Find Yosef A Holiday!

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"Find Yosef a Holiday" is an interactive fair that provides fun ways to learn about international holidays such as Guadalupe day, Magpie Festival, Apokrias, Chinese New Year, Guy Fawkes Day, Ramadan, Diwali, Canivale di Venezia, Las Posadas, Hanukkah, Irish St Stephen's Day, Christmas, Moravian Love Feast, Boxing Day, Egyptian Coptic Christmas, Kwanzaa, Leonard Peltier Day, Mid-Autumn Festival, Day of Chango and New Year's.

Participants both young and young at heart will experience images, sounds, foods, and activities that represent these holidays and more!

Here is a suggested list of holidays. You may also choose a holiday not listed.

  • Moravian Love Feast
  • Chanukah
  • Boxing Day
  • King’s Day (12th Night)
  • Kwanzaa
  • Bodhi Day
  • Day of the Dead
  • (Eid al Fitr)as a part of Ramadan
  • Winter Solstice
  • Junkanoo
  • Christmas – International
  • Chinese New Year
  • Saturnalia
  • Rosa Parks Day
  • Christmas – Traditional
  • Christmas – Religious
  • World AIDS Day
  • St. Nicholas Day
  • Las Posedas
  • Santa Lucia
  • Guadalupe Day
  • Kinro KanshanoHi
  • Diwali
  • Hmong New Year
  • Egyptian Coptic Christmas
  • Sankranti
  • La Befana
  • Vishu
  • Irish St. Stephen’s Day
  • International World Kindness Day- Nov. 13
  • International Day of Tolerance- Nov. 16
  • Yule- Dec. 24- longest night of the year, rebirth of the sun, decorates a yule tree w/ fruit to candles.
  • Random Acts of Kindness week- Feb. 13
  • Pancake Day- Feb. 21- Last Day before Lent.
  • Carnaval Parade- Feb. 21 Mardi Gras of Brazil 2 days before Ashe Wednesday.
  • International Women’s Day – Mar. 8
  • Holi- March 8- Festival of color celebrating Spring

Free parking in Library parking deck beginning at 5:30 pm.

Contact Us


Office of Multicultural Student Development

Suite 255, Plemmons Student Union
263 Locust Street
Boone, NC 28608

Central Office Hours:
M-F: 8am - 5pm

Phone: (828) 262-6158
Fax: (828) 262-6155

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