5 Fun Facts About Día del Niño at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Are you ready to celebrate the most important people in our lives - our kids? With Día del Niño, or Day of the Child, just around the corner, it's time to start planning a fun-filled day that your little ones will love. Día del Niño is a special day to honor and recognize children's rights and well-being, celebrated around the world in different ways. And what better way to celebrate than by joining the Denver Museum of Nature & Science's free event on Sunday, April 30?
This year's Día del Niño celebration promises to be even more exciting than ever before, with special performances, music, and activities for the entire family. So, gather up the kiddos and get ready to party!
Here Are 5 Fun Facts About Día del Niño:
What is Día del Niño?
Día del Niño, also known as the Day of the Child, is a celebration of children's rights and well-being. It is a special day to honor and recognize children and to advocate for their protection and happiness.
How does the Denver Museum of Nature & Science celebrate Día del Niño?
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science celebrates Día del Niño every year with a free event for the entire family. This year, the event will be held on Sunday, April 30. The celebration includes special performances, music and activities for children, as well as free general admission to the museum.
What activities can visitors enjoy during the Día del Niño celebration at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science?
Visitors to the Día del Niño celebration at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science can enjoy a wide range of activities, including face painting, balloon animals and interactive exhibits. There will also be special performances throughout the day, as well as discounts on admission to the "Bugs" exhibition and Infinity Theater and Gates Planetarium showings.
Who is performing?
- Ballet Folklorico: Baile Caliente
- Ballet Folklórico: Sangre de México
- Basaseachi Ballet
- Spirit of Cambodia Cultural Alliance
- And more!
Why is it important to celebrate Dia del Niño?
Celebrating Día del Niño is important because it is a reminder to adults to protect and care for children and to ensure that they have access to the resources they need to thrive. By celebrating Día del Niño, we can help raise awareness about the challenges facing children and work to create a better future for them.
How is Día del Niño celebrated around the world?
Día del Niño, also known as the Day of the Child, is celebrated in many cultures and countries around the world. While the date and specific traditions may vary, the focus of the celebration is to recognize and honor children's rights and well-being.
- U.S.A & Mexico - Día del Niño is celebrated on April 30 with special events and activities for children.
- Brazil - Children's Day is celebrated on Oct. 12 with parades, festivals, and other fun activities.
- India - Children's Day is celebrated on Nov. 14, the birthday of the country's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. It is a day to promote children's rights and well-being.
- Japan - Children's Day is celebrated on May 5 as part of Golden Week, a national holiday period. Families often fly carp-shaped kites and display samurai dolls to celebrate the holiday.
- South Africa - National Children's Day is celebrated on the first Saturday in Nov. with events and activities to promote children's rights and well-being.
- The United Nations also recognizes Universal Children's Day on Nov. 20 as a day to promote and celebrate children's rights around the world.
We are excited to celebrate Día del Niño with you on April 30!
Please be aware that Día del Niño at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an active media day and site. Photographers and media crews may be present taking photos and recording footage. If you do not feel comfortable having your or your family’s photograph taken, please inform the photographer directly. Please provide the photographer with permission via email, signed form or recorded on video if a minor’s face is being photographed. By entering the museum premises, you consent to potentially being photographed or recorded for communications, promotional and media purposes.