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Union Week, timeEdit

As a standard Union Week has Ten Days instead of the still dominant Earth time OTT


Terran Human Union Standard
Sunday Tenday
Monday Oneday
Tuesday Twoday
Wednesday Threeday
Thursday Fourday
Friday Fiveday
Saturday Sixday
Sevenday
Eightday
Nineday

Union Week – CelebrationsEdit

The Birth of the United Stars of the Galaxies is celebrated for one entire Week each year.

Union Week (10 Days) are the only official Federal Holidays and the only time the Assembly does not meet on Union Business.

Union Week starts always on the 1 day of the 4th Month [1]

Schools are closed and many companies reduce their working staff to essentials. Each Day has special events.


Galaxy Night before Union Week begins – All Representatives meet at the assembly ( On this Day traditionally all are present and only a few chose Avatar presence) and the Business Year of the UsotG is declared over. Each of the Council Chiefs present their budget requirements and give a short summary report on the activities of the Councils.

The Military Branches present their budget requirements and an activity summary.

It is also Tax Day and every Union Citizen and every business pays the Annual Union Tax (See Union Taxes).

The Floor Person declares the Assembly closed for Union Week at midnight and traditionally all Lights inside the Alcoves and the Assembly sphere are switched off.

Union Week -Monday – All Representatives gather to a common feast and party in the Ring Park

Union Citizens vote ( The Union Vote Form is filled out and send in).

The President declares all Government Business closed and if it is a Presidential election, the President resumes business or turns business over to the new President. Until 5000 OTT.  By 5020 the Office of the President and all subsequent offices have been abolished. It is the Speaker of the Assembly taking over these functions

Union Week Tuesday – Parade Day. Armed Forces celebrate in Parades all over the Union and a big Fleet Parade is held in the Pluribus System. Fire Works and Picnics are tradition all over the Union

Union Week Wednesday – The famous Crystal Ball is held on Pluribus, and Fine Dance Balls are held everywhere.

Union Week Thursday - The Feast Celebration begins with many hundred thousand vendors and booths giving away cultural specialties. Arts and Crafts Festivals are celebrated all over the Union. Free Concerts are often the norm. Thursday evenings begins the Union Carnival Celebrations with civilian Parades, Humorous and satirical themes and costumed revelers.

Union Week Friday – Feast Celebration Continues , Union Carnival Continues, Union Children Day begins

Union Week Saturday - Feast Celebration Continues , Union Carnival Continues, Union Veterans Day begins – Parades and Celebration of Former Armed Forces and Civil Service members

Union Week Sunday – Day begins with the annual Union Lottery Prize draw ( 10 x 100 Million Credits) Sports Events take place, the Feast Celebration Ends, The Carnival Ends, In the Evening Citizens go to parties, Bars and Pups.

Union Week Unionday – A day of rest and reflection. The dead of past wars are remembered and religious services are held.

Union Week - Galaxyday Voting Results are made public, Tax revenues are tallied and made public. The President gives the State of the Union Address New Union Members that have joined in the past year are officially welcome and Union Wide introduced. Evening Concerts and Entertainment. Until 5000 OTT.  By 5020 the Office of the President and all subsequent offices have been abolished. It is the Speaker of the Assembly taking over these functions

Union Week Universeday – A day of rest, sleep and individual recreation. At midnight the Assembly Floor Person turns on the Lights

Sunday after Union Week – The Councils and the Armed Forces are given their annual Budgets and the Issues that have been voted on by the Union Citizens are made into Law by the Assembly.

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