Today 35 countries of the Americas celebrate the Pan-American Day.
The holiday was proclaimed in honor of the founding on the continent of the Pan-American Union onthe 14-th ofApril, 1890. His main goal was to maintain peace and justice. After 50 years on the basis of the union, the Organization of American States was created, which today is the main political, legal and social force in the hemisphere.
Traditionally, in the evening of the holiday, soccer and volleyball championships for women and men are organized on the continent. Also in this day in some countries there is a day off.
On the 15-th of April the Day of Love in Georgiais celebrated.This holiday, dedicated to lovers, as an alternative to the famous Western holiday called Valentine's Day,was organized by Georgian parliament that accepted proposal of Besik Chubinidze - a famouspersonality in local show business.
The famous in the world artist Hailey King working under the trademark FLOX has created the design of Christmas baubles depicting flower with medical peculiarities manuka. With the help of sales FLOX intends to arrange December campaign on the collection of financial expenses for the support of hospices in New Zealand.
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.
Every year on the fourth Sunday of July Peru celebrates the Day of Pisco Sour cocktail - a holiday of the country's most popular cocktail, prepared on the basis of grape vodka pisco enjoyed by the Peruvians since the 16th century.
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.