Posted: 22-01-2013 13:10
January 26th is Australia Day which is a public holiday in Australia where Australians celebrate Australia and its traditions. This is also commemorated outside of Australia with parties waving Australian Flags and putting up Australian Bunting and Australian Themed Decorations such as Kangaroo Cutouts. We are looking at some of the history and the festivities taking place creating the perfect Australian Atmosphere and we would love to know how you are spending the day.
Now that Blue Monday is over it's time to look forward to many Celebrations, one of which is Australia Day on January 26th. This commemorates the establishment of the first settlement at Port Jackson which is now part of Sydney. This is a public holiday in Australia where Australians join together with friends and family to enjoy their country and traditions. This is a day off of work where people have Picnics, Barbeques, play or watch sports events and in some areas there are fireworks. Closer to home outside of Australia there are celebratory parties in pubs, bars and restaurants. There is loads of dressing up in Corkscrew Hats, Dame Edna and Beer Goggle Glasses. Decorations such as Boomerang and Australian Outback Cutouts and Australian Flag Bunting is put up creating a long established Australian Atmosphere .
Where will you be celebrating Australia Day? Are you having a party?