David (patrón de Gales) -
Domingo 1 Marzo, 2020
Cultura : San David (500–589) (conocido en Idioma galés como Dewi Sant) fue un hombre de iglesia, más tarde canonizado y declarado santo patrón de Gales. Se sabe relativamente bastante acerca de la vida de San David, lo que contrasta con lo que sucede con otros santos patrones, como San Jorge en Inglaterra. Sin embargo, su fecha de nacimiento se desconoce con seguridad, aunque se considera que debió nacer entre 462 y 512. [Wikipedia]
Fiesta de San Patricio -
Lunes 18 Marzo, 2019
Feriado seculare : He was born in Britain and was captured by Celts and taken to Ireland as a slave. When fifteen, he escaped and made his way back to Britain. Later he became trained as a monk, and returned to Ireland. Mainly thanks to Patrick's influence, Ireland had an age of literacy while the rest of Europe plummeted into the Dark Ages. (shagtown.com)
Fiesta de las Madres -
Domingo 31 Marzo, 2019
Tarjetas/Flores : 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. Called "Mothering Sunday" in the UK
Hora de verano/invierno -
Domingo 31 Marzo, 2019
Eventos excepcionales : A la 1 de la mañana, hora local
Daylight Saving time (DST)