Category: National Days

Happy National Day, Georgia!

Happy National Day, Georgia!

On May 26th Georgia – not the Southern US state but the Caucasus country – celebrates its national day. Congratulations to a very interesting and upcoming tourism destination! National Day Georgia came under the rule of the Russian Czar in 1801 – see below. In 1917...

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Happy National Day, Norway!

Happy National Day, Norway!

On May 17th Norway celebrates Constitution Day. A huge congratulation to our Scandinavian Friends! On May 17th ,1814 the Norwegian Constitution was signed. Denmark – Norway were in “the good ol’ days “a united Kingdom with Norway being the junior partner. During the...

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Happy National Day, Israel!

Happy National Day, Israel!

April 28-29th Israeli National Day Yom Ha'atzma'ut, the independence day, is celebrated on 5th lynar in the Jewish calendar. On May 14th ,1948 Ben Gurion proclaimed the independence of Israel. May 14th in the Gregorian calendar translates into 5th lynar in the Jewish...

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Happy National Day, Netherlands!

Happy National Day, Netherlands!

On March 27th the Dutch celebrate, the King’s birthday, as their national day. It is not unusual that a nation celebrates the birthday of their crowned head – but to make it their national day; that is seldom! Well, if you dig a bit into the story; it wasn’t really...

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Happy National Day, Greece!

Happy National Day, Greece!

Greece, like most countries in the South Eastern corner of Europe, was occupied by the Osmania Empire for about 500 year. Greece was under Osmania rule from 1453 till 1821. The start of the Greece Revolution and the fight for independence started on March 25th....

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Happy St. Patrick´s Day

Happy St. Patrick´s Day

Normally St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated big; not only in Ireland. Also, in the States, where a large part of the population has Irish roots (33 million; about 10% of the total population). This year most celebrations have for good reasons been cancelled; no big...

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Happy National Day, Bulgaria

Happy National Day, Bulgaria

Bulgaria is located in the South Eastern corner of Europe; and like all countries in that region, which we have celebrated in the last weeks, Bulgaria was occupied by the Ottoman Empire. In 1396 Bulgaria was occupied by Ottoman forces; the occupation lasted until...

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Happy National Day, Estonia

Happy National Day, Estonia

On February 24th Estonia celebrates its National Day.  Estonia  Estonia is the most Eastern one of the three Baltic States. About 1.3 million inhabitants.  Estonia is technology-wise very advanced. Skype was invented here (2003 a start up...

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Happy Independence Day, Grenada!

Happy Independence Day, Grenada!

BUZZ.travel sends the people of Grenada our best wishes for a happy Independence Day! February 7th, 1974 Grenada was declared an independent republic. But staying in the Commonwealth. Congratulations to our friends and members on and from Grenada, especially Kimron...

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