Days of August

August 1 – International Beer Day (IBD) is a celebration on the first Friday of every August. Specifically, International Beer Day has three declared purposes: to gather with friends and enjoy the taste of beer, to celebrate those responsible for brewing and serving beer, and to unite the world under the banner of beer, by celebrating the beers of all nations together on a single day! So crack open a can, bottle, or sink a pint, and savour the flavour! Remember to always drink responsibly.

August 12 – International Youth Day (IYD). The purpose of this day is to draw attention to youth issues worldwide. During IYD, concerts, workshops, cultural events, and meetings involving national and local government officials and youth organizations take place around the world. The theme of International Youth Day 2017 is Youth Building Peace.

August 13 – International Left-Handers Day.
This day is meant to promote awareness of the inconveniences faced by left-handers in a predominantly right-handed world. It celebrates their uniqueness and differences, who are from seven to ten percent of the world’s population.

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