2017 is…

The year of PANTONE® 15-0343, Greenery.
The 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation.
The International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.
The Year of the Fire Rooster in the Chinese Zodiac.
The Centenary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
The 500th anniversary of The Reformation.
The Centenary of the Apparition of the Virgin Mary at Fatima.
The 200th anniversary of Hegel’s Encyclopedia of the Philosophical Sciences.
The 50th anniversary of the first human heart transplant.
The Year of the Daffodil.
The Centenary of De Stijl.
The Centenary of the Russian Revolutions.
The 700th anniversary of the writing of Gulshan i-Raz by Mahmud Shabistari.

Go sweep out the chamber of your heart.
Make it ready to be the dwelling place of the Beloved.
When you depart out, He will enter in,
In you, void of yourself, will He display His beauties.
– Gulshan i-Raz, Mahmud Shabistari


2015 is…

The year of PANTONE 18-1438, Marsala.
The year of the Wood Goat.
The 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.
The bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo.
The International year of Light.
The International year of Soils.
The European year for Development.


2014 is…

The year of PANTONE 18-3224, Radiant Orchid.
The Centenary of the First World War.
The year of the Wood Horse.
The 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth.
The Centennial of the Royal Ontario Museum.
The 350th anniversary of New Jersey.
The International year of Crystallography.
The International year of Family Farming.
The European year of Reconciling Work and Family Life.


2013 is…

The year of PANTONE 17-5641, Emerald.
The year of the Water Snake.
The international year of Statistics.
The Centenary of the birth of Benjamin Britten.
The Centenary of the Tour de France.
The UN International year of Water Cooperation.
The European year of Citizens.
The year of the Mathematics of Planet Earth.
The planned launch year of India’s unmanned mission to Mars.