National Tree Day in Benin
National Tree Day in Benin is held on June 1. Or Festival of Trees. This event in the first decade of the month June is annual. Help us
Within the framework of this project and to mark the 1st of June which is the National Day of the Tree in Benin, the NGO SOS Biodiversity in partnership with the NGO GeomaD are organizing a tree planting activity simultaneously on 4 sites in the commune of Abomey-Calavi.
According to studies, 51.54% of the national vegetation cover is dominated by tree and shrub savannahs. From a specific point of view, Benin's flora is rich in 2807 plant species. About 3.77% of the species, that is 106 species are threatened (Vulnerable, Endangered or Critically Endangered).
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Mother's Day in Benin on May 26 (It is celebrated on the last Sunday of May, if the date coincides with the date of Pentecost, then it is transferred to the first Sunday of June);
Feast day of the Assumption of Mary on August 15 (Christian feast day, one of the Catholic holy days of obligation a public holiday in Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Senegal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Togo, and Vanuatu);
Steppe Day in Ukraine on May 30 (2017);
European Bicycle Day on June 3 (celebrated since 1998)