Today, is St. George’s Day. St. George is the Patron Saint of England. Many English celebrate this day. But it is not a Bank Holiday there. And interestingly, many other countries celebrate St. George’s Day as well as England. They include Canada, Catalonia, Croatia, Portugal, Cyprus, Greece, Georgia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the Republic of Macedonia. Cities include Moscow in Russia, Genova in Italy, Ljubliana in Slovenia, Beirut in Lebanon, Qormi and Victoria in Malta and many others. It is also celebrated in the old Crown of Aragon in Spain— Aragon, Catalonia, Valencia and Majorca.
Happy St. George’s Day, wherever you are.