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End-of-war Memorial Day

The National Memorial Service for War Dead, August 15, 2008. *Photo from Wikipedia August 15 is Japan’s

2018-08-15

Happy Birthday to India!

Uttar Pradeshi thali, a Northern Indian cuisine. Thali is the Indian name for a round platter used to serve fo

2018-08-15

Happy Birthday to Pakistan!

A Pakistani dish prepared using the tandoori method (*tandoor is a variety of ovens, the most commonly known i

2018-08-14

Happy Birthday to Chad!

A Chadian tailor sells traditional dresses. *Photo from Wikipedia August 11 is: Independence Day, celebrates t

2018-08-11

Happy Birthday to Singapore!

Hainanese chicken rice, a dish adapted from early Chinese immigrants originally from Hainan province in southe

2018-08-09

Happy Birthday to Bolivia!

People in the city center of La Paz, the de facto national capital of Bolivia. *Photo from Wikipedia August 6

2018-08-06

Happy Birthday to Jamaica!

The streets of Kingston, the capital and largest city of Jamaica. *Photo from Wikipedia August 6 is Independen

2018-08-06

Happy Birthday to Niger!

A market in Maradi, the third largest city in Niger. *Photo from Wikipedia August 3 is Independence Day, celeb

2018-08-03

Happy Birthday to Benin!

Beninese students. *Photo from Wikipedia August 1 is National Day, celebrates the independence of Benin from F

2018-08-01

Happy Birthday to Vanuatu!

A women’s dance from Vanuatu, using bamboo stamping tubes. *Photo from Wikipedia July 30 is Independence

2018-07-30

Happy Birthday to Peru!

A Peruvian family at the food market. *Photo from Wikipedia July 28 is Fiestas Patrias, celebrates the indepen

2018-07-28

Happy Birthday to Liberia!

Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia. *Photo from Wikipedia July 26 is Independence Day, celebrates the indep

2018-07-26

Happy Birthday to Maldives!

Malé, the capital of the Maldives. *Photo from Wikipedia July 26 is Independence Day, celebrates the independe

2018-07-26

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