Countries Other Than The US That Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Photo Credit: Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Photo Credit: Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Countries Other Than The US That Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Europe , Canada , Japan , The Netherlands
Parker Diakite
Parker Diakite Jan 17, 2021

Jan. 18 commemorates the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It’s a national holiday in the United States that serves as a time for reflection and community engagement to honor his social activism.

While King’s legacy is felt throughout the world, only a few other countries honor and celebrate his legacy.

We’ve compiled this list of countries that celebrate the activist’s life and the meaning behind the celebrations.