Today, on January 7, we acknowledge the National Tempura Day. We also celebrate International Programmers Day. These days remind us to respect and ensures that our customs remain alive. At the same time, they honor people who have contributed to the progress and development of the world. These days remind us to appreciate what we have. Moreover, we commemorate the people who contributed to the world that we live in today.
Every year, January 7 celebrates National Tempura Day. Tempura is a Japanese dish. It is deep-fried seafood or vegetable inside tempura batter. The dish is served with the tentsuyu sauce and grated daikon. Also, people eat tempura in udon soup and bowls of soba. It is a dish that everyone enjoys since there are many variations of it.
The tempura was first introduced by Portuguese Jesuit missionaries. It was during the sixteenth century. Jesuit Tokugawa Isyasu was a shogun, a top military commander. The tempura was his favorite dish that he loved. During the late 16th, tempura became a very popular street food. Initially, it was called yatai. ‘Tempura’ comes from the Portuguese word ‘tempero’ which means seasoning or zest.
How to celebrate?
People host dinner and lunch parties on National Tempura Day. People serve various varieties of Tempura. Different people like different concocted versions. Any kind of seafood or vegetable, be it mushroom or fish, can be made using tempura. People come together and savor their tempura recipes. One can host an afternoon tea party in the Japanese style too. Tea ceremonies are a very traditional custom in Japan. So, host a get-together. After that, you can make customized tempuras that you like and have fun.
International Programmer Day marks the progress and achievements made in the technology sector. Moreover, people express their gratitude to the programmers in the world. They are honored with respect for all their programs and developments. In contemporary, the tech-savvy age has simplified many of our day-to-day activities. There are many sectors such as finance, medical, telecommunication, or education. They have either incorporated the use of technology or have enhanced their working using the same.
International Programmers Day was declared in 2007. We usually celebrate this day on September 12 and 13 in leap years. It is because, in 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed the bill of computer programmers. This happened on September 11, 2009. The bill also declares a national holiday for all the professional software engineers. It is an official holiday for all the program developers in the technology sector.
How to celebrate?
On this day, January 7, people all over the world pay tribute to all the programmers. People organize several conclaves and seminars. Small programs also discuss the importance of programming skills. Workshops in schools and fairs host disseminating information about the same. You can also celebrate this day! Get some books or read articles about programming. You can also see how it has progressed with time.