Children’s Day has been clebrated from 1925. Holiday was invented by World Federation of Democratic Women, who wanted to emphasize how important is to protect children of the war, hunger or pain.

When is the holiday celebrated in the world?

  • Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Russia and the Baltic States – June 1
  • France  – January 6 (as a family holiday)
  • Japan – May 5 (boys with fathers make paper toys), March 3 (girls make paper dolls and dress Japanese costumes)
  • Turkey – April 23 (also Independence Day)
  • November 20 ( Universal Children’s Day ,United Nations recommendation in 1954)

News prepared by Edyta Skubała , Damian Nowak (both from 2g)

Edited by Mrs. M.Kossak

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