Today, on the 31-st of October, the World Savings Day of Savings, or Economy Day is celebrated.
This holiday was established on the resolution of the First International Congress of savings-banks occurred in Milan from the 27-th till 31-st of October, 1924. According to the initial plan, the holiday had to remind about the importance of cost-cutting and capital formations.
Since 1989, International Economy Day achieved the confirmation of United Nations, thus acquiring the official status. This day it is supposed not only to be tight with money, reducing unnecessary expenditures, but also spare other valuable resources: time, energy, etc.
It is interesting that now such a holiday as World Economy Day is not popular enough with the crowds. It is considered that the stated trend is connected with the fact that holiday coincides in time with Halloween which is celebrated magnificently in different countries of the world.
International Day of chocolate is non-official holiday dedicated to the favorite delicacy of many people on the planet. It is always celebrated on the 13-th September annually. This holiday is the wonderful reason to take a piece of chocolate, even if you try cutting down on sweets.
On June 9 the International Friendship Day is observed. This is not an official holiday and it was introduced quite recently. However, it has a very noble goal to remind people how much their beloved ones mean for them, and to give a chance to spend an evening with them.
Madeira Nature Festival is a new event arranged since October, 2011 which gives possibility to the participants of exultance to get familiar with natural wealth of archipelago Madeira. During celebration of festival guests will be offered to try different types of healthy and active rest on the ground, as well as in air and ocean.
On the desert coral-island Aldabra which forms part of Seychelles it is found seven species of Aldabra striped snail which has been considered as extinct since 2007, as it is reported by Russian service of BBC.
Annualy International day of mosquito is celebrated on the 20-th of August upon an initiative of Sir Ronald Ross, Indian doctor and parasitologist of Scotish origin, who discovered that the carriers of malaria are mosquito females from a kind of Anopheles.