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  • August 2020 Cultural Diversity Review July 31, 2020
    The revolutionary spirit in July continues into August with a large amount of independence days taking place around the world as many countries threw off their colonial shackles during this month. The biggest religious festival in August this year is the widely observed, but not well known Christian festival of Assumption. Month info: Originally called Sextilis […]
  • August Video Conferencing Backgrounds July 27, 2020
    During August there are several national days and notable holidays and festivals. Why not brighten up your video calls by using our virtual backgrounds to highlight these special days? You’ll find some instructions on how to use these images in Zoom and Microsoft Teams at the bottom of the page. August 1st – Swiss National […]
  • July 2020 Cultural Diversity Review June 29, 2020
    This year, July is a relatively quiet month for international holidays until the very last day,  when the major Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha takes place. That’s not to say there aren’t any other interesting holidays or festivals taking place. In fact, July can be considered the most revolutionary of months with 25 independence holidays […]

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