As we move into the darker days of late Autumn, why not brighten up your video conferences with these backgrounds that also highlight cultural diversity?
November 2: Day of the Dead
‘El Día de los Muertos‘ is a holiday that focuses on remembering family members and friends who have passed away.
November 4: Diwali
For Hindus around the world, the celebration of Diwali revolves around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness. It is one of the most important Hindu festivals.
November 9: Cambodian Independence Day
This holiday was established to celebrate the anniversary of Cambodia’s independence from France on 9 November 1953 and is Cambodia’s national holiday.
November 11: Remembrance Day/Veterans’ Day
Remembrance Day is commemorated on November 11th each year and marks the end of World War I in 1918. The intention of the day is to remember the fallen on both sides in the ‘Great War’.
November 19: Guru Nanak’s Birthday
This holiday is one of the most significant festivals of the Sikh community and commemorates Guru Nanak Sahib who was the founder of Sikhism and the first Sikh Guru.
November 25: Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a Federal holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November in the United States of America. Traditionally, this holiday celebrates the giving of thanks for the autumn harvest.