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list of national days in 2017

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Africa
2017 May 16South SudanSPLA Day*
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2017 May 20CameroonNational Holiday*
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2017 May 24EritreaIndependence Day*
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2017 May 28EthiopiaEnd of the Military Regime*
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2017 June 18SeychellesNational Day
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2017 June 25MozambiqueIndependence Day*
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2017 June 26MadagascarIndependence Day*
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2017 June 26SomaliaIndependence Day
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2017 June 27DjiboutiIndependence Day*
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2017 June 28DjiboutiIndependence Day*
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2017 June 30Congo (Dem. Rep. of the)Independence Day*
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Asia
2017 May 12IsraelIndependence Day (banks are closed)
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2017 May 20Timor-Leste (Democratic Republic of)Independence Day*
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2017 May 25JordanIndependence Day*
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2017 May 26GeorgiaIndependence Day*
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2017 May 28NepalRepublic Day*
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2017 May 30AzerbaijanProclamation of the First Democratic Republic*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (North Ossetia)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Tatarstan)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Chechenia)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Daghestan)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Birobijan)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Irkutsk o.)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Far Eastern Federal District)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Siberian Federal District)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Ural Federal District)National Day*
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2017 June 12PhilippinesIndependence Day**
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Central America
2017 May 24BermudaBermuda Day**
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2017 May 30Turks & Caicos (Islands)National Heroes Day*
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2017 May 30AnguillaAnguilla Day
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Europe
2017 May 8SlovakiaLiberation of the Republic*
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2017 May 9JerseyLiberation Day*
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2017 May 9Guernsey (Channel Islands)Liberation Day*
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2017 May 17NorwayConstitution Day*
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2017 May 17Norway (Svalbard)Constitution Day*
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2017 May 22MontenegroIndependence Day*
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2017 May 23MontenegroIndependence Day*
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2017 June 2ItalyRepublic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Venice)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Abruzzo)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Apulia)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Basilicata)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Calabria)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Campania)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Emilia Romagna)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Latium)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Liguria)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Lombardy)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (The Marches)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Molise)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Piedmont)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Sardinia)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Trentino Alto Adige)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Sicily)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Tuscany)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Umbria)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 2Italy (Val d'Aosta)Republic's Day*
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2017 June 5DenmarkConstitution Day*
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2017 June 6SwedenNational Day*
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2017 June 10PortugalNational Day*
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2017 June 10Portugal (Azores)National Day*
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2017 June 10Portugal (Madeira)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian FederationNational Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Leningradskaya o.)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Moskovskaia o.)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Kaliningrad)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (North West Federal District)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Central Federal District)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (South Federal District)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Federal District of the North Caucasus)National Day*
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2017 June 12Russian Federation (Volga Federal District)National Day*
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2017 June 17IcelandProclamation of the Republic*
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2017 June 21GreenlandUllortuneq (National Day)*
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2017 June 23LuxembourgNational Day**
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2017 June 25SloveniaProclamation Day*
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NorthAmerica
2017 June 21Canada (Northwest Territories)National Day
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2017 June 24Canada (Quebec)National Holiday - St. John the Baptist Day (Quebec)*
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SouthAmerica
2017 May 14ParaguayIndependence Day*
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2017 June 14Falkland IslandsLiberation Day**
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2017 June 20Saint HelenaQueen's Birthday
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2017 June 20Tristan da CunhaQueen's Birthday
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SouthPacific
2017 May 2Marshall IslandsConstitution Day*
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2017 June 1SamoaIndependence Day*
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SPLA Day -
Tuesday May 16, 2017

Secular holiday : Anniversary of the founding of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA)


National Holiday -
Saturday May 20, 2017

Secular holiday : Constitution ratified in 1972


Independence Day -
Wednesday May 24, 2017

Secular holiday : When Emperor Haile Selassie unilaterally dissolved the Eritrean parliament and annexed the country in 1962, the Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF) waged an armed struggle for independence. The ensuing Eritrean War for Independence went on for 30 years against successive Ethiopian governments until 1991, when the Eritrean People's Liberation Front (EPLF), a successor of the ELF, defeated the Ethiopian forces in Eritrea and helped a coalition of Ethiopian rebel forces take control of the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa. Following a referendum Eritrea declared its independence and gained international recognition in 1993.


End of the Military Regime -
Sunday May 28, 2017

Secular holiday : Commemorates the end of the communist junta in 1991.


National Day -
Saturday June 18, 2016

Secular holiday :


Independence Day -
Saturday June 25, 2016

Secular holiday : Marks the foundation of African political party Frelimo (Frente de Libertaçao de Moçambique) in 1962, which attained independence from Portugal in 1975.


Independence Day -
Sunday June 26, 2016

Secular holiday : Granted by the French in 1960


Independence Day -
Sunday June 26, 2016

Secular holiday :


Independence Day -
Monday June 27, 2016

Secular holiday : Granted by the French in 1977


Independence Day -
Tuesday June 28, 2016

Secular holiday : Granted by the French in 1977


Independence Day -
Thursday June 30, 2016

Secular holiday : Granted by Belgium on June 30, 1960


Independence Day (banks are closed) -
Thursday May 12, 2016

Secular holiday :


Independence Day -
Saturday May 20, 2017

Secular holiday : East Timor was colonised by Portugal in the 16th century, and was known as Portuguese Timor until November 1975, when the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (FRETILIN) declared the territory's independence. Nine days later, it was invaded and occupied by Indonesia and was declared Indonesia's 27th province the following year. The Indonesian occupation of East Timor was characterised by a highly violent decades-long conflict between separatist groups (especially FRETILIN) and the Indonesian military. In 1999, following the United Nations-sponsored act of self-determination, Indonesia relinquished control of the territory. East Timor became the first new sovereign state of the 21st century on 20 May 2002


Independence Day -
Thursday May 25, 2017

Secular holiday : Granted by the UK in 1946


Independence Day -
Friday May 26, 2017

Secular holiday : On May 26, 1918 the National Council of Georgia declared independence and the creation of the Democratic Republic of Georgia. The statehood of Georgia was restored after 117 years of being a province of the Tsarist Russian Empire. the Soviet army, under Bolshevik ideology, liberated the Menshevik Georgia. Today, Georgia considers this declaration as Georgia's independency tradition.


Republic Day -
Saturday May 28, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the overthrow of the 240-year-old monarchy and its eventual replacement by the Constituent Assembly. Military and civilian parades and traditional dances and cultural performances take place in the capital, Kathmandu. From 2008 onwards.


Proclamation of the First Democratic Republic -
Monday May 30, 2016

Secular holiday : On 28 May, 1918, after the collapse of the Russian Empire during the First World War, Azerbaijan declared independence and established the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. This first Muslim republic in the world lasted only two years,until 1920, when the Soviet Red Army liberated Azerbaijan.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


Independence Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : Granted by Spain in 1898. In 2007, banks and businesses remained open.


Bermuda Day -
Tuesday May 24, 2016

Secular holiday : Initially Queen Victoria's birthday in 1902, then Empire's Day and Commonwealth Day http://www.bsx.com/Holidays.asp


National Heroes Day -
Monday May 30, 2016

Secular holiday : National Heroes Day commemorates soldiers of Turks and Caicos.


Anguilla Day -
Monday May 30, 2016

Secular holiday :


Liberation of the Republic -
Monday May 8, 2017

Secular holiday : Marks the capitulation of Nazi forces to the Allies in Berlin on May 8, 1945.


Liberation Day -
Monday May 9, 2016

Secular holiday : Marks the end of the occupation by Nazi Germany during World War II


Liberation Day -
Monday May 9, 2016

Secular holiday : Marks the end of the occupation by Nazi Germany during World War II


Constitution Day -
Wednesday May 17, 2017

Secular holiday : Commemorates the publication in 1814 of a constitution, which was not fully implemented until 1905, when Norway became free of Swedish control. in Norwegian: syttende mai (May Seventeenth), Nasjonaldagen (National Day) or Grunnlovsdagen (Constitution Day).


Constitution Day -
Wednesday May 17, 2017

Secular holiday : Commemorates the publication in 1814 of a constitution, which was not fully implemented until 1905, when Norway became free of Swedish control. in Norwegian: syttende mai (May Seventeenth), Nasjonaldagen (National Day) or Grunnlovsdagen (Constitution Day).


Independence Day -
Monday May 22, 2017

Secular holiday : Celebrates the 2006 referendum on independence. From 2007 onwards.


Independence Day -
Monday May 23, 2016

Secular holiday : Celebrates the 2006 referendum on independence. From 2007 onwards.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Republic's Day -
Thursday June 2, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates the referendum on monarchy (June 2, 1946), that resulted in the establishment of the Italian republic, and the adoption of a new constitution in 1948.


Constitution Day -
Sunday June 5, 2016

Secular holiday : The first constitution on which the democracy lies dates the 5 June 1849 In this occasion, several politicians give speeches in different public areas in order to celebrate it. Celebrations do not have any military meaning.


National Day -
Monday June 6, 2016

Secular holiday : Anniversary of the adoption of the constitution of 1809. Jointly celebrated with Sweden's Flag Day which commemorates June 6, 1523, when Gustavus I ascended to the throne.


National Day -
Friday June 10, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates Luis de Camoes, Portugal's greatest poet, who died in 1580.


National Day -
Friday June 10, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates Luis de Camoes, Portugal's greatest poet, who died in 1580.


National Day -
Friday June 10, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates Luis de Camoes, Portugal's greatest poet, who died in 1580.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


National Day -
Sunday June 12, 2016

Secular holiday : The First Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1990.


Proclamation of the Republic -
Friday June 17, 2016

Secular holiday : Independence from Denmark in 1944


Ullortuneq (National Day) -
Tuesday June 21, 2016

Secular holiday : Ullortuneq means the longest day


National Day -
Thursday June 23, 2016

Secular holiday : Independence was granted by the Netherlands and Belgium in 1890. When Independence Day occurs on a Saturday or on a Sunday, employees may get a day off on Monday next.


Proclamation Day -
Saturday June 25, 2016

Secular holiday : Slovenia declared independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia on June 25, 1991.


National Day -
Tuesday June 21, 2016

Secular holiday :


National Holiday - St. John the Baptist Day (Quebec) -
Friday June 24, 2016

Secular holiday : Quebec only


Independence Day -
Sunday May 14, 2017

Secular holiday : The Spanish governor was overthrowned in 1811


Liberation Day -
Tuesday June 14, 2016

Secular holiday : Anniversary of the British re-capture of the Falkland Islands from Argentinian control. The islands, located some 300 miles from the Argentinian coastline, are known as 'Las Malvinas' in Spanish. Argentina has never officially relinquished its claim to the territories


Queen's Birthday -
Monday June 20, 2016

Secular holiday :


Queen's Birthday -
Monday June 20, 2016

Secular holiday :


Constitution Day -
Monday May 2, 2016

Secular holiday : In 1979, the USA recognized the constitution of the Marshall Islands and the establishment of the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands.


Independence Day -
Wednesday June 1, 2016

Secular holiday : Independence from New Zealand obtained in 1962