At Appen, we love hearing from our Crowd and learning about the unique and interesting holidays they celebrate. Read on and discover what our Contributors celebrate during November.
November 2, Dia de los Muertos (Mexico)
Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday that celebrates the lives of those who have passed. It is a multi-day holiday that takes place across the country. Family members create shrines called ofrendas, decorated with food, pictures, and objects their loved ones liked.
November 8, Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab (India)
This Indian holiday celebrates the birth of the first, and also one of the most celebrated Sikh gurus, Guru Nanak. The festival honoring his birth is one of the most sacred festivals in Sikhism.
November 15, The Proclamation of the Republic (Brazil)
In 1889, a military coup overthrew the monarchy of the Empire of Brazil, ending the reign of Emperor Pedro II. This holiday, celebrating the establishment of a provisional government, is commemorated on the 15th of November.
November 24, Thanksgiving Day (United States)
Celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November, Thanksgiving is a federal holiday in the United States. Originally a harvest festival, it is now typically commemorated with a Thanksgiving dinner.
To our Contributors, thanks for taking the time to tell us about special events in your part of the world! If you want to see your responses featured in next month’s blog post, make sure to fill out our survey for December. See you next time!