Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima -
Friday March 2, 2018
Hinduism : The religious meaning of this celebration is the burning of any perversion. It marks the victory of good over evil. Date confirmed in 2018
Sunday March 25, 2018
Hinduism : Festivities take place in the Rama temples. recitation of the Ramayana (Perayana), which can last up to 9 days. Classical music and sacred chants.
Mahavir Jayanti -
Thursday March 29, 2018
Jainism : Jain festival honoring Lord Mahavira on the founder's birthday.
Good Friday -
Friday March 30, 2018
Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ.
This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.
Banks Inventory Day -
Monday April 2, 2018
Banks only :
Buddha Purnima -
Monday April 30, 2018
Hinduism : Celebration of the ancient Gurus, in particular Sage Ved Vyas. A Guru is seen as a remover of darkness, a teacher. The date is the full moon of the month Asadha.