Thursday, 14 November 2013

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Children's Day Celebration Across India on 14 November

-- a day dedicated to children --



  • On every 14th November, India Celebrates The Children's Day.
  • It is an event to celebrate childhood and promote awareness about children's welfare across the world.
  • On 14 November 2013,INDIA Celebrates Children's Day with the birthday of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (November 14, 1889 - May 27, 1964), first Prime Minister of India after Independence, and so is observed in a grand way.
  • This celebration is to show respect for Jawaharlal Nehru for his affection towards children.
  • In 1954, the United Nations has recognized November 20 as Universal Children's Day to create attentiveness on the commitment on the development of children and ensure a better future.

Dates around the world

  • The officially recognized date of Children's Day varies from country to country. The dates are mentioned below ...
    OccurrenceDatesCountry
    January 11
     Tunisia
    Second Saturday of January
    Jan 14, 2012
    Jan 12, 2013
    Jan 11, 2014
     Thailand
    First Sunday of March
    Apr 4, 2012
    Apr 3, 2013
    Apr 2, 2014
     New Zealand
    March 17
     Bangladesh
    April 4
     Hong Kong
     Republic of China
    April 5
     Palestine
    April 12
     Bolivia
     Haiti
    Last Saturday of April[11]
    Apr 28, 2012
    Apr 27, 2013
    Apr 26, 2014
     Colombia
    April 23
     Turkey
    April 24
     Zambia
    April 30
     Mexico
    May 5
     Japan
     South Korea
    Second Sunday of May
    May 13, 2012
    May 12, 2013
    May 11, 2014
     Spain
    May 10
     Maldives
    May 17
     Norway
    May 27
     Nigeria
    Fourth Sunday of May
    May 27, 2012
    May 26, 2013
    May 25, 2014
     Hungary
    June 1
     Albania
     Angola
     Armenia
     Azerbaijan
     Belarus
     Benin
     Bulgaria
     Bosnia and Herzegovina
     People's Republic of China
     Cambodia
     Czech Republic
     East Timor
     Ecuador
     Estonia
     Ethiopia
     Ecuador
     Georgia
     Guinea-Bissau
     Kazakhstan
     Kosovo
     Kyrgyzstan
     Laos
     Latvia
     Lithuania
     Macedonia
     Macau
     Moldova
     Mongolia
     Montenegro
     Mozambique
     Myanmar
     Nicaragua
     Poland
     Portugal
     Romania
     Russia
     São Tomé and Príncipe
     Serbia
     Slovakia
     Slovenia
     Tajikistan
     Tanzania
    Turkmenistan
     Ukraine
     Uzbekistan
     Vietnam
     Yemen
    June 2
     North Korea
    Second Sunday of June
    Jun 10, 2012
    Jun 9, 2013
    Jun 8, 2014
     United States of America
    July 1
     Pakistan
    Third Sunday of July
    Jul 15, 2012
    Jul 21, 2013
    Jul 20, 2014
     Cuba
     Panama
     Venezuela
    July 23
     Indonesia
    July 24
     Vanuatu
    First Sunday of August
    Aug 5, 2012
    Aug 4, 2013
    Aug 3, 2014
     Uruguay
    August 16
     Paraguay
    Third Sunday of August
    Aug 19, 2012
    Aug 18, 2013
    Aug 17, 2014
     Argentina
     Peru
    September 9
     Costa Rica
    September 10
     Honduras
    September 20
     Germany
    October 1
     El Salvador
     Guatemala
     Sri Lanka
    First Friday of October
    Oct 5, 2012
    Oct 4, 2013
    Oct 3, 2014
     Singapore
    First Wednesday of October (Children’s Day recognition and assignation)
    Second Sunday of August (Children’s Day observance)
    Oct 3, 2012
    Oct 2, 2013
    Oct 1, 2014
     Chile
    October 8
     Iran
    October 12
     Brazil
    Fourth Saturday of October
    Oct 27, 2012
    Oct 26, 2013
    Oct 25, 2014
     Australia
     Malaysia
    First Saturday of November
    Nov 3, 2012
    Nov 2, 2013
    Nov 1, 2014
     South Africa
    November 11
     Croatia
    November 14
     India
    November 20
     Canada
     Egypt
     Finland
     Ireland
     Israel
     Philippines
     Sweden
     Trinidad and Tobago
    December 23
     South Sudan
     Sudan
    December 25
     Congo
     Congo DR
     Cameroon
     Equatorial Guinea
     Gabon
     Chad
     Central African Republic

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