Weird, fun holidays celebrated in June

Jace Amodo
PUBLISHED May 31, 2018 02:59 pm

(Inside Manila) It’s amazing how fast May can become a stranger as the month of June now comes in, with observances and holidays such as the Independence Day on the 12th and the Eidul Fitr on the 15th.

According to the Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines, the country shall observe June as a Philippine Environment Month, Celebrate the Sea Month, Sea Transportation Safety Month, National Kidney Month, National No Smoking Month, National Dengue Awareness Month, National Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Month, W.A.T.C.H. (We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty) Month, and Rural Workers Month.

We’ll also celebrate the Naligayan Festival in Agusan del Norte, Pagdayao Festival in Masbate, Araw ng Cotabato in Cotabato, Parada ng mga Lechon in Batangas, Hibok-Hibok Festival in Camiguin Island, Daet Pineapple Festival in Camarines Norte, Tacloban Festival in Leyte, and Piat Sambali Festival in Cagayan.

Meanwhile, here are a few unusual yet fun holidays observed throughout the month:

June 1 (Friday) National Doughnut Day

June 4 (Monday) Applesauce Cake Day, Hug Your Cat Day

June 6 (Wednesday) Drive-In Movie Day

June 7 (Thursday) VCR Day

June 8 (Friday) Best Friends Day, Name Your Poison Day

June 10 (Sunday) Iced Tea Day

June 11 (Monday) World Doll Day, Corn on the Cob Day

June 12 (Tuesday) Red Rose Day

June 13 (Wednesday) Sewing Machine Day

June 15 (Friday) Smile Power Day, Nature Photography Day

June 16 (Saturday) Fresh Veggies Day, World Juggling Day

June 17 (Sunday) Eat Your Vegetables Day

June 18 (Monday) Go Fishing Day, International Panic Day

June 19 (Tuesday) National Martini Day

June 20 (Wednesday) Ice Cream Soda Day

June 21 (Thursday) Go Skateboarding Day, International Surfing Day, Daylight Appreciation Day

June 22 (Friday) Take Your Dog to Work Day, Onion Ring Day

June 23 (Saturday) Typewriter Day

June 24 (Sunday) Swim a Lap Day

June 25 (Monday) Log Cabin Day

June 26 (Tuesday) Forgiveness Day, Chocolate Pudding Day

June 27 (Wednesday) Sun Glasses Day, Hellen Keller Day

June 29 (Friday) Hug Holiday, Waffle Iron Day, Camera Day

June 30 (Saturday) Meteor Day



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