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Culture: religious celerations and observances

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Ananda Pagoda festival in Bagan*Monday January 1, 2018Culture 
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Palm Springs International Film Festival**Tuesday January 2, 2018Culture 
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Admission Day (not a public holiday)*Wednesday January 3, 2018Culture 
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Colonial Repression Martyrs' Day*Thursday January 4, 2018Culture 
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Heroes Day*Thursday January 4, 2018Culture 
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Twelfth Night*Friday January 5, 2018Culture 
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Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji*Friday January 5, 2018Culture 
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Kuningan day*Friday January 5, 2018Culture 
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Carnival**Saturday January 6, 2018Culture 
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Flag Day*Sunday January 7, 2018Culture 
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Midwives' Day*Monday January 8, 2018Culture 
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Peace Agreement*Tuesday January 9, 2018Culture 
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Maharaja Gambhir Singh anniversary*Tuesday January 9, 2018Culture 
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Armed Forces DayWednesday January 10, 2018Culture 
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Bangabandhu Homecoming Day*Wednesday January 10, 2018Culture 
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National Unity Day*Thursday January 11, 2018Culture 
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Belém Day (Belém only)Friday January 12, 2018Culture 
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Youth DayFriday January 12, 2018Culture 
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Vivekanada 's birthday*Friday January 12, 2018Culture 
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Amazigh New Year**Saturday January 13, 2018Culture 
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Liberation Day*Saturday January 13, 2018Culture 
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Fasnacht*Saturday January 13, 2018Culture 
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Constitution Day*Saturday January 13, 2018Culture 
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Lohri*Saturday January 13, 2018Culture 
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Children's DaySaturday January 13, 2018Culture 
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Lohri (Jammu only)*Saturday January 13, 2018Culture 
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Naga New Year DaySunday January 14, 2018Culture 
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Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja*Sunday January 14, 2018Culture 
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Arbor DayMonday January 15, 2018Culture 
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Kaya State DayMonday January 15, 2018Culture 
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Tromso International Film Festival**Monday January 15, 2018Culture 
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Chemrey Angchok**Monday January 15, 2018Culture 
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St Berchtold's Day*Monday January 15, 2018Culture 
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Battle Day**Wednesday January 17, 2018Culture 
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Day of Judaism**Wednesday January 17, 2018Culture 
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Rijeka Carnival*Wednesday January 17, 2018Culture 
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Literature Festival**Wednesday January 17, 2018Culture 
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Amazigh New Year**Thursday January 18, 2018Culture 
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Park City Sundance Film Festival**Thursday January 18, 2018Culture 
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Art Singapore**Thursday January 18, 2018Culture 
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Anniversary of Jan Palach's death*Friday January 19, 2018Culture 
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Foundation Day (Rio de Janeiro only)*Saturday January 20, 2018Culture 
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Vogel Gryff*Saturday January 20, 2018Culture 
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Unity and Freedom DayMonday January 22, 2018Culture 
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Vasant Panchami - Basanta Panchami*Monday January 22, 2018Culture 
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Opening of the World Economic Forum (Davos only)*Wednesday January 24, 2018Culture 
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Literature Festival**Wednesday January 24, 2018Culture 
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Foundation Day (São Paulo only)Thursday January 25, 2018Culture 
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Tatiana Day*Thursday January 25, 2018Culture 
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Robert Burn's night*Thursday January 25, 2018Culture 
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Göteborg International Film Festival**Friday January 26, 2018Culture 
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Surva - International Festival of the Masquerade games**Saturday January 27, 2018Culture 
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Grammy Awards*Sunday January 28, 2018Culture 
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Jaisalmer Desert Festival**Monday January 29, 2018Culture 
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King's Bithday*Tuesday January 30, 2018Culture 
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Me-Dum-Me-Phi*Wednesday January 31, 2018Culture 
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Santa Barbara International Film Festival*Wednesday January 31, 2018Culture 
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West Papuan National Flag Day*Saturday December 1, 2018Culture 
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Festival International du Film de Marrakech**Saturday December 1, 2018Culture 
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Anchorage International Film Festival*Saturday December 1, 2018Culture 
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National day of Samba**Sunday December 2, 2018Culture 
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Rencontres Africaines de la Photographie**Sunday December 2, 2018Culture 
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Bhopal Gas Tragedy commemoration*Monday December 3, 2018Culture 
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Advent Sunday*Monday December 3, 2018Culture 
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SinterKlaas (St Nicholas eve), non official*Wednesday December 5, 2018Culture 
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Constitution DayWednesday December 5, 2018Culture 
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SKENA UP film festival in Pristina*Wednesday December 5, 2018Culture 
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Discovery DayWednesday December 5, 2018Culture 
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Saint Nicholas*Thursday December 6, 2018Culture 
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National Day of the Salvadoran ClownThursday December 6, 2018Culture 
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Earthquake Mourning**Friday December 7, 2018Culture 
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Houphouet Boigny Day*Friday December 7, 2018Culture 
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International film festival**Friday December 7, 2018Culture 
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International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK)**Saturday December 8, 2018Culture 
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International Dragon Boat Festival**Sunday December 9, 2018Culture 
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Teyongsi Sirijunga Sawan Tongnam*Sunday December 9, 2018Culture 
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Human Rights and Peace Day*Monday December 10, 2018Culture 
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Nobel Day*Monday December 10, 2018Culture 
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Bahamas International Film Festival**Monday December 10, 2018Culture 
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Arbor DayTuesday December 11, 2018Culture 
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Nupi Lal*Wednesday December 12, 2018Culture 
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First Night of HanukkahWednesday December 12, 2018Culture 
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Martyrs' Day*Thursday December 13, 2018Culture 
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FESPOP - Percussion Festival*Saturday December 15, 2018Culture 
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Fescauri*Saturday December 15, 2018Culture 
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Ma dengn Beach Festival*Sunday December 16, 2018Culture 
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Kaliady*Monday December 17, 2018Culture 
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Yalda Night*Thursday December 20, 2018Culture 
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Day of the Turkish Language*Friday December 21, 2018Culture 
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Defenders' Day*Saturday December 22, 2018Culture 
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Anniversary of the revolution*Saturday December 22, 2018Culture 
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Christmas EveMonday December 24, 2018Culture 
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Holy NightMonday December 24, 2018Culture 
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National Consumers Day*Monday December 24, 2018Culture 
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Brunnensingen der Sebastiani-BruderschaftMonday December 24, 2018Culture 
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Nüünichlingler*Monday December 24, 2018Culture 
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Harbin China International Ice and Snow Festival**Monday December 24, 2018Culture 
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Constitution Day*Tuesday December 25, 2018Culture 
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Mao celebration*Wednesday December 26, 2018Culture 
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Kwanzaa*Wednesday December 26, 2018Culture 
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April Fools DayFriday December 28, 2018Culture 
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Hmong New Year*Friday December 28, 2018Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Monday December 31, 2018Culture 
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Ananda Pagoda festival in Bagan -
Monday January 1, 2018

Culture : Large gathering of Kachin people, ceremonies, dances, brass drums... - http://www.baganmyanmar.com 2018 edition confirmed


Palm Springs International Film Festival -
Tuesday January 2, 2018

Culture : Http://www.psfilmfest.org lasts 11 days - 2018 edition confirmed


Admission Day (not a public holiday) -
Wednesday January 3, 2018

Culture : Admitted as 49th State on Jan 3, 1959


Colonial Repression Martyrs' Day -
Thursday January 4, 2018

Culture : In tribute to the outbreak of armed struggle against the Portuguese


Heroes Day -
Thursday January 4, 2018

Culture : Dia do Rei Amador - King Amador is the emblematic figure of the struggle for the liberation of slaves from Portuguese colonists in the sixteenth century.


Twelfth Night -
Friday January 5, 2018

Culture : Epiphany - de facto half-day Holiday


Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji -
Friday January 5, 2018

Culture : (22 December 1666 - 7 October 1708) is the tenth of eleven Sikh gurus. Born in Patna, Bihar in India, he was also a warrior, poet and philosopher. He succeeded his father Guru Tegh Bahadur as the leader of Sikhs at a young age of nine. He contributed much to Sikhism; notable was his contribution to the continual formalisation of the faith which the first Sikh Guru Nanak Dev had founded, as a religion, in the 15th century. Wikipedia


Kuningan day -
Friday January 5, 2018

Culture : Special offerings of yellow rice and special dishes, special ornaments. Ancestral holy spirits and deities are ascending back to heaven.


Carnival -
Saturday January 6, 2018

Culture : Lasts 7 weeks - please check dates: www.curacaocarnival.info, updated Sept. 2013


Flag Day -
Sunday January 7, 2018

Culture : Italy’s distinctive flag, made of equal vertical banners of green, white, and red was just formally adopted in 1946, although variations of the theme had been used for centuries. The symbolism is pure: the green represents hope; the white, faith; and the red, charity.


Midwives' Day -
Monday January 8, 2018

Culture : 'Babinden' - of the greatest female folk festivals dedicated to the grandmas (the Bulgarian word for midwives) - women who help at birth - and young brides and women who have given birth. Rituals during this day are mainly governed by the desire to manifest honour and respect for older women who have helped young mothers at birth. http://www.discover-bulgaria.com


Peace Agreement -
Tuesday January 9, 2018

Culture : Between Khartoum and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A),signed on Jan. 9, 2006


Maharaja Gambhir Singh anniversary -
Tuesday January 9, 2018

Culture : Chinglen Nongdrenkhomba (1788–1834), also known as Maharaja Gambhir Singh. He abdicated the throne with the arrival of a Burmese force. Along with the British, he participated in the liberation of Manipur. [Wikipedia]


Armed Forces Day -
Wednesday January 10, 2018

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Bangabandhu Homecoming Day -
Wednesday January 10, 2018

Culture : On this day in 1972, Bangabandhu returned to independent Bangladesh after over nine and a half months' confinement in a Pakistan jail. The political icon termed his homecoming a journey from the darkness to light .


National Unity Day -
Thursday January 11, 2018

Culture : In tribute to Nepal unifier King Prithvinarayan Shah (1723-1775)


Belém Day (Belém only) -
Friday January 12, 2018

Culture :


Youth Day -
Friday January 12, 2018

Culture :


Vivekanada 's birthday -
Friday January 12, 2018

Culture : Vivekananda, Swami (1863-1902) the patriot-saint of modern India. The spiritual transformation of Narendranath at the hands of Sri Ramakrishna began in 1882 and was completed with his realisation of the oneness of all existence in 1886.


Amazigh New Year -
Saturday January 13, 2018

Culture : Celebrated by the Berber community


Liberation Day -
Saturday January 13, 2018

Culture : Assassination of former president Sylavus Olympio and intronisation of general Eyadema as president.


Fasnacht -
Saturday January 13, 2018

Culture : Takes plae on the day of Saint Hilarius. The Latin word 'hilaris', meaning cheerful or lively, gives an indication of the joyful celebrations that then follow. 'Hilari' day has marked the beginning of the Fasnacht celebrations since the 17th century, and since 1853 the honour of heralding in Fasnacht on Hilari day has gone to the 'Narrenzunft Honolulu' (Honolulu fool's guild) with their carnival general assembly and subsequent Hilari procession. The head of 'Narrenzunft Honolulu' replaces the mayor, the Rathausgasse's former name of 'Eselsgasse' (donkey lane) is reinstated and Solothurn calls itself Honolulu until Ash Wednesday. www.lebendige-traditionen.ch


Constitution Day -
Saturday January 13, 2018

Culture : To pay respect to former People’s Great Khural deputies in the province, capital, soum and district level who adopted the Constitution


Lohri -
Saturday January 13, 2018

Culture : Lohri is the Punjabis' and Dogras' cultural celebration on the eve of winter solstice.


Children's Day -
Saturday January 13, 2018

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Lohri (Jammu only) -
Saturday January 13, 2018

Culture : This agricultural winter festival is celebrated throughout Punjab and in parts of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi and Jammu. Wikipedia


Naga New Year Day -
Sunday January 14, 2018

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Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja -
Sunday January 14, 2018

Culture : Celebration of the harvest, which is observed for three days: Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal and Mattu Pongal. A colourful and traditional festival with many a ceremony devoted to various deities and cattle races.


Arbor Day -
Monday January 15, 2018

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Kaya State Day -
Monday January 15, 2018

Culture :


Tromso International Film Festival -
Monday January 15, 2018

Culture : Www.tiff.no lasts 5 days - in Tromso 2018 season confirmed


Chemrey Angchok -
Monday January 15, 2018

Culture : Founded in the year 1664 the Chemrey monastery celebrates this festival annually. at the Shachukul monastery


St Berchtold's Day -
Monday January 15, 2018

Culture : Bechtelistag Frauenfeld: Berchtold's Day marks a custom which dates back to the Middle Ages. Shortly after the town of Frauenfeld was founded in the middle of the thirteenth century, nobles and members of the higher classes of society started to socialise regularly. They called themselves the Constables' Association . In 1430 another association was formed by tradesmen, who named themselves Zum wilden Mann ( The Savage Man ) and also ran their own drinking establishment. In 1640 the two associations combined into one, creating a new association which owned goods, granted loans and collected interest. Members met at the beginning of the year for the presentation of the accounts and to celebrate with food and drink. www.lebendige-traditionen.ch


Battle Day -
Wednesday January 17, 2018

Culture : Commemoration of the battle between French and Thai warships Only in Salak Phet Bay on Ko Chang


Day of Judaism -
Wednesday January 17, 2018

Culture : Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI have encouraged the establishment of this elder brothers' day from 2008 onwards


Rijeka Carnival -
Wednesday January 17, 2018

Culture : Lasts one month - http://www.ri-karneval.com.hr/ 2018 edition confirmed


Literature Festival -
Wednesday January 17, 2018

Culture : Http://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/ in Jaipur 2018 edition confirmed


Amazigh New Year -
Thursday January 18, 2018

Culture : The Berber calendar, a legacy of Roman Mauretania, is a surviving form of the ancient Julian calendar, the calendar used in Europe before the introduction of the Gregorian calendar. with month names derived from Latin.It is employed to regulate the seasonal agricultural works, in place of the Islamic calendar, a lunar calendar considered ill-adapted for agriculture. Berber and Kabyl communities only


Park City Sundance Film Festival -
Thursday January 18, 2018

Culture : Www.sundance.org lasts 10 days - 2018 edition confirmed


Art Singapore -
Thursday January 18, 2018

Culture : Https://www.artweek.sg/ lasts 5 days 2018 season confirmed


Anniversary of Jan Palach's death -
Friday January 19, 2018

Culture : In tribute to the young Czech student who committed suicide by self-immolation as a political protest in 1969.


Foundation Day (Rio de Janeiro only) -
Saturday January 20, 2018

Culture : Rio was founded on March 1, 1656, when Estácio de Sá, defeated the French and the indigenous populations, who had been dominating the region for 10 years, involved in the trade of pau-brazil.The full name of Rio is São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro. This January River name was given by Gaspar de Lemos andAmérico Vespúcio, who visited the region in 1502 and believed that the Guanabara bay was a river's estuary.


Vogel Gryff -
Saturday January 20, 2018

Culture : En fin de matinée, le 13, le 20 ou le 27 janvier, un radeau descend le Rhin avec à bord un équipage inhabituel: deux tambours, deux porte-drapeaux, deux canonniers tirant sans cesse des salves et le personnage principal, le Wilde Mann (le sauvage) qui brandit un sapin déraciné et sautille, le regard braqué du côté du Petit-Bâle sur la rive droite du Rhin. En aval du Mittlere Brücke (pont du milieu), il est accueilli par deux autres curieux individus: un lion se trémoussant sur deux pattes et un oiseau avec un grand bec.


Unity and Freedom Day -
Monday January 22, 2018

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Vasant Panchami - Basanta Panchami -
Monday January 22, 2018

Culture : Vasant means, the spring season . This is the great spring festival, falling on the fifth day of the month of Magh, the first day of spring. On this day everyone wears a yellow cloth. It represents the ripening of the spring crops. Even the food is coloured yellow by using saffron. Spiritually, the yellow colour is a sign of prosperity; it is the colour of love. On this day we offer special worship to the sun god, to Mother Ganga (the deity of the sacred river Ganges), and Mother Earth. They provide us the means of acquiring food and all that we need to keep alive. We express our gratitude to them by worshipping them. Hindus are ever mindful of the debt they owe to all nature. Worship of nature is extremely important to them.


Opening of the World Economic Forum (Davos only) -
Wednesday January 24, 2018

Culture : Http://www.weforum.org/ 2018 edition confirmed


Literature Festival -
Wednesday January 24, 2018

Culture : Http://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/ in Jaipur 2018 edition confirmed


Foundation Day (São Paulo only) -
Thursday January 25, 2018

Culture :


Tatiana Day -
Thursday January 25, 2018

Culture : Christian martyr in 3rd century Rome during the reign of Emperor Alexander Severus.


Robert Burn's night -
Thursday January 25, 2018

Culture : Burns Night or Burns Nicht or Burns supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns(1759–1796), author of many Scots poems.


Göteborg International Film Festival -
Friday January 26, 2018

Culture : Www.giff.se in Göteborg 2018 season confirmed


Surva - International Festival of the Masquerade games -
Saturday January 27, 2018

Culture : Lasts 2 days - http://www.surva.org in Pernik 2018 edition confirmed


Grammy Awards -
Sunday January 28, 2018

Culture : In NYC - http://www.grammy.com/ 2018 edition confirmed


Jaisalmer Desert Festival -
Monday January 29, 2018

Culture : Http://desertfestivaljaisalmer.com/ lasts 3 days - 2018 edition confirmed


King's Bithday -
Tuesday January 30, 2018

Culture : Born in 1962, Abdullah II succeeded to his father, King Hussein.


Me-Dum-Me-Phi -
Wednesday January 31, 2018

Culture : Celebrated by the Ahom people in memory of the departed. It is the manifestation of the concept of ancestor worship that the Ahoms share with other peoples originating from the Tai-Shan stock. It is a festival to show respect to the departed ancestors and remember their contribution to society. [Wikipedia]


Santa Barbara International Film Festival -
Wednesday January 31, 2018

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks - http://www.sbfilmfestival.org 2018 edition confirmed


West Papuan National Flag Day -
Saturday December 1, 2018

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.


Festival International du Film de Marrakech -
Friday December 1, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days http://www.festivalmarrakech.info in Marrakech 2015 season confirmed


Anchorage International Film Festival -
Friday December 1, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days http://www.anchoragefilmfestival.org 2017 edition confirmed


National day of Samba -
Sunday December 2, 2018

Culture : in Rio


Rencontres Africaines de la Photographie -
Saturday December 2, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 month - http://www.rencontres-bamako.com/ in Bamako 2017 edition confirmed


Bhopal Gas Tragedy commemoration -
Monday December 3, 2018

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


Advent Sunday -
Sunday December 3, 2017

Culture : From the Latin word adventus meaning coming : observed in many Western Christian churches, a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. It is the beginning of the Western liturgical year. [Wikipedia]


SinterKlaas (St Nicholas eve), non official -
Wednesday December 5, 2018

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


Constitution Day -
Wednesday December 5, 2018

Culture :


SKENA UP film festival in Pristina -
Tuesday December 5, 2017

Culture : Lasts 7 days, in Kosovo http://www.skenaup.com International Students Film and Theatre Festival please check dates


Discovery Day -
Tuesday December 5, 2017

Culture :


Saint Nicholas -
Thursday December 6, 2018

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


National Day of the Salvadoran Clown -
Wednesday December 6, 2017

Culture :


Earthquake Mourning -
Friday December 7, 2018

Culture : Business may remain open. Please check.


Houphouet Boigny Day -
Friday December 7, 2018

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


International film festival -
Thursday December 7, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://www.dubaifilmfest.com/ in Dubai 2017 edition confirmed


International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) -
Friday December 8, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://www.iffk.in/idsffk/ in Thiruvananthapuram 2017 edition confirmed


International Dragon Boat Festival -
Saturday December 9, 2017

Culture : Lasts 3 days - http://www.penangdragonboat.gov.my/portal/ in TELUK BAHANG DAM 2017 edition confirmed


Teyongsi Sirijunga Sawan Tongnam -
Saturday December 9, 2017

Culture : Https://www.sikkimssdg.gov.in/


Human Rights and Peace Day -
Monday December 10, 2018

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 -
Monday December 10, 2018

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.


Bahamas International Film Festival -
Sunday December 10, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://www.bintlfilmfest.com/ in Nassau 2017 edition confirmed


Arbor Day -
Monday December 11, 2017

Culture :


Nupi Lal -
Wednesday December 12, 2018

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


First Night of Hanukkah -
Tuesday December 12, 2017

Culture :


Martyrs' Day -
Thursday December 13, 2018

Culture : Memorial day for the victims of Nanjing Massacre


FESPOP - Percussion Festival -
Friday December 15, 2017

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks - in Louga http://www.fesfop.org/ 2016 edition NOT confirmed


Fescauri -
Friday December 15, 2017

Culture : International Cowry Festival - lasts 5 days - in Sibi City (50 km from Bamako) - www.koryconsult.com Cowry is a kind of shell that has served as a currency in Black Africa for a long-time. This cultural festival aims at contributing to the promotion of the use of a "civilization material" common to many African countries


Ma dengn Beach Festival -
Saturday December 16, 2017

Culture : A celebration and promotion of culture and a catalyst in the Renaissance of Sierra Leone http://www.ntb.sl/ please check dates


Kaliady -
Sunday December 17, 2017

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 -
Wednesday December 20, 2017

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 -
Thursday December 21, 2017

Culture : Celebrated by the Turk-speaking community


Defenders' Day -
Friday December 22, 2017

Culture : People's Army of Viet Nam Foundation Anniversary


Anniversary of the revolution -
Friday December 22, 2017

Culture : Ceaucescu downfall in 1989


Christmas Eve -
Sunday December 24, 2017

Culture :


Holy Night -
Sunday December 24, 2017

Culture :


National Consumers Day -
Sunday December 24, 2017

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 -
Sunday December 24, 2017

Culture :


Nüünichlingler -
Sunday December 24, 2017

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.


Harbin China International Ice and Snow Festival -
Sunday December 24, 2017

Culture : Www.icefestivalharbin.com/ asts 1 month - 2018 edition confirmed


Constitution Day -
Monday December 25, 2017

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


Mao celebration -
Tuesday December 26, 2017

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


Kwanzaa -
Tuesday December 26, 2017

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 -
Thursday December 28, 2017

Culture :


Hmong New Year -
Thursday December 28, 2017

Culture : Celebrates the end of the harvest season http://www.hmongnewyear.us/


New Year's Eve -
Sunday December 31, 2017

Culture : Szilveszter