The Mid-Autumn Festival (Zhōngqiū Jié) is a Chinese harvest festival, also celebrated in Vietnam. It falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month in the traditional Chinese calendar. It is an official public holiday in China, Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong.
The Elevation of the Holy Cross, also referred to as the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, is one of the twelve Great Feasts celebrated by the Orthodox Church. It is observed on September 14 in the Julian calendar, which corresponds to September 27 in the Gregorian calendar.
Rivers are valuable world's waterways, but due to human activity they are endangered. World Rivers Day, annually celebrated on the last Sunday in September, was created to improve and protect the rivers around the world.
In Belgium, there are three constituent constitutional linguistic communities. Each of these communities has its own parliament, government, administration, flag, capital, and public holiday. For example, French Community Day (Fête de la Communauté française) is celebrated on September 27.
World Tourism Day is an annual global observance that was established by the General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in 1979. Events organized on the occasion aim at highlighting the cultural, social, political and economic value of tourism.