Hollerin’ Contest Day

cheerful young woman screaming into megaphone

Hollerin’ Contest Day

June 20th marks Hollerin' Contest Day, a unique and quirky holiday that celebrates the tradition of hollerin', a form of communication and entertainment characterized by loud, sustained, and melodious vocalizations.

History

Hollerin' Contest Day originated in the rural communities of the Southern United States, where hollerin' served as a practical means of long-distance communication among farmers and workers in the fields.

Interesting Facts

  • The National Hollerin' Contest, held annually in Spivey's Corner, North Carolina, is one of the most well-known hollerin' events, attracting participants from around the world.
  • Hollerin' Contest Day celebrates the cultural heritage and folk traditions of the American South, showcasing the unique art form of hollerin' and its importance in rural communities.
  • Contestants in hollerin' competitions are judged based on factors such as volume, clarity, creativity, and overall performance, with winners receiving prizes and recognition for their skills.
Hammock Day
Nothing sounds quite as relaxing as kicking back and relaxing in a hammock – and there’s no better way to celebrate Hammock Day! Find two sturdy, conveniently located trees (or improvise – and don’t limit yourself to the outdoors), string up a comfy bed… and relax!More Details...All details taken directly from provider content at http://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/hammock-day/
Cook Something Bold Day
When : Always November 8th Cook Something Bold Day is today. According to it's creator, Wellcat.com, Cook Something Bold Day is designed to encourage us to cook something bold and daring, that will fill up the house with warm, ""homey"" odors. It is celebrated in the month of November, as houses are closed up for […]
Eat a Cranberry Day
When : Always November 23rd Eat a Cranberry Day is today. Cranberries are good for you. How many cranberries will you eat today? Native to North America, cranberries are grown in bogs, and are primarily grown in New England. When the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, they found Native Americans harvesting them, and eating them. […]
I Want You to be Happy Day
Date When Celebrated: Always March 3rd ""I Want You to be Happy Day"" is an unselfish day. Its a thought that we wish upon others that we care for or love. Celebrate today by doing more than wishing someone is happy. Do something to make others happy. It can start with an Ecard that will […]