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Culture: religious celerations and observances

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Jesus’ entry into Egypt*Wednesday July 1, 2015Culture 
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Founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army*Wednesday July 1, 2015Culture 
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National Mask Festival**Friday July 3, 2015Culture 
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Youth Day (forwarded to Monday)Friday July 3, 2015Culture 
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Independence Day*Saturday July 4, 2015Culture 
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Seafair**Saturday July 4, 2015Culture 
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Community Development Day*Sunday July 5, 2015Culture 
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Õllesummer**Sunday July 5, 2015Culture 
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Birthday of His Holiness the Dalai LamaMonday July 6, 2015Culture 
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EXIT Festival*Monday July 6, 2015Culture 
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Festival d'été de Québec**Monday July 6, 2015Culture 
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Industry's Day (Saba Saba)*Tuesday July 7, 2015Culture 
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St Fermin (Pamplona only)*Tuesday July 7, 2015Culture 
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Star Festival*Tuesday July 7, 2015Culture 
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Aarauer Maienzug*Tuesday July 7, 2015Culture 
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Montreux Jazz Festival**Tuesday July 7, 2015Culture 
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International Street Festival**Tuesday July 7, 2015Culture 
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FESPAM**Wednesday July 8, 2015Culture 
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Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF )**Wednesday July 8, 2015Culture 
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Behdiengkhlam*Wednesday July 8, 2015Culture 
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Arbor DayThursday July 9, 2015Culture 
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Golden Apricot film festival**Thursday July 9, 2015Culture 
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Yn Chruinnaght*Friday July 10, 2015Culture 
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Reporter's Day*Saturday July 11, 2015Culture 
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St Peter & St Paul*Sunday July 12, 2015Culture 
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Festival of Souls*Monday July 13, 2015Culture 
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Benicassim Festival*Monday July 13, 2015Culture 
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Hong Kong Arts Festival*Monday July 13, 2015Culture 
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Festival Ortigueira*Monday July 13, 2015Culture 
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Durban International Film Festival**Monday July 13, 2015Culture 
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Dubrovnik Festival**Monday July 13, 2015Culture 
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International Festival of Arts Slavonic Bazaar**Monday July 13, 2015Culture 
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Festival of Souls*Tuesday July 14, 2015Culture 
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Emmeline Pankhurst Day*Tuesday July 14, 2015Culture 
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Maine International Film Festival (MIFF)**Tuesday July 14, 2015Culture 
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Darfur Horse Festival*Tuesday July 14, 2015Culture 
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Odessa Film Festival**Tuesday July 14, 2015Culture 
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Festival of Souls*Wednesday July 15, 2015Culture 
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First Sermon of Lord BuddhaWednesday July 15, 2015Culture 
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Nossa Senhora do Carmo DayThursday July 16, 2015Culture 
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Salento Finibus Terrae**Thursday July 16, 2015Culture 
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Youth DayThursday July 16, 2015Culture 
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Harvest festival*Thursday July 16, 2015Culture 
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Constitution Day**Friday July 17, 2015Culture 
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Independence Day*Friday July 17, 2015Culture 
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Luis Muñoz Rivera's birthday*Friday July 17, 2015Culture 
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Carnival*Friday July 17, 2015Culture 
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International Street Theatre Festival**Friday July 17, 2015Culture 
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Eruption anniversary*Saturday July 18, 2015Culture 
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Education DaySunday July 19, 2015Culture 
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Bregenz Festival**Sunday July 19, 2015Culture 
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Horse Festival*Monday July 20, 2015Culture 
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Folkmoot International Festival*Monday July 20, 2015Culture 
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Palic European Film Festival**Tuesday July 21, 2015Culture 
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Thangka*Tuesday July 21, 2015Culture 
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Arbor DayWednesday July 22, 2015Culture 
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Revolution DayThursday July 23, 2015Culture 
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Hurricane Supplication Day*Friday July 24, 2015Culture 
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Foundation Day*Saturday July 25, 2015Culture 
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Epistle of Saint JamesSaturday July 25, 2015Culture 
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Remembrance Day*Monday July 27, 2015Culture 
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José Celso Barbosa' birthday*Monday July 27, 2015Culture 
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Day of Baptism*Tuesday July 28, 2015Culture 
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Fuji Rock Festival**Tuesday July 28, 2015Culture 
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Navy Day*Tuesday July 28, 2015Culture 
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National Anthem Day*Wednesday July 29, 2015Culture 
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National Day of the Cowboy*Wednesday July 29, 2015Culture 
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UmbriaEstate**Thursday July 30, 2015Culture 
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Carnaval des Fleurs**Thursday July 30, 2015Culture 
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Navy DayFriday July 31, 2015Culture 
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Rheinfallbeleuchtung und Feuerwerk*Friday July 31, 2015Culture 
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Carnival*Friday July 31, 2015Culture 
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Calgary International Blues Festival*Friday July 31, 2015Culture 
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Eve of Tish'a B'AvFriday July 31, 2015Culture 
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Taung Byone festival*Saturday August 1, 2015Culture 
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Army Day**Saturday August 1, 2015Culture 
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National Language DaySaturday August 1, 2015Culture 
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Liberation Day**Sunday August 2, 2015Culture 
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Guca Brass Band Festival**Sunday August 2, 2015Culture 
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Locarno International Film Festival**Sunday August 2, 2015Culture 
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Caput Lucis**Sunday August 2, 2015Culture 
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Międzynarodowy Festiwal Filmowy ERA NOWE HORYZONTY**Monday August 3, 2015Culture 
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Melbourne International Film Festival**Monday August 3, 2015Culture 
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Fringe Festival**Tuesday August 4, 2015Culture 
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Bayreuther Festspiele*Tuesday August 4, 2015Culture 
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Edinbugh Tattoo*Tuesday August 4, 2015Culture 
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International Children's Festival*Tuesday August 4, 2015Culture 
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Festival Interceltique de Lorient**Wednesday August 5, 2015Culture 
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Les Grands Feux Loto - Québec**Wednesday August 5, 2015Culture 
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Band Clash*Wednesday August 5, 2015Culture 
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Verslunarmannahelgi*Wednesday August 5, 2015Culture 
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Hiroshima Peace Festival (Hiroshima only)*Thursday August 6, 2015Culture 
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Baia das Gatas Festival*Thursday August 6, 2015Culture 
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International folk song festival**Thursday August 6, 2015Culture 
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Carnival (first day)Friday August 7, 2015Culture 
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Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF)**Saturday August 8, 2015Culture 
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Raksha Bandhan**Saturday August 8, 2015Culture 
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Memorial Day (Nagazaki only)Sunday August 9, 2015Culture 
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Sziget Pop-Rock festival**Sunday August 9, 2015Culture 
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Darwin Festival*Monday August 10, 2015Culture 
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Edinburgh International Festival*Tuesday August 11, 2015Culture 
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Patriots DayThursday August 13, 2015Culture 
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Melon Day*Thursday August 13, 2015Culture 
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Wafa'a el Nil - Flooding of the Nile (may vary by a few days)Saturday August 15, 2015Culture 
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Acadian National Day*Saturday August 15, 2015Culture 
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Dormition of the VirginSaturday August 15, 2015Culture 
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Bennington Battle Day*Sunday August 16, 2015Culture 
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Rose of Tralee International Festival**Sunday August 16, 2015Culture 
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Flag DayMonday August 17, 2015Culture 
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Jasper Heritage Rodeo*Monday August 17, 2015Culture 
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Banks Hockey International Festival*Monday August 17, 2015Culture 
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Chilbimontag**Tuesday August 18, 2015Culture 
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Arbor DayTuesday August 18, 2015Culture 
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Farsi New Year*Tuesday August 18, 2015Culture 
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Border Guard Day**Tuesday August 18, 2015Culture 
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Haugesund film festival**Tuesday August 18, 2015Culture 
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International film festival**Tuesday August 18, 2015Culture 
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Revolution Day*Wednesday August 19, 2015Culture 
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Copenhagen Pride**Wednesday August 19, 2015Culture 
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Children's DayThursday August 20, 2015Culture 
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solar eclipseFriday August 21, 2015Culture 
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Imaginaria Film Festival**Saturday August 22, 2015Culture 
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Day of Commemoration of the Victims of the Crimes Committed by Communist and other Totalitarian RegimesSunday August 23, 2015Culture 
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Festival des Films du Monde de Montréal**Monday August 24, 2015Culture 
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Apollonia Festival*Tuesday August 25, 2015Culture 
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Ganesh Chaturthi*Tuesday August 25, 2015Culture 
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Russian Cinema Day*Thursday August 27, 2015Culture 
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National Day of Human Rights*Thursday August 27, 2015Culture 
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Notting Hill Carnival*Thursday August 27, 2015Culture 
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National Day of Tourism*Thursday August 27, 2015Culture 
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Siege of Groningen Day*Friday August 28, 2015Culture 
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Internationale Odense Filmfestival**Friday August 28, 2015Culture 
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Huey P. Long Day**Sunday August 30, 2015Culture 
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Day of Solidarity*Monday August 31, 2015Culture 
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Jesus’ entry into Egypt -
Sunday July 1, 2018

Culture : Copts consider the Holy Family flight to the land of the Pharaohs, seeking to protect the Christ Child from the wrath of King Herod, a providential event: it prepared the nation to receive the proclamation of the Gospel. According to local tradition, the Holy Family moved throughout the country carrying out miracles, which are at the origin of numerous sanctuaries. Those shrines are visited by Muslims as well as Christians.


Founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army -
Sunday July 1, 2018

Culture : Started in 1927 with the start of the Chinese Civil War.


National Mask Festival -
Monday July 3, 2017

Culture : Lasts 4 days - http://www.em.com.pg in Rabaul 2016 sason confirmed


Youth Day (forwarded to Monday) -
Monday July 3, 2017

Culture :


Independence Day -
Wednesday July 4, 2018

Culture : The pro-independence republican party, Sinn Féin, received overwhelming endorsement in the general election of 1918, and in 1919 proclaimed an Irish Republic, setting up its own parliament (Dáil Éireann) and government. British authorities attempted to extinguish this challenge, sparking a guerilla war from 1919 to July 1921 which ended in a truce. [Wikipedia]


Seafair -
Tuesday July 4, 2017

Culture : Http://www.seafair.com/ lasts 1 month - in Seattle 2017 edition confirmed


Community Development Day -
Thursday July 5, 2018

Culture : Focussing on all aspects of community development, the work of the ministry and all its stakeholders across Trinidad and Tobago


Õllesummer -
Wednesday July 5, 2017

Culture : Lasts 5 days - in Tallinn beer festival please check dates: http://www.ollesummer.ee/


Birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama -
Friday July 6, 2018

Culture :


EXIT Festival -
Thursday July 6, 2017

Culture : Last 3 days - in Novi Sad http://exitfest.org 2017 season confirmed


Festival d'été de Québec -
Thursday July 6, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days - http://www.infofestival.com/ in Quebec City 2017 edition confirmed


Industry's Day (Saba Saba) -
Saturday July 7, 2018

Culture : A festival celebrating the founding of the Tanganyika African National Union in 1954


St Fermin (Pamplona only) -
Saturday July 7, 2018

Culture : Running of the bulls on the streets


Star Festival -
Saturday July 7, 2018

Culture : Tanabata - celebrated at night, after the stars have come out.


Aarauer Maienzug -
Friday July 7, 2017

Culture : Traditional Parade of youth groups dating back to the end of the 19th century


Montreux Jazz Festival -
Friday July 7, 2017

Culture : Lasts 3 weeks http://www.montreuxjazz.com in Montreux 2016 season confirmed


International Street Festival -
Friday July 7, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://www.edmontonstreetfest.com in Edmonton 2017 edition confirmed


FESPAM -
Saturday July 8, 2017

Culture : Music festival - http://fespam.net/ lasts 1 week - in Brazzavile


Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF ) -
Saturday July 8, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days http://www.ziff.or.tz in Zanzibar 2017 edition confirmed


Behdiengkhlam -
Saturday July 8, 2017

Culture : The most celebrated religious festival among the Pnars. Behdienkhlam (chasing away the Demon of Cholera) is celebrated annually in July after the sowing period, the most important dance festival of the Jaintia tribes. This festival is also an invocation to God, seeking his blessings for a bumper harvest. The women however do not participate in the dancing, as they have an important function of offering sacrificial food to the spirits of the forefathers. [www.north-east-india.com]


Arbor Day -
Monday July 9, 2018

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Golden Apricot film festival -
Sunday July 9, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days - http://www.gaiff.am/ in Erevan 2017 edition confirmed


Yn Chruinnaght -
Monday July 10, 2017

Culture : Yn Chruinnaght (Manx for ‘The Gathering’) celebrates the cultures of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man. Read more: http://www.iomtoday.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/yn-chruinnaght-a-celebration-of-celtic-culture-1-8004287#ixzz4E6JcA8M2


Reporter's Day -
Wednesday July 11, 2018

Culture : Establecido en recuerdo de la promulgación de la Ley de la República 12.045, del 11 de julio de 1956, que resolvió la creación del Colegio de Periodistas de Chile


St Peter & St Paul -
Thursday July 12, 2018

Culture : Petrovan


Festival of Souls -
Friday July 13, 2018

Culture : Obon - commemoration of ancestors. May be observed on a later day in provincial Japan.


Benicassim Festival -
Thursday July 13, 2017

Culture : Pop and electronic music - lasts 2 days http://www.fiberfib.com 2017 season confirmed


Hong Kong Arts Festival -
Thursday July 13, 2017

Culture : Music, danse, opera, theater - lasts one week - http://www.hk.artsfestival.org/en 2016 edition confirmed


Festival Ortigueira -
Thursday July 13, 2017

Culture : Lasts 4 days http://www.festivaldeortigueira.com/ International Celtic Music Festival 2017 season confirmed


Durban International Film Festival -
Thursday July 13, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days http://www.durbanfilmfest.co.za/ in Durban 2017 season confirmed


Dubrovnik Festival -
Thursday July 13, 2017

Culture : Lasts 5 weeks http://www.dubrovnik-festival.hr/Default.aspx in Dubrovnik please check dates: edition confirmed


International Festival of Arts Slavonic Bazaar -
Thursday July 13, 2017

Culture : Lasts 3 days - http://www.belarus.by/ in Vitebsk 2015 edition confirmed


Festival of Souls -
Saturday July 14, 2018

Culture : Obon - commemoration of ancestors. May be observed on a later day in provincial Japan.


Emmeline Pankhurst Day -
Saturday July 14, 2018

Culture : (14 July 1858 - 14 June 1928) outspoken reformer committed to securing women’s suffrage in Britain. She was jailed on numerous occasions for her protests at the lack of political rights for women in the UK.


Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) -
Friday July 14, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days - http://www.miff.org in Waterville 2017 edition confirmed


Darfur Horse Festival -
Friday July 14, 2017

Culture : South Darfur state is the biggest horse producing region in Sudan. It has second biggest racetrack in addition to Khartoum horse racetrack.


Odessa Film Festival -
Friday July 14, 2017

Culture : Http://oiff.com.ua/en/index.htm in Odessa 2017 edition connfirmed


Festival of Souls -
Sunday July 15, 2018

Culture : Obon - commemoration of ancestors. May be observed on a later day in provincial Japan.


First Sermon of Lord Buddha -
Saturday July 15, 2017

Culture :


Nossa Senhora do Carmo Day -
Monday July 16, 2018

Culture :


Salento Finibus Terrae -
Sunday July 16, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://www.salentofilmfestival.it/ in Brindisi 2016 edition confirmed


Youth Day -
Sunday July 16, 2017

Culture :


Harvest festival -
Sunday July 16, 2017

Culture : Galla Bayramy (celebration of the wheat harvest)


Constitution Day -
Tuesday July 17, 2018

Culture : Commemorates the proclamation of the Constitution of the Republic of Korea that was made on July 17, 1948. Not a public holiday since 2007 but restored in 2013


Independence Day -
Tuesday July 17, 2018

Culture : Day of the Declaration of Independence of the Slovak Republic - Declared on 17th of July 1992


Luis Muñoz Rivera's birthday -
Monday July 17, 2017

Culture : Patriot and journalist (1859-1916)


Carnival -
Monday July 17, 2017

Culture : Banks remain open http://www.luciancarnival.com/index.php?id=24


International Street Theatre Festival -
Monday July 17, 2017

Culture : Lasts 5 days - http://www.gentsefeesten.be in Ghent 2017 edition confirmed


Eruption anniversary -
Wednesday July 18, 2018

Culture : Http://www.montserrat-newsletter.com/


Education Day -
Thursday July 19, 2018

Culture :


Bregenz Festival -
Wednesday July 19, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 month http://bregenzerfestspiele.com Summer Festival on Lake Constance 2017 edition confirmed


Horse Festival -
Friday July 20, 2018

Culture : Held by the nomads of Sangke, combining horse races, yak races and wrestling.


Folkmoot International Festival -
Thursday July 20, 2017

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks world's cultural heritage through folk music and dance http://www.folkmootusa.org 2017 edition confirmed


Palic European Film Festival -
Friday July 21, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week http://www.palicfilmfestival.com/ in Palic 2015 season confirmed


Thangka -
Friday July 21, 2017

Culture : The huge Gegu (embroidered thangka) is displayed in Tashilunpo monastery in Shigatse and thousands of pilgrims flock there to touch their foreheads to the sacred Thangka in order to be blessed. http://bhaktapuronline.com/


Arbor Day -
Sunday July 22, 2018

Culture :


Revolution Day -
Monday July 23, 2018

Culture :


Hurricane Supplication Day -
Monday July 24, 2017

Culture : Officially, hurricane season is June 1 through November 30th, however this is the day the Virgin Islands set aside for prayer.


Foundation Day -
Tuesday July 25, 2017

Culture : Santiago del Estero was founded by Captain Aguirre in 1553


Epistle of Saint James -
Tuesday July 25, 2017

Culture :


Remembrance Day -
Thursday July 27, 2017

Culture : Celebration of martyrs and wounded soldiers)


José Celso Barbosa' birthday -
Thursday July 27, 2017

Culture : July 27, 1857 – September 21, 1921) was a medical Physician, sociologist, and political leader of Puerto Rico. Known within Puerto Rico's New Progressive Party as The father of the Statehood for Puerto Rico movement ,[1] Barbosa was also the first Puerto Rican earn a medical degree in the United States. Wikipedia


Day of Baptism -
Friday July 28, 2017

Culture : Declared on July 25, 2008


Fuji Rock Festival -
Friday July 28, 2017

Culture : Lasts 3 days - http://www.fujirockfestival.com in Naeba Ski Resort 2017 edition confirmed


Navy Day -
Friday July 28, 2017

Culture : Russian Navy Day in Sevastopol


National Anthem Day -
Saturday July 29, 2017

Culture : Deșteaptă-te, române : variously translated as Awaken thee, Romanian! , Awaken, Romanian! , or Wake Up, Romanian! [Wikipedia]


National Day of the Cowboy -
Saturday July 29, 2017

Culture : To honor the contributions of the iconic cowboy


UmbriaEstate -
Sunday July 30, 2017

Culture : Lasts 5 days - in various towns musical festival please check dates: www.perugiaonline.com


Carnaval des Fleurs -
Sunday July 30, 2017

Culture : from 2012 onwards


Navy Day -
Monday July 31, 2017

Culture :


Rheinfallbeleuchtung und Feuerwerk -
Monday July 31, 2017

Culture : Www.rheinfall.ch


Carnival -
Monday July 31, 2017

Culture : Lasts 9 days - Festivities at carnival village nightly, music, local & international show and beauty & calypso contests


Calgary International Blues Festival -
Monday July 31, 2017

Culture : Lasts 4 days http://www.calgarybluesfest.com/ 2017 edition confirmed


Eve of Tish'a B'Av -
Monday July 31, 2017

Culture :


Taung Byone festival -
Tuesday August 1, 2017

Culture : Five days of interage festivities and Nat dancing.


Army Day -
Tuesday August 1, 2017

Culture : Holiday for military personnel in active service (half-day)


National Language Day -
Tuesday August 1, 2017

Culture :


Liberation Day -
Wednesday August 2, 2017

Culture : in Dadra & Nagar Haveli only


Guca Brass Band Festival -
Wednesday August 2, 2017

Culture : Probably the greatest European brass band festival http://guca.rs/ in Guca


Locarno International Film Festival -
Wednesday August 2, 2017

Culture : Http://www.pardo.ch in Locarno 2017 season confirmed


Caput Lucis -
Wednesday August 2, 2017

Culture : Lasts 5 days - in Rome International firework festival please check dates: http://www.caputlucis.com/


Międzynarodowy Festiwal Filmowy ERA NOWE HORYZONTY -
Thursday August 3, 2017

Culture : Http://www.nowehoryzonty.pl in Wroclaw 2017 season confirmed


Melbourne International Film Festival -
Thursday August 3, 2017

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks http://miff.com.au/ in Melbourne 2017 edition confirmed


Fringe Festival -
Friday August 4, 2017

Culture : Http://www.edfringe.com In Edinburgh 2017 edition confirmed


Bayreuther Festspiele -
Friday August 4, 2017

Culture : Opera - Lasts 4 weeks http://www.bayreuther-festspiele.de/ 2017 edition confirmed


Edinbugh Tattoo -
Friday August 4, 2017

Culture : Lasts 3 weeks http://www.edintattoo.co.uk/ 2017 edition confirmed


International Children's Festival -
Friday August 4, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - in Geoktere resort area please check dates: http://www.turkmenistan.gov.tm


Festival Interceltique de Lorient -
Saturday August 5, 2017

Culture : Lasts 8 days http://www.festival-interceltique.com/ in Western France 2017 edition confirmed


Les Grands Feux Loto - Québec -
Saturday August 5, 2017

Culture : Fireworks lasts 3 weeks - http://www.lesgrandsfeux.com/ in Québec City 2017 edition confirmed


Band Clash -
Saturday August 5, 2017

Culture : Anguilla’s favorite local soca bands battle it out in The Valley’s Landsome Bowl Center (LBCC), each band performs an original test piece http://www.anguilla-beaches.com/anguilla-carnival-events.html 2016 edition confirmed


Verslunarmannahelgi -
Saturday August 5, 2017

Culture : Shopkeepers weekend: biggest music festival in Iceland


Hiroshima Peace Festival (Hiroshima only) -
Sunday August 6, 2017

Culture : In tribute to the victims of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on August 6, 1945. Observance is held at the Peace Memorial Park


Baia das Gatas Festival -
Sunday August 6, 2017

Culture : 3 days & 3 nights on the beach http://www.mindelo.info


International folk song festival -
Sunday August 6, 2017

Culture : Lasts 4 days http://www.varnafolk.org in Sandanski or Varna 2015 edition confirmed


Carnival (first day) -
Monday August 7, 2017

Culture :


Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) -
Tuesday August 8, 2017

Culture : Lasts 6 days - http://www.film-festival.org in Newport 2017 edition confirmed


Raksha Bandhan -
Tuesday August 8, 2017

Culture : The annual festival of Raksha Bandhan, which is meant to commemorate the abiding ties between siblings of opposite sex, usually takes place in late August, and is marked by a very simple ceremony in which a woman ties a rakhi — which may be a colorful thread, a simple bracelet, or a decorative string — around the wrist of her brother(s). The word raksha signifies protection, and bandhan is an association signifying an enduring sort of bond; and so, when a woman ties a rakhi around the waist of her brother, she signifies her loving attachment to him. He, likewise, recognizes the special bonds between them, and by extending his wrist forward, he in fact extends the hand of his protection over her. a holiday for women only


Memorial Day (Nagazaki only) -
Wednesday August 9, 2017

Culture :


Sziget Pop-Rock festival -
Wednesday August 9, 2017

Culture : Lasts 5 days - www.Sziget.hu in Budapest 2017 edition confirmed


Darwin Festival -
Thursday August 10, 2017

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks www.darwinfestival.org.au 2017 edition confirmed


Edinburgh International Festival -
Friday August 11, 2017

Culture : Lasts 3 weeks http://www.eif.co.uk confirmed till end 2015


Patriots Day -
Sunday August 13, 2017

Culture :


Melon Day -
Sunday August 13, 2017

Culture : Tribute to the approximately 1,100 different sorts of melons that grow in the country


Wafa'a el Nil - Flooding of the Nile (may vary by a few days) -
Tuesday August 15, 2017

Culture :


Acadian National Day -
Tuesday August 15, 2017

Culture : Not a bank holiday


Dormition of the Virgin -
Tuesday August 15, 2017

Culture :


Bennington Battle Day -
Wednesday August 16, 2017

Culture : The Green Mountain Boys defeated the British in 1777


Rose of Tralee International Festival -
Wednesday August 16, 2017

Culture : Lasts 5 days - http://roseoftralee.ie in Tralee 2017 edition confirmed


Flag Day -
Thursday August 17, 2017

Culture :


Jasper Heritage Rodeo -
Thursday August 17, 2017

Culture : Lasts 4 days http://www.jasperheritagerodeo.com/ 2017 edition confirmed


Banks Hockey International Festival -
Thursday August 17, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week http://www.barbadoshockey.org 2016 edition confirmed


Chilbimontag -
Friday August 18, 2017

Culture : only in Glarus


Arbor Day -
Friday August 18, 2017

Culture :


Farsi New Year -
Friday August 18, 2017

Culture : Parsi Shahenshai


Border Guard Day -
Friday August 18, 2017

Culture : Each summer Kazakhstan sets up checkpoints along the Chinese border to prevent illegal harvesting of herbs on Kazakh territory. from 2013 onwards


Haugesund film festival -
Friday August 18, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - www.filmfestivalen.no in Oslo 2017 season confirmed


International film festival -
Friday August 18, 2017

Culture : Http://www.sff.ba in Sarajevo 2017 edition confirmed


Revolution Day -
Saturday August 19, 2017

Culture : On August 19, 1945, the Việt Minh under Hồ Chí Minh began rebellion against French colonial rule in Vietnam. [Wikipedia]


Copenhagen Pride -
Saturday August 19, 2017

Culture : Http://www.copenhagenpride.dk/ in Copenhagen 2017 edition confirmed


Children's Day -
Sunday August 20, 2017

Culture :


Solar eclipse -
Monday August 21, 2017

Culture :


Imaginaria Film Festival -
Tuesday August 22, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 month - www.imaginariafilmfestival.org in Conversano 2015 edition confirmed


Day of Commemoration of the Victims of the Crimes Committed by Communist and other Totalitarian Regimes -
Wednesday August 23, 2017

Culture :


Festival des Films du Monde de Montréal -
Thursday August 24, 2017

Culture : Http://www.ffm-montreal.org in Montreal 2015 edition confirmed


Apollonia Festival -
Friday August 25, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days - in Sozopol please check dates: http://www.apollonia.bg


Ganesh Chaturthi -
Friday August 25, 2017

Culture : During ten days, Hindus must prepare the celebration at home: their house must be cleaned up and purified, in particular at the place where the Ganesh statue wil be put. Those who participate in the procession, end and highlight of this celebration, also prepare their costume. Various religious ceremonies are celebrated. On the tenth day, the celebration culminates. Streets of main cities, especially Mumbaï (Bombay) are the field of extraordinary popular demonstrations. In this day, giant elephant idols are preceded by dancers and musicians.


Russian Cinema Day -
Sunday August 27, 2017

Culture : On this day in 1919 Lenin signed a Decree about the nationalization of the cinematograph, therefore in USSR and later also in Russia this date received the status of the Russian filmmaker’s holiday.


National Day of Human Rights -
Sunday August 27, 2017

Culture : To institutionalize the protection and promotion of human rights throughout the country


Notting Hill Carnival -
Sunday August 27, 2017

Culture : Http://www.lnhc.org.uk/


National Day of Tourism -
Sunday August 27, 2017

Culture : Dedicated to the first organized and mass climbing of the Cherni Vruh peak in the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia. The mass climbing has taken place on August 27, 1985 after the famous Bulgarian writer Aleko Konstantinov publishes his article and invitation under the title To the Sofia Lovers of Bulgarian Nature.


Siege of Groningen Day -
Monday August 28, 2017

Culture : 'Gronings Ontzet’ is the celebration of the raising of the Siege of Groningen in 1672.


Internationale Odense Filmfestival -
Monday August 28, 2017

Culture : Http://www.filmfestival.dk in Odense 2017 edition confirmed


Huey P. Long Day -
Wednesday August 30, 2017

Culture : In tribute to Huey P. Long (b. 1893), state senator was nicknamed the Kingfish . New Orleans


Day of Solidarity -
Thursday August 31, 2017

Culture : In tribute to the Solidarnosc movement. Holiday for civil servants. Some stores may be closed.