Put a spring in the step of your April video conferences by adding a background celebrating the key holidays and festivals during the month.
April 1: Cypriot National Day
Also known as ‘EOKA Day‘, this holiday commemorates the start of the insurgence against the British in 1955
April 4: Senegalese National Day
Celebrates independence and the transfer of power agreement signed with France on 4 April 1960
April 9: Easter
Easter Sunday is the most important date in the Christian church. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus had been placed.
April 14: Songkran
The Songkran festival is the traditional Thai New Year’s Day and is celebrated from April 13th to April 15th.
April 18: Zimbabwean Independence Day
On April 18th, Zimbabwe Independence Day marks independence from the United Kingdom in 1980.
April 22: Eid al-Fitr
For Muslims, Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. It’s a joyful holiday when the faithful celebrate the completion of 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting.
April 23: England, St. George’s Day
St George is the patron saint of England. Celebrated annually on April 23rd, as this is the generally accepted date of St. George’s death
April 27: King’s Birthday
Officially commemorates the birthday of King Willem-Alexander who was born on 27 April 1967.
April 27: South African Freedom day
Celebrates freedom and commemorates the first democratic post-apartheid non-racial elections held on April 27th 1994, which saw Nelson Mandela elected as President.