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Palm Springs International Film Festival*Saturday January 2, 2016Culture 
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Admission Day (not a public holiday)*Sunday January 3, 2016Culture 
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Ananda Pagoda festival in Bagan*Sunday January 3, 2016Culture 
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Colonial Repression Martyrs' Day*Monday January 4, 2016Culture 
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Heroes Day*Monday January 4, 2016Culture 
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Twelfth Night*Tuesday January 5, 2016Culture 
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Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji*Tuesday January 5, 2016Culture 
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Dreikönigs- und SternsingenWednesday January 6, 2016Culture 
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Harbin China International Ice and Snow Festival*Wednesday January 6, 2016Culture 
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Flag Day*Thursday January 7, 2016Culture 
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Carnival**Thursday January 7, 2016Culture 
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Midwives' Day*Friday January 8, 2016Culture 
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Peace Agreement*Saturday January 9, 2016Culture 
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Maharaja Gambhir Singh anniversary*Saturday January 9, 2016Culture 
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Armed Forces DaySunday January 10, 2016Culture 
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Bangabandhu Homecoming Day*Sunday January 10, 2016Culture 
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Missionary Day*Monday January 11, 2016Culture 
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Belém Day (Belém only)Tuesday January 12, 2016Culture 
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Youth DayTuesday January 12, 2016Culture 
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Vivekanada 's birthday*Tuesday January 12, 2016Culture 
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Amazigh New Year**Wednesday January 13, 2016Culture 
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Liberation Day*Wednesday January 13, 2016Culture 
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Fasnacht*Wednesday January 13, 2016Culture 
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Constitution Day*Wednesday January 13, 2016Culture 
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Lohri*Wednesday January 13, 2016Culture 
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Lohri (Jammu only)*Wednesday January 13, 2016Culture 
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Naga New Year DayThursday January 14, 2016Culture 
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Children's DayThursday January 14, 2016Culture 
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Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja*Thursday January 14, 2016Culture 
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Thiruvalluvar*Friday January 15, 2016Culture 
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Arbor DayFriday January 15, 2016Culture 
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Kaya State DayFriday January 15, 2016Culture 
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Tromso International Film Festival**Saturday January 16, 2016Culture 
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Chemrey Angchok**Saturday January 16, 2016Culture 
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St Berchtold's Day*Saturday January 16, 2016Culture 
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Battle Day**Sunday January 17, 2016Culture 
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Day of Judaism**Sunday January 17, 2016Culture 
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Opening of the World Economic Forum (Davos only)*Sunday January 17, 2016Culture 
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Rijeka Carnival*Sunday January 17, 2016Culture 
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Amazigh New Year**Monday January 18, 2016Culture 
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Anniversary of Jan Palach's death*Tuesday January 19, 2016Culture 
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Park City Sundance Film Festival*Tuesday January 19, 2016Culture 
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Art Singapore*Tuesday January 19, 2016Culture 
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Literature Festival**Tuesday January 19, 2016Culture 
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Vogel Gryff*Wednesday January 20, 2016Culture 
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Mamallapuram Dance Festival**Thursday January 21, 2016Culture 
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Day of Unity*Friday January 22, 2016Culture 
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Unity and Freedom DayFriday January 22, 2016Culture 
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Vasant Panchami - Basanta Panchami*Sunday January 24, 2016Culture 
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Foundation Day (São Paulo only)Monday January 25, 2016Culture 
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Tatiana Day*Monday January 25, 2016Culture 
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Statehood Day*Monday January 25, 2016Culture 
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Robert Burn's night*Monday January 25, 2016Culture 
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Grammy Awards*Tuesday January 26, 2016Culture 
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Göteborg International Film Festival**Wednesday January 27, 2016Culture 
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Festival International du Film documentaire Océanien**Thursday January 28, 2016Culture 
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Surva - International Festival of the Masquerade games**Thursday January 28, 2016Culture 
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King's Bithday*Saturday January 30, 2016Culture 
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Me-Dum-Me-Phi*Sunday January 31, 2016Culture 
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West Papuan National Flag Day*Thursday December 1, 2016Culture 
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National day of Samba**Friday December 2, 2016Culture 
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Festival International du Film de Marrakech**Friday December 2, 2016Culture 
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Anchorage International Film Festival*Friday December 2, 2016Culture 
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Monaco International Film Festival*Friday December 2, 2016Culture 
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Bhaidooj**Friday December 2, 2016Culture 
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Discovery DayFriday December 2, 2016Culture 
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International Day of Persons with Disabilities*Saturday December 3, 2016Culture 
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Bhopal Gas Tragedy commemoration*Saturday December 3, 2016Culture 
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SinterKlaas (St Nicholas eve), non official*Monday December 5, 2016Culture 
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Saint Nicholas*Tuesday December 6, 2016Culture 
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Constitution DayTuesday December 6, 2016Culture 
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Earthquake Mourning**Wednesday December 7, 2016Culture 
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Houphouet Boigny Day*Wednesday December 7, 2016Culture 
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International film festival**Wednesday December 7, 2016Culture 
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National Day of the Salvadoran ClownWednesday December 7, 2016Culture 
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Human Rights and Peace Day*Saturday December 10, 2016Culture 
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Nobel Day*Saturday December 10, 2016Culture 
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International Dragon Boat Festival**Saturday December 10, 2016Culture 
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Teyongsi Sirijunga Sawan Tongnam*Saturday December 10, 2016Culture 
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Nupi Lal*Monday December 12, 2016Culture 
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Arbor DayMonday December 12, 2016Culture 
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Martyrs' Day*Tuesday December 13, 2016Culture 
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FESPOP - Percussion Festival*Friday December 16, 2016Culture 
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Fescauri*Friday December 16, 2016Culture 
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Kaliady*Saturday December 17, 2016Culture 
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Ma dengn Beach Festival*Saturday December 17, 2016Culture 
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Day of the Turkish Language*Wednesday December 21, 2016Culture 
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Defenders' Day*Thursday December 22, 2016Culture 
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Anniversary of the revolution*Thursday December 22, 2016Culture 
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Womens' Day*Thursday December 22, 2016Culture 
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Christmas EveSaturday December 24, 2016Culture 
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Holy NightSaturday December 24, 2016Culture 
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National Consumers Day*Saturday December 24, 2016Culture 
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Brunnensingen der Sebastiani-BruderschaftSaturday December 24, 2016Culture 
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Nüünichlingler*Saturday December 24, 2016Culture 
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First Night of HanukkahSaturday December 24, 2016Culture 
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Christmas Day**Sunday December 25, 2016Culture 
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Constitution Day*Sunday December 25, 2016Culture 
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Mao celebration*Monday December 26, 2016Culture 
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Kwanzaa*Monday December 26, 2016Culture 
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Udham Singh's birthday*Monday December 26, 2016Culture 
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April Fools DayWednesday December 28, 2016Culture 
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Hmong New Year*Wednesday December 28, 2016Culture 
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New Year's Eve*Saturday December 31, 2016Culture 
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Palm Springs International Film Festival -
Monday January 2, 2017

Culture : Lasts 11 days - http://www.psfilmfest.org 2017 edition confirmed


Admission Day (not a public holiday) -
Tuesday January 3, 2017

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


Ananda Pagoda festival in Bagan -
Tuesday January 3, 2017

Culture : Large gathering of Kachin people, ceremonies, dances, brass drums... - http://www.baganmyanmar.com updated Sept. 2013


Colonial Repression Martyrs' Day -
Wednesday January 4, 2017

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


Heroes Day -
Wednesday January 4, 2017

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 -
Thursday January 5, 2017

Culture : Epiphany - de facto half-day Holiday


Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji -
Thursday January 5, 2017

Culture : Guru Gobind Singh (22 December 1666 – 7 October 1708) was the tenth Guru of Sikhism. He was born in Patna, Bihar in India and became a Guru on 11 November 1675, at the age of nine years, succeeding his father Guru Tegh Bahadur. He was the leader of the Sikh faith, a warrior, a poet, and a philosopher. In the Sikh society, Guru Gobind Singh is considered a perfect example of manhood; highly educated, skilled in horsemanship, armed combat, chivalrous, and generous in character.


Dreikönigs- und Sternsingen -
Friday January 6, 2017

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Harbin China International Ice and Snow Festival -
Friday January 6, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 month - http://www.icefestivalharbin.com/ 2017 edition confirmed


Flag Day -
Saturday January 7, 2017

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.


Carnival -
Saturday January 7, 2017

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


Midwives' Day -
Sunday January 8, 2017

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 -
Monday January 9, 2017

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


Maharaja Gambhir Singh anniversary -
Monday January 9, 2017

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 -
Tuesday January 10, 2017

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Bangabandhu Homecoming Day -
Tuesday January 10, 2017

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 . updated Sept. 2013


Missionary Day -
Wednesday January 11, 2017

Culture : In 1894, two British Missionaries – Rev JH Lorrain, fondly called by the Mizos as ‘Pu Buanga’ and Rev FW Savidge, known to the Mizos as ‘Sap Upa’ arrived at Sairang village, about 30 km west from Aizawl, by boat.


Belém Day (Belém only) -
Thursday January 12, 2017

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Youth Day -
Thursday January 12, 2017

Culture :


Vivekanada 's birthday -
Thursday January 12, 2017

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 -
Friday January 13, 2017

Culture : Celebrated by the Berber community


Liberation Day -
Friday January 13, 2017

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


Fasnacht -
Friday January 13, 2017

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 -
Friday January 13, 2017

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


Lohri -
Friday January 13, 2017

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


Lohri (Jammu only) -
Friday January 13, 2017

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


Naga New Year Day -
Saturday January 14, 2017

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Children's Day -
Saturday January 14, 2017

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Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja -
Saturday January 14, 2017

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.


Thiruvalluvar -
Sunday January 15, 2017

Culture : A celebrated Tamil poet who wrote the Thirukkural, a work on ethics in Tamil literature. (Wikipedia)


Arbor Day -
Sunday January 15, 2017

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Kaya State Day -
Sunday January 15, 2017

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Tromso International Film Festival -
Monday January 16, 2017

Culture : Lasts 5 days - www.tiff.no in Tromso 2017 season confirmed


Chemrey Angchok -
Monday January 16, 2017

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


St Berchtold's Day -
Monday January 16, 2017

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 -
Tuesday January 17, 2017

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


Day of Judaism -
Tuesday January 17, 2017

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


Opening of the World Economic Forum (Davos only) -
Tuesday January 17, 2017

Culture : Http://www.weforum.org/ 2016 edition confirmed


Rijeka Carnival -
Tuesday January 17, 2017

Culture : Lasts one month - http://www.ri-karneval.com.hr/ 2017 edition confirmed


Amazigh New Year -
Wednesday January 18, 2017

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


Anniversary of Jan Palach's death -
Thursday January 19, 2017

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


Park City Sundance Film Festival -
Thursday January 19, 2017

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


Art Singapore -
Thursday January 19, 2017

Culture : Lasts 5 days http://www.artstagesingapore.com 2016 season confirmed


Literature Festival -
Thursday January 19, 2017

Culture : Http://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/ in Jaipur 2017 edition confirmed


Vogel Gryff -
Friday January 20, 2017

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.


Mamallapuram Dance Festival -
Saturday January 21, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 month http://www.festivalsofindia.in/mamallapuram/ in Mamallapuram 2017 edition confirmed


Day of Unity -
Sunday January 22, 2017

Culture : It goes back to the date when Eastern and Western Ukraine were united. On this day in 1919 the “Treaty of Unity” between Ukrainians was signed and the unity of all Ukrainian lands previously belonging to the Russian Empire (UNR) and the Austro-Hungarian Empire was solemnly proclaimed on Sofijivska Square in Kyiv.


Unity and Freedom Day -
Sunday January 22, 2017

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Vasant Panchami - Basanta Panchami -
Tuesday January 24, 2017

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.


Foundation Day (São Paulo only) -
Wednesday January 25, 2017

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Tatiana Day -
Wednesday January 25, 2017

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


Statehood Day -
Wednesday January 25, 2017

Culture : On 18 December 1970 the State of Himachal Pradesh Act was passed by Parliament and the new state came into being on 25 January 1971. Thus Himachal emerged as the eighteenth state of the Indian Union. Wikipedia


Robert Burn's night -
Wednesday January 25, 2017

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.


Grammy Awards -
Thursday January 26, 2017

Culture : In Los Angeles - http://www.grammy.com/ 2017 edition confirmed


Göteborg International Film Festival -
Friday January 27, 2017

Culture : Http://www.giff.se in Göteborg 2017 season confirmed


Festival International du Film documentaire Océanien -
Saturday January 28, 2017

Culture : Lasts 5 days - http://www.fifo-tahiti.com/ in Papeete 2016 edition confirmed


Surva - International Festival of the Masquerade games -
Saturday January 28, 2017

Culture : Lasts 2 days - http://www.surva.org in Pernik 2017 edition confirmed


King's Bithday -
Monday January 30, 2017

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


Me-Dum-Me-Phi -
Tuesday January 31, 2017

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]


West Papuan National Flag Day -
Friday December 1, 2017

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


National day of Samba -
Saturday December 2, 2017

Culture : in Rio


Festival International du Film de Marrakech -
Friday December 2, 2016

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


Anchorage International Film Festival -
Friday December 2, 2016

Culture : Lasts 10 days http://www.anchoragefilmfestival.org 2016 edition confirmed


Monaco International Film Festival -
Friday December 2, 2016

Culture : Celebration of non violent films lasts 3 days www.monacofilmfest.com 2016 edition confirmed


Bhaidooj -
Friday December 2, 2016

Culture : Bhai-Dooj is a Hindu festival that celebrates the love and affection between a brother and a sister. 'Bhai' means brother and 'Dooj' means two days after new moon. It is one of the most a holiday for women only


Discovery Day -
Friday December 2, 2016

Culture :


International Day of Persons with Disabilities -
Sunday December 3, 2017

Culture : Http://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/annual/day_disabilities/en/index.html


Bhopal Gas Tragedy commemoration -
Sunday December 3, 2017

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


SinterKlaas (St Nicholas eve), non official -
Monday December 5, 2016

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


Saint Nicholas -
Tuesday December 6, 2016

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


Constitution Day -
Tuesday December 6, 2016

Culture :


Earthquake Mourning -
Wednesday December 7, 2016

Culture : Business may remain open. Please check.


Houphouet Boigny Day -
Wednesday December 7, 2016

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


International film festival -
Wednesday December 7, 2016

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


National Day of the Salvadoran Clown -
Wednesday December 7, 2016

Culture :


Human Rights and Peace Day -
Saturday December 10, 2016

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 -
Saturday December 10, 2016

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.


International Dragon Boat Festival -
Saturday December 10, 2016

Culture : Lasts 3 days - http://www.penangdragonboat.gov.my/portal/ in TELUK BAHANG DAM 2016 edition confirmed


Teyongsi Sirijunga Sawan Tongnam -
Saturday December 10, 2016

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


Nupi Lal -
Monday December 12, 2016

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


Arbor Day -
Monday December 12, 2016

Culture :


Martyrs' Day -
Tuesday December 13, 2016

Culture : Memorial day for the victims of Nanjing Massacre


FESPOP - Percussion Festival -
Friday December 16, 2016

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


Fescauri -
Friday December 16, 2016

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


Kaliady -
Saturday December 17, 2016

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.


Ma dengn Beach Festival -
Saturday December 17, 2016

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


Day of the Turkish Language -
Wednesday December 21, 2016

Culture : Celebrated by the Turk-speaking community


Defenders' Day -
Thursday December 22, 2016

Culture : People's Army of Viet Nam Foundation Anniversary


Anniversary of the revolution -
Thursday December 22, 2016

Culture : Ceaucescu downfall in 1989


Womens' Day -
Thursday December 22, 2016

Culture : From 2011 onwards


Christmas Eve -
Saturday December 24, 2016

Culture :


Holy Night -
Saturday December 24, 2016

Culture :


National Consumers Day -
Saturday December 24, 2016

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 -
Saturday December 24, 2016

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Nüünichlingler -
Saturday December 24, 2016

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.


First Night of Hanukkah -
Saturday December 24, 2016

Culture :


Christmas Day -
Sunday December 25, 2016

Culture : for the Catholic community only


Constitution Day -
Sunday December 25, 2016

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


Mao celebration -
Monday December 26, 2016

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


Kwanzaa -
Monday December 26, 2016

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


Udham Singh's birthday -
Monday December 26, 2016

Culture : (December 26, 1899 – July 31, 1940) was an Indian independence activist, best known for assassinating Michael O'Dwyer in March 1940 in what has been described as an avenging of the Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre. Udham Singh Kamboj changed his name to Mohammad Singh Azad, symbolizing the unification of the three major religions of India: Hinduism, Islam and Sikhism. Singh is considered one of the best-known revolutionaries of the Indian independence struggle.


April Fools Day -
Wednesday December 28, 2016

Culture :


Hmong New Year -
Wednesday December 28, 2016

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


New Year's Eve -
Saturday December 31, 2016

Culture : Szilveszter