The first associations that arise when mentioning May holidays are, of course, May Day and Victory Day.
But in reality, every day of the year is a small holiday, and often not one.
If you refer to a special list, you can find that May is extremely rich in significant dates.
What can be noted on the 25th?
Day of the philologist
May 25 is the Day of the philologist. This is a professional holiday for all people who have philological education and found themselves in such areas as linguistics, linguistics, librarianship, teaching, etc. Philology is the general name of a whole group of different disciplines, such as literary criticism, textual studies, and the like. In Russia, the Day of the philologist practically coincides with the Day of Slavic Writing and Culture, which falls on the 24th. But if the day of the philologist is celebrated mainly by students and teachers, then the Day of Slavonic writing is celebrated by all Orthodox believers, since it is timed to the Day of Memory of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Cyril and Methodius.
Day of philologist is celebrated after the Day of Slavonic Writing
May is rich in professional holidays. On the 25th, along with the Day of the philologist, the Day of the Chemist is celebrated. It was established in 1980 by the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR "On Festive and Memorable Dates". Like the day of the philologist, the chemist's day is marked mainly by students. The holiday has a number of unusual traditions, for example, every year it is held under the sign of one or another element of the periodic table.
Day of Africa
The most large-scale celebration, celebrated on the 25th day -This, of course, is Africa Day, opening the Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories. The United Nations General Assembly proposed the commemoration in 1999. The number is chosen not casually: May 25 is the official Day of Liberation of Africa.
Day of the Nation in Argentina
Of great importance is the date of May 25 forArgentines. On this day they celebrate the Day of the Nation, one of the most significant public holidays. Its second name is the Day of Revolution. Two hundred and more years ago, in May 1810, the Argentines managed to create a junta - the first independent government from Spain.
World Day of the Thyroid Gland
May 25 is a significant date for the EuropeanThyroid association, engaged in research of the thyroid gland and its diseases. On her initiative in 2009, World Day of the thyroid gland was introduced. The aim of the Association was to draw attention to public health problems, increase the level of public awareness about the prevention and treatment of its diseases.
On this day, around the world, conferences, forums, lectures and seminars are held to discuss the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of thyroid diseases
Day of Turkmen carpet
The day of the Turkmen carpet is a passing holiday,Celebrated on the last Sunday of May, and in 2014 its celebration falls on the 25th. Since 1992, it is a state holiday and is held in the only museum of the Turkmen carpet in the world, located in Ashgabat.