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  • Leading his camels to the annual Pushkar Mela, or fair, that draws vendors, visitors, and religious participants from all over India’s desert state of Rajasthan, this herder is headed for the fair’s camel shows and livestock market. Several thousand camels and other animals are bought, sold, and traded during this five-day event, which takes place during the full moon of late October or early November. Camel herders, musicians and dancers, and other visitors are joined by Hindu pilgrims who come to take a holy dip in Pushkar Lake under the full moon to wash away sins and seek salvation.

Calendar 2019

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The 2019 International Calendar is now available!

The following current or past Peace Corps countries are featured in the 2019 calendar: Mali, Indonesia, Ghana, Senegal, Philippines, Nicaragua, Colombia, Nepal, Haiti, Mongolia, Argentina, and Turkey. The 2019 cover photo was taken at the renowned Pushkar Mela livestock fair in Rajasthan, India.

In addition to compelling photographs and interesting information about the culture and people of each featured country, every dayblock of the calendar includes an event, holiday, or holy day that is observed somewhere in the world—from independence days to annual market days to the birthdays of notable people.

Want to know when to expect meteor showers or solar eclipses? Or when the Rose Moon will be at its peak? The International Calendar has all of that and more—including the timing of all new moons and full moons. You can even look ahead to 2020 to know when to expect these astronomic moments in 2020 as well as many of the important moveable holy days in various calendar systems.

For each featured country in the 2019 calendar, you’ll find recipes to try and films, music, and literature to explore.

You may be able to support an RPCV group near you by buying your 2019 International Calendar from them. Check to see if there's a local group in your area that sells the International Calendar. Groups selling the calendar.

Contact Us to see how your group can sell the calendar for your own fund-raising purposes.


Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) of Wisconsin–Madison

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  1. I MUST have this every year and give it as gifts - ESSENTIAL 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Oct 12th 2018

    This calendar is the only one I have ever seen which provides at least one holiday for EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR! The photos are stunning and the array of countries featured from year to year makes for a well rounded product. I have been getting multiple copies of the calendar for about the last 20 years. Thank you.

  2. A View of the World 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Oct 3rd 2018

    I have been receiving the RPCVs calendars for over 10 years. Great photography, interesting facts on countries, plus I buy several as gifts. Fast delivery as well.

  3. soggy calendars 1 Star Review

    Posted by on Oct 2nd 2018

    the calendars were stuck to one another after having been wet so long, they had begun to grow mold.
    RPCVs Wisconsin Madison reply - we are sorry for the wet calendars, please send us an address so we can replace them.

  4. A delight throughout the year 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Oct 2nd 2018

    I look forward to the arrival of each year's calendar and enjoy it each month throughout the year. The pictures are engaging. The country facts are interesting and educational. The holiday and festival information is both interesting and helpful as I see people throughout the year who celebrate them.

  5. Gorgeous & useful but bruised in mail. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Oct 2nd 2018

    The calendar is well formated & planned , big enough day boxes for me to write in. Gorgeous thoughtful photos. Mailing envelope was too flimsy - One side had a crunch all the way thru both calendars..

  6. superb 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Oct 2nd 2018

    love the RPCV calendar. Great pictures of various countries. I buy it every single year!!

  7. Outstanding photographs to help us engage with all of the world 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Oct 2nd 2018

    I have been using the RPCV International Calendar for at least 10 years now as well as giving it to family and friends as a Xmas gift. I and all love it. I have saved the photos from old calendars to use in my teaching and with my grandchildren. Keep them coming, please.

  8. Another great calendar 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Oct 2nd 2018

    These calendars never disappoint. As well as the gorgeous pictures there is information on cultural observances. We refer to these for a monthly book display in our elementary school library to enlighten and educate all.

  9. Gorgeous Global Photography 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Oct 2nd 2018

    I have been purchasing this calendar for about 10 years. It is extremely comprehensive, listing holidays throughout the world. The photographs and graphics are gorgeous, and as an added bonus, each country featured also includes information about related books and music.

  10. Usual beautiful & well done 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Sep 27th 2018

    I've been getting a calendar from almost the very first one. My compliments to the staff that work on this project year after year. Great Job.

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