Do 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
This 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
Do 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
In 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
Following 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
Hinamatsuri, or Doll’s Day or Girls’ Day, is celebrated on 3 March by Japanese girls. It is a festival to pray for the growth and happiness of young girls. Continue reading
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
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
Starting 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
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
Meet 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
This 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
Can you feel that love is in the air? Yes, Valentine’s Day is here on 14 February! Continue reading
The 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
Hear 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
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
What kind of pie do you like? Whatever it is, let’s celebrate it on the America’s National Pie Day on 23 January! Continue reading
The 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
Look! 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
Know 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
Today 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
5, 4, 3, 2, 1! Be prepared to count down toward the New Year on the evening of 31 December! Continue reading
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
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
Do 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
Gather up all crossword lovers! Crossword Puzzle Day will be celebrated on 21 December! Continue reading
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
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, 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.
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
Almost everyone knows what a Teddy Bear is. Some even still have one until today. But not many knows that 14 November is National American Teddy Bear Day. Continue reading
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 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
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
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.
Need fresh ideas on how to celebrate White Day? No worries, Adorageek is here to help you! You could find below a printable activity page that you could use with your family and friend!
There are two versions of the page, with colored background and with white background. Sneak peeks are available below!
Have fun, and share with us what you and your family or friend did with the page!