June 25 - the day, rich in festivals and important dates.
The first is the Day of friendship and unity of the Slavs and the Day of the seaman.
In addition, this day became independent countries of former Yugoslavia.
Name Day celebrate the 25th day of Anna, Maria, Ivan, Arseny and Stepan.
June 25 - the professional holiday for those wholinked his life to the sea, day explorer (also known as sailor's Day). Commemorative date has been established only recently, in 2010 alone, resolution №19, signed by the Member States of the International Maritime Organization at a conference in Manila.
Establishment of a holiday has grown out of the need to draw attention to the work of Seafarers', which, according to statistics, is carried out up to 80 percent of all world trade.
In the world there are 1.5 million professionals in one way or another connected with the sea, and their contribution to the economy can not be overestimated.
friendship and unity of the Slavs Day
June 25th is an important date for 270 million Slavs -Day of friendship and unity. The holiday was established in the 90s of the XX century with the aim of preserving cultural heritage and historical memory of the fraternal peoples. It all started with the signing of the Russia-Belarus agreement on mutual cooperation is not equal. The impetus for the establishment of a significant date served as the collapse of the USSR, was formed when a number of independent states on its former territory, and there is a need to rethink and partnerships in the changed realities.
Today, with the greatest enthusiasm and togetherness Friendship Day celebrate Russian, Ukrainians and Belarusians.
Statehood Day Slovenia and Croatia
25 June 1991 Slovenia and Croatia came fromthe composition of Yugoslavia. Since then, every year on this day the Slovenes and Croats celebrate Statehood Day (not to be confused with the Independence Day). In both countries, this day is a public holiday, followed by celebrations.
Day of the Augsburg Confession
June 25 marked an important holiday Lutheran -Day of the Augsburg Confession. Memorial date is linked to the events of 1955, when Protestantism in Germany, finally won the right to exist. Augsburg Confession of faith is called the main provisions of the early Lutherans, made associate of Martin Luther, the theologian Philipp Melanchthon in 1530. In the period from 1946 to 1947 between Catholics and Protestants was implacable war, called Schmalkaldic and ended in victory for Catholics. However, September 25, 1955 between Charles V and the Protestant rulers of the land was signed Peace of Augsburg, Lutheranism legalized.