February 16 has some exciting events to mark. Innovation Day and International Pancake Day are a few of the events celebrated today. Hence, February 16 is the day to value the ability and knowledge of mankind to innovate and make life easier. As well as savor the dish of pancakes. Let us have a look into these events:
Innovation is one of the key factors that assess the progress of mankind in society. It is a necessary task to make life easier and more comfortable. With their vast range of knowledge and skills, human beings invented things that have revolutionized the world. Innovation day on February 16 is for companies to celebrate the novelty of ideas and their execution. Such innovations aim to transform the world for the better.
The Science History Institute along with the Society of Chemical Industry celebrate Innovation Day. They host events together each year on February 16. The two companies believe that behind the idea of every innovation is the concept of the past innovators. Thus, Innovation Day acknowledges the people who coined new ideas for any innovation. Along with advancements in society, the use of technology changes too. Both the companies believe that for any innovation to be successful, one has to think of the use in the future. Innovation day exists to inspire and motivate individuals to think of creative ideas for such progress.
HOW TO CELEBRATE?
There are a couple of ways to celebrate Innovation Day. Individuals can get their pen and paper. Begin noting down ideas for new inventions. The next way is to research and enhance one’s general knowledge about various inventions throughout history. People will get to know of the inventions that have changed the world and the way things function. This, in turn, will inspire them to think more deeply and creatively.
INTERNATIONAL PANCAKE DAY:
One cannot deny the fact that food is the way to an individual’s heart. When it comes to pancakes, most people believe them to be the perfect breakfast. International Pancake Day is on February 16, 2021, to test one’s cooking skills and enjoy pancakes. Most English-speaking countries like UK, Australia, Canada, and others celebrate this day.
International Pancake Day is also known as Shrove Tuesday. It is the day before Ash Wednesday. Historically, it is observed on Tuesday in February or March. Before the beginning of Lent. The term refers to a period of forty days before Easter. Hence, it is the period of fasting. According to the tradition, individuals do not eat eggs, butter, and other rich food items. So, they observe International Pancake Day where they enjoy the meal of pancakes. On this day, they make pancakes with all the ingredients that they will have to abstain from later on.
HOW TO CELEBRATE?
Individuals around the world can cook and enjoy having a wholesome meal of pancakes. Another major tradition to celebrate this day is the pancake race. This takes place in the UK. People take part in the race with a pancake and a pan. They flip pancake in the air and catch it with the pan. In some places, they wear fancy costumes too. Thus, get your pans and start making pancakes. Enjoy an exemplary meal with your loved ones!
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