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bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070






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Knowledge Day*Sunday September 1, 2019Culture 
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Arbor Day*Sunday September 1, 2019Culture 
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Kirani Day*Sunday September 1, 2019Culture 
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Kirani James day*Sunday September 1, 2019Culture 
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Victory Day*Monday September 2, 2019Culture 
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Armed Forces Day*Tuesday September 3, 2019Culture 
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Armed Forces DayTuesday September 3, 2019Culture 
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Victory Day*Tuesday September 3, 2019Culture 
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Surrender of General Tomoyuki Yamashita Day (Victory over Japan Day)*Tuesday September 3, 2019Culture 
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Moscow Foundation DayThursday September 5, 2019Culture 
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Moscow Foundation DayThursday September 5, 2019Culture 
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Saint Louis DaySunday September 8, 2019Culture 
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Nativity of MarySunday September 8, 2019Culture 
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Guru Granth Sahib day*Tuesday September 10, 2019Culture 
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Day of ReconciliationThursday September 12, 2019Culture 
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Fête des Fontaines de MôtiersThursday September 12, 2019Culture 
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Exaltation of the Fair and Holy Cross*Saturday September 14, 2019Culture 
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National Day of Poetry and Literature*Tuesday September 17, 2019Culture 
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Citizenship Day*Tuesday September 17, 2019Culture 
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St. Sofia**Tuesday September 17, 2019Culture 
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Prince's DayTuesday September 17, 2019Culture 
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Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary*Saturday September 21, 2019Culture 
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Navratra StapanaSaturday September 21, 2019Culture 
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Arbor DaySaturday September 21, 2019Culture 
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Resistance Fighting Day*Sunday September 22, 2019Culture 
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Arbor DaySunday September 22, 2019Culture 
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Fertility DaySunday September 22, 2019Culture 
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Ethnicity day*Tuesday September 24, 2019Culture 
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Saint Rupert*Tuesday September 24, 2019Culture 
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Virgen de la Merced**Tuesday September 24, 2019Culture 
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Virgen de la Merced**Tuesday September 24, 2019Culture 
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Virgen de la Merced**Tuesday September 24, 2019Culture 
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Virgen de la Merced**Tuesday September 24, 2019Culture 
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Kamarampaka*Wednesday September 25, 2019Culture 
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Brother Klaus festival*Wednesday September 25, 2019Culture 
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Teachers' DaySaturday September 28, 2019Culture 
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Heroes Day*Monday September 30, 2019Culture 
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Anniversary ot the Proclamation of the People's Republic of China*Tuesday October 1, 2019Culture 
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Olechotel Belau Fair*Tuesday October 1, 2019Culture 
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Animal DayFriday October 4, 2019Culture 
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WIZKID Day*Sunday October 6, 2019Culture 
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Merchant HolidayMonday October 7, 2019Culture 
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Capital Liberation DayThursday October 10, 2019Culture 
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National Day of Tree PlantingSaturday October 12, 2019Culture 
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Education DayMonday October 14, 2019Culture 
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Intercession of Mother of God*Monday October 14, 2019Culture 
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Republic's Anniversary*Monday October 14, 2019Culture 
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Hurricane Thanksgiving Day**Tuesday October 15, 2019Culture 
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Boss's Day*Wednesday October 16, 2019Culture 
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National Nutrition Day*Wednesday October 16, 2019Culture 
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Day of Friendship with Puerto RicoThursday October 17, 2019Culture 
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National Press Day*Tuesday October 22, 2019Culture 
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United Nations Day*Thursday October 24, 2019Culture 
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Azad Kashmir Day*Thursday October 24, 2019Culture 
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Larry Itliong Day*Friday October 25, 2019Culture 
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Deportation Day*Saturday October 26, 2019Culture 
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Señor de los Milagros*Monday October 28, 2019Culture 
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National Day of Victims of Political Execution*Wednesday October 30, 2019Culture 
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Day of ScienceWednesday October 30, 2019Culture 
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Revival Leaders' Day**Friday November 1, 2019Culture 
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Hamilton Jackson Day*Friday November 1, 2019Culture 
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Tripuri Purnima*Monday November 4, 2019Culture 
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Guy Fawkes Night*Tuesday November 5, 2019Culture 
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Guy Fawkes Night*Tuesday November 5, 2019Culture 
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Guy Fawkes Night*Tuesday November 5, 2019Culture 
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Guy Fawkes Night*Tuesday November 5, 2019Culture 
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Cattle Fair**Tuesday November 5, 2019Culture 
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National Revolution Day*Thursday November 7, 2019Culture 
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Harvest festival*Thursday November 7, 2019Culture 
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Allama Muhammad Iqbal Day*Saturday November 9, 2019Culture 
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Arbor DaySaturday November 9, 2019Culture 
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National Day*Saturday November 9, 2019Culture 
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St Martin's Day*Sunday November 10, 2019Culture 
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Battle Day**Monday November 11, 2019Culture 
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National Education Day*Monday November 11, 2019Culture 
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St Martin's DayMonday November 11, 2019Culture 
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St Martin's DayMonday November 11, 2019Culture 
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St Martin's DayMonday November 11, 2019Culture 
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Turnip lantern procession*Monday November 11, 2019Culture 
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Gansabhauet*Monday November 11, 2019Culture 
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Seven-Five-Three*Friday November 15, 2019Culture 
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President's Day**Saturday November 16, 2019Culture 
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Kartar Singh Srabha day*Saturday November 16, 2019Culture 
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National Students’ DaySunday November 17, 2019Culture 
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Teacher DayWednesday November 20, 2019Culture 
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Day of Dignity and Freedom**Thursday November 21, 2019Culture 
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Anniversary of the Death of President Ahmed Abdallah (click)**Tuesday November 26, 2019Culture 
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Algiers Agreement Day*Tuesday November 26, 2019Culture 
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Albanian Independence Day**Thursday November 28, 2019Culture 
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St Andrew's DaySaturday November 30, 2019Culture 
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State Inauguration DaySunday December 1, 2019Culture 
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West Papuan National Flag Day*Sunday December 1, 2019Culture 
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National day of Samba**Monday December 2, 2019Culture 
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Bhopal Gas Tragedy commemoration*Tuesday December 3, 2019Culture 
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SinterKlaas (St Nicholas eve), non official*Thursday December 5, 2019Culture 
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Constitution DayThursday December 5, 2019Culture 
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Saint Nicholas*Friday December 6, 2019Culture 
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Earthquake Mourning**Saturday December 7, 2019Culture 
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Houphouet Boigny Day*Saturday December 7, 2019Culture 
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Human Rights and Peace Day*Tuesday December 10, 2019Culture 
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Nobel Day*Tuesday December 10, 2019Culture 
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Human Rights DayTuesday December 10, 2019Culture 
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Pa-Togan Nengminza Sangma*Thursday December 12, 2019Culture 
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Nupi Lal*Thursday December 12, 2019Culture 
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Martyrs' Day*Friday December 13, 2019Culture 
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St. Lucia Day*Friday December 13, 2019Culture 
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St. Lucia Day*Friday December 13, 2019Culture 
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St. Lucia Day*Friday December 13, 2019Culture 
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St. Lucia Day*Friday December 13, 2019Culture 
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Kaliady*Tuesday December 17, 2019Culture 
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Yalda Night*Friday December 20, 2019Culture 
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Day of the Turkish Language*Saturday December 21, 2019Culture 
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Armed Forces Day*Saturday December 21, 2019Culture 
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Defenders' Day*Sunday December 22, 2019Culture 
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Anniversary of the revolution*Sunday December 22, 2019Culture 
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Christmas EveTuesday December 24, 2019Culture 
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Christmas EveTuesday December 24, 2019Culture 
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Christmas EveTuesday December 24, 2019Culture 
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Christmas EveTuesday December 24, 2019Culture 
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Christmas EveTuesday December 24, 2019Culture 
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Christmas EveTuesday December 24, 2019Culture 
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Holy NightTuesday December 24, 2019Culture 
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National Consumers Day*Tuesday December 24, 2019Culture 
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Brunnensingen der Sebastiani-BruderschaftTuesday December 24, 2019Culture 
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Nüünichlingler*Tuesday December 24, 2019Culture 
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Constitution Day*Wednesday December 25, 2019Culture 
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Mao celebration*Thursday December 26, 2019Culture 
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Kwanzaa*Thursday December 26, 2019Culture 
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April Fools DaySaturday December 28, 2019Culture 
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April Fools DaySaturday December 28, 2019Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Tuesday December 31, 2019Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Tuesday December 31, 2019Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Tuesday December 31, 2019Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Tuesday December 31, 2019Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Tuesday December 31, 2019Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Tuesday December 31, 2019Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Tuesday December 31, 2019Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Tuesday December 31, 2019Culture 
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Knowledge Day -
Wednesday September 1, 2021

Culture : Beginning of school year


Arbor Day -
Wednesday September 1, 2021

Culture : Lasts one week


Kirani Day -
Wednesday September 1, 2021

Culture : Kirani James Day clebrates the achievements of Kirani James Grenada's first Olympic Gold Medalist


Kirani James day -
Wednesday September 1, 2021

Culture : Kirani James won gold at the 2012 Olympics in London


Victory Day -
Thursday September 2, 2021

Culture : From 2010 - Celebrates the capitulation of Japan on Sept. 2, 1945


Armed Forces Day -
Friday September 3, 2021

Culture : Not a public holiday


Armed Forces Day -
Friday September 3, 2021

Culture :


Victory Day -
Friday September 3, 2021

Culture : Commemorates Japan’s defeat in World War II


Surrender of General Tomoyuki Yamashita Day (Victory over Japan Day) -
Friday September 3, 2021

Culture : A working holiday which will be first observed in 2019. Celebrates the surrender of Japanese Army General Tomoyuki Yamashita in Baguio City at the conclusion of hostilities of the Second World War on September 3, 1945. [Wikipedia]


Moscow Foundation Day -
Sunday September 5, 2021

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Moscow Foundation Day -
Sunday September 5, 2021

Culture :


Saint Louis Day -
Wednesday September 8, 2021

Culture :


Nativity of Mary -
Wednesday September 8, 2021

Culture :


Guru Granth Sahib day -
Friday September 10, 2021

Culture : The religious scripture of Sikhism, regarded by Sikhs as the final, sovereign, and eternal living guru following the lineage of the ten human Sikh gurus of the Sikh religion. [Wikipedia]


Day of Reconciliation -
Sunday September 12, 2021

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Fête des Fontaines de Môtiers -
Sunday September 12, 2021

Culture :


Exaltation of the Fair and Holy Cross -
Tuesday September 14, 2021

Culture : In memory of acquisition and the Exaltation of the Cross of Christ. This momentous event occurred during the reign of Constantine the Great, who was the first Roman emperor to stop the persecution of Christians.


National Day of Poetry and Literature -
Friday September 17, 2021

Culture : Commemorates poet Hossein Behjat Tabrizi (1906-1988)


Citizenship Day -
Friday September 17, 2021

Culture : Since 2004, celebrates the ratification of the U.S. constitution and persons who have become U.S. citizens.


St. Sofia -
Friday September 17, 2021

Culture : Orthodox world pays homage to the Holy Martyrs Sofia and her three daughters Faith, Hope and Love. St. Sofia Day is the official holiday of the eponymous Bulgarian capital. in Sofia only


Prince's Day -
Friday September 17, 2021

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Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary -
Monday September 21, 2020

Culture : In the Greek Church the apodosis (solution) of the feast takes place 12 Sept., on account of the feast and the solemnity of the Exaltation of the Cross, 13 and 14 Sept. The Copts in Egypt and the Abyssinians celebrate Mary's Nativity on 1 May, and continue the feast under the name of Seed of Jacob 33 days (Anal. Juris Pont., xxi, 403); they also commemorate it on the first of every month (priv. letter from P. Baeteman, C.M., Alikiena). The Catholic Copts have adopted the Greek feast, but keep it 10 Sept. (Nilles, Kal. Man. , II, 696, 706).


Navratra Stapana -
Monday September 21, 2020

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Arbor Day -
Monday September 21, 2020

Culture :


Resistance Fighting Day -
Tuesday September 22, 2020

Culture : Vastupanuvõitluse päev: Otto Tief's attempt to restore the Estonian independence in 1944 [Wikipedia]


Arbor Day -
Tuesday September 22, 2020

Culture :


Fertility Day -
Tuesday September 22, 2020

Culture :


Ethnicity day -
Thursday September 24, 2020

Culture : National minorities day


Saint Rupert -
Thursday September 24, 2020

Culture : Ruprecht, Hrodperht, Hrodpreht, Roudbertus, Rudbertus, Robert(660 – 710) is the founder of the Austrian city of Salzburg


Virgen de la Merced -
Thursday September 24, 2020

Culture : only in Tucumán, Bahía Blanca, Mercedes, Chascomús, and Viedma.


Virgen de la Merced -
Thursday September 24, 2020

Culture : only in Tucumán, Bahía Blanca, Mercedes, Chascomús, and Viedma.


Virgen de la Merced -
Thursday September 24, 2020

Culture : only in Tucumán, Bahía Blanca, Mercedes, Chascomús, and Viedma.


Virgen de la Merced -
Thursday September 24, 2020

Culture : only in Tucumán, Bahía Blanca, Mercedes, Chascomús, and Viedma.


Kamarampaka -
Friday September 25, 2020

Culture : Commemorates the anniversary of the abolition of the monarchy in 1961, and is marked yearly with the opening of the National Assembly.


Brother Klaus festival -
Friday September 25, 2020

Culture : Nicholas of Flüe (1417-1487) was a farmer from Sachseln and the father of ten children before he decided to go and live as a hermit in the Ranft gorge. During his lifetime he already gained a reputation as a pious and wise man, even as a living saint. His highly valued advice was sought by simple peasants, noblemen, rulers and politicians alike. Not long after the death of 'Brother Klaus', as he was widely known, the first pilgrimages were made to Sachseln and the Ranft gorge, and the first biographies and accounts of pilgrimages appeared. Following his beatification by the Vatican in 1649, an annual Brother Klaus festival was introduced to mark the anniversary of his death


Teachers' Day -
Monday September 28, 2020

Culture :


Heroes Day -
Wednesday September 30, 2020

Culture : To commemorate people who died in wars resisting foreign invaders


Anniversary ot the Proclamation of the People's Republic of China -
Thursday October 1, 2020

Culture : In 1949


Olechotel Belau Fair -
Thursday October 1, 2020

Culture : Celebration of Palau’s unique and distinct culture and traditions, bringing the entire Republic of the community together to celebrate the country’s heritage


Animal Day -
Sunday October 4, 2020

Culture :


WIZKID Day -
Tuesday October 6, 2020

Culture : To honour singer Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, with the stage name, Wizkid for his numerous achievements in music and for his role as a culture influencer. Some of his achievements, include recently becoming the first African artist to sell out the Skyway Theatre Minneapolis, making a Billboard number one hit ‘One Dance’ with Drake, selling out the O2 Arena London, walking the runway with Dolce and Gabbana, winning international awards, and many more


Merchant Holiday -
Wednesday October 7, 2020

Culture :


Capital Liberation Day -
Saturday October 10, 2020

Culture :


National Day of Tree Planting -
Monday October 12, 2020

Culture :


Education Day -
Wednesday October 14, 2020

Culture :


Intercession of Mother of God -
Wednesday October 14, 2020

Culture : This is the main autumn fest, the history of which dates back to the year 910, when in one of the temples of Jerusalem during the service weak-minded Andrew and his disciple Epiphanius saw floating in the air Mother of God, who spread out the wide white veil over worshippers.


Republic's Anniversary -
Wednesday October 14, 2020

Culture : Proclamation of the Republic: in 1958, Philibert Tsiranana became the first President


Hurricane Thanksgiving Day -
Thursday October 15, 2020

Culture : Goes back to 1726 when the first service was conducted in one of the oldest standing structures on St. Thomas which is over 300 years old Fort Christian cancelled in case a hurricane occurred


Boss's Day -
Friday October 16, 2020

Culture : Employees thank their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year


National Nutrition Day -
Friday October 16, 2020

Culture : To enhance the degree of public awareness about the problems concerning nutrition worldwide and unite in the fight against starvation, malnutrition and poverty.


Day of Friendship with Puerto Rico -
Saturday October 17, 2020

Culture :


National Press Day -
Thursday October 22, 2020

Culture : In honour of the publication, on October 22, 1955, of the first issue of the newspaper ‘El Mouqawama El Djazairia’, organ of the National Liberation Front (FLN) and the National Liberation Army (ALN). from 2013 onwards


United Nations Day -
Saturday October 24, 2020

Culture : Marks the anniversary of the U.N. Charter ratified in 1945.


Azad Kashmir Day -
Saturday October 24, 2020

Culture : The day that the Azad Jammu and Kashmir government was created in 1947.


Larry Itliong Day -
Sunday October 25, 2020

Culture : Larry Itliong was one of the greatest labor organizers and leaders in California history. He was a hero not only to the Filipino American community, but for all Californians and Americans who fought and continue to fight for socioeconomic and racial justice


Deportation Day -
Monday October 26, 2020

Culture : Anniversary of the deportation, in inhuman conditions, of more than 5,000 citizens to the desert islands of Southern Italy by the European country's fascist forces in 1911.


Señor de los Milagros -
Wednesday October 28, 2020

Culture : Procession of the Lord of Miracles, patron saint of Lima


National Day of Victims of Political Execution -
Friday October 30, 2020

Culture : In memory of thousands killed by the regime of dictator Augusto Pinochet.


Day of Science -
Friday October 30, 2020

Culture :


Revival Leaders' Day -
Sunday November 1, 2020

Culture : The holiday is commemorated to the deed of the men of letters, enlighteners, fighters for national liberation, who have preserved the national spiritual heritage throughout the centuries. As of 1922 it is a nation-wide holiday. After its ban in 1945, its celebration was resumed in 1990. In December 1995 the 37th National Assembly declared it an official holiday. Bulgarian Stock Exchange remains open.


Hamilton Jackson Day -
Sunday November 1, 2020

Culture : David Hamilton Jackson (1884-1946) was resident of the United States Virgin Islands which was under the rule of Danish West Indies who was an important figure in the struggle for increased civil liberties and workers' rights on the islands. He petitioned for freedom of the press, was involved in the territory's labor movement, and, when the Danish West Indies became the U.S. Virgin Islands in 1917, he lobbied for citizenship for the islanders. [Wikipedia]


Tripuri Purnima -
Wednesday November 4, 2020

Culture : Derives its name from Tripurari - the foe of the demon Tripurasura. In some legends of Kartik Purnima, the term is used to denote the three demon sons of Tārakāsura. Tripurari is an epithet of god Shiva. Shiva in his form as Tripurantaka ( Killer of Tripurasura ) killed Tripurasura on this day. Tripurasura had conquered the whole world and defeated the gods and also created three cities in space, together called Tripura . The killing of the demon(s) and destruction of his/their cities with a single arrow - by Shiva overjoyed the gods and they declared the day as a festival of illuminations. This day is also called Dev-Diwali —the Diwali of the gods. Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights. [Wikipedia]


Guy Fawkes Night -
Thursday November 5, 2020

Culture : Also known as Bonfire Night, Cracker Night, Fireworks Night, Bommy Night: celebrates the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of the 5th of November, 1605 in which a number of Catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, were alleged to be attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London.


Guy Fawkes Night -
Thursday November 5, 2020

Culture : Also known as Bonfire Night, Cracker Night, Fireworks Night, Bommy Night: celebrates the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of the 5th of November, 1605 in which a number of Catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, were alleged to be attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London.


Guy Fawkes Night -
Thursday November 5, 2020

Culture : Also known as Bonfire Night, Cracker Night, Fireworks Night, Bommy Night: celebrates the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of the 5th of November, 1605 in which a number of Catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, were alleged to be attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London.


Guy Fawkes Night -
Thursday November 5, 2020

Culture : Also known as Bonfire Night, Cracker Night, Fireworks Night, Bommy Night: celebrates the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of the 5th of November, 1605 in which a number of Catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, were alleged to be attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London.


Cattle Fair -
Thursday November 5, 2020

Culture : Last 1 month in Sonepur (near Patna)


National Revolution Day -
Saturday November 7, 2020

Culture : This commemorates the 1975 uprising formed by the people and soldiers. The uprising, led by Colonel Abu Taher and his political group Jatiyo Samajtantrik Dal, ended the three day coup organised by self-proclaimed Major General Khaled Mosharraf. It helped Major General Ziaur Rahman, founder of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, to grab power in the long run.


Harvest festival -
Saturday November 7, 2020

Culture : Tokhu emong the harvest festival celebrated by Lotha tribe or Lothas


Allama Muhammad Iqbal Day -
Monday November 9, 2020

Culture : Generally known as a poet and philosopher, but also a jurist, a politician, a social reformer, and a great Islamic scholar. People even bestowed on him the title of Shaere-Mashriq (Poet of the East). Iqbal's contribution to the Muslim world as one of the greatest thinkers of Islam remains unparalleled. In his writings, he addressed and exhorted people, particularly the youth, to stand up and boldly face life's challenges. The central theme and main source of his message was the Qur'an.


Arbor Day -
Monday November 9, 2020

Culture :


National Day -
Monday November 9, 2020

Culture : Celebration of the Chechen independence in 1991


St Martin's Day -
Tuesday November 10, 2020

Culture : Mārtiņdiena , celebrates the beginning of the winter season.


Battle Day -
Wednesday November 11, 2020

Culture : The Acre War, known in Brazil as Acrean Revolution ( Revolução Acreana in Portuguese) and in Spanish as La Guerra del Acre ( The War of the Acre ) was a border conflict between Bolivia and the First Brazilian Republic over the Acre Region, which was rich in rubber and gold deposits. The conflict had two phases between 1899 and 1903 and ended with a Brazilian victory (Battle of Bahia) and the subsequent Treaty of Petrópolis, which ceded Acre to Brazil. from 2016 onwards
Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


National Education Day -
Wednesday November 11, 2020

Culture : A mark of respect to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The latter was a freedom fighter and independent India’s first Education Minister (served from 1947 to 1958).


St Martin's Day -
Wednesday November 11, 2020

Culture :


St Martin's Day -
Wednesday November 11, 2020

Culture :


St Martin's Day -
Wednesday November 11, 2020

Culture :


Turnip lantern procession -
Wednesday November 11, 2020

Culture : Children hollow out turnips and carve them into lanterns, later putting candles in them and carrying them through the dark streets to the sound of musical accompaniment. The procession often finishes with a drink or some hot food. The custom is organised by sport and community associations, residents' associations, church groups, schools and kindergartens.


Gansabhauet -
Wednesday November 11, 2020

Culture : The small town of Sursee upholds a custom, which is unique in Switzerland. Participants of all ages try to cut down a suspended dead goose with one single sabre cut, while blindfolded. www.luzern.com


Seven-Five-Three -
Sunday November 15, 2020

Culture : Shichigosan - a festival for children


President's Day -
Monday November 16, 2020

Culture : President Emomali Rakhmon, former collective farm boss, was elected head of parliament on November 16, 1992, as the ex-Soviet state reeled from the outbreak of a civil war won five years later by pro-government forces. Rakhmon was later elected president in 1994. from 2016


Kartar Singh Srabha day -
Monday November 16, 2020

Culture : Kartar Singh Sarabha (24 May 1896 – 16 November 1915) was an Indian Sikh revolutionary who is among the most famous and reputed martyrs of Punjab. He was only 17 years old when he became a member of Ghadar Party, then came up as a leading luminary member and started fight for an independent India. He was one the most active persons in the movement. Singh was executed at Lahore in November 1915 for his role in the movement in February 1915 when he was only 19 years old. [Wikipedia]


National Students’ Day -
Tuesday November 17, 2020

Culture :


Teacher Day -
Friday November 20, 2020

Culture :


Day of Dignity and Freedom -
Saturday November 21, 2020

Culture : Anniversary of the first day of 2013 pro-EU protests from 2014 onwards


Anniversary of the Death of President Ahmed Abdallah (click) -
Thursday November 26, 2020

Culture : Even though this is an official celebration, banks & businesses usually remain open


Algiers Agreement Day -
Thursday November 26, 2020

Culture : The new Portuguese regime was committed to the dissolution of its overseas colonies; on November 26, 1974, the representatives of Portugal met with the MLSTP party in Algiers and worked out an agreement for the transfer of sovereignty. After a period of transitional government, Sao Tome and Principe achieved independence on July 12, 1975.


Albanian Independence Day -
Saturday November 28, 2020

Culture : From the Ottoman Empire. Independent Albania was proclaimed in Vlorë on 28 November 1912
to respect historical and cultural values and good family and social traditions from 2017


St Andrew's Day -
Monday November 30, 2020

Culture :


State Inauguration Day -
Tuesday December 1, 2020

Culture :


West Papuan National Flag Day -
Tuesday December 1, 2020

Culture : On December 1, 1961, in the then Dutch colony of West New Guinea, the West Papuan national flag, called the Morning Star, was flown for the first time officially beside the Dutch Tricolor.


National day of Samba -
Wednesday December 2, 2020

Culture : in Rio


Bhopal Gas Tragedy commemoration -
Thursday December 3, 2020

Culture : The worst industrial disaster in history on 3 December 1984 in Bhopal


SinterKlaas (St Nicholas eve), non official -
Saturday December 5, 2020

Culture : Many parents will take half day off to prepare presents for their children. Became Santa Claus in other countries


Constitution Day -
Saturday December 5, 2020

Culture :


Saint Nicholas -
Sunday December 6, 2020

Culture : Orthodox Romanians celebrate Sfantul Nicolae, which is more than religious. Children receive small gifts. It is the official beginning of the holiday season.


Earthquake Mourning -
Monday December 7, 2020

Culture : Business may remain open. Please check.


Houphouet Boigny Day -
Monday December 7, 2020

Culture : Côte d'Ivoire former president, died on Dec. 7, 1993


Human Rights and Peace Day -
Thursday December 10, 2020

Culture : The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the first global enunciation of human rights. The commemoration was established in 1950, when the General Assembly invited all states and interested organizations to celebrate the day as they saw fit [Wikipedia]


Nobel Day -
Thursday December 10, 2020

Culture : The Nobel Prize is one of the most important awards in the world. Sweden is the host of the awards event, which covers the categories of Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature and Peace.


Human Rights Day -
Thursday December 10, 2020

Culture :


Pa-Togan Nengminza Sangma -
Saturday December 12, 2020

Culture : Togan Sangma was a young man was in command of Garo warriors who fought the British. He fell fighting with unmatched heroism and courage in December 1872


Nupi Lal -
Saturday December 12, 2020

Culture : Tribute to the Manipuri women who lost their lives in the revolt against the British rulers in 1939.


Martyrs' Day -
Sunday December 13, 2020

Culture : Memorial day for the victims of Nanjing Massacre


St. Lucia Day -
Sunday December 13, 2020

Culture : The holiday, which often coincides with the winter solstice, depicts St. Lucia -- Lucy in English -- as a young girl in a white dress and red sash, with a wreath of candles on her head.


St. Lucia Day -
Sunday December 13, 2020

Culture : The holiday, which often coincides with the winter solstice, depicts St. Lucia -- Lucy in English -- as a young girl in a white dress and red sash, with a wreath of candles on her head.


St. Lucia Day -
Sunday December 13, 2020

Culture : The holiday, which often coincides with the winter solstice, depicts St. Lucia -- Lucy in English -- as a young girl in a white dress and red sash, with a wreath of candles on her head.


St. Lucia Day -
Sunday December 13, 2020

Culture : The holiday, which often coincides with the winter solstice, depicts St. Lucia -- Lucy in English -- as a young girl in a white dress and red sash, with a wreath of candles on her head.


Kaliady -
Thursday December 17, 2020

Culture : Pre-Christian celebration of the end of year. People are dressed as animals and fantastic beasts carrying the sun and the goat's head in their hands.


Yalda Night -
Sunday December 20, 2020

Culture : The longest and darkest night of the year is a time when friends and family gather together to eat, drink and read poetry (especially Hafez) until well after midnight. Fruits and nuts are eaten and pomegranates and watermelons are particularly significant. The red color in these fruits symbolizes the crimson hues of dawn and glow of life. The poems of Divan-e-Hafez, which can be found in the bookcases of most Iranians families, are intermingled with peoples' life and are read or recited during various occasions like this festival and at Nowruz. [Wikipedia]


Day of the Turkish Language -
Monday December 21, 2020

Culture : Celebrated by the Turk-speaking community


Armed Forces Day -
Monday December 21, 2020

Culture : Working holiday marking the official formation in 1935 of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.


Defenders' Day -
Tuesday December 22, 2020

Culture : People's Army of Viet Nam Foundation Anniversary


Anniversary of the revolution -
Tuesday December 22, 2020

Culture : Ceaucescu downfall in 1989


Christmas Eve -
Thursday December 24, 2020

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Christmas Eve -
Thursday December 24, 2020

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Christmas Eve -
Thursday December 24, 2020

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Christmas Eve -
Thursday December 24, 2020

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Christmas Eve -
Thursday December 24, 2020

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Christmas Eve -
Thursday December 24, 2020

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Holy Night -
Thursday December 24, 2020

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National Consumers Day -
Thursday December 24, 2020

Culture : The significance of December 24th is that on this day in the year 1986 the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 received assent of the President of India. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is considered to a historic milestone in the Consumer movement in the country. Therefore, the Government of India has decided to observe December 24 as National Consumer Day and, this is to observe every year on 24th December in addition to World Consumer Rights Day on March 15. The observance of these days provides an opportunity for highlighting the importance of the consumer movement and the need to make the consumer more aware of their rights and responsibilities.


Brunnensingen der Sebastiani-Bruderschaft -
Thursday December 24, 2020

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Nüünichlingler -
Thursday December 24, 2020

Culture : On the evening of 24 December, a group of men wrapped in cloaks gathers on the hill. When the clock strikes nine, the procession begins to move.


Constitution Day -
Friday December 25, 2020

Culture : On December 25, 1945, the government of the Republic of China proclaimed the establishment of its Constitution.


Mao celebration -
Saturday December 26, 2020

Culture : Former Communist President was born in Changsha on Dec. 26, 1893


Kwanzaa -
Saturday December 26, 2020

Culture : first time in Swahili. A celebration of the African heritage. Observed by part of the African-American community. Lasts a week.


April Fools Day -
Monday December 28, 2020

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April Fools Day -
Monday December 28, 2020

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New Year's Eve -
Thursday December 31, 2020

Culture : Szilveszter


New Year's Eve -
Thursday December 31, 2020

Culture : Szilveszter


New Year's Eve -
Thursday December 31, 2020

Culture : Szilveszter


New Year's Eve -
Thursday December 31, 2020

Culture : Szilveszter


New Year's Eve -
Thursday December 31, 2020

Culture : Szilveszter


New Year's Eve -
Thursday December 31, 2020

Culture : Szilveszter


New Year's Eve -
Thursday December 31, 2020

Culture : Szilveszter


New Year's Eve -
Thursday December 31, 2020

Culture : Szilveszter