February Video Backgrounds

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Cultural Diversity

February 2: Groundhog Day

February 2nd each year brings the most-watched weather forecast of the year—and the only one led by a rodent.


February 4: Sri Lankan National Day

The holiday primarily celebrates Sri Lanka’s independence from British rule on this day in 1948 but is also a day to remember Sri Lanka’s struggle for independence from various regimes.

Sri Lanka

February 6: Waitangi Day

New Zealand’s National Day commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi – New Zealand’ s founding document

February 8: Isra & Mi’raj Night

Isra and Mi’raj marks the Night Journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and the ascent into heaven


February 11: National Foundation Day

Japan’s National Day marks the traditional date on which according to legend Emperor Jimmu founded Japan in 660 BC

February 14: St. Valentine’s Day

Three different saints named Valentine are recognised by the Catholic Church. Valentine may not be the luckiest of names, as all three of the saints are martyrs.

February 10: Lunar New Year

Known as the Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year has a great history. In other traditions, by this time in the year, most resolutions have been forgotten or put back to the following year. However, all hope is not lost, as there’s a second chance to get it right with the celebration of Lunar New Year.

February 19: Presidents’ Day

The original version of the holiday was in commemoration of George Washington’s birthday.


February 12: Carnival

each year, the streets of Rio de Janeiro erupt with colour and noise as Carnival ushers in the Easter period.

February 13: Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras, the Tuesday before the start of Lent, came to North America as a French Catholic tradition



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