The month of February is the only month in the year to have 28 days and 29 days in every leap year. It is the second month of the year and has various festivals and public events. Certain days hold national and international significance, such as Indian Coast Guard Day (1st Feb), World Wetlands Day (2nd Feb), World Cancer Day (4th Feb), Safer Internet Day (8th Feb), World Radio Day (13th Feb), Valentine’s Day (14 Feb), etc. and are observed as important public occasions.
Important Days in February 2023 We have provided information about a few of the noteworthy days in February here. Check out the details about the national and international important days in the month of February here:
Valentine’s Day: 14th February
Valentine’s Day is undoubtedly the most popular and thrilling of all the holidays in February. The Feast of Saint Valentine, as it is officially known, is a day when people may show their loved ones how much they mean to them. Valentine’s Day has some incredible global traditions.
Taj Mahotsav- 18 February to 27 February
An annual 10-day festival known as Taj Mahotsav (Taj Festival) takes place in Shilpgram in Agra, India (18–27 February). The Nawabi aesthetic, which was popular in Uttar Pradesh in the 18th and 19th centuries, and the old Mughal era are brought back to mind by this celebration. A total of 400 artists from various regions of India are given a chance to exhibit their creations. Numerous Bollywood media and film production companies also partake in the Mahotsav and handle artists.
World Day of Social Justice: 20 February
Every year on February 20, people mark the World Day for Social Justice. The unpleasant problems that plague the planet on a global scale prevent millions of people from enjoying a decent life. Without their own fault, a large portion of the world’s population lacks access to necessities like housing, employment, healthcare, education, nutrition, and more.
International Mother Language Day: 21 February
Every year on February 21, people all around the world observe International Mother Language Day to raise awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and to encourage multilingualism. In 1999, UNESCO designated February 21 as International Mother Language Day. Since February 21st, 2000, people all around the world have celebrated it. The declaration was made in honour of the Bangladeshi Language Movement.
World Scout Day: 22 February
The annual World Scout Day is celebrated on February 22. It marks Robert Baden-(the Powell’s organization’s founder) birthday anniversary. It is also the anniversary of the birth of his wife, Olave Baden-Powell. The term “Scouts’ Day” or “Guides’ Day” refers to any particular day that members of the Scouting movement observe throughout the year.
World NGO Day: 27 February
The annual World Scout Day is celebrated on February 22. The founding father of scouting, Robert Baden-Powell, celebrates his birthday today. It is also the anniversary of the birth of his wife, Olave Baden-Powell. The term “Scouts’ Day” or “Guides’ Day” refers to any particular day that members of the Scouting movement observe throughout the year.
National Science Day: 28 February
India observes National Science Day on February 28 every year. The purpose of this holiday is to raise awareness of the value of science in everyday life. It is a joy to explore every topic and put new technologies into practise to advance research.
Rare Disease Day: 28 February
The goal of Rare Disease Day, which is observed on the final day of February, is to increase public awareness of rare diseases and to help those who have them and their families gain better access to medical care and representation. This day aims to increase public awareness of the more than 7,000 rare diseases that affect more than 300 million people worldwide.google.com, pub-3862145386704795, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0
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