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Calendar Converter Welcome to Fourmilab's calendar converter! This page allows you to interconvert dates in a variety of calendars, both civil and computer-related. All calculations are done in JavaScript executed in your own browser; complete source code is embedded in or linked to this page, and you're free to download these files to your own computer and use them even when not connected to the Internet. To use the page, your browser must support JavaScript and you must not have disabled execution of that language. If the box above says “Your browser supports JavaScript”, you're in business; simply enter a date in any of the boxes below and press the “Calculate” button to show that date in all of the other calendars. Gregorian Calendar The Gregorian calendar is a minor correction to the Julian. While one can't properly speak of “Gregorian dates” prior to the adoption of the calendar in 1582, the calendar can be extrapolated to prior dates. Julian Day Julian Calendar Hebrew Calendar Islamic Calendar P.

Brazil Welcome to our guide to Brazil. This is useful for anyone researching Brazilian culture, customs, manners, etiquette, values and wanting to understand the people better. You may be going to Brazil on business, for a visit or even hosting Brazlilian colleagues or clients in your own country. Remember this is only a very basic level introduction and is not meant to stereotype all Brazilian people you may meet! Facts and Statistics Location: Eastern South America bordering Argentina 1,224 km, Bolivia 3,400 km, Colombia 1,643 km, French Guiana 673 km, Guyana 1,119 km, Paraguay 1,290 km, Peru 1,560 km, Suriname 597 km, Uruguay 985 km, Venezuela 2,200 km Capital: Brazilia Climate: mostly tropical, but temperate in south Population: 184,101,109 Ethnic Make-up: white (includes Portuguese, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish) 55%, mixed white and black 38%, black 6%, other (includes Japanese, Arab, Amerindian) 1% Religions: Roman Catholic (nominal) 80% Government: federative republic Language in Brazil

International Folk Festival | Fayetteville | North Carolina | Festivals NC “When we dance in the streets, we dance together, regardless of color, race, status, enjoying ourselves and sharing a love for great music, food and fun!” -- Trinidad poet Festival schedule: Friday, Sept. 264th Friday, Downtown FayettevilleArts Council building (301 Hay St.), 7 to 9 p.m.Folks of all ages get a taste of Fayetteville’s arts and cultural offerings, from gallery openings to artist performances. Saturday, Sept. 27Parade of Nations, Hay StreetSee all the pageantry and customs of our diverse community during the Parade of Nations Festival ParkLive performances on multiple stages, authentic cuisine at the International Café, unique arts and crafts vendors, children’s area, Native American Cultural Showcase Sunday, Sept. 28Festival ParkThe fun continues with live performances on multiple stages, authentic cuisine at the International Café, unique arts and crafts vendors, children’s area, Native American Cultural Showcase History of the Folk Festival: 2013 Media sponsors:

Home - NC Folklife Institute International Focus - Home K-12 Resources « World View World View’s resource page brims with excellent education resources in global studies. No matter your discipline, there is good information out there that can help you bring an even stronger global perspective to your classroom or school. We have compiled many strong web sites and lesson plans in the categories provided below. We regularly add new links, so check back with us often. If you find a useful website not on our lists, please let us know. We wish you the very best in your efforts to teach your students about the world. Subject: Region: Grade: Additional Resources: Educational Organizations and Professional DevelopmentGrants and Awards (including travel) Study Abroad for Students

Geeo Caribbean Connections | Teaching for Change Teaching the Caribbean Experience The Caribbean has been a major source of immigrants to the United States and Canada for over a century. The past three decades have seen a further surge in Caribbean immigration, so that the region is now the leading source of legal migrants to a number of U.S. cities and states. People of Caribbean origin are an economic and cultural force in such cities as New York, Hartford, Boston, Chicago, Miami, Toronto and Montreal, and in many smaller cities and towns as well. Despite this pervasive presence, most Caribbean communities have been, at best, invisible to the mainstream culture, noticed only on such occasions as Carnival or the Puerto Rican parade. Few good resources have been available for teaching about the Caribbean heritage at the secondary level. The Dominican Republic Available on our webstore. La Republica Dominicana Available on our webstore. Haiti Free PDF download and resources online. Jamaica Available on our webstore. Moving North Puerto Rico