Free Monthly Journal Page – May 2018

May is coming to town and Adorageek already has something to enrich your days in the coming month! Below you could find a Monthly Journal Page, decorated with cute ice cream critters, for you to hang in your house, shop, office, anywhere! For May, we have a cute dog, an owl, and a chocolate ice cream with chocolate straws on top. Yum! To match it, we set the banner with the two critters musing over a journal. What do you think will be in their agenda this May? Continue reading

A Good Planet is Hard to Find!

Earth-01Put on your green hat and wiggle those green fingers, because we will celebrate World Earth Day on 22 April! On Earth Day, various events and celebrations are held to support environmental protection. This year, the theme for Earth Day is to ‘End Plastic Pollution’, as organized by the Earth Day Network. Continue reading

Hero of April: Kartini

Kartini only-01Our woman hero of April is Raden Adjeng Kartini! Kartini, who was born on 21 April 1879, is Indonesian national woman hero from Java. She was the first who fight for girls’ education and woman’s right in Indonesia. For those merits, 21 April is established as Kartini’s Day and is a national holiday in Indonesia. Continue reading

Hanami Across Japan

Tree-01People in Japan! Are you ready for Hanami?

Hanami, meaning flower viewing, is a Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of Sakura, the renowned Japanese cherry blossom. From end of March to early May, sakura tree will bloom all over Japan, and will last only for a week or two. That is why the sakura-zensen or blossom forecast announced each year by the weather bureau is watched carefully by Japanese people. Continue reading

Isra and Mi’raj

Mosque-01Isra and Mi’raj is one of the most significant events in Islamic calendar. It is two parts of a night journey that Muhammad, the Islamic Prophet, took during a single night. Isra and Mi’raj is observed on the 27th day of the month of Rajab, the seventh month in the Islamic calendar. This year, Isra and Mi’raj will be observed on 14 April. In some Islamic countries, Isra and Mi’raj is a national holiday. Continue reading

Songkran in Thailand

Temple-01Songkran is the Thai New Year’s festival, and this year it will be celebrated on 13 April until 15 April. The word Songkran comes from Sanskrit word “samkranti”, literally means astrological passage, and could also means transformation or change. Songkran is celebrated by Thai people as well as Malaysian Siamese. Continue reading

Happy Easter!

Chick in Eggshell-01This year Easter will be celebrated on 1 April. It is a Christian holiday that commemorates the resurrection of Jesus. According to Christianity belief, Jesus will be resurrected on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans. Easter is also called Pascha in Greek and Latin, and also celebrated by non-Christians. Continue reading

Free Monthly Journal Page – April 2018

April is just around the corner and Adorageek already has something to enrich your days in the coming month! Below you could find a Monthly Journal Page, decorated with cute ice cream critters, for you to hang in your house, shop, office, anywhere! For April, we have a cute dragon, a pig, and a green tea ice cream with mint leaves on top. Yum! To match it, we set the banner with the two critters musing over a journal. What do you think will be in their agenda this April? Continue reading

Spring is here!

Sakura-02Do you know that our Earth actually rotates on a tilted axis? Earth rotates by itself around a fixed axis called the rotational axis. At the same time, Earth also orbits around the Sun in a fixed axis called the orbital axis. The rotational axis is not actually perpendicular to the orbital axis. As the result, our Earth is tilted to a certain angle compared to its orbital axis. And the celestial equator, the imaginary line in the sky above Earth’s equator, is also tilted to a certain angle compared to Earth’s orbital axis. Continue reading

Day of Silence

Balinese Girl-01This year, Nyepi will be celebrated by Balinese people on 17 March. Nyepi is a “Day of Silence”, commemorated every Isakawarsa or the new year according to Balinese Saka calendar. Nyepi, which is a Hindu celebration observed mainly in Bali, Indonesia, is recognized as a public holiday in Indonesia. Continue reading

Pi Day

Einstein-01Do you know that 14 March is celebrated as Pi Day? No, this Pi here is not Pie the delicious dish. Pi is the mathematical constant pi (π). Pi Day is observed on 14 March (3/14 in the month/day date format) since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of π. Continue reading

White Day

Hamster 3-01In Japan, as well as other countries such as South Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China, 14 March will be celebrated as White Day. On it, men who received chocolate of love (honmei-choko) or courtesy chocolate (giri-choko) on Valentine’s Day will be expected to return the favor by giving gifts to the women. Popular White Day gifts are white chocolates, white cookies, marshmallow, white flowers, white jewelry, even white clothing such as lingerie. A man could also take the woman to a date. Continue reading

Hero of March: Sameera Moussa

Sameera Moussa Only-01Following Adorageek’s tradition of celebrating woman heroes, and in conjunction of the celebration of International Women Day on 8 March, let us celebrate Sameera Moussa, the woman hero of March!

Born on 3 March 1917, she was an Egyptian nuclear physicist  and held a doctorate in atomic radiation. Sameera Moussa’s lifelong passion was to make the medical use of nuclear technology affordable to all. She organized the Atomic Energy for Peace Conference and sponsored a call for setting an international conference under the banner “Atoms for Peace”. She was also called Mother of Atomic Energy. Continue reading

Splashes of Colors

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This year, Holi, a Hindu spring festival, is celebrated on 1-2 March. It is also known as the festival of colors. In the Vikram Samvat Hindu Calendar, Holi starts at the Purnima (full moon day) of month of Phalguna. Holi signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, and end of winter. It is also the festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair broken relationships. Continue reading

Gotta catch ’em all!

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Are you excited for Pokémon Day that is celebrated on 27 February? We are! Pokémon is a media franchise centered on a creature called Pokémon. Humans known as Pokémon Trainers will catch and train them to battle other Pokémon. The franchise was created by Satoshi Tajiri on 1995, and on 27 February 2016, Pokémon celebrated its 20th anniversary. Continue reading

Musikahan Festival

Marching 4-01Marching 5-01Starting 26 February 2018, the Musikahan festival will be held in Tagum City, the capital of Davao del Norte, Philippines. Tagum City is also nicknamed as the Music Capital of the South.

The Musikahan festival will last until the first week of March. It is a festival to showcase the musical talents of Tagumeños, Mindanaoans, and Filipinos in general. Different local bands, chorales, marching bands, also visiting foreign groups will perform during the Musikahan festival. Continue reading

Free Monthly Journal Page – March 2018

March is on the horizon and Adorageek already has something to enrich your days in the coming month! Below you could find a Monthly Journal Page, decorated with cute ice cream critters, for you to hang in your house, shop, office, anywhere! For March, we have a cute elephant, a cat, and a strawberry ice cream with strawberry on top. Yum! To match it, we set the banner with the two critters musing over a journal. What do you think will be in their agenda this March? Continue reading

Hero of February: Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks only-01Meet Rosa Parks, the woman hero of February! Rosa Parks was born on 4 February 1913. She was an activist in Civil Rights Movement. She was called “the first lady of civil rights” and “the mother of the freedom movement” by the United States Congress. Continue reading

Year of the Dog

Dog 1-01This year, the Chinese New Year or also known as Lunar New Year will be celebrated by Chinese people and people with Chinese ancestry on 16 February, marking the start of the year of the Dog. Chinese New Year is a public holiday in many countries. Continue reading

PyeongChang 2018

Seal-01The 2018 Winter Olympics or commonly known as PyeongChang 2018 will be held on 9 to 25 February in Pyeongchang county, South Korea. The opening ceremony will take place on 9 February, while the closing ceremony will take place on 25 February. PyeongChang 2018 will feature 102 events in 15 sports, making it the first Winter Olympics to surpass 100 medal events. Continue reading

Hero of January: Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc only-01Hear ye, hear ye! Starting this year, Adorageek will also celebrate the life of woman heroes. We have so many remarkable women out there that have always been parts of the great history of the world. They are notable figures to be look upon to; their acts, contributions, and roles inspire us even until today. So every month, Adorageek will celebrate the life of a woman hero who was born in that respective month. You will see heroes from different walks of life, from science to arts to politics; and Adorageek has especially chosen different heroines to represent the diversity of human culture and ethnicity. They are as colorful as we all are!

For this month, Adorageek will celebrate the bravery of Joan of Arc! Continue reading

Free Monthly Journal Page – February 2018

February is coming and Adorageek already has something to enrich your days in the coming month! Below you could find a Monthly Journal Page, decorated with cute ice cream critters, for you to hang in your house, shop, office, anywhere! For February, we have a cute bear, a sheep, and a strawberry ice cream with cherry on top. Yum! To match it, we set the banner with the two critters musing over a journal. What do you think will be in their agenda this February? Continue reading

Swim in the Garden of Rainbow

Tulips-01The Netherlands Nationale Tulpendag  or National Tulip Day will be celebrated on 20 January, to officially inaugurate the start of tulip season in the Netherlands. Tulip is Holland’s trademark flower, and the tulip season will last from January to April, when many varieties of tulip will bloom and be ready to be sold or auctioned in florist, supermarkets, and flower stands. The National Tulip Day itself has been celebrated since 2012. Continue reading

Flying High as A Kite

Kite 4-01Look! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it is a kite!

The International Kite Festival, called Uttarayan, will be held on 14 January until 15 January at Ahmedabad, the Kite Capital of Gujarat, India. The festival of Uttarayan marks the Makara Sankranti, the day when winter begins to turn into summer according to the Indian calendar. Makara Sankranti is the most important harvest day in India, because it is the sign for farmers that the sun is back and harvest season is approaching. Continue reading

Space, The Final Frontier

Planets-01Know the next lines of the quote, “Space, the final frontier”? Or ever wondered when the age of Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality will be upon us? Then you must be a science fiction fan! Gather up, cadets, as today on 2 January is the National Science Fiction Day in the United States! Continue reading

“It’s Alive!”

Doctor-01Today marks the 200th year anniversary of the first publication of Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. Mary Shelley, the author of the book, started writing the novel when she was just 18 years old. It was then published anonymously 2 years later in London on 1 January 1818. Continue reading

Free Monthly Journal Page – January 2018

New Year is the time to start anew, so today Adorageek presents you with something new to enrich your days in 2018. Below you could find a Monthly Journal Page, decorated with cute ice cream critters, for you to hang in your house, shop, office, anywhere! For January, we have a cute bunny, a monkey, and a pistachio, mint ice cream, with chocolate sprinkles. Yum! To match it, we set the banner with the two critters musing over a journal. What do you think will be in their agenda this January? Continue reading

Joyous Kwanzaa!

Kwanzaa will be celebrated from 26 December to 1 January in the United States and in other nations of the West African diaspora in the Americans. Kwanzaa is celebrated to honor African heritage in African-American culture. Maulana Karenga, an African-American professor and a major figure in the Black Power movements of the 1960s and 1970s, created Kwanzaa in 1966. Continue reading

Jingle Bells

Snowman-01Do you hear the bells ringing? Yes, Christmas is around the corner! It is a celebration to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ, a central figure in Christianity, and is commonly celebrated on 25 December by majority of Christians, as well as, culturally, by non-Christians. Christmas day is also a public holiday in many countries. Continue reading

Hanukkah

This year, Hanukkah will be celebrated starting 12 December until 20 December. Hanukkah, which is also known as Festival of Lights and the Feast of Dedication, is a Jewish celebration that commemorates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem during Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire. Continue reading

Welkom Sinterklaas!

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The feast of Sinterklaas is celebrated on the evening of 5 December with Saint Nicholas’s Eve and on the morning of 6 December, in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Northern France. Sinterklaas is a famous figure based on Saint Nicholas, a Christian patron saint of children, and the feast of Sinterklaas is the celebration to commemorate Saint Nicholas’ name day on 6 December. Continue reading

Mawlid al-Nabi

Mawlid Al-Nabi, meaning Birth of the Prophet, is the observance of the birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. Mawlid Al-Nabi is celebrated in Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar. In 2017, Mawlid Al-Nabi will be celebrated on 1 December, in almost all Islamic countries and other countries that have a significant Muslim population.

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Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is coming on the 23rd of November! This national holiday is celebrated in the United States, also in other countries by people of American descents. Previously, it was a day to give thanks on a good harvest and the blessings received in the preceding years. Continue reading

Happy father’s day, Indonesia!

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On 12 November, people in Indonesia are celebrating Father’s Day. This celebration was actually declared on 12 November 2006 by PPIP, a community of inter-religion communication, simultaneously in two cities, Solo in Central Java and Maumere in East Nusa Tenggara. The declaration was based on the fact that fathers also hold a vital role in building a family, and that parents are an inseparable unity, so if there is a Mother’s Day, there should also be a Father’s Day. Continue reading

Dia de Muertos

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Dia de Muertos or Day of the Dead is celebrated by people in Mexico and by those of Mexican ancestry throughout the world on 31 October to 2 November, when they will have a gathering of family and friends to pray for and remember their departed ones, so they could help support those departed ones’ spiritual journey. Continue reading

All Hallow’s Eve

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Do you know that Halloween is a contraction of All Hallow’s Evening, and also known as Allhalloween, All Hallow’s Eve, or All Saints’ Eve? Whichever the name used, it is celebrated on October 31st in both Western Christian countries and non Western Christian countries all over the world. Continue reading

Diwali, Festival of Lights

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Today marks one of the biggest Hindu’s festivals, Diwali. This festival celebrates the triumph of Rama against Rahwana; good against evil and light over darkness. in the nation of India, Malaysia, Singapore, Srilanka, Suriname, Fiji, Guyana, Myanmar, Nepal, Mauritius, and Trinidad Tobago have an official holiday of Diwali. The festival lasts for around 5 days and the main celebration is of Diwali night on the third day.

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