Sunday, 30 June 2013
Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July, 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.
This day is associated with fireworks,parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government and traditions of the United States.
Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.
DO THIS JIGSAW PUZZLE AND DISCOVER THE SECRET MESSAGE:
4th July puzzle
FUN FACT FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY:
Over 155 million hot dogs are consumed every Independence Day!
Thursday, 27 June 2013
Friday, 21 June 2013
Thursday, 20 June 2013
The ceremony to celebrate the Queen's official birthday is probably the most spectacular of London's annual traditions. Carried out by fully operational troops from the Household Division (Foot Guards and Household Cavalry), Trooping the Colour is a military tradition that dates back to the early eighteenth century.
Thursday, 13 June 2013
From 18 June to 22 June 2013
It's all about fast horses and fancy hats at Royal Ascot, the world's most famous race meeting, and the most glamorous event in London's sporting calendar.
Steeped in tradition, heritage and pageantry, Royal Ascot dates back 300 years and is attended by the Royal Family, including Her Majesty The Queen.
Founded by Queen Anne in 1711, Royal Ascot features a daily horse-drawn procession from Windsor Castle to Ascot Racecourse led by the Royal carriage.
This is also the most extraordinary fashion parade in the world.
Look at these fancy hats:
AND MEN TOO!
SOME REALLY CRAZY HATS!
And this could go on forever...
NOW CHECK THE DRESS CODE:
Thursday, 6 June 2013
- People across the United States celebrate Flag Day on June 14 each year to honour the United States flag and to commemorate the flag’s adoption.
- Also known as the "Stars and Stripes" or "Old Glory", the first American flag was approved by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777
THE COLOURS OF THE FLAG:
BLUE : vigilance, perseverance and justice;
WHITE: purity and inocence;
RED : hardiness and valor;
- The 50 stars represent the now 50 states of the country.
LEARN ABOUT THIS DAY WITH A SONG:
Vexillology is the study of flag history and symbolism.