World Children's Day (Germany)

World Children's Day is a holiday observed in many countries around the world, and the date varies in different countries. World Children's Day is in honor of children, promoting international awareness and improving children's welfare.

In 1925, during the World Conference on Child Welfare, International Children's Day was first proclaimed. In 1949, Children's Day was celebrated on June 1 in Russia. Since then most Communist countries celebrate Children's Day on June 1 each year.

In 1954, World Children's Day was first established as the universal Children's Day, and it is celebrated on November 20 to improve children's welfare.

East Germany and West Germany had different customs before they were merged. In East Germany, people celebrated International Children's Day on June 1, while people celebrated on September 20 in West Germany.

Universal Children's Day has been the official celebration for Germany after the reunification of East and West Germany in 1990. However, some areas still celebrate on the former days. In Thuringia, Germany, World Children's Day is observed on September 20 each year.

The following is the list of World Children's Day in Thuringia, Germany from 2021 to 2025.

HolidayDateWeekday
World Children's DaySept 20, 2021Monday
World Children's DaySept 20, 2022Tuesday
World Children's DaySept 20, 2023Wednesday
World Children's DaySept 20, 2024Friday
World Children's DaySept 20, 2025Saturday

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