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Sonnelian Calendar [Dates, Holidays][WIP]

CALENDAR OF SONNEL

Months of the Year

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Month

Season

SubSeason

Sport Season

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Ponten

Winter

Icy

Basketball

2

Stefomen

Winter

Icy

Basketball

3

Donoren

Winter

Snowy

Basketball

4

Xhayjen

Winter

Snowy

Basketball

5

Airpenen

Spring

Rainy

Soccer

6

Uppenen

Spring

Rainy

Soccer

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Gallifen

Spring

Humid

Soccer

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Corpoten

Spring

Humid

Soccer

9

Reydocen

Summer

Windy

Baseball

10

Octanoren

Summer

Windy

Baseball

11

Loxorten

Summer

Dry

Baseball

12

Irmeliden

Summer

Dry

Baseball

13

Jozelen

Fall

Cloudy

Gridiron

14

Huntren

Fall

Cloudy

Gridiron

15

Sharden

Fall

Stormy

Gridiron

16

Crisimen

Fall

Stormy

Gridiron

    This calendar is an essential possession for anyone wishing to have mastery and expertise of the annual international timekeeping system of Sonnel. This guide includes:
  • Information for each month, including seasonal, fiscal, astronomical, and other information.

  • Guide to annual holidays, traditions, and events; including name, duration, location, and other essential information.

  • Notes on the history of Sonnel and its calendar, and how the timekeeping itself was written.

  • Other information on the timekeeping system concerning other units of time.

Scroll down to the bottom of this dispatch for information about the dates/holidays/traditions/events listed on the calendar. This graph on the left (or above on mobile) not only is a quick reference guide to the months, but also contains direct links to the month on this dispatch, if you click the month name.
This dispatch is meant to be a replacement of the old "Sonnelian Units --- Time" factbook.
If you would like to apply for a holiday, festival, or other important event from your nation to be featured on the calendar, simply telegram me (Drawkland) and I will see to the request.


Quick Facts
There are 16 months in a Sonnelian year. Each month consists of 54 days, split evenly into 6 weeks of 9 days.
The days of the week are Crismed, Hyaped, Galerted, Kanged, Iconored, Piraled, Merunshed, Ennerfed, and Draled; in that order. Crismed, Iconored, and Draled are considered "days off," in which school and industrial/office jobs are not in session. The remaining 6 days are regular work days. Whereas Crismed is usually a "stay-at-home" day and Draled similar, Iconored is usually a day for running errand too time-consuming for a regular work day, or for clubs or other groups to meet for extended meetings, or groups of friends hanging together. Most schools remain open for students and teachers to mill about, but classes are not in session.

Unlike Earth, Sonnel dates do not differ year by year, i.e. the 24th of every month always falls on Piraled.

Days are split into 18 hours, 12 hours of which are usually spent awake or productive. The multitude of species living on Sonnel have a different circadian rhythm, more attuned to spending more time awake and less asleep. Indeed, 6 hours is recommended amount of sleep across the board. Most creatures also have eyes attuned to slight darkness, so even before the advent of the lightbulb, Sonnelians would stay into the later hours of night.
The day is divided into 4 periods, best defined as "Limbo," "Morning," "Afternoon," and "Night." Within them, the individual segments of hours, roughly translated, are related to when they are based on major events (Midnight, Dawn, Noon, and Dusk).
Midnight (or "Deep" as it's called) occurs at 1:00. Dawn lasts from 5:00-6:00 variably. Noon is at 10:00, and Dusk is from 14:00-15:00, variably.

The hours consist of 40 minutes. The typical workday, comparable to "9-to-5" would be "6-12." Schools generally go 5:20-11:20.

Click Here to skip past the months to the list of holidays.
Click Here to skip past the months and holidays to the bottom of the page for more information on timekeeping.

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Dawn

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Pre-Noon

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Pre-Dusk

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Dusk

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Morning

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Afternoon

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Night

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MONTH CALENDAR

    National Holiday Notation
  • International Holiday

  • Drawkland

  • Xhayparia*

  • Mushcap*

  • Zlevecky

  • Oteshknir

  • Other

*Xhayparia and Mushcap aren't Sonnelian nations, but their emigrated citizens living on Sonnel typically celebrate holidays on these days.

    Holiday Type Notation
  • * General Holiday

  • ^ Festival Holiday

  • ~ Honor / Remembrance Holiday

  • @ Religious Holiday

Ponten
Season: Winter ||| SubSeason: Icy
Fiscal Year: First Half ||| Moon: Flayy

Crismed

Hyaped

Galerted

Kanged

Iconored

Piraled

Merunshed

Ennerfed

Draled

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Stefomen
Season: Winter ||| SubSeason: Icy
Fiscal Year: First Half ||| Moon: AluraeDae

Crismed

Hyaped

Galerted

Kanged

Iconored

Piraled

Merunshed

Ennerfed

Draled

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Donoren
Season: Winter ||| SubSeason: Snowy
Fiscal Year: First Half ||| Moon: Morstaire

Crismed

Hyaped

Galerted

Kanged

Iconored

Piraled

Merunshed

Ennerfed

Draled

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Xhayjen
Season: Winter ||| SubSeason: Snowy
Fiscal Year: First Half ||| Moon: Dytkyv
Note: In addition to Dytkyv, the planet Xhayparia is also in prominence.

Crismed

Hyaped

Galerted

Kanged

Iconored

Piraled

Merunshed

Ennerfed

Draled

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Airpenen
Season: Spring ||| SubSeason: Rainy
Fiscal Year: First Half ||| Moon: Yald

Crismed

Hyaped

Galerted

Kanged

Iconored

Piraled

Merunshed

Ennerfed

Draled

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Uppenen
Season: Spring ||| SubSeason: Rainy
Fiscal Year: First Half ||| Moon: Mandella

Crismed

Hyaped

Galerted

Kanged

Iconored

Piraled

Merunshed

Ennerfed

Draled

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Gallifen
Season: Spring ||| SubSeason: Humid
Fiscal Year: First Half ||| Moon: Ibekk

Crismed

Hyaped

Galerted

Kanged

Iconored

Piraled

Merunshed

Ennerfed

Draled

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Corpoten
Season: Spring ||| SubSeason: Humid
Fiscal Year: First Half ||| Moon: Senetei

Crismed

Hyaped

Galerted

Kanged

Iconored

Piraled

Merunshed

Ennerfed

Draled

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Reydocen
Season: Summer ||| SubSeason: Windy
Fiscal Year: Second Half ||| Moon: Canada

Crismed

Hyaped

Galerted

Kanged

Iconored

Piraled

Merunshed

Ennerfed

Draled

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Octanoren
Season: Summer ||| SubSeason: Windy
Fiscal Year: Second Half ||| Moon: Alerea

Crismed

Hyaped

Galerted

Kanged

Iconored

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Ennerfed

Draled

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Loxorten
Season: Summer ||| SubSeason: Dry
Fiscal Year: Second Half ||| Moon: Gisit

Crismed

Hyaped

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Iconored

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~ Zleveckian Independence

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Irmeliden
Season: Summer ||| SubSeason: Dry
Fiscal Year: Second Half ||| Moon: Sugiso

Crismed

Hyaped

Galerted

Kanged

Iconored

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Jozelen
Season: Fall ||| SubSeason: Cloudy
Fiscal Year: Second Half ||| Moon: Ugyrk

Crismed

Hyaped

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Kanged

Iconored

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Huntren
Season: Fall ||| SubSeason: Cloudy
Fiscal Year: Second Half ||| Prominent Moon: Dofseg

Crismed

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Iconored

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Sharden
Season: Fall ||| SubSeason: Stormy
Fiscal Year: Second Half ||| Moon: Maliganthe

Crismed

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(Gréphant)

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Crisimen
Season: Fall ||| SubSeason: Stormy
Fiscal Year: Second Half ||| Prominent Moon: Jesurg

Crismed

Hyaped

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Iconored

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Expect more in future. To add things to this list TG Drawkland.

DONOREN
Donoren 30: * Day of the Harpy Dove (Zlevecky)

On this day, the Zleveckian people celebrate the national animal Harpy Dove. People wear blue and white wings in celebration. There are mass parties regulated by the police in the streets. And usually, families meet to share stories and meals. Government offices are closed and stores usually close though some stay open and put sales in place.

LOXORTEN
Loxorten 49: ~ Zleveckian Independence Day (Zlevecky)

On this day, many people just eat with family or friends. It's the day where people remember when their ancestors claimed Zlevecky.

SHARDEN
Sharden 28-37 ^ Gréphant (Zlevecky)

Through the week, people celebrate Gréphant or the celebration of life and death. People dress up in robes of either yellow, red, or blue for a full day. They may take them off when ever they feel like it but traditionally people wear them through the day till night when they take it off for bed.

Typically, family and friends gather on certain days to celebrate. Foods are made especially for the days. Favorites include Jampa, a dish of various fish and meats mixed up and cooked; Yungomi, a vegetable that is boiled in water then layered with cheeses; Hergim, a kind of animal often eaten on this day; and Wrinp, sugary, red candies rolled up into a red ball and usually consumed by the children.

Throughout the day people wave and thank one another. Sometimes, towns may arrange parties music and games are involved. Other times other host their own parties for friends and or family to join.

One festive thing is for people in every city or town to capture the crowns. There are two, one for a gentleman and another for a female. They must wear it on their head for the whole 10 days until the end of the festival or until someone takes it. It is heavily regulated. Violence and breaking in are still prohibited. But taking it from their heads are fully allowed. The people who have the crown on that final day are usually rewarded with gifts and prizes.


TIME UNITS

Pe = Second --- 100 Create 1 Pes.
Pes = Minute --- 40 Create 1 Pese.
Pese = Hour --- 18 Create 1 Pesed
Pesed = Day --- 9 Create 1 Pesede.
Pesede = Week --- 6 Create 1 Peseden.
Peseden = Month --- 16 Create 1 Pesedena.
Pesedena = Year --- 100 Create 1 Pesedenall.
Pesedenall = Century --- 100 Create 1 Pesedenallo.
Pesedenallo = Millennium --- 5 Create 1 Pesedenallom.
Pesedenallom = Era --- Largest Time Measurement.

For simplicity, the time units listed in this factbook are listed by their Earth-comparable names as to avoid confusion.


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