St. Stephen’s Day: History and Significance of the Boxing Day

St. Stephen’s Day (Lá Fhéile Stiofáin), or the Day of the Wren (Lá an Dreoilín) or the Feast of Saint Stephen, is a Christian saint’s day to remember Saint Stephen, celebrated on 26 December in the Western Church and 27 December in the Eastern Church around the world. It is praised the day after Christmas… Continue reading St. Stephen’s Day: History and Significance of the Boxing Day

Day of Goodwill 2019: History and Significance of Day of Goodwill in South Africa

Day of Goodwill in South Africa is celebrated on December 26th every year one day after Christmas Day. The Day of Goodwill is a South African holiday that enables numerous individuals to offer back to society after the Christmas holiday. It is the ideal opportunity for South Africans to have relaxation time with loved ones.… Continue reading Day of Goodwill 2019: History and Significance of Day of Goodwill in South Africa

Boxing Day 2019 celebration after Christmas Day

Boxing Day is a secular holiday traditionally celebrated on 26 December, the day after Christmas Day. December 26 is additionally Saint Stephen’s Day, a religious holiday. Boxing Day is just celebrated in several countries; for the most part, ones historically associated with the UK, (for example, Canada, Australia, South Africa, and New Zealand) and in… Continue reading Boxing Day 2019 celebration after Christmas Day