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Diversity Calendar February 2018 Events to make a note of in your diary

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World Hijab Day
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Saint Blaise Day
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World Cancer Day
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Autism Sunday
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Shrove Tuesday
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Ash Wednesday
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Nirvana Day
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Chinese New Year
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World Human Spirit Day
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Cheesefare Sunday
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Great Lent
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World Day of Social Justice
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Sunday of Orthodoxy
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Diversity Events happening in February 2018


1st Feb, 2018 : World Hijab Day

February 1st, 2013, marked the first annual World Hijab Day (WHD) in recognition of millions of Muslim women who choose to wear the hijab and live a life of modesty.

Add to Calendar 01-02-2018 00:00:00 01-02-2018 23:30:00 36 World Hijab Day February 1st, 2013, marked the first annual World Hijab Day (WHD) in recognition of millions of Muslim women who choose to wear the hijab and live a life of modesty. true DD/MM/YYYY


3rd Feb, 2018 : Saint Blaise Day

The Blessing of the Throats is a sacramental of the Roman Catholic Church, celebrated on February 3, the feast day of Saint Blaise of Sebaste.

Add to Calendar 03-02-2018 00:00:00 03-02-2018 23:30:00 36 Saint Blaise Day The Blessing of the Throats is a sacramental of the Roman Catholic Church, celebrated on February 3, the feast day of Saint Blaise of Sebaste. true DD/MM/YYYY


4th Feb, 2018 : World Cancer Day

On 4 February, World Cancer Day is a day to unite in the fight against cancer. Every Unity Band worn, every pound donated and every gesture of support will play an important part of beating cancer sooner.

Add to Calendar 04-02-2018 00:00:00 04-02-2018 23:30:00 36 World Cancer Day On 4 February, World Cancer Day is a day to unite in the fight against cancer. Every Unity Band worn, every pound donated and every gesture of support will play an important part of beating cancer sooner. true DD/MM/YYYY


11th Feb, 2018 : Our Lady of Lourdes

Our Lady of Lourdes is a Roman Catholic title of the Blessed Virgin Mary venerated in honor of the Marian apparitions that reportedly occurred in 1858 in the vicinity of Lourdes in France.

Add to Calendar 11-02-2018 00:00:00 11-02-2018 23:30:00 36 Our Lady of Lourdes Our Lady of Lourdes is a Roman Catholic title of the Blessed Virgin Mary venerated in honor of the Marian apparitions that reportedly occurred in 1858 in the vicinity of Lourdes in France. true DD/MM/YYYY


11th Feb, 2018 : Autism Sunday

Autism Sunday was first held in 2002 during Autism Awareness Year in the United Kingdom. It was initiated by parents and carers Ivan Corea and Charika Corea, founders of the Autism Awareness Campaign UK. Parents of Charin, a teenager with autism spectrum disorder and a communication disorder, they urged leaders of religious organisations, churches, community groups and world leaders around the globe to speak up for people with autism and Asperger syndrome

Add to Calendar 11-02-2018 00:00:00 11-02-2018 23:30:00 36 Autism Sunday Autism Sunday was first held in 2002 during Autism Awareness Year in the United Kingdom. It was initiated by parents and carers Ivan Corea and Charika Corea, founders of the Autism Awareness Campaign UK. Parents of Charin, a teenager with autism spectrum disorder and a communication disorder, they urged leaders of religious organisations, churches, community groups and world leaders around the globe to speak up for people with autism and Asperger syndrome true DD/MM/YYYY


13th Feb, 2018 : Shrove Tuesday

Many Christian churches in the United Kingdom observe Shrove Tuesday as the last day before the fast for the Lent period. It is also known as Pancake Tuesday or Pancake Day.

Add to Calendar 13-02-2018 00:00:00 13-02-2018 23:30:00 36 Shrove Tuesday Many Christian churches in the United Kingdom observe Shrove Tuesday as the last day before the fast for the Lent period. It is also known as Pancake Tuesday or Pancake Day. true DD/MM/YYYY


14th Feb, 2018 : Ash Wednesday

Many Christian churches in the United Kingdom observe Ash Wednesday as the first day of Lent. It is the day after Shrove Tuesday.

Add to Calendar 14-02-2018 00:00:00 14-02-2018 23:30:00 36 Ash Wednesday Many Christian churches in the United Kingdom observe Ash Wednesday as the first day of Lent. It is the day after Shrove Tuesday. true DD/MM/YYYY


15th Feb, 2018 : Nirvana Day

Nirvana Day is an annual Buddhist festival that remembers the death of the Buddha when he reached Nirvana at the age of 80. It is also known as Parinirvana Day. It is celebrated by some Buddhists on February 15th.

Add to Calendar 15-02-2018 00:00:00 15-02-2018 23:30:00 36 Nirvana Day Nirvana Day is an annual Buddhist festival that remembers the death of the Buddha when he reached Nirvana at the age of 80. It is also known as Parinirvana Day. It is celebrated by some Buddhists on February 15th. true DD/MM/YYYY


16th Feb, 2018 : Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year celebrations, also known as the Spring Festival, in China start on the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month of the Chinese calendar. The festival lasts for about 23 days, ending on the 15th day of the first lunar month in the following year in the Chinese calendar.

Add to Calendar 16-02-2018 00:00:00 16-02-2018 23:30:00 36 Chinese New Year Chinese New Year celebrations, also known as the Spring Festival, in China start on the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month of the Chinese calendar. The festival lasts for about 23 days, ending on the 15th day of the first lunar month in the following year in the Chinese calendar. true DD/MM/YYYY


17th Feb, 2018 : World Human Spirit Day

Spirit Day is an annual LGBTQ awareness day observed on the third Thursday in October. Started in 2010 by Canadian teenager Brittany McMillan, it was initially created in response to a rash of widely publicized bullying-related suicides of gay school students in 2010, including that of Tyler Clementi

Add to Calendar 17-02-2018 00:00:00 17-02-2018 23:30:00 36 World Human Spirit Day Spirit Day is an annual LGBTQ awareness day observed on the third Thursday in October. Started in 2010 by Canadian teenager Brittany McMillan, it was initially created in response to a rash of widely publicized bullying-related suicides of gay school students in 2010, including that of Tyler Clementi true DD/MM/YYYY


18th Feb, 2018 : Cheesefare Sunday

At Vespers on Sunday evening, people may make a poklon (bow) before one another and ask forgiveness. Another name for Forgiveness Sunday is "Cheesefare Sunday", because for devout Orthodox Christians it is the last day on which dairy products may be consumed until Easter.

Add to Calendar 18-02-2018 00:00:00 18-02-2018 23:30:00 36 Cheesefare Sunday At Vespers on Sunday evening, people may make a poklon (bow) before one another and ask forgiveness. Another name for Forgiveness Sunday is "Cheesefare Sunday", because for devout Orthodox Christians it is the last day on which dairy products may be consumed until Easter. true DD/MM/YYYY


19th Feb, 2018 : Great Lent

Great Lent, or the Great Fast, is the most important fasting season in the church year in the Byzantine Rite of the Eastern Orthodox Church (including Western Rite Orthodoxy) and the Eastern Catholic Churches, which prepares Christians for the greatest feast of the church year, Pascha (Easter).

Add to Calendar 19-02-2018 00:00:00 19-02-2018 23:30:00 36 Great Lent Great Lent, or the Great Fast, is the most important fasting season in the church year in the Byzantine Rite of the Eastern Orthodox Church (including Western Rite Orthodoxy) and the Eastern Catholic Churches, which prepares Christians for the greatest feast of the church year, Pascha (Easter). true DD/MM/YYYY


20th Feb, 2018 : World Day of Social Justice

Social Equality Justice day is a day recognizing the need to promote efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion and unemployment. Many organizations, including the UN and the International Labour Office, make statements on the importance of social justice for people. Many organizations also present plans for greater social justice by tackling poverty, social and economic exclusion and unemployment.

Add to Calendar 20-02-2018 00:00:00 20-02-2018 23:30:00 36 World Day of Social Justice Social Equality Justice day is a day recognizing the need to promote efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion and unemployment. Many organizations, including the UN and the International Labour Office, make statements on the importance of social justice for people. Many organizations also present plans for greater social justice by tackling poverty, social and economic exclusion and unemployment. true DD/MM/YYYY


25th Feb, 2018 : Sunday of Orthodoxy

The Feast of Orthodoxy (also knowns as the Sunday of Orthodoxy or the Triumph of Orthodoxy) is celebrated on the first Sunday of Great Lent (six Sundays before Pascha)

Add to Calendar 25-02-2018 00:00:00 25-02-2018 23:30:00 36 Sunday of Orthodoxy The Feast of Orthodoxy (also knowns as the Sunday of Orthodoxy or the Triumph of Orthodoxy) is celebrated on the first Sunday of Great Lent (six Sundays before Pascha) true DD/MM/YYYY


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