Festa del Lavoro -
Lunedí 1 Maggio, 2017
Ferie secolare : Chicago, 1 Maggio 1886: In seguito al lancio di una bomba contro la polizia, quest'ultima fece fuoco sulla folla. Bilancio: 12 morti di cui la metà poliziotti. 8 anarchici saranno condannati a morte. Nel 1889, L'Internazionale Socialista riunita a Parigi dichiara il 1 maggio giornata internazionale dei lavoratori . I sovietici rivendicheranno propria questa celebrazione , poi i nazisti ed infine, in Francia, il regime di Vichy (1940-44) , il quale le diede un nuovo orientamento: la Festa del Lavoro
Festa della Mamma -
Domenica 14 Maggio, 2017
Cartoline/Fiori : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year.
One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world.
Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day.
In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson approved Mother’s Day in 1914
Festa della Marina -
Lunedí 21 Maggio, 2018
Ferie secolare : Ricorda la battaglia di Iquique contro il Perù nel 1879
Festa del papà -
Domenica 18 Giugno, 2017
SS. Pietro e Paolo -
Lunedí 26 Giugno, 2017
Cattolica o Protestante : Or Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul is a liturgical feast in honour of the martyrdom in Rome of the apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul. The celebration is of ancient origin, the date selected being the anniversary either of their death or of the translation of their relics. [Wikipedia]