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Events from 23 June 2024
  • Saint John‘s Eve (Sunday, 23 June 2024)
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    Midsummer is the period of time in the middle of the summer. The exact dates vary among different cultures, but is primarily held close to the summer solstice. The celebration predates Christianity, and has existed under different names and traditions around the world.

    The undivided Christian Church designated June 24 as the feast day of the early Christian martyr St John the Baptist, and the observance of St John's Day begins the evening before, on june 23, known as Saint John's Eve.


  • International Kissing Day (Saturday, 6 July 2024)
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    World Kissing Day is July 6 every year. The practice originated in the United Kingdom, and was used worldwide in the early 2000s

    If you think Valentine's Day has a commercial aftertaste, "World Kiss Day" or "International Kiss Day" may be a good option.
    The idea behind the day is to remind people of the simple joy of "kissing for the sake of kissing". That is in contrast to a foreplay.
    However, it is a golden opportunity to kiss one you would like to get to know much better to check the conditions.
    If things go awry, you can just apologize with "it's the big kissing day".

  • Midsummer day (Europa) (Sunday, 14 July 2024)
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    Midsummer blot or midsummer day refers to the blot (a pagan sacrificial feast) that the Norse ancestors held 28 days (four seven-day weeks) after the summer solstice. The date is now considered to be July 14 and the prime mark is a tree, but there is uncertainty associated with this date. At this time of year, the grass in the harbor should be at its best.

    There is uncertainty about the exact date of the midsummer blot. Calculated from the summer solstice, the date was to be around 20 July, which corresponds to Vassause (in Christian tradition also called Maritmesse and Marit Vassause). Traditi ...

  • Grab a breast day (Scandinavia) (Wednesday, 31 July 2024)
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    If everything goes wrong on kissing day, you get the chance again in midsummer. In 2011, the Danish radio host Jesper Klindt Schwaner adopted the last day of July to grab the breasts of known and unknown people. Over 26,000 people attended the event, according to Facebook.
    This celebration is specific to Scandinavia. Other countries celebrate a similar day in May.


  • National Underwear Day (Monday, 5 August 2024)
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    Beat the summer heat by wearing nothing but your undergarments on august 5 every year.

    Freshpair founded National Underwear Day on August 5th, 2003, as a way for everyone to embrace their underwear with confidence. Since then, we’ve celebrated the holiday in many ways, including, New York City model events, massive underwear giveaways, a pop-up shop in Columbus Circle, and a Times Square runway show.


  • The Internasjonal Orgasm day (Thursday, 8 August 2024)
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    The artist Alex Hirka unites the world for the 15th year in a row on August 8 in what he calls "The International Orgasm Day" or "One World Orgasm". Now it crashes a bit with another international orgasm day we have in December, but why discuss? The more, the better.


  • International Sex Day (Wednesday, 21 August 2024)
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    August 21 we celebrate International Sex Day.

    International Sex Day was started by a Canadian hockey team after being suggested on Gossipbees, a gossip site in Los Angeles.


  • World Suicide Prevention Day (Tuesday, 10 September 2024)
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    World Suicide Prevention Day is an international celebration every year on September 10. The day has been established by the IASP, the International Association for Suicide Prevention, in collaboration with the United Nations World Health Organization. In Norway, LEVE - The National Association for Suicide Survivors has been commissioned to coordinate the events on this day in the period from 2005 to 2007. The World Day for Suicide Prevention was first marked at the IASP's congress in Stockholm on 10 September 2003.

    Suicide ...

  • Friday the 13th (Friday, 13 September 2024)
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    Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition. It occurs when the 13th day of the month in the Gregorian calendar falls on a Friday, which happens at least once every year but can occur up to three times in the same year. For example, 2015 had a Friday the 13th in February, March, and November; 2017 and 2020 had two Friday the 13ths each; 2021 had just one occurrence of Friday the 13th; the year 2022 will also have a single occurrence.

    According to folklore historian Donald Dossey, the unlucky nature of the number "13" originated with a Norse myth about 12 gods having a dinner pa ...

  • Autumn equinox (Sunday, 22 September 2024)
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    An equinox is one of the two times of the year when the earth's axis is neither from nor towards the sun. The vernal equinox or spring equinox occurs around 20-21 March and the autumnal equinox occurs around 22-23 September each year. Equinoctium is the same as the equinox.

    When it is the equinox, day and night are the same length all over the world and the sun is perpendicular to a point on the equator, and from this point the sun will be at its zenith at noon. The words equinox, spring equinox and autumn equinox are also used about the day in which the time falls. The equinoxes are the only d ...

  • No Bra Day (Sunday, 13 October 2024)
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    No Bra Day is an annual observance on October 13 on which women are encouraged to go braless as a means to encourage breast cancer awareness.

    No Bra Day was initially observed on July 9, 2011, but within three years it had moved to the 13th day of the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October. Users on social media are encouraged to post using the hashtag #nobraday to promote awareness of breast cancer symptoms and to encourage gender equality. Some users on social media sites also encourage women to post pictures of themselves not wearing a bra. Some women embrace No Bra Day as a political state ...

  • The norwegian apple day (Thursday, 17 October 2024)
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    Norwegian Apple Day is celebrated on 17 October every year, and was started by the Information Office for Fruit and Vegetables


  • The International Fisting Day (Monday, 21 October 2024)
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    The International Fisting Day is the anniversary for those with a sexual appetite a little out of the ordinary.
    Now you know it exists, at least ...
    It is celebrated on October 21 every year.


  • Daylight saving time ends (Sunday, 27 October 2024)
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    The clock is set 1 hour BACK at 03:00
    Rule of thumb: The clock must always be set AWAY FROM summer, which is why it is called summer time.


    Daylight saving time is a scheme that involves setting all clocks forward one hour in relation to normal time.
    Several countries have introduced this to take advantage of the bright parts of the day.
    Summer time also means the period of the year when the clocks are set 60 minutes compared to the rest of the year.
    In the current regulations on summe ...

  • All Saints‘ Day (Friday, 1 November 2024)
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    Every year on November 1, many Roman Catholics and other Christians around the world observe All Saints Day, which honors all saints of the church deemed to have attained heaven.

    All Saints’ Day, also called All Hallows’ Day, Hallowmas, or Feast of All Saints, in the Christian church, a day commemorating all the saints of the church, both known and unknown, who have attained heaven. It is celebrated on November 1 in the Western churches and on the first Sunday after Pentecost in the Eastern churches. In Roman Catholicism, the feast is usually a holy day of obligation.

  • National Sex Toy Day (Monday, 4 November 2024)
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    If you think that the most notable holiday between Oct. 31 and Dec. 25 is Thanksgiving, we kindly invite you to think again, because Nov. 4 is National Sex Toy Day.


  • Father's Day (Norway, Sweden, Finland) (Sunday, 10 November 2024)
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    Father's Day is a holiday honoring fatherhood and paternal bonds. In Norway it is celebrated on second sunday of november, the same date is for Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Estland.

    On fathers day it's a tradition to honor your father. You can give him breakfast in bed, a gift, or just congratulate him on his day.

    The concept of fathers day was started in USA, and it got popular in Scandinavia after the first world war.
    Sonora Smart Dodd from Washington started to celebrate this day in 1909 to honor his father, William Smart, a vet from the sivil war.


  • Equal Pay Day (Friday, 15 November 2024)
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    The equal pay day is marked in Norway on 15 November every year.
    This is a truth with major modifications:
    By the same token, women have not paid taxes since August.
    Women work less, live longer and is retired for several more years.
    Women often choose the public sector, most men work in the private sector.

    The statistics show that women on average receive around 70 percent of the salary men receive, but about half are due to men working more overtime, having other types of jobs and working more part-time.
    At the same time, typical female occupations - as nurses - ear ...

  • National Unfriend Day (Sunday, 17 November 2024)
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    On November 17, 2010, Jimmy Kimmel went on his nightly talk show to announce that it was National Unfriend Day. In this digital age, we’ve reached a threshold of social connections.

    Does your friend from elementary school who you haven’t spoken to in twenty years really need to be your Facebook friend? Do you really want to see the Instagram posts of that guy you met in line for the bathroom at that party in college? How about even that center for your favorite basketball team that you follow on Twitter who retired three years ago – is it important to see how they’re handling being retired at 35?

  • International Men‘s Day (Tuesday, 19 November 2024)
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    International Men's Day is a newer anniversary, which draws attention to men, their rights and their qualities. Men's Day takes place on 19 November every year.

    The day was adopted in Trinidad and Tobago in 1999. It has the support of the UN and is organized according to its own website in Trinidad, Tobago, Jamaica, Norge, Australia, India, USA, Singapore, Storbritannia, Ghana, Canada, Denmark, Austria, England, France, Ireland, Scotland, Pakistan, Grenada, Antigua og Barbuda, Malta og South-Afrika.


  • World Toilet Day (Tuesday, 19 November 2024)
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    World Toilet Day is held on November 19 every year (is it a coincidence that it is the same day as Men's Day?).
    In 2001, the WTO declared November 19 as World Toilet Day. Today the day is celebrated in more than 19 countries.

    World Toilet Day is all about celebrating toilets for everything they do for us – from taking away our waste to protecting our health, safety and dignity.


  • Polyamory Day (Saturday, 23 November 2024)
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    November 23rd is National Polyamory Day. On that day in 2011, BC’s Supreme Court ruled that Canada’s so called “anti-polygamy law” does not apply to unformalized polyamorous households – clarifying that polyamory, as it is typically practiced in Canada, is legal and not a criminal act.

    Polyamorous people have multiple loving, intentional, and intimate relationships at the same time. Polyamory is a type of open or non-monogamous relationship that follows certain guidelines. Polyamory specifically refers to people who have multiple romantic relationships at the same time.

  • Fandens fødselsdag (Wednesday, 11 December 2024)
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    Fandens fødselsdag is the name of the danish and norwegian dates june 11 and desember 11. In 1656 it was decided that these dates would be due for payment of interest and installments.
    The first written mentioning of fandens fødselsdag is from 1888.

    According to the folklore you would only get berggylt, fjesing and knurr if you went fishing on fandens fødselsdag.


  • Friday the 13th (Friday, 13 December 2024)
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    Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition. It occurs when the 13th day of the month in the Gregorian calendar falls on a Friday, which happens at least once every year but can occur up to three times in the same year. For example, 2015 had a Friday the 13th in February, March, and November; 2017 and 2020 had two Friday the 13ths each; 2021 had just one occurrence of Friday the 13th; the year 2022 will also have a single occurrence.

    According to folklore historian Donald Dossey, the unlucky nature of the number "13" originated with a Norse myth about 12 gods having a dinner pa ...

  • Saint Lucy‘s Day (Friday, 13 December 2024)
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    Saint Lucy's Day, also called the Feast of Saint Lucy, is a Christian feast day observed on 13 December.

    Saint Lucy's Day is celebrated most widely in Scandinavia and in Italy, with each emphasising a different aspect of her story.[2] In Scandinavia, where Lucy is called Santa Lucia, she is represented as a lady in a white dress symbolizing a baptismal robe and a red sash symbolizing the blood of her martyrdom, with a crown or wreath of candles on her head.

    In Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Swedish-speaking regions of Finland, as songs are sung, girls dressed as Saint Lucy carry cookies and ...

  • The Annual Global Orgasm for Peace (Saturday, 21 December 2024)
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    World Orgasm Day coincides with the winter solstice, and the date therefore changes
    a little from year to year. It was first held on December 22, 2006, and has since
    become an annual happening that focuses on well-being. To include
    the scientific side, then studies have shown that an orgasm stimulates
    the well-being hormone oxytocin in both men and women. The hormone suppresses
    anxiety and stimulates a sense of trust. In other words, there is nothing in it
    the way to celebrate orgasm day throughout the year ...


  • Winter Solstice (Saturday, 21 December 2024)
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    The winter solstice is the time of year when the earth is at the point of its orbit around the sun where the northern hemisphere is furthest away from the sun. The day this occurs is the one with the shortest day length. When the sun is in the south in the middle of the day, it has its annual lowest daily maximum height above the horizon (applies north of the equator and south of the Arctic Circle). In everyday speech it is often said that the sun turns at this time. At Capricorn's tropic, the sun reaches zenith in the middle of the day at this time.

    In the northern hemisphere, winter solstices ...

  • Christmas Eve (Tuesday, 24 December 2024)
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    Christmas Eve is the evening of December 24, the day before the first day of Christmas in the Christian Christmas celebration. In Norway and the Nordic countries, traditional celebrations on Christmas Eve, with church services, family dinners, walks around the Christmas tree and gift giving, have been highlights of the Christmas celebrations.

    The Christmas holiday itself starts on the first day of Christmas, so Christmas Eve is not a public holiday. It's more like a Saturday.

    From ancient times, Christmas Eve was the day when people washed, cleaned, decorated and prepared ...

  • Christmas day (H) (Wednesday, 25 December 2024)
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    December 25 is a public holiday.
    The first day of Christmas is the day when the birth of Jesus Christ is celebrated in Western Christianity.
    A couple of these symbols clearly show that the Christmas celebration is a tradition with roots in pagan times in Scandinavia.

    According to folk tradition, Christmas Day is synonymous with the first day of the Christmas celebration, although some countries also celebrate the evening and night before (Christmas Eve).
    In Eastern tradition, the corresponding feast is normally celebrated on 7 January. Until the year 1700, this date was also celebr ...

  • Boxing Day (H) (Thursday, 26 December 2024)
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    Boxing Day, December 26, is a holiday in the Christian calendar.

    In Western tradition, it is also called St. Stephen's Day, because the feast of St. Stephen, which is considered the church's first martyr, is celebrated on this day.
    Stephen was a deacon, and had been commissioned by the apostles to distribute food among the poor of the congregation.
    According to Acts 7:59, he was falsely accused and sentenced to death by stoning.


  • New Year‘s Eve (Tuesday, 31 December 2024)
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    New Year's Eve, December 31, the last day of the year and the evening before the first New Year's Day. This is basically a normal day, but often looks like a half working day, in line with Christmas Eve.

    In many countries, the day is also called New Year's Eve, after the day of death of the saint of the same name. According to legend, St. Sylvester influenced Emperor Constantine to make Christianity a state religion. He also cured lepers and was claimed as the protector of domestic animals, but has had little significance in Norway.

    After Christmas in the 19th century firs ...

  • New Year's Day (H) (Wednesday, 1 January 2025)
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    New Year's Day (Holiday)

    New Year's Day refers to the first day of the new year according to the Gregorian calendar (January 1).
    The day often begins with good food, champagne, fireworks and other festivities. January 1 is a public holiday and is also called Jesus' name day.
    According to Jewish tradition, boys were circumcised eight days after birth.
    Apart from Israel, the day is a public holiday in all countries that follow the Gregorian calendar.

    January 1 was formally made the first day of the year with the Roman ruler Julius Caesar's calendar reform in the year 46 ...

  • International pass gas day (Tuesday, 7 January 2025)
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    We don’t know when it took off, but now we celebrate the international pass gas day annually on January 7.

    It is a day set aside to giggle at our crazy bodies, create awareness on the importance of passing gas, and talk about food products that cause gas secretions like eggs, broccoli, beans, cabbage, and dairy products.

    Fart day

  • National Nothing Day (Thursday, 16 January 2025)
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    National Nothing Day is an "un-event" proposed in 1972 by Teacher Jothy Narayanasamy and observed in the United States annually on January 16 since 1973, when it was added to Chase's Calendar of Events.

    Its purpose is: To provide people with one National day when they can just sit without celebrating, observing or honoring anything.


  • International Fetish Day (Friday, 17 January 2025)
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    International Fetish Day is held on the third Friday of the year.

    What's your fetish? Try anything from erotic practices involving dominance and submission, role-playing, restraint, and other interpersonal dynamics.

    International Fetish Day is a day supporting the BDSM community. It originated in the United Kingdom as "National Fetish Day" and was first held on 21 January 2008. The first International Fetish Day was held on 16 January 2009.


  • World day of Snowman (Saturday, 18 January 2025)
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    World day of Snowman is an exciting highlight of the cold season. The world celebrates a much-loved character, the snowman. He is the symbol of winter. One of the most popular international figures has its own celebration - it is Worldday of Snowman on January 18 every year.

    Become part of the global snowman community and take part in WDoS. Join in activities, get creative. This is your day, a day you can shape yourself. The main goal: Have fun!

    Organize your own snowman projects either as a single person, as a couple or with your friends, your family, your ...

  • National Hugging Day (Tuesday, 21 January 2025)
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    National Hugging Day is an annual event dedicated to hugging. It was created by Kevin Zaborney and occurs annually on January 21st.

    The day was first celebrated on January 21, 1986 in Clio, Michigan, USA.The holiday is also observed in many other countries. The idea of National Hug Day is to encourage everyone to hug family and friends more often. Zaborney cautions to ask first if one is unsure of the response as respecting the personal space of others is always important and some people are not huggers.

    Hug day

  • Sami National Day (Thursday, 6 February 2025)
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    The Sami National Day is 6 February. The day is also referred to by some as Sami People's Day and Sami People's Day. The National Day was adopted by the Sami Conference in 1992 and is common to all Sami in Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia. It was celebrated for the first time in 1993 at the same time as the UN's International Indigenous Year was officially opened in Karasjok.

    Sami flag

  • Working Naked Day (Friday, 7 February 2025)
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    Working Naked Day is an annual observance celebrated on February 7 of this year.

    The Working Naked Day has been in celebration since the year 2010. Lisa Kanare, author and home office expert, has created this Day. It was initially celebrated annually on February 1st until 2014. From the following year, the Day has been celebrated on the first Friday of every February.

    Working Naked Day is not about working without clothes. Rather it is about working from your home with the comfortable confines. Lisa Kanare has come with this idea as to make people working at the office get the leisure of ...

  • Toothache day (Sunday, 9 February 2025)
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    Toothache Day, or "National Toothache Day" is celebrated on February 9 every year.
    You may be wondering why we celebrate toothache? I have no idea ...
    Many people may be thinking about brushing their teeth, or flossing to celebrate, but this is NOT a toothache PREVENTION day. The only way to celebrate is therefore by getting a real, living toothache. If you are one of those who have one can I suggest one of the remedies below? Just do not try it until February 10th. You do not want to ruin the toothache day, do you?

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  • International Condom Day (Thursday, 13 February 2025)
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    International Condom Day was created by AHF and celebrated each year on February 13th (the day before Valentine’s Day)

    The day came about as an innovative and lighthearted way to remind people that wearing a condom can prevent pregnancy and STDs, including HIV. The Healthcare Foundation hopes these seductive shows spark healthier sexual choices for all.


  • Valentine's Day (Friday, 14 February 2025)
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    St. Valentine's Day, in Norwegian also called All Hearts' Day, is celebrated on February 14 every year as a celebration of love and romance. The day is celebrated especially in English-speaking countries by buying gifts and sending love letters or cards, often anonymously.

    Valentine's Day has been celebrated in England since the 17th century which took its idea from the myth of Saint Valentine. Valentin was imprisoned after the Roman emperor Claudius II threatened imprisonment and the death penalty for those who did not renounce Christianity. Valentin did not want to renounce his god, and was t ...

  • Fastelavn (Sunday, 2 March 2025)
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    Shrove Tuesday (not a public holiday, but always falling on a Sunday)

    Shrove Tuesday will always fall on a Sunday 49 days (7 weeks) before the first day of Easter, ie in the period 1 February to 7 March, (or in leap years 2 February to 7 March).

    The word fastelavn itself comes from the German word vastel-avent which means fasting evening, ie "the evening before fasting".
    The name is pronounced "fastelaven", and is often misspelled as such.

    Originally, Lent was on Tuesday night, Shrove Tuesday, before Lent.
    But gradually, Lent was extended to t ...

  • International Threesome Day (Monday, 3 March 2025)
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    3nder, the dating app for open minded singles and couples, declares 03.03 International Threesome Day.

    Great things come in threes. And on the third day of the third month, we believe we should honor the number three and all it represents. From mythology, math and religion to great trios like Destiny's Child and the Three Musketeers, the number 3 has been honored and celebrated by mankind for all of history. Modern society is no different. Forty percent of all 3nder users are couples!


  • Shrove Monday (Monday, 3 March 2025)
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    Shrove Monday, sometimes known as Collop Monday, Rose Monday, Merry Monday or Hall Monday, is a Christian observance falling on the Monday before Ash Wednesday every year. A part of the English traditional Shrovetide celebrations of the week before Lent, the Monday precedes Shrove Tuesday.

    Shrove Monday

  • Shrove Tuesday (Tuesday, 4 March 2025)
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    Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), observed in many Christian countries through participating in confession and absolution, the ritual burning of the previous year's Holy Week palms, finalizing one's Lenten sacrifice, as well as eating pancakes and other sweets.

    Shrove Tuesday

  • Ash Wednesday (Wednesday, 5 March 2025)
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    Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day of prayer and fasting. It is preceded by Shrove Tuesday and falls on the first day of Lent


  • International Women‘s Day (Saturday, 8 March 2025)
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    International Women's Day is celebrated every year on March 8. A national Women's Day was first held in the United States in 1909, while an international day was adopted the following year at the Socialist International's conference in Copenhagen, in which over 100 women from 17 different countries participated. The day was established to honor the movement for women's rights, and to build support for universal suffrage for women.

    Since the UN International Year of Women in 1975, the day has also been marked annually by the UN.

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  • Steak and BlowJobDay (Friday, 14 March 2025)
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    January and February we are busy shoveling, freezing and longing for the sun, but then
    when we reach March, the fun begins. And it starts with a bang.
    Exactly one month after Valentine's Day, and a short week after the
    International Women's Day, there's another day that is a little less well known -
    and that's the official steak and blowjob day, ie March 14 - or Steak
    & BlowJob Day
    as they call it on the other side of the pond.

    Steak and BJday

  • Spring equinox (Thursday, 20 March 2025)
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    An equinox is one of the two times of the year when the earth's axis is neither from nor towards the sun. The vernal equinox or spring equinox occurs around 20-21 March and the autumnal equinox occurs around 22-23 September each year. Equinoctium is the same as the equinox.

    When it is the equinox, day and night are the same length all over the world and the sun is perpendicular to a point on the equator, and from this point the sun will be at its zenith at noon. The words equinox, spring equinox and autumn equinox are also used about the day in which the time falls. The equinoxes are the only d ...

  • International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (Friday, 21 March 2025)
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    The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on the day the police in Sharpeville, South Africa, opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration against apartheid "pass laws" in 1960 (21 march).

    The United Nations has been concerned with this issue since its foundation and the prohibition of racial discrimination is enshrined in all core international human rights instruments. It places obligations on States and tasks them with eradicating discrimination in the public and private spheres. The principle of equality also requires States to adopt spe ...

  • International Day of Sleep (Friday, 21 March 2025)
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    The International Day of Sleep is held every year both to celebrate sleep and to shed light on the challenges and problems sleep deprivation and diseases related to this can have for society.

    Sleep Day is held every year on the third Friday in March. In 2021, it falls on March 21. The transition from winter time to summer time challenges a number of people with sleep deprivation. Sleep quality and how much sleep you get is important. The purpose of the event is to focus on sleep problems and encourage research in this area.

    International Sunday is organized ...

  • Earth Hour (Saturday, 22 March 2025)
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    Earth Hour er en verdensomspennende symbolsk markering der folk over hele verden blir oppfordret til å slukke lyset en time for klimaet. Det er naturvernorganisasjonen WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) som står bak kampanjen, som ble avholdt for første gang i Australia. Den symbolske markeringen har som formål å øke bevisstheten rundt klimaproblematikken ved å få privatpersoner, virksomheter, myndigheter og organisasjoner til å slå av elektrisk lys i en time.

    Earth Hour så dagens lys i Sydney, Australia i 2007 hvor to millioner deltok. I 2008 hadde det blitt en global bevegelse hvor 50 millioner ...

  • Daylight saving time starts (Sunday, 30 March 2025)
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    The clock is set 1 hour FORWARD at 02:00
    Rule of thumb: The clock must always be set TOWARDS summer, which is why it is called summer time.


    Daylight saving time is a scheme that involves setting all clocks forward one hour in relation to normal time. Several countries have introduced this to take advantage of the bright parts of the day. Summer time also means the period of the year when the clocks are set 60 minutes compared to the rest of the year.
    In the current regulations on summer time, it is set as normal ...

  • April Fools‘ Day (Tuesday, 1 April 2025)
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    April Fool is the gullible person who is tricked on April 1, which is a day when it should be allowed to fool each other. The custom is widespread throughout Europe and North America.


  • DIY day (Wednesday, 2 April 2025)
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    April 2 we celebrate National DIY Day.

    We spend a lot of money getting other people to do things for us—cut our hair, fix our cars and computers, mow our lawns, bake our cakes…you get the picture. And true, there are things that we would prefer to have experts with knowledge and experience doing for us, like performing surgery or filling out our tax papers.


  • The Carrot Day (Friday, 4 April 2025)
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    The International Carrot Day or the Carrot Day is celebrated every year on April 4th and is the pinnacle for carrot lovers all around the world. It is the day when the carrot is celebrated through carrot parties and other carrot related festivities.

    Carrot Day

  • Day of Silence (Friday, 11 April 2025)
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    The Day of Silence is Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)'s annual day to protest the bullying and harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students and their supporters. Students make a symbolic vow of secrecy.

    The Day of Silence has been held every year in April since 1996. The day is held on the second Friday in April every year.


  • Palm Sunday (Sunday, 13 April 2025)
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    Palm Sunday is NOT a public holiday, but it always falls on a Sunday. That is why it is called Palm Sunday.

    Palm Sunday is in Christian tradition the celebration of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem on the Sunday before the crucifixion. It is celebrated on the last Sunday before Easter. The name comes from the Gospel account of people scattering palm branches in front of Jesus as he rode into the city.


  • Cake & Cunnilingus day (Monday, 14 April 2025)
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    Two months after the prelude to "Valentine's Day", the boys have to make up for "Steak and blowjob day" - on Cake and Cunnilingus day.

    Cake and cunnilingus day

  • National Horny Day (Wednesday, 16 April 2025)
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    April 16 has been declared National Horny Day but it's a mystery who declared it and why. Why is this day any different than any other day?

    It isn’t known to us how the day got the designation, but already Twitter users are ready to risk it all by requesting nudes, video chats, and upping their OnlyFans contributions. With the trend, several clever folks on Twitter have already got their memes crafted to commemorate the one-day holiday.


  • Maundy Thursday (H) (Thursday, 17 April 2025)
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    Maundy Thursday (Holiday)

    Maundy Thursday is the Christian celebration of Jesus' last meal with the disciples before the crucifixion, and thus the introduction of the Lord's Supper. The word means "cleansing Thursday", and comes from the Norse skíra, "cleanse" (sker = clean). Maundy Thursday is a public holiday that is celebrated on the last Thursday before Easter. The earliest date for Maundy Thursday is March 19 and the latest is April 22.

    Maundy Thursday

  • Good Friday (H) (Friday, 18 April 2025)
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    Good Friday (Holiday)

    Good Friday marks in Christian tradition the day when Jesus Christ died on the cross, and is marked the Friday before Easter.
    Good Friday comes from the obsolete sense pious, holy of the word good.

    Good Friday

  • Easter Eve (Saturday, 19 April 2025)
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    Easter Eve (Not holiday)

    Easter Eve is the day before Easter. It has traditionally been marked in a quiet way, often with fasting and meditation.

    Easter Eve

  • Easter (H) (Sunday, 20 April 2025)
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    Easter (Holiday and sunday)

    On Easter Sunday, often called the first day of Easter, the celebration of Christ's resurrection continues in the morning, and the day traditionally begins an octave, that is, an eight-day period in which all days are considered feast days in line with Sundays.

    Easter is basically a religious holiday that is marked with a number of holidays, religious customs and symbols. In addition, the celebration has received several secular elements and popular expressions. This applies to everything from old traditions such as the use of Easter eggs, Easter bunnies and ye ...

  • Second day of easter (H Norway) (Monday, 21 April 2025)
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    Second day of easter is a holiday in Norway

    People often travel away in the Easter, and therefore Monday in Norway has become a day off.


  • Labour Day (H) (Thursday, 1 May 2025)
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    Labour Day is an official holiday (Helligdag)

    May 1 is an international day of demonstrations for the labor movement.
    The day is also called Workers' Day. The day was introduced at the suggestion of the trade unions in the United States and marked for the first time in 1890, also in Norway.


  • Grab a Boob day (America) (Saturday, 3 May 2025)
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    The American version of the Scandinavian Grab a Breast day on july 31 celebrated on May 3 every year. It is unknown who started it, but it was first known in 2014.

    Grab a Boob day

  • World Naked Gardening Day (Saturday, 3 May 2025)
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    Since 2005, the first Saturday in May has been celebrated as World Naked Gardening Day.

    World Naked Gardening Day is held on the first Saturday in May each year

    It is The Naturist Society in America that first planted the idea of an early spring. The goal is intended to emphasize a healthy and comfortable relationship with one's naked body in a non-sexual way.

    The first try started with a separate website in 2005, and since then a lush bunch has emerged that let the sun go where it rarely shines.

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  • Masturbation Day (Wednesday, 7 May 2025)
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    International Masturbation Day is an annual event held to protect and celebrate the right to masturbate. The first National Masturbation Day was May 7, 1995, after sex-positive retailer Good Vibrations declared the day in honor of Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, who was fired by President Bill Clinton in 1994 for suggesting masturbation be part of the sex education curriculum for students.


  • National Day of Norway (H) (Saturday, 17 May 2025)
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    National Day of Norway (Holyday in Norway)

    May 17 is Norway's national day. On this day in 1814, the members of the Riksforsamlingen at Eidsvoll agreed on the final version of the country's constitution. The assembly then unanimously elected the regent, Prince Christian Frederik, king of an independent Norway. The constitution is in the text dated 17 May, but was only signed and sealed the next day, 18 May.

    This started a short period for Norway as an independent state, before the country after a ...

  • World Whisky Day (Sunday, 18 May 2025)
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    World Whisky Day

    Blair Bowman has established what was probably the first whiskey day ever. He did this because he saw that other drinks were recognized in this way.

    World Whiskey Day takes place on May 18 every year.


  • Ascension Day (H) (Thursday, 29 May 2025)
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    Ascension Day is a Christian moving holiday celebrated 39 days after the first day of Easter. In Norway, Ascension Day is a holiday that is often called just "Ascension of Christ. This day is not flag day in Norway.

    The feast was probably introduced in the 4th century, when some Christian churches began to celebrate it as a separate feast. The first known example of this being found in a liturgical calendar is from the beginning of the 4th century, when the synod of Elvira rejected a custom of beginning a new fasting period after the fortieth day. The reason for such a fast seems to have been that one ...

  • World No Tobacco day (Saturday, 31 May 2025)
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    World No Tobacco Day has been marked in Norway since 1988. On 31 May each year, global attention is focused on tobacco-related deaths and diseases. Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) determines the theme for the day, which in 2013 is "Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship". They are responsible for the global selection. In Norway, the day is marked locally.


  • International Sex Workers‘ Day (Monday, 2 June 2025)
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    The day acts as a platform to demand equal rights for sex workers. It's held on June 2 every year.

    The living conditions of sex workers are often exploitative. It is because of the reason that sex work is criminalised in several countries and therefore, its workers are not treated like those working in other professions. Due to the lack of rights which are offered to other workers, sex work is often risky.

    According to the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP), the theme of International Sex Workers' Day every year is Access to Justice. There are sever ...

  • Swedish Flag Day (Friday, 6 June 2025)
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    Swedish Flag Day is the Swedish national day and is celebrated on 6 June. The day is in memory of several events that were important to the Swedish nation. It was introduced by law in 1982. In 1996 it became a salute day, and in 2005 it became a public holiday. History goes back further, as it already in 1916 became unofficial flag day.


  • Pentecost (H) (Sunday, 8 June 2025)
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    Pentecost (Holiday and sunday)

    Pentecost is a Christian holiday celebrated 49 days after Jesus Christ rose from the dead on Easter Sunday. On this day, the Holy Ghost appeared to the apostles in the form of tongues of fire from heaven. The day commemorates the coming of the Holy Ghost to the apostles.


  • National 69 Day (Monday, 9 June 2025)
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    The holiday is usually celebrated on June 9th, which is depicted numerically as 6/9.

    National 69 Day is one of a number of unofficial holidays of unknown origin, but that doesn’t make it any less real or any less … enjoyable … to celebrate. As its name implies, National 69 Day is dedicated to having oral sex.


  • Second day of Pentecost (H Norway) (Monday, 9 June 2025)
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    Second day of Pentecost (Holiday in Norway)

    Like the second day of Easter and the second day of Christmas, the second day of Pentecost has no religious significance. Still, it is traditionally a day off.
    People often travel away at Pentecost, and therefore Monday in Norway has become a day off.


  • World Naked Bike Ride (Monday, 9 June 2025)
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    It can be discussed how comfortable, delicious and hygienic it is to ride naked, but it must be good for the environment.
    And that's why there are thousands of people in large parts of the western world stepping forward and throwing away their clothes on June 9th.

    World Naked Bike Ride


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