Heritage

HERITAGE TREASURES DAY - January 11

Every year on January 11th, Heritage Treasures Day raises funds for iconic landmarks around the world. It’s also a day to share one’s heritage, preserve monuments, and conserve wildlife.

FIRST FOOT DAY (HOGAMANAY) - January 1

On January 1st, people throughout Scotland and Northern England celebrate First Foot Day. During this traditional New Year’s event, it’s believed that the person who first sets foot in someone’s home can bring good luck to the household.

DAY OF THE DEAD - November 1

Every year on November 1st, people in the country of Mexico observe Día de Los Muertos, which is translated as the Day of the Dead.

ORANGE SHIRT DAY - September 30

On September 30, Orange Shirt Day promotes awareness about the Indian residential school system that impacted Native American communities in the United States and Canada.