Is It Braai Day Today?
It's Braai day on the 25th of September.
The most recent detection of references to Braai Day was 2 years ago.
There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 25th of September. In total we detected 150 total unique days being shared such as Pabebe Wave Day which had 206,016 people talking about it, or Pabebewave Day having 9,811 tweets.
How Is The Date For Braai Day Calculated?
The day shown for 'National Braai Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Sept. 25, 2015 across social media making references to 'Braai Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Daughters, Pabebe or Braai Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Braai Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!
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Can I Register Braai Day?
We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Braai day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.
Is it National Braai Day Everywhere?
Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.
We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Braai day to show how people feel about Braai. See if people like Braai here.
We're detecting how Braai affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Braai affects company share prices.
Hang On, It Was National Braai Day Already This Year..!?
Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Braai Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Braai Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Braai day, then the date shown for National Braai Day, could come up twice :D
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