Zoom into April

Cultural Diversity

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

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April 4: Senegalese National Day

Celebrates independence and the transfer of power agreement signed with France on 4 April 1960


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April 14: Songkran

The Songkran festival is the traditional Thai New Year’s Day and is celebrated from April 13th to April 15th.

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April 15: Israel Yom Ha’atzmaut

Israeli Independence Day commemorates the declaration of independence of Israel in 1948


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April 18: Zimbabwean Independence Day

On April 18th, Zimbabwe Independence Day marks independence from the United Kingdom in 1980.


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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


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April 27: King’s Birthday

Officially commemorates the birthday of King Willem-Alexander who was born on 27 April 1967.

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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.

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Instructions

Here’s how to add these virtual backgrounds to Zoom and Microsoft Teams