Category: Tribute

October 12, 2018 by Iván

Día de la Hispanidad: origins of this celebration

  Today, the 12th day of October is the most important day for all Spanish speaking countries together: the Hispanic Day (Día de la Hispanidad). As we already posted back in 2015 and 2016, today isn´t only Spain´s National Day, but also a public holiday in other Spanish speaking countries. Why ? First, we would […]

December 25, 2016 by Iván

Christmas traditions around the world

As Christmas have arrived, we´d like to share with you some particular celebrations that most of you might not be aware of, happening in those countries represented by the languages we teach here at EIL: Spanish speaking countries During the previous and Christmas days, nativity scenes are not only put up at homes but also […]

September 10, 2016 by Iván

Happy Teachers’ Day

Today is Hong Kong’s teachers’ day. This day is a regional tribute that a country or region pays to its educators. That’s the reason why it’s celebrated on different dates around the world (so don’t mix it up with world’s teacher day on Oct 5th). Education is a very special work field. And the teachers […]