Today’s events include:
American Chocolate Week – Common Courtesy Day – Fragrance Day – French Bread Day – Harmony Day – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – Memory Day – Single Parents Day – World Down Syndrome Day – World Poetry Day – World Puppetry Day – Youth Day in Tunisia
Today’s Focus: Harmony Day
Celebrated in Australia, it is is intended to show cohesion and inclusion in Australia and promote a tolerant and culturally diverse society. The event has the a continuing message, ‘everyone belongs’.
Orange is the representative colour and Australians are encouraged to wear orange on this day.
Daily Trivia: Dublin comes from the Irish, Dubh Linn which means Blackpool.