Holidays Calendar for July 11, 2016

Gospel Day in Kiribati

Gospel Day is a public holiday in Kiribati. It’s annually appointed to the nearest day to National Day, celebrated in July.

Naadam Festival in Mongolia

Naadam is a traditional three-day festival in Mongolia which is celebrated as a public holiday. It is held from July 11 to July 13. In 2010, it was included to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Flemish Community Day in Belgium

Flemish Community Day, also known as the Day of the Flemish Community, is observed in Belgium on July 11. It commemorates the 1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs and celebrates Flemish culture.

Eleventh Night in Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland, the night before July 12 (known as Orangemen’s Day or the Twelfth) is referred to as the Eleventh Night. This celebration often causes tension between the Protestant and the Catholic communities.

National Blueberry Muffin Day

On July 11, have a blueberry muffin for breakfast as it is National Blueberry Muffin Day. By the way, did you know that the blueberry muffin is the official state muffing of Minnesota?

World Population Day

World Population Day is an official United Nations observance held on July 11 each year. It was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in 1989.

Maritime Day in China

Maritime Day in China, also referred to as China National Maritime Day and China Maritime Day, is celebrated on July 11. The holiday commemorates the first voyage of Zheng He, outstanding mariner, explorer and fleet admiral during the Ming Dynasty.


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