobilisation in history.
Easter Sunday – what is the true meaning of Easter? Is Easter a pagan holiday? Why do we celebrate Easter with a bunny? To this day, there are meanings for these questions for various people from different backgrounds worldwide.
Jaw-dropping Good Friday customs worldwide – Holy Week makes people nostalgic for Spain. On Good Friday, Spain seems to stay up through most of the night to commemorate Jesus’s crucifixion. Of course, there is a lot of boozing around the celebrations, but a solemn commemoration of Christ’s passion is at the core.