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Google doodle celebrates Indonesia Independence Day

Today’s Doodle honours Indonesia Independence Day and features illustrations by Bandung-based guest artist Wastana Haikal. This day in 1945 saw the formal declaration of Indonesian independence. The day is celebrated throughout Indonesia with parades, carnivals, and marching bands. The national colours of the red and white are used to adorn homes and streets all around…

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Kimiko Tsumura : Google doodle celebrates 120th birthday of Japanese actor

Noh is a sophisticated and mysterious type of traditional Japanese theatre where actors and musicians perform while wearing exquisite masks and ornate costumes. Tsumura Kimiko, a Japanese actor and playwright who was one of the earliest female figures in the world of Noh, is honoured in today’s Doodle and on her 120th birthday. Through her…

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Luisa de Medrano : Google doodle celebrates 538th birthday of Spanish scholar

The Google Doodle for today honours poet and philosopher Luisa de Medrano, who turns 538 today. She is regarded as Spain’s first female professor. On this day in 1484, De Medrano was born at Atienza, Spain, which is now Guadalajara. During the Conquest of Granada, a conflict that would unify Spain under Catholic rule, her…

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Google doodle celebrates Singapore’s National Day

The Google Doodle for today honours Singapore’s National Day. On this date in 1965, Singapore formally achieved independence from the Federation of Malaysia. The Vanda Miss Joaquim orchid, Singapore’s national flower, is depicted in today’s artwork. The kind of orchid chosen as Singapore’s National Flower was chosen for its vibrant colours, hardiness, and resilience—characteristics that…

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Seiki Kuroda : Google doodle celebrates 156th birthday of Japanese painter and teacher

Seiki Kuroda, who was born on this day in 1866, is honoured in today’s Google Doodle in honour of both his life and 156th birthday. The father of Western-influenced paintings in Japan is regarded as influential artist Kuroda. He established the White Horse Society and worked as a teacher and administrator for the Tokyo Art…

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Google doodle celebrates Jamaica’s 60th Independence Day

The Google Doodle of today celebrates Jamaica’s 60th Independence Day. The people of this mountainous island in the Caribbean Sea fought for independence after more than 300 years of British control. The Jamaica Independence Act, which gave the nation the right to self-government, was approved on this day in 1962. In Jamaica, Emancipation Day is…

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Qixi Festival 2022 : Google doodle celebrates Chinese Valentine’s Day

The Qixi Festival, a traditional celebration celebrated in Taiwan, Singapore, and other regions of Asia based on a sappy mythology, is the subject of today’s Google Doodle. It is also referred to as the Magpie Festival, the Night of the Sevens, and the Double Seventh Festival. On the lunar calendar, it is observed on the…

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Google doodle celebrates Switzerland’s National Day

The Google Doodle for today honours Switzerland’s National Day. The three forest cantons of Uri, Schwyz, and Unterwalden joined together on this date in 1291 to sign the Federal Charter and fight against Habsburg control. The charter is recognised as the foundation of Switzerland and is the country’s oldest constitutional text. The day is celebrated…

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