January 6 is all about celebrating the three marvelous gifts to mankind. First one is nature’s candy, the fruit. Specifically, the apple. The second bountiful gift is a vegetable, the bean. Both are heaven-sent. The third one is a blessing by man to himself. It is technology. All three have a decent place in the survival needs list. These national days mark their importance and allows us to celebrate them. Let us discuss them, their history and the ways to commemorate this day.
National Technology day
January 6 recognizes the momentous events in the field of technology alleviating life. We cannot imagine our daily life without coming into contact with a form of technology. An ever-advancing area in this aspect is apps (short for applications). They continue to accelerate and implicate our lives in some or the other manner. The day greatly emphasizes the sparking ofinnovationsand breakthroughs. The man has always been insatiable by heart looking for the next best thing. Therefore, common folks look up to the technical arena for a promising future.
The National Technology Day was founded by AXEL, a prominent technology-based corporation. It has its headquarters at Las Vegas. They did so to glorify the contributions technology has empowered us with till now. It is observed as an unofficial, fun holiday in the United States.
How to celebrate
This day is incredibly fascinating. We can rejoice it by reading about the notable inventions. Also, we should update ourselves on technical refinements happening in everyday life. We can search for the hashtag ‘technology day’ on social media. It will help us explore more about recent creations. We can talk about our concepts on technology, development and make them reach everyone.
Apple tree day
Apple tree day is dedicated to the well-known fruit, apple. On January 6 people are encouraged to acquire knowledge about apples. They contain a lot of antioxidants. There have been researches about the connections of apples with lower cholesterol levels. It has a wide range of species, each offering varied taste and benefits.
The Apple day previously commenced as a celebration of a two centuries old apple tree. Later, it grew out to be the festivity of the fruit itself. Apple is a tree belonging to the rose family. It is presumed to be one of the oldest cultivated fruits. It originated in Central Asia. Apples thrived in Europe for several years. The European colonists sent them over to North America in the 17th century.
How to celebrate
We can celebrate it by participating in events organized in our locality. There are many regional village carnivals on Apple tree day. Traditional desserts such as Apple cake, pie and crumbles use apples as the main ingredient. Therefore, we can try to cook them. Also, we should expand our knowledge about its remedial properties.
National Bean day
National bean day celebrates the bean in all its sizes, forms and colors. Beans are a substantial source of protein for us. Also, they are an optimum supply of fiber making themselves a healthy meal and snack option.
People believe that Paula Bowen created this holiday. It was her way to honor her father who was a pinto farm. Apparently, she had chosen January because there were not a lot of holidays in the month. However, it is not a confirmed holiday.
How to celebrate
We can relish this day by cooking our favorite bean recipe. Also, it is a great day to honor professor Gregor Johann Mendel. He provided an extensive contribution to bean experiments. Furthermore, we can use beautifully painted beans to make bean art.