This year 122nd times Natal Day is celebrated by Canadians people in Nova Scotia province. This day refers to establishing of the province in 1867 that is this day is celebrated as a birthday of province.
On August 7, there are several kind of events are offered to people such as sporting competitions, live music, concerts, family activities, road races, entertainment shows etc. Also churches of province organize pray and religious celebration events to celebrate this day. Barbecues, breakfasts, lunches, dinners and picnics also have very important places during these events. Moreover, these all events are performed in big festivals around province by performers. These festivals offer people variety kind of fun and services. People use this day come together, meet others who are living in province of Nova Scotia, spent time with family members and friends and also having fun. Generally, events are organized by governmental services, private or non-private foundations and people to share spirit of Natal Day with other people in Nova Scotia province.
As a province, Nova Scotia was joined to Confederation of Canada in 1867 on July 1. The first Natal Day organization was formed in 1895. Natal means birth in Latin, so people and government was accepted this word to refer birth and official acceptance of province. On August 7, in Nova Scotia province there are variety kind of symbols which refer to Natal Day. People hold Canadian national flags, Nova Scotia flags and also poster or visuals which are representing several moments of the first celebration or confederation acceptance of province.
During Natal Day, even the day is not statutory holiday, Nova Scotia province offer payment for workers to give them a day off work. In governmental services such as post offices are closed around province in that day. Public transportation runs according to special schedule for this day to carry people through festival locations. Private businesses, shops, stores and shopping centers generally are closed or worked for half of day according to their owners or companies. Schools are also closed this day. In addition, traffic may have affected from Natal Day because of some road races.