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Andreina Gonzalez

I am Andreina from Venezuela, I am a journalist finishing my master's degree in Journalism and Public Relations at Griffith College. I like photography, writing and calligraphy.

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World Autism Awareness Day

By Andreina Gonzalez / April 2, 2019

World Autism Awareness Day is being marked today, April 2. But, what is Autism? It is a complex question with many definitions, opinions and answers. The Oxford Dictionary defines Autism as “a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and […]

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Mother’s Day 2019 in Ireland

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 31, 2019

Today, March 31, we celebrate Mother’s Day in Ireland. But Mother’s Day is celebrated worldwide on different dates. In Ireland and the United Kingdom, mothers are commemorated on the fourth Sunday of Lent. While in other countries such as Venezuela, Germany, Japan and Canada, Mother’s Day is celebrated in May. Argentina celebrates this day on the […]

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Dublin is the best travel destination in Ireland

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 29, 2019

Dublin is the best travel destination in Ireland. That’s according to the 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards, which ranked the Irish capital in top spot based on user reviews and ratings. The travel site explains that even though it is a city for the youth offering great nightlife and the best pint of Guinness, it […]

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World Theatre Day – Value of the Arts

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 27, 2019

Happy World Theatre Day 2019! World Theater Day is observed internationally on March 27 to generate awareness about the importance of theatre arts, how they played an important role in the field of entertainment and the changes that theatre brings in the life. As the International Theatre Institute explains, this day is a celebration for […]

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Remember Slavery – Not a Thing of the Past

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 25, 2019

Every year on March 25, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade offers the opportunity to honour and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the brutal slavery system and it is a reminder to work against all forms of modern slavery. From the mid-fifteenth […]

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World Water Day – Water For All

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 22, 2019

World Water Day is celebrated on March 22 across the world by the United Nations. It is about tackling the water crisis by addressing the reasons why so many people are being left behind. As sad and unfair as it sounds, today, millions of people have their access denied to life-saving clean water, decent toilets […]

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World Poetry Day – from big to new names

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 21, 2019

World Poetry Day is celebrated on March 21 and was declared by UNESCO in 1999. Its purpose is to promote the reading, writing, publishing and teaching of poetry throughout the world. “Poetry speaks to our common humanity and our shared values, transforming the simplest of poems into a powerful catalyst for dialogue and peace” – […]

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International Day of Happiness – Smile today

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 20, 2019

Did you know that today is the International Day of Happiness? Well, according to the United Nations it is. Since 2013, the UN has celebrated March 20 as a way to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. For UNESCO, among the things that bring happiness and joy to […]

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Father’s Day in March

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 19, 2019

Do you think that Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June around the world? Well, you’re wrong. In many countries like Spain, it is celebrated on March 19. Why is Father’s Day celebrated on March 19 in some countries? This date is related to a Catholic tradition in Europe. March 19 commemorates […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2019

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 18, 2019

Ireland and the world celebrated yesterday (March 17) St Patrick’s Day 2019 with parades, parties and endless activities. This year around half a million attendees were estimated in Dublin city. This Festival is a monumental occasion for Ireland. More than 3,000 people took part in the country’s largest St Patrick’s Day parade, celebrating Irish storytelling. […]

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