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Many seem to enjoy the Cultural quizzes and getting into the groove of globetrotting, albeit being desk-bound (smile), so let’s continue with the fun facts.
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September 16 – Mexican Independence Day

On 16 September, Mexico’s Independence day celebrates the country’s freedom from Spanish rule. Their independence day is also called Día de la Independencia.
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September 10 – Mooncake Festival (Mid-Autumn Festival)

The Mooncake Festival, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, is one of China’s most important holidays. The festival is held on the Chinese Calendar’s 15th day of the 8th month. For 2022, the holiday will occur on September 10.
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Several of you wrote to let me know that you enjoyed the Country fun facts Q&A last month. Michelangelo, the famous painter of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, once said when he was 87 years old: “I am still learning.” Why not? Let’s continue our fun-facts hunt with the questions for the month:
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September 7 – Brazil Independence Day

Brazil Independence Day takes place every September 7. This holiday is celebrated on a vast scale as it marks their freedom from Portugal’s rule.From the 16th century to the 19th century, Brazil was under Portuguese occupation. However, in 1807, France invaded Portugal and forced their royal family to flee to Brazil. Dom Pedro, son of…
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September 2 – Vietnam National Day

Vietnam National Day, also called Vietnam Independence Day, occurs every September 2. This public holiday celebrates the country’s independence from the French.  Vietnam was conquered by the French in 1887 and was later occupied by the Japanese during World War II. After the war, no one held colonial power over the country. So, the Vietnamese…
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September 1 – Slovakia Constitution Day

Every 1st of September, Slovakia celebrates its constitution day. It commemorates the country’s adoption of its constitution, which soon led to the split of Czechoslovakia and the creation of the Czech and Slovak republics on January 1, 1993.
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More Country Fun Facts

Many seem to enjoy the Cultural quizzes and getting into the groove of globetrotting, albeit being desk-bound (smile), so let’s continue with the fun facts.