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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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    Product Description

    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. A holiday for every day! 5 Star Review

      Posted by on Jan 11th 2019

      The calendar is great. One concern I have is the delay in getting my order. I ordered on line on December 21. I did not expect to receive the seven calendars by Dec 24 but at least by January 1. They arrived on January 8.

    2. Wonderful service! 5 Star Review

      Posted by on Dec 20th 2018

      I am always delighted to receive my annual order for gift giving each year. The extra service needed and given to me this year was wonderful!

    3. Always fabulous 5 Star Review

      Posted by on Dec 19th 2018

      I love the photos, the recipes, book recommendations, movies recommendations - the comprehensiveness of these products. Beautiful!

    4. Best Calendar Ever 5 Star Review

      Posted by on Dec 18th 2018

      This is truly the best calendar ever since its inception. It is such a classy, high quality cultural learning tool for children and adults.

    5. Friends receive this for the holidays! 5 Star Review

      Posted by on Dec 8th 2018

      Well done!

    6. Wonderful calendar 5 Star Review

      Posted by on Dec 4th 2018

      I get these every year for myself and as gifts. The pictures are amazing and highlight the wonderful humanity found throughout our diverse world.

    7. Beautiful calendar 5 Star Review

      Posted by on Nov 26th 2018

      The RPCV calendar for 2019 is as beautiful as ever, with great pictures and interesting information. It makes a wonderful gift for people on your list who enjoy different cultures and might inspire others to get interested in other cultures!

    8. Treasured annual holiday gifts. 5 Star Review

      Posted by on Nov 14th 2018

      Our beautiful and informative calendars have once again arrived in a timely fashion. Thank you!!!!

    9. Always every year 5 Star Review

      Posted by on Nov 2nd 2018

      I buy 30 calendars for family and friends. I fill in birthdays and anniversaries. That’s my guilt for Christmas and people love it!

    10. RPCVsOf Wisconsin-Madison Calendars 5 Star Review

      Posted by on Oct 28th 2018

      The calendars make wonderful gifts for our family. I have sent the calendars for at least 6 years and also passed these to community friends and our church. It is a great way for others to understand the good work of Peace Corps volunteers. I also purchase and use the note cards.

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