The International Day of Young Volunteers raises awareness of the importance of helping both fellow human beings and nature and brings to the forefront young people who help to make the world a better place. Join the volunteer campaign and do a kind action.
What wisdom, activity or advice does this day bring you?
International Day of Young Volunteers
Grab your gardening equipment, seeds and plants and start a garden. Gardening relieves stress, benefits our immune system and rewards you with fresh vegetables.
The first recorded mention of Ljubljana in written sources in 1243
On April 13th, 1243, the first recorded mention of Ljubljana can be found in written sources. Today, Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia. The city with a green soul is one of the smallest European Capitals.
International Day of Human Space Flight
In 2011, the April 12th was declared the International Day of Human Space Flight. On this day in 1961, the cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man to travel into space.
Pets are actually our family members who brighten our daily lives. Today reminds us to help animal orphans find a new home. Adopt a pet or find a family for an animal from the nearest shelter.
The best way to celebrate Golfer’s Day is to head to the golf course and practice your swing. Anyway, if you do not feel comfortable playing golf, try playing mini-golf or enjoy playing its digital version.
Today choose the bright side of life and be as unique as unicorns. Bake colorful cookies, wear a rainbow t-shirt or watch a fantasy movie.
In 1692 Giuseppe Tartini is born
On April 8th, 1692, Giuseppe Tartini, who stood along with Vivaldi and Veracini as one of the great composers, violinists and theorists of the 18th century, was born in Piran, Slovenia. One of Tartini's violins is exhibited in the Tartini House in Piran, on which the most renowned Slovenian and international violinists play on special occasions.
World Health Day
A well-known quote says: Health is our greatest asset. To celebrate World Health Day to the fullest, take special care of your mind and body: do sport, eat a healthy diet, practice yoga or have a preventive check-up.
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Sport has an incredible power to change people, and even the world, as it is a powerful tool for strengthening social ties and promoting sustainable development. Did you know that today’s date marks the opening of the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896?
Decorating can be fun! April is celebrated as decorating month and offers us a perfect opportunity to give the walls a fresh coat of paint, to change the layout of rooms or do a do-it-yourself recovery project for old furniture.
Star Wars Day
May the 4th be with you! May 4th is known as National Star Wars Day. A perfect day for all Star Wars lovers to host a full movie party at home and watch Star Wars films.
World Aquatic Animal Day
On World Aquatic Animal Day, visit a nearby aquarium and dive into the beautiful colorful underwater world. Did you know that there are 242,500 marine species already described in the World Register of Marine Species, but the exact number of all existing species is not known yet?
International Children\'s Book Day
Hans Christian Andersen is the famous Danish fairy-tale author who said: “Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.” On today's World Youth Literature Day, let's take fairy tales in our hands and awake the child within us.
April Fools\' Day
On today´s Fool’s Day prepare a kind joke or prank on someone and make them laugh. You are allowed to yell “April Fools!” at the end if the person falls for the joke.