#Celebration

Olympic Day is celebrated to encourage people to participate in games. (Photo Credit- representative image/Unsplash)

  • International Olympic Committee (IOC) was established on June 23, 1894, in Paris
  • Dr Josef Gruss proposed the idea to celebrate World Olympic Day
  • This year the theme of World Olympic Day is Stay healthy, stay strong, stay active with the #OlympicDay workout

Nina Turner, a House Representative from Ohio, participates in Juneteenth celebrations. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ninaturner)

  • Juneteenth was declared as federal holiday earlier this week
  • Activists and social media influencers have participated in celebrations
  • Executives of US government also tweeted about the holiday's significance

Juneteenth is observed annually all across the United States on June 19. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

  • The word 'Juneteenth' comes from a combination of 'June' and 'nineteenth'
  • Juneteenth was originally celebrated in Texas, on June 19, 1866
  • Juneteenth is considered the longest-running African American holiday

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From birthdays, anniversaries, wedding showers, the arrival of new babies to promotions, every celebration has gone digital. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

  • With the surge in COVID-19 cases, digital parties are here to stay
  • However, we often struggle to make a digital party feel special or celebratory
  • Follow these tips to enliven your online celebrations and make them special and fun

The World Environment Day was celebrated for the first time in 1974. (Photo Credit-Twitter/@UNEP)

  • Every year, World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5
  • It is celebrated to raise awareness regarding environmental issues
  • Pakistan is the host of the day this year

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Google has celebrated Franklin Edward Kameny with a doodle. (Photo Credit: google.com)

  • Frank Kameny was a gay rights activist, who played a significant role in the LGBTQ movement in the US
  • In 1957, he was fired from his job as he was gay
  • June is celebrated as Pride Month

Parents Day is celebrated to appreciate parents for their unconditional love and sacrifices. (Photo Credit-representative image/Unsplash)

  • Parents Day is globally celebrated on June 1 to pay tribute to parents
  • The theme for Parents Day 2021 is ‘Appreciate all parents throughout the world.’
  • United nation declared June 1 as the official Global Parents Day

Allu Sirish will be seen in the upcoming movie 'Prema Kadanta'. (Photo Credit-Instagram/@allusirish)

  • Allu Sirish, a Telugu actor turned 34 on Sunday, May 30
  • He was seen in a 2019 movie “ ABCD: American Born Confused Desi”
  • Allu Sirish is the brother of renowned Telugu actor Allu Arjun

people buy gold on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya. (Photo Credit-representative image/Unsplash)

  • Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated on the third lunar day of Shukla Paksha of Vaisakha
  • This year, it will be celebrated on Friday, May 14
  • It marks the beginning of Treta Yuga

During Eid-ul-Fitr namaz, people ask for Allah's forgiveness. (Photo Credit-representative image/Unsplash)

  • Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on May 14, 2021
  • It is marked as the end of the holy month of Ramadan
  • The moon sighting committee decided to celebrate Eid on May 14