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March 21 - what a holiday today, born on March 21

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Holiday 21: Youth Day in Tunisia

Youth Day is always bright, fun and festive in any country. 21 it is celebrated in Tunisia. This is a celebration of young people who have only to build their own future, to work for the prosperity of their own country.

The goal of the holiday is to popularize the image of a young man of the 21st century — a talented, purposeful, active, socialized, athletic, aware of the degree of his responsibility for the future, respecting his state.

On Youth Day in Tunisia, various events are held specifically for this category of citizens. There are shops, restaurants, clubs, entertainment centers, interesting workshops and lectures can be held.

Holiday 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

By decision of the XXI session of the UN General Assembly of 26 1966, 21 is marked as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The date of the holiday was not chosen by chance, since it was 21 of 1960 during a peaceful demonstration, which was held in Sharpeville (South Africa), the police opened fire and killed 69 people who advocated the abolition of the laws of the apartheid regime on the compulsory certification of Africans in South Africa.

The General Assembly, proclaiming its decision in 1966, called on the international community to unite its efforts in order to eliminate all forms of racial discrimination. It can be said that such a phenomenon infringes upon the rights and freedoms of a person, is a crime against human dignity.

In addition, the UN recognizes that discrimination is a serious obstacle to economic and social development, cooperation and peace.

Racial discrimination is condemned by the UN, and any policy that is associated with it is considered unacceptable and incompatible with the circumstances adopted by the member states of the organization in accordance with the UN Charter. It is worth saying that the United Nations constantly calls on states and citizens to observe the Declaration on the Elimination of Forms of Racial Discrimination, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and also to take all measures to combat crimes against humanity.

Holiday 21: Navruz

Nowruz is a New Year’s holiday of equinox, which appeared in Khorasan more than 3000 years ago.

At the same time, agriculture developed here, and it can be said that Navruz arose on the basis of the agricultural calendar. Subsequently, it spread to other countries.

The roots of Nowruz itself go to Zoroastrianism. This is the oldest agricultural holiday, according to the customs of which it was decided to clean up the houses, courtyards that adjoin them, and also pay off debts.

As for the holiday table, special round flat breads made from corn, peas, barley, lentils, wheat, beans, beans, sesame were popular. It is customary to cook dishes from seven products, mainly of plant origin.

The traditional dish is sumalak, which is prepared on the basis of germinated wheat sprouts.

Celebrities born 21

— 21 1736 was born the French architect, art theorist Claude Nicola Ledoux, who became one of the founders of the Empire style

— 21 1825 was born the designer of the first domestic aircraft, Alexander Mozhaisky

— 21, 1889 was born Russian artist, author and composer Alexander Vertinsky

— 21 1929 Yasir Arafat, leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization, was born.

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