Weird, fun holidays celebrated in January

Jace Amodo
PUBLISHED January 5, 2018 03:07 pm | UPDATED January 31, 2018 09:10 am
International Fetish Day, Opposite Day and many more observances this month!

(Inside Manila) It’s amazing how fast December can become a stranger as the year 2018 now comes in, with newly-approved holidays and observances, such as the Feast of the Immaculate Concepcion on December 8.

According to the Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines, the country will observe January as a General Orientation on Safety and Prevention Month, a National Microinsurance Month, a Zero Waste Month, and a Liver Cancer and Viral Hepatitis Awareness and Prevention Month.

We’ll also celebrate the Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo, Sinulog Festival in Cebu City, Ati-Atihan Festival in Kalibo, Aklan, and The Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo. The world, on the other hand, will have these unusual yet fun holidays:

January 02 (Tuesday) Buffet Day, Science Fiction Day

January 03 (Wednesday) Fruitcake Toss Day, Festival of Sleep Day

January 04 (Thursday) Trivia Day

January 05 (Friday) Bird Day

January 06 (Saturday) Cuddle Up Day

January 07 (Sunday) Old Rock Day

January 08 (Monday) Bubble Bath Day, Clean Off Your Desk Day

January 09 (Tuesday) Play God Day

January 10 (Wednesday) Houseplant Appreciation Day

January 11 (Thursday) Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend’s Day

January 12 (Friday) Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day

January 13 (Saturday) Make Your Dream Come True Day

January 15 (Monday) Blue Monday, Strawberry Ice Cream Day, Wikipedia Day

January 16 (Tuesday) Art’s Birthday

January 17 (Wednesday) Ditch New Years Resolutions Day

January 18 (Thursday) Thesaurus Day

January 19 (Friday) International Fetish Day

January 20 (Saturday) Penguin Awareness Day

January 21 (Sunday) International Sweatpants Day, National Hug Day, Squirrel Appreciation Day

January 22 (Monday) Hot Sauce Day

January 23 (Tuesday) Measure Your Feet Day

January 24 (Wednesday) Beer Can Appreciation Day, Compliment Day

January 25 (Thursday) Opposite Day

January 26 (Friday) Fun at Work Day, Spouse’s Day

January 27 (Saturday) Chocolate Cake Day, Punch the Clock Day

January 29 (Monday) International Puzzle Day

January 31 (Wednesday) Backwards Day, Inspire Your Heart with Art Day



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