Wichtige Tage im Jahr 2021 weltweit

Zum Jahreswechsel gibt es heute eine kleine Zusammenstellung von Feiertagen und Ereignissen, die für das Jahr 2021 geplant sind, und die die Lehrenden unter euch vielleicht in ihre Unterrichtsplanung einbinden könnten. Kein Anspruch auf Vollständigkeit.

  • January 01 – New Year’s Day
  • US: January 20 – Inauguration Day
  • AU: January 26 – Australia Day
  • US: January 18 – Martin Luther King Day
  • US/CA: February 02 – Groundhog Day
  • NZ: February 06 – Waitangi Day
  • US: February 07 – Super Bowl
  • February 12 – Chinese New Year
  • February 14 – Valentine’s Day
  • US: February 15 – Presidents’ Day
  • US: March 08 – beginning of murder trial of George Floyd
  • IE (and other): March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day
  • March 27 – April 04: Jewish Passover (Jewish holiday)
  • March 28-29 – Holi (Hindu festival of spring)
  • April 02 – Good Friday (Christian holiday)
  • April 05 – Easter Monday (Christian holiday)
  • April 08 – Wesak (Buddhist holiday)
  • April 22 – Earth Day
  • AU, NZ: April 25 – Anzac Day
  • April 30 – Walpurgis Night
  • May 01 – May Day
  • May 05 – Cinco de Mayo
  • UK: May 06 – Elections in Great Britain
  • May 12 – May 13: Eid-al-Fitr (“Festival of Breaking the Fast”)
  • CA: May 24 – Victoria Day
  • US: May 31 – Memorial Day
  • June 11 – July 11: UEFA Euro 2020 and 2021 Copa América
  • AU: June 14 – The Queen’s Birthday
  • US: July 04 – Independence Day
  • IE: July 12 – Battle of the Boyne
  • July 19-23 – Eid al-Adha (Muslim Holiday)
  • July 23 – August 08 – Summer Olympics in Tokyo
  • US: September 06 – Labor Day
  • October 01 – beginning of 2020 World Expo in Dubai
  • US: October 11 – Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • DE: October – Federal elections in Germany
  • IN: October 02 – Ghandi’s Birthday
  • October 09 – Leif Erikson Day
  • October 31 – Halloween / Launch of James Webb Space Telescope
  • November 01 – November 02: Dia de los Muertos
  • November 01 – November 12: 2021 UN Climate Change Conference
  • November 04 – Diwali (Hindu festival of lights)
  • UK: November 05 – Guy Fawkes Night
  • US: November 11 – Veterans’ Day
  • US: November 25 – Thanksgiving
  • US: November 26 – Black Friday
  • November 28 – December 06: Hanukkah (Jewish holiday)
  • Scotland: November 30 – St. Andrew’s Day
  • December 01: World Aids Day
  • December 25-26 – Christmas (Christian holiday)
  • UK: December 28 – Boxing Day
  • Scotland: December 30 – January 01 – Hogmanay (Scottish New Year)
  • December 31 – New Year’s Eve