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Loyalty Day*Tuesday May 1, 2018Culture 
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Labour Day*Tuesday May 1, 2018Culture 
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Lei Day*Tuesday May 1, 2018Culture 
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Maj-kat*Tuesday May 1, 2018Culture 
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Bravery Day*Tuesday May 1, 2018Culture 
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San SegundoWednesday May 2, 2018Culture 
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Brighton Fringe Festival**Wednesday May 2, 2018Culture 
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Martyrs'Day*Thursday May 3, 2018Culture 
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Aboakyer festival**Thursday May 3, 2018Culture 
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Le Feuillu*Thursday May 3, 2018Culture 
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Glarner Landsgemeinde*Thursday May 3, 2018Culture 
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Independence Day*Friday May 4, 2018Culture 
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H.H. the Royal Prince's Birthday*Friday May 4, 2018Culture 
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Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA)*Friday May 4, 2018Culture 
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Cinco de Mayo**Saturday May 5, 2018Culture 
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Memorial Day*Saturday May 5, 2018Culture 
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Teacher Appreciation Day*Saturday May 5, 2018Culture 
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Orthodox St. George's DaySunday May 6, 2018Culture 
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Buddha's Enlightment*Sunday May 6, 2018Culture 
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Victory Day*Monday May 7, 2018Culture 
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National Day of Prayer*Monday May 7, 2018Culture 
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Festival of Citizenship**Monday May 7, 2018Culture 
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Heroes DayTuesday May 8, 2018Culture 
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Parents Day*Tuesday May 8, 2018Culture 
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Victory Day 1945Tuesday May 8, 2018Culture 
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National day against torture*Tuesday May 8, 2018Culture 
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Victory Day*Wednesday May 9, 2018Culture 
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St Françis Xavier**Thursday May 10, 2018Culture 
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Flower Day*Thursday May 10, 2018Culture 
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Flag Day*Thursday May 10, 2018Culture 
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Battle Day*Thursday May 10, 2018Culture 
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Festival of Central and Eastern European Film**Friday May 11, 2018Culture 
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Lag BaOmer*Saturday May 12, 2018Culture 
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Festival de Cannes**Sunday May 13, 2018Culture 
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Milan International Film Festival (MIFF)*Sunday May 13, 2018Culture 
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Event CANCELLED*Sunday May 13, 2018Culture 
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Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville**Monday May 14, 2018Culture 
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St Isidore (Albacete only)*Tuesday May 15, 2018Culture 
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Family Day*Tuesday May 15, 2018Culture 
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Teachers' DayTuesday May 15, 2018Culture 
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Day of Mourning*Tuesday May 15, 2018Culture 
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Shri Shankaracharya*Tuesday May 15, 2018Culture 
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Tokyo Sanja Matsuri (beginning)*Tuesday May 15, 2018Culture 
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Mass Graves Day*Wednesday May 16, 2018Culture 
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Womens' Day**Wednesday May 16, 2018Culture 
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Omar Khayyam Day*Thursday May 17, 2018Culture 
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International Museum Day**Friday May 18, 2018Culture 
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Birthday of Tuanku Raja Perlis*Friday May 18, 2018Culture 
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Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Crimean Tatar Genocide*Friday May 18, 2018Culture 
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President's Day*Saturday May 19, 2018Culture 
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Bergen Festival**Sunday May 20, 2018Culture 
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International Bellapais Music Festival*Sunday May 20, 2018Culture 
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Docaviv**Monday May 21, 2018Culture 
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Bruges Holy Blood procession*Monday May 21, 2018Culture 
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Horse Festival*Monday May 21, 2018Culture 
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National Day of the VlachsWednesday May 23, 2018Culture 
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Abolition of Slavery*Wednesday May 23, 2018Culture 
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Teacher DayThursday May 24, 2018Culture 
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Kazi Nazrul Islam day*Thursday May 24, 2018Culture 
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Khamoro International Festival**Thursday May 24, 2018Culture 
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Africa DayFriday May 25, 2018Culture 
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National Day of Healing*Saturday May 26, 2018Culture 
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Northern Alberta International Children's Festival**Saturday May 26, 2018Culture 
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Border Guard Day*Monday May 28, 2018Culture 
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Eve of ShavuotMonday May 28, 2018Culture 
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Anniversary of the Death of President Ali Soilih**Tuesday May 29, 2018Culture 
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Fall of Constantinople*Tuesday May 29, 2018Culture 
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Brooklyn International Film Festival*Tuesday May 29, 2018Culture 
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Bush Fire International Festival**Tuesday May 29, 2018Culture 
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Karneval der Kulturen**Tuesday May 29, 2018Culture 
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Transilvania International Film Festival**Tuesday May 29, 2018Culture 
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Kiev (Molodist) - International Film Festival**Thursday May 31, 2018Culture 
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Children's Day*Thursday May 31, 2018Culture 
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Carpet Day*Thursday May 31, 2018Culture 
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Pfingstblitter*Thursday May 31, 2018Culture 
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Whit MondayFriday June 1, 2018Culture 
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Kheer Bhawani festival*Saturday June 2, 2018Culture 
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Night of Power*Saturday June 2, 2018Culture 
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Sydney Film Festival**Sunday June 3, 2018Culture 
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Nashville Country Music Festival Fan Fair*Monday June 4, 2018Culture 
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Kanilai International Festival*Monday June 4, 2018Culture 
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Arbor DayTuesday June 5, 2018Culture 
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Indian Arrival Day*Tuesday June 5, 2018Culture 
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Sakifo*Tuesday June 5, 2018Culture 
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Sant Kabir Das day*Tuesday June 5, 2018Culture 
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Day of Mourning*Wednesday June 6, 2018Culture 
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Reykjavík Arts Festival**Wednesday June 6, 2018Culture 
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National Prairie Day*Wednesday June 6, 2018Culture 
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Reporter's Day*Thursday June 7, 2018Culture 
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Festival Internacional de Cortos de Huesca**Thursday June 7, 2018Culture 
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National Day of Literature for Children and Young Adults**Friday June 8, 2018Culture 
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National Day of the Natural Parks*Friday June 8, 2018Culture 
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festival de Fès des Musiques Sacrées**Tuesday June 12, 2018Culture 
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Francofolies**Tuesday June 12, 2018Culture 
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Trooping the Colour**Wednesday June 13, 2018Culture 
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Shanghai Film Festival*Wednesday June 13, 2018Culture 
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San Antonio DayWednesday June 13, 2018Culture 
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Day of Mourning*Thursday June 14, 2018Culture 
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Flag Day*Thursday June 14, 2018Culture 
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Banff World Television Festival**Thursday June 14, 2018Culture 
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Admission Day (not a public holiday)*Friday June 15, 2018Culture 
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National Flower Day*Friday June 15, 2018Culture 
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Organic Day Act*Friday June 15, 2018Culture 
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Band Clash*Friday June 15, 2018Culture 
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Raja*Friday June 15, 2018Culture 
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Edinburgh International Film Festival*Sunday June 17, 2018Culture 
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Human Rights Day*Monday June 18, 2018Culture 
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Essaouira Gnawa Festival**Monday June 18, 2018Culture 
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Juneteenth*Tuesday June 19, 2018Culture 
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Kim Jong II joigning the Workers Party of KoreaTuesday June 19, 2018Culture 
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Independence Day*Tuesday June 19, 2018Culture 
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Rencontres littéraires de Goma*Tuesday June 19, 2018Culture 
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Hogueras de San Juan**Wednesday June 20, 2018Culture 
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Memorial Day**Wednesday June 20, 2018Culture 
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Fête de la Musique*Thursday June 21, 2018Culture 
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Half-day holiday**Thursday June 21, 2018Culture 
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Kupalle*Thursday June 21, 2018Culture 
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Festes de St Joan in Minorca*Thursday June 21, 2018Culture 
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National Aboriginal DayThursday June 21, 2018Culture 
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St Alban*Friday June 22, 2018Culture 
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Remembrance Day*Friday June 22, 2018Culture 
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Cannes Lions Advertising Festival**Friday June 22, 2018Culture 
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Festival of Festivals**Friday June 22, 2018Culture 
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Africa Day**Saturday June 23, 2018Culture 
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Day of Public ServantsSaturday June 23, 2018Culture 
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Nantucket Film Festival*Saturday June 23, 2018Culture 
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Sao Joaninas*Sunday June 24, 2018Culture 
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St John's DaySunday June 24, 2018Culture 
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Arbor DayMonday June 25, 2018Culture 
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Public Service day*Monday June 25, 2018Culture 
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Spring Festival*Monday June 25, 2018Culture 
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Montreal Jazz Festival**Monday June 25, 2018Culture 
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Milwaukee Musicfest*Monday June 25, 2018Culture 
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Festival Internacional de Musica y Danza**Monday June 25, 2018Culture 
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St. Kitts Music Festivals Music Festival*Monday June 25, 2018Culture 
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Event CANCELLEDMonday June 25, 2018Culture 
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Day of Peace*Tuesday June 26, 2018Culture 
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Flag Day*Tuesday June 26, 2018Culture 
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San Francisco Pride*Wednesday June 27, 2018Culture 
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Day of Turkmen Cultural Workers*Wednesday June 27, 2018Culture 
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Day of culture and art workersWednesday June 27, 2018Culture 
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Roskilde music festival**Wednesday June 27, 2018Culture 
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Family DayThursday June 28, 2018Culture 
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Saint Vitus' Day*Thursday June 28, 2018Culture 
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Day of Soviet Invasion*Thursday June 28, 2018Culture 
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National liberation Day*Thursday June 28, 2018Culture 
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St Peter (Badajoz only)Friday June 29, 2018Culture 
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St Peter & St Paul*Friday June 29, 2018Culture 
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St Peter's DayFriday June 29, 2018Culture 
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Revolution Day*Saturday June 30, 2018Culture 
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Jesus’ entry into Egypt*Sunday July 1, 2018Culture 
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Founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army*Sunday July 1, 2018Culture 
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Õllesummer**Sunday July 1, 2018Culture 
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Republic Day**Sunday July 1, 2018Culture 
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Salento Finibus Terrae**Tuesday July 3, 2018Culture 
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Aarauer Maienzug*Tuesday July 3, 2018Culture 
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Montreux Jazz Festival**Tuesday July 3, 2018Culture 
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Mezinárodní Filmový Festival Karlovy Vary**Tuesday July 3, 2018Culture 
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Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF)**Tuesday July 3, 2018Culture 
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Event CANCELLEDTuesday July 3, 2018Culture 
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National Police DayWednesday July 4, 2018Culture 
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Community Development Day*Thursday July 5, 2018Culture 
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Birthday of His Holiness the Dalai LamaFriday July 6, 2018Culture 
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Youth Day (forwarded to Monday)Friday July 6, 2018Culture 
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St Fermin (Pamplona only)*Saturday July 7, 2018Culture 
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Star Festival*Saturday July 7, 2018Culture 
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Helsinki Pride**Saturday July 7, 2018Culture 
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Arbor DayMonday July 9, 2018Culture 
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Dubrovnik Festival**Monday July 9, 2018Culture 
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EXIT Festival**Monday July 9, 2018Culture 
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International Festival of Arts Slavonic Bazaar**Monday July 9, 2018Culture 
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Festival d'été de Québec**Monday July 9, 2018Culture 
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Maine International Film Festival (MIFF)**Tuesday July 10, 2018Culture 
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Darfur Horse Festival*Tuesday July 10, 2018Culture 
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Odessa Film Festival**Tuesday July 10, 2018Culture 
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Reporter's Day*Wednesday July 11, 2018Culture 
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Behdiengkhlam*Wednesday July 11, 2018Culture 
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St Peter & St Paul*Thursday July 12, 2018Culture 
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Golden Apricot film festival**Thursday July 12, 2018Culture 
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Nathan Bedford Forrest Day*Friday July 13, 2018Culture 
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Festival of Souls*Friday July 13, 2018Culture 
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Yn Chruinnaght*Friday July 13, 2018Culture 
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Festival of Souls*Saturday July 14, 2018Culture 
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Emmeline Pankhurst Day*Saturday July 14, 2018Culture 
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Festival of Souls*Sunday July 15, 2018Culture 
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First Sermon of Lord BuddhaSunday July 15, 2018Culture 
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Benicassim Festival**Monday July 16, 2018Culture 
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Festival Ortigueira**Monday July 16, 2018Culture 
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Durban International Film Festival**Monday July 16, 2018Culture 
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Constitution Day**Tuesday July 17, 2018Culture 
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Independence Day*Tuesday July 17, 2018Culture 
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Miri International Jazz Festival**Tuesday July 17, 2018Culture 
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International Street Theatre Festival**Tuesday July 17, 2018Culture 
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Palic European Film Festival**Tuesday July 17, 2018Culture 
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Thangka*Tuesday July 17, 2018Culture 
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Eruption anniversary*Wednesday July 18, 2018Culture 
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Education DayThursday July 19, 2018Culture 
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Youth DayThursday July 19, 2018Culture 
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Harvest festival*Thursday July 19, 2018Culture 
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Horse Festival*Friday July 20, 2018Culture 
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Luis Muñoz Rivera's birthday*Friday July 20, 2018Culture 
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Arbor DaySunday July 22, 2018Culture 
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Bregenz Festival**Sunday July 22, 2018Culture 
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Revolution DayMonday July 23, 2018Culture 
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Międzynarodowy Festiwal Filmowy ERA NOWE HORYZONTY**Monday July 23, 2018Culture 
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Sabah International Folklore Festival**Monday July 23, 2018Culture 
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Auckland International Film Festival**Monday July 23, 2018Culture 
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Constitution Day**Wednesday July 25, 2018Culture 
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Foundation Day*Wednesday July 25, 2018Culture 
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Epistle of Saint JamesWednesday July 25, 2018Culture 
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Bayreuther Festspiele**Wednesday July 25, 2018Culture 
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Uhuru Festival*Wednesday July 25, 2018Culture 
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Christopher Street Day**Wednesday July 25, 2018Culture 
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Junkanoo Carnival,**Wednesday July 25, 2018Culture 
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St James the Apostol*Wednesday July 25, 2018Culture 
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National Day of the Cowboy*Wednesday July 25, 2018Culture 
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Carnaval des Fleurs**Thursday July 26, 2018Culture 
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FESPAD*Thursday July 26, 2018Culture 
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Remembrance Day*Friday July 27, 2018Culture 
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Carnival*Friday July 27, 2018Culture 
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José Celso Barbosa' birthday*Friday July 27, 2018Culture 
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Hurricane Supplication Day*Friday July 27, 2018Culture 
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Day of Baptism*Saturday July 28, 2018Culture 
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National Anthem Day*Sunday July 29, 2018Culture 
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Eve of Tish'a B'AvSunday July 29, 2018Culture 
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Navy DayTuesday July 31, 2018Culture 
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Shaheed Udham Singh martyrdom*Tuesday July 31, 2018Culture 
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Rheinfallbeleuchtung und Feuerwerk*Tuesday July 31, 2018Culture 
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Fuji Rock Festival**Tuesday July 31, 2018Culture 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Tuesday July 31, 2018Culture 
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Taung Byone festival*Wednesday August 1, 2018Culture 
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Army Day**Wednesday August 1, 2018Culture 
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National Language DayWednesday August 1, 2018Culture 
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Verslunarmannahelgi*Wednesday August 1, 2018Culture 
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Liberation Day**Thursday August 2, 2018Culture 
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Baia das Gatas Festival*Thursday August 2, 2018Culture 
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Raksha Bandhan / Nikini Poya (Janai Purnima)*Friday August 3, 2018Culture 
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Carnival (first day)Friday August 3, 2018Culture 
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Raksha Bandhan**Friday August 3, 2018Culture 
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Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF)**Saturday August 4, 2018Culture 
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Guca Brass Band Festival**Sunday August 5, 2018Culture 
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Locarno International Film Festival**Sunday August 5, 2018Culture 
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Sziget Pop-Rock festival**Sunday August 5, 2018Culture 
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Hiroshima Peace Festival (Hiroshima only)*Monday August 6, 2018Culture 
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Melbourne International Film Festival**Monday August 6, 2018Culture 
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Darwin Festival*Monday August 6, 2018Culture 
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Fringe Festival**Tuesday August 7, 2018Culture 
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Edinbugh Tattoo*Tuesday August 7, 2018Culture 
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Festival Interceltique de Lorient**Tuesday August 7, 2018Culture 
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National Mask Festival**Tuesday August 7, 2018Culture 
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Edinburgh International Festival*Tuesday August 7, 2018Culture 
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International Children's Festival*Tuesday August 7, 2018Culture 
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Memorial Day (Nagazaki only)Thursday August 9, 2018Culture 
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Melon Day*Thursday August 9, 2018Culture 
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Battle Day**Sunday August 12, 2018Culture 
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Le Tapis de Fleurs de Bruxelles**Monday August 13, 2018Culture 
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International film festival**Tuesday August 14, 2018Culture 
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Wafa'a el Nil - Flooding of the Nile (may vary by a few days)Wednesday August 15, 2018Culture 
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Acadian National DayWednesday August 15, 2018Culture 
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Haugesund film festival**Wednesday August 15, 2018Culture 
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Banks Hockey International Festival**Thursday August 16, 2018Culture 
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Flag DayFriday August 17, 2018Culture 
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Bennington Battle Day*Friday August 17, 2018Culture 
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Dormition of the VirginFriday August 17, 2018Culture 
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ChilbimontagSaturday August 18, 2018Culture 
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Arbor DaySaturday August 18, 2018Culture 
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Farsi New Year*Saturday August 18, 2018Culture 
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Jesse Robredo Day*Saturday August 18, 2018Culture 
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Border Guard Day**Saturday August 18, 2018Culture 
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Defuncts' Day (All Souls Day)*Saturday August 18, 2018Culture 
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Revolution Day*Sunday August 19, 2018Culture 
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Copenhagen Pride**Sunday August 19, 2018Culture 
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Children's DayMonday August 20, 2018Culture 
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Rose of Tralee International Festival**Tuesday August 21, 2018Culture 
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Day of Commemoration of the Victims of the Crimes Committed by Communist and other Totalitarian RegimesThursday August 23, 2018Culture 
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Gypsy festival**Thursday August 23, 2018Culture 
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Internationale Odense Filmfestival**Friday August 24, 2018Culture 
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National Tech-Voc Day*Saturday August 25, 2018Culture 
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Imaginaria Film Festival**Saturday August 25, 2018Culture 
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Russian Cinema Day*Monday August 27, 2018Culture 
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National Day of Human Rights*Monday August 27, 2018Culture 
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Siege of Groningen Day*Tuesday August 28, 2018Culture 
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Apollonia Festival*Tuesday August 28, 2018Culture 
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Ayyankalis birthday*Tuesday August 28, 2018Culture 
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Regional holiday**Thursday August 30, 2018Culture 
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Notting Hill Carnival*Thursday August 30, 2018Culture 
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National Day of Tourism*Thursday August 30, 2018Culture 
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Day of Solidarity*Friday August 31, 2018Culture 
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Loyalty Day -
Saturday May 1, 2021

Culture : Reaffirmation of loyalty to the USA; recognition of the freedom heritage. Parades and ceremonies across the United States.


Labour Day -
Saturday May 1, 2021

Culture : This is not a public holiday


Lei Day -
Saturday May 1, 2021

Culture : This Festival of the Lei was first held on May 1, 1928, when a pair of local artists in Honolulu encouraged everyone to wear a lei. Festivities were held downtown with hula, music, lei making demonstrations, and exhibits and contests


Maj-kat -
Saturday May 1, 2021

Culture : End of April Fools' Day month. Cat is mentioned because cats born in May are supposed to be bad omen. Jokes are performed all over the country.


Bravery Day -
Friday May 1, 2020

Culture : Saint George's Day. The feast was established with a decree of Prince Alexander of Battenberg in 1880. On this day, the Bulgarians praise the brave acts of the Bulgarian military men who fought across the battlefields over the years.


San Segundo -
Sunday May 2, 2021

Culture :


Brighton Fringe Festival -
Saturday May 2, 2020

Culture : Www.brightonfringe.org/ lasts 3 weeks - 2020 edition confirmed


Martyrs'Day -
Sunday May 3, 2020

Culture : Commemorates the Syrian and Lebanese nationalists executed in Damascus and Beirut on May 6, 1916 by Jamal Pasha, the Ottoman wāli. They were executed in both the Marjeh Square in Damascus and Burj Square in Beirut. Both squares have since then been renamed to Martyrs' Square. (Wikipedia) [Wikipedia]


Aboakyer festival -
Sunday May 3, 2020

Culture : Www.ghanaweb.com A popular game hunting festival in central Ghana, the Aboakyer Festival used to involve hunting for leopard but the death toll was too great, and the tribe members opted for hunting bushbuck (an antelope) instead. The festival includes traditional dancing, hunting, colorful processions, brass bands and more. in Central Ghana 2020 edition confirmed


Le Feuillu -
Sunday May 3, 2020

Culture : Le Feuillu, also formerly written Folliu , Folhiu or Foeillu , is a festival linked to the ancient tradition of May quests spread throughout Europe. It can also be compared to the Fête du Fou (the crazy being derived from fagus, beech) as well as to that of Maïentzets or that of the May tree. This festival was originally a pagan-type peasant rite, probably of Celtic origin, the aim of which is to celebrate the return of spring. In the 16th century, Calvin had it banned in the Geneva communes. [Wikipedia]


Glarner Landsgemeinde -
Sunday May 3, 2020

Culture : Public vote in front of the legislative body.


Independence Day -
Tuesday May 4, 2021

Culture : On this day in 1776, Rhode Island, the colony founded by the most radical religious dissenters from the Puritans of Massachusetts Bay Colony, became the first North American colony to renounce its allegiance to King George III. Rhode Island would be the last state to ratify the new American Constitution more than 14 years later on May 29, 1790.


H.H. the Royal Prince's Birthday -
Monday May 4, 2020

Culture : Colonel H.R.H. Crown Prince Sia'osi Taufa'ahau Manumata'ogo Tuku'aho Tupou (born in 1948) is the current Crown Prince of Tonga. He was appointed on May 4, 1966.


Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) -
Monday May 4, 2020

Culture : Lasts 7 days - http://www.hifa.co.zw/ 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Cinco de Mayo -
Wednesday May 5, 2021

Culture : Defeating the Napoleon III cavalry, Texan general Zaragosa started a military cooperation with Mexico, leading to the supremacy of an army that would win, 14 months later, the battle of Gettysburg, ending the American Civil War. a public holiday in the state of Puebla Battle of Puebla against the French Celebrated by the Mexican communities


Memorial Day -
Wednesday May 5, 2021

Culture : Holocaust Memorial Day is dedicated to the lessons of the past and provides an important opportunity to face any manifestations of hatred


Teacher Appreciation Day -
Tuesday May 5, 2020

Culture : Teacher Appreciation Week is a week long celebration - to show appreciation for the contribution that teachers bring to education


Orthodox St. George's Day -
Thursday May 6, 2021

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Buddha's Enlightment -
Wednesday May 6, 2020

Culture : Called Saga Dawa in Tibet. Celebrates the enlightenment of Buddha and his attainment of Nirvana upon his death. Crowds of pilgrims walk the sacred circuit around Jokhang and the old city of Lhasa (Linkor).


Victory Day -
Friday May 7, 2021

Culture : Dien Bien Phu Victory Day


National Day of Prayer -
Thursday May 7, 2020

Culture : The National Day of Prayer was designated by Congress in 1952 and the president usually signs a proclamation. It stems from President George Washington and President Abraham Lincoln, who set the example, as did the Continental Congress in 1775.


Festival of Citizenship -
Thursday May 7, 2020

Culture : The Festival della Cittadinanza is an event of three days during which the old town becomes the scene of a rich cultural program of exhibitions, performances, conferences, round tables... in Padova


Heroes Day -
Saturday May 8, 2021

Culture :


Parents Day -
Saturday May 8, 2021

Culture : Sons and daughters show their love and respect for their parents on this day. Parents’ Day is not a national holiday. Banks and shops are open for business.


Victory Day 1945 -
Saturday May 8, 2021

Culture :


National day against torture -
Saturday May 8, 2021

Culture : To consolidate the protection of freedoms and human rights in Tunisia as a guarantee for completing the democratic process on a solid basis.


Victory Day -
Sunday May 9, 2021

Culture : WW2 celebration


St Françis Xavier -
Monday May 10, 2021

Culture : Salvador only


Flower Day -
Monday May 10, 2021

Culture : A holiday was first introduced by Hajibala Abutalibov, the mayor of Baku, in 2003, when Heydar Aliyev was hospitalized in Cleveland, U.S., with no realistic hopes for recovery. The Baku mayor declared May 10, Heydar Aliyev's birthday, the Flower Holiday to celebrate the president's birthday while thinly veiling it as a neutral holiday.


Flag Day -
Sunday May 10, 2020

Culture : This holiday is dedicated to the main symbols of the country which embody the ideas of national unity and are the major attributes of sovereignty and independence in Belarus. [www.belarus.by]


Battle Day -
Sunday May 10, 2020

Culture : Stosswallfahrt - Commemoration of the Battle of Stoss Pass


Festival of Central and Eastern European Film -
Monday May 11, 2020

Culture : Lasts 1 week - www.filmfestival-goeast.de in Wiesbaden 2020 edition confirmed


Lag BaOmer -
Tuesday May 12, 2020

Culture : Marks the hillula (celebration, interpreted by some as anniversary of death) of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, a Mishnaic sage and leading disciple of Rabbi Akiva in the 2nd century, and the day on which he revealed the deepest secrets of kabbalah in the form of the Zohar, a landmark text of Jewish mysticism Wikipedia


Festival de Cannes -
Wednesday May 13, 2020

Culture : Www.festival-cannes.fr lasts 12 days - in southern France 2020 edition confirmed


Milan International Film Festival (MIFF) -
Wednesday May 13, 2020

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://www.miff.it


Event CANCELLED -
Wednesday May 13, 2020

Culture : Due to Coronavirus epidemics


Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville -
Thursday May 14, 2020

Culture : Http://www.fimav.qc.ca lasts 5 days - 2020 edition confirmed


St Isidore (Albacete only) -
Saturday May 15, 2021

Culture : Isidore (c.560-636) the Husbandman (or Farmer) is the patron saint of farmers, and Madrid. When a young boy, he became discouraged with his studies and ran away from school, but he came across a steadily dripping stream of water that had worn a deep hallow in a rock, and this He succeeded his brother as the bishop of Seville, but is better known for his writings. inspired him to return to his studies. His brothers Leander, Fulgentius, and Florentian are also saints. Observed in Spain as Feast of Saint Isadore. Also celebrated in Mexican towns whose patron saint is San Isidro. (shagtown.com)


Family Day -
Saturday May 15, 2021

Culture : From 2008 onwards


Teachers' Day -
Saturday May 15, 2021

Culture :


Day of Mourning -
Saturday May 15, 2021

Culture : Annual Remembering the Nakba. In Arabic, the word “Nakba” means catastrophe. This term is used to refer to the Israeli occupation and the displacement of the Palestinian people. Between the years of 1947 and 1948, over 750,000 Palestinians were forced to move from their homes and 531 villages were destroyed.


Shri Shankaracharya -
Saturday May 15, 2021

Culture : Shri Shankaracharya jayanti


Tokyo Sanja Matsuri (beginning) -
Friday May 15, 2020

Culture : Literally Three Shrine Festival ), or Sanja Festival, is one of the three great Shinto festivals in Tokyo. It is considered one of the wildest and largest. [Wikipedia] 2020 edition confirmed


Mass Graves Day -
Sunday May 16, 2021

Culture : National day of remembrance for the victim’s of Saddam Hussein’s regime who were buried in mass graves (from 2007 on)


Womens' Day -
Sunday May 16, 2021

Culture : May 16 has been celebrated by Kuwaiti women and the supporters of their political rights as a breakthrough in the northern Arabian Gulf country after parliament in 2005 voted 35-23 and passed a bill that gave women the right to vote and to stand as candidates in the legislative and municipal elections. from 2016 onwards


Omar Khayyam Day -
Monday May 17, 2021

Culture : Omar Khayyam (1048-1131), a Persian mathematician, astronomer and poet, was renowned in his own country and in his own lifetime for his scientific achievements, but is chiefly known to English-speaking readers through the translation by the English writer Edward Fitzgerald of a collection of his Rubaiyat (“quatrains”) in “The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam” (1859).


International Museum Day -
Tuesday May 18, 2021

Culture : NOT a public holiday


Birthday of Tuanku Raja Perlis -
Monday May 18, 2020

Culture : Tuanku Fauziah is a princess of the royal houses of Terengganu on her father's side and Kelantan on her mother's side. Tuanku Fauziah is the daughter of Yang Amat Mulia Almarhum Tengku Temenggong Tengku Abdul Rashid ibni AlMarhum Sultan Sulaiman of Terengganu and Yang Amat Mulia Almarhum Tengku Petri binti Almarhum Sultan Ibrahim of Kelantan. She is the current Raja Perempuan of Perlis. She also served as the Raja Permaisuri Agong of Malaysia from 2001 till December 12, 2006.


Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Crimean Tatar Genocide -
Monday May 18, 2020

Culture : The ethnic cleansing of at least 191,044 Crimean Tatars in 18–20 May 1944 carried out by the Stalinist regime


President's Day -
Wednesday May 19, 2021

Culture : President Ho Chi Minh's Birthday


Bergen Festival -
Wednesday May 20, 2020

Culture : Www.fib.no/en/ lasts 2 weeks - 2020 season confirmed


International Bellapais Music Festival -
Wednesday May 20, 2020

Culture : Lasts 4 days - www.bellapaisfestival.com/ 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Docaviv -
Thursday May 21, 2020

Culture : Lasts 10 days - in Tel Aviv Documentary film festival 2020 edition confirmed


Bruges Holy Blood procession -
Thursday May 21, 2020

Culture : Sanguis Christi


Horse Festival -
Thursday May 21, 2020

Culture : Auffahrtsumritt Beromünster - Riding procession of the Ascension in Beromünster


National Day of the Vlachs -
Sunday May 23, 2021

Culture :


Abolition of Slavery -
Sunday May 23, 2021

Culture : Abolition of Slavery Day in French Overseas Territories: May 27 in Guadeloupe, May 22 in Martinique, June 10 in Guiana, Dec. 20 in Réunion Island, April 27 in Mayotte, May 23 in Metropolitan France (where it is not a public holiday) In fact, the second abolition decree was signed in Paris by Victor Schoelcher on April 27, 1848. The first decree had been signed in Paris by the French Revolution on Feb. 4, 1794, but had been cancelled by Napoleon on May 20, 1802.


Teacher Day -
Monday May 24, 2021

Culture :


Kazi Nazrul Islam day -
Monday May 24, 2021

Culture : 24 May 1899 – 29 August 1976 -- was a Bengali poet, writer, musician, and revolutionary from the Indian subcontinent. He is the national poet of Bangladesh.Popularly known as Nazrul, he produced a large body of poetry and music with themes that included religious devotion and rebellion against oppression. Nazrul's activism for political and social justice earned him the title of Rebel Poet . His compositions form the avant-garde genre of Nazrul Sangeet (Music of Nazrul). Nazrul and his works are equally commemorated and celebrated in Bangladesh and India, particularly in India's Bengali-speaking states such as West Bengal, parts of Assam, and Tripura. [Wikipedia]


Khamoro International Festival -
Sunday May 24, 2020

Culture : Www.khamoro.cz/ Gypsy festival - lasts 1 week - in Prague 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Africa Day -
Monday May 25, 2020

Culture :


National Day of Healing -
Wednesday May 26, 2021

Culture : Formerly known as National Sorry Day, this day started in 1998, to express regret over the historical mistreatment of Aboriginal peoples.


Northern Alberta International Children's Festival -
Tuesday May 26, 2020

Culture : Lasts 5 days - in Edmonton - www.childfest.com in Edmonton 2020 edition confirmed


Border Guard Day -
Friday May 28, 2021

Culture : In tribute to the soldiers who rebuffed invasions of their country


Eve of Shavuot -
Thursday May 28, 2020

Culture :


Anniversary of the Death of President Ali Soilih -
Saturday May 29, 2021

Culture : Even though this is an official celebration, banks & businesses usually remain open


Fall of Constantinople -
Saturday May 29, 2021

Culture : Capture of the capital of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire by an invading army of the Ottoman Empire on 29 May 1453. The Ottomans were commanded by 21-year-old Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II, who defeated an army commanded by Byzantine Emperor Constantine XI Palaiologos. The conquest of Constantinople followed a 53-day siege that had begun on 6 April 1453.


Brooklyn International Film Festival -
Friday May 29, 2020

Culture : Http://wbff.org 2020 edition confirmed


Bush Fire International Festival -
Friday May 29, 2020

Culture : Www.bushfire.co.sz lasts 2 days - in Mbabane 2020 season confirmed


Karneval der Kulturen -
Friday May 29, 2020

Culture : Www.karneval-berlin.de/ lasts 3 days - 2020 edition confirmed


Transilvania International Film Festival -
Friday May 29, 2020

Culture : Www.tiff.ro lasts 10 days - in Cluj 2020 edition confirmed


Kiev (Molodist) - International Film Festival -
Sunday May 31, 2020

Culture : Www.molodist.com in Kiev 2020 edition confirmed


Children's Day -
Sunday May 31, 2020

Culture : Gyermeknap - Parents take children to fun places or to family nature walks (kirándulás).


Carpet Day -
Sunday May 31, 2020

Culture : Festivities in honor of Turkmen Carpet Day, celebration of best masters of carpet weaving and concerts are held all over the country


Pfingstblitter -
Sunday May 31, 2020

Culture : The forests of Ettingen, Sulz and Gansingen are populated by scores of young men scavenging for foliage to tailor and dress themselves in. Fully disguised as bushes, they make their way back to the village. After the church service they roam the area, yelling and whooping. In many places the men show their respect by bowing, and the celebration is accompanied by heavy drinking. In earlier times it was the human bushes that were sunked in the fountain at the end of the festivities, but over time the tables have turned as those bushes began putting their attackers in the fountain instead. Nowadays they try to splash onlookers with wet branches.


Whit Monday -
Monday June 1, 2020

Culture :


Kheer Bhawani festival -
Tuesday June 2, 2020

Culture : A temple dedicated to the Goddess Kheer Bhawani (originally just Bhawani) constructed over a sacred spring. The worship of Kheer Bhawani is universal among the Hindus of Kashmir. [Wikipedia]


Night of Power -
Tuesday June 2, 2020

Culture : Laylat al-Qadr - Islamic belief the night when the first verses of the Quran were revealed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad


Sydney Film Festival -
Wednesday June 3, 2020

Culture : Http://sff.org.au/ in Sydney 2020 edition confirmed
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Nashville Country Music Festival Fan Fair -
Thursday June 4, 2020

Culture : Lasts 4 days www.blueshoenashville.com/fanform.html 2020 edition confirmed


Kanilai International Festival -
Thursday June 4, 2020

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks 2020 edition not confirmed


Arbor Day -
Friday June 5, 2020

Culture :


Indian Arrival Day -
Friday June 5, 2020

Culture : Celebrates the arrival of the first East Indians in 1873.


Sakifo -
Friday June 5, 2020

Culture : Music festival in Saint Pierre http://www.sakifo.com/


Sant Kabir Das day -
Friday June 5, 2020

Culture : A mystical saint and poet predominant in North India. Kabir was born to Muslim parents in Benares in the XVth century. Heturned to spirituality and religion at a very young age. Mystical odes from Kabir Das made him an iconic character. He expressed his feelings beautifully in words such as “The Purana and The Koran are mere words” and God is “neither in Kaaba nor in Kailash”. All over his life, Kabir actively denounced both temples and mosques maintaining that God is in everyone and exists everywhere


Day of Mourning -
Saturday June 6, 2020

Culture : Commemoration of the June 1984 attack on Golden Temple.


Reykjavík Arts Festival -
Saturday June 6, 2020

Culture : Https://visitreykjavik.is/reykjavik-arts-festival-1 lasts 3 weeks - in Reykjavík 2020 edition confirmed


National Prairie Day -
Saturday June 6, 2020

Culture : To enhance public awareness of what prairie is, educate about its value, and motivate all who learn about prairie to be inspired to support prairie conservation, restoration, and enjoyment.


Reporter's Day -
Sunday June 7, 2020

Culture : Established in 1938 in the First National Congress of Journalists held in the province of Córdoba in memory of the Gazeta de Buenos Ayres , the first newspaper of the Argentine independence phase founded by Mariano Moreno in 1810 [Wikipedia]


Festival Internacional de Cortos de Huesca -
Sunday June 7, 2020

Culture : Www.huesca-filmfestival.com in Huesca 2020 season confirmed


National Day of Literature for Children and Young Adults -
Monday June 8, 2020

Culture : Marks the death anniversary of the celebrated Iranian children author Mehdi Azar Yazdi from 2012 onwards


National Day of the Natural Parks -
Monday June 8, 2020

Culture : Cleaning and repair works on the infrastructure of all 11 natural parks on the territory of the country. By tradition, thousands of people join the campaign.


Festival de Fès des Musiques Sacrées -
Friday June 12, 2020

Culture : Lasts 10 days www.fesfestival.com/ in Fès 2020 season confirmed


Francofolies -
Friday June 12, 2020

Culture : Http://www.francofolies.com/ lasts 10 days - in Montreal 2020 edition confirmed


Trooping the Colour -
Saturday June 13, 2020

Culture : A ceremony performed by regiments of the British and Commonwealth armies. Since 1748 Trooping the Colour has also marked the official birthday of the British sovereign. date depends on wheather forecast [Wikipedia]


Shanghai Film Festival -
Saturday June 13, 2020

Culture : Lasts 10 days please check dates: www.siff.com


San Antonio Day -
Saturday June 13, 2020

Culture :


Day of Mourning -
Sunday June 14, 2020

Culture : In tribute to President Konstantin Päts and the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Johan Laidoner who were arrested and deported to Russia in July 1940. June 14, 1941


Flag Day -
Sunday June 14, 2020

Culture : Commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened that day by resolution of the Second Continental Congress in 1777. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted the American continental army after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775. |Wikipedia]


Banff World Television Festival -
Sunday June 14, 2020

Culture : Lasts 3 days http://banffmediafestival.com/ in Banff 2020 edition confirmed
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Admission Day (not a public holiday) -
Monday June 15, 2020

Culture : Admitted as 25th State on June 15, 1836


National Flower Day -
Monday June 15, 2020

Culture : On this day flowers are planted in green areas, the Martyry Section of the Behesht Zahra cemetery is showered with flowers


Organic Day Act -
Monday June 15, 2020

Culture : The US Congress enacted the Organic Act setting the government of the Virgin Islands on July 22, 1954


Band Clash -
Monday June 15, 2020

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 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Raja -
Monday June 15, 2020

Culture : The first day of the Raja Sankranti festival is known as Pahili Sankranti, the second day is Raja and third day is Basi Raja.


Edinburgh International Film Festival -
Wednesday June 17, 2020

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks www.edfilmfest.org.uk 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Human Rights Day -
Thursday June 18, 2020

Culture : From 2008 onwards


Essaouira Gnawa Festival -
Thursday June 18, 2020

Culture : Www.festival-gnaoua.net/ Gnawa (gnaoua) traditional music - lasts 3 days in Essaouira 2020 season NOT confirmed


Juneteenth -
Friday June 19, 2020

Culture : Marks the official date to the end of slavery in 1865, when the last group of slaves that remained in Galveston, Texas, heard their call to freedom - two years after the Emancipation Proclamation


Kim Jong II joigning the Workers Party of Korea -
Friday June 19, 2020

Culture :


Independence Day -
Friday June 19, 2020

Culture : Obtained from Great Britain in 1961


Rencontres littéraires de Goma -
Friday June 19, 2020

Culture : Lasts 4 days


Hogueras de San Juan -
Saturday June 20, 2020

Culture : Www.hogueras.org lasts 10 days - in Alicante 2020 edition confirmed


Memorial Day -
Saturday June 20, 2020

Culture : In remembrance of the exchange of the province with France in Trat only


Fête de la Musique -
Sunday June 21, 2020

Culture : The whole night is dedicated to amateur and professional musicians who are welcome to play anywhere in the country. Since 1981. More than 700 cities across 120 countries, including Germany, Italy, Greece, Russia, Australia, Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Canada, the United States, and Japan celebrate World Music Day today.


Half-day holiday -
Sunday June 21, 2020

Culture : On the occasion of International Day of Yoga morning only


Kupalle -
Sunday June 21, 2020

Culture : The most popular celebration in contemporary Belarus. It is a hedonistic summer celebration of fertility in the name of a female God: Kupala


Festes de St Joan in Minorca -
Sunday June 21, 2020

Culture : Lasts 3 days 2020, 2021, 2022


National Aboriginal Day -
Sunday June 21, 2020

Culture :


St Alban -
Monday June 22, 2020

Culture : The Albanifest , the largest annual festival in a historic town in Switzerland, is named after St Alban, one of the city's four saints, is held here, over three days. Although a recent creation, the festival celebrates the granting of a charter to the town in 1264 by Rudolf of Habsburgh.


Remembrance Day -
Monday June 22, 2020

Culture : Day of Remembrance of the victims of the Great Patriotic War


Cannes Lions Advertising Festival -
Monday June 22, 2020

Culture : Lasts 1 week - www.canneslions.com in Cannes 2020 edition confirmed


Festival of Festivals -
Monday June 22, 2020

Culture : Lasts 1 week - film festival http://www.filmfest.ru in Petersburg please check dates


Africa Day -
Tuesday June 23, 2020

Culture : Africa Public Service Day since 2008


Day of Public Servants -
Tuesday June 23, 2020

Culture :


Nantucket Film Festival -
Tuesday June 23, 2020

Culture : Lasts 3 days www.nantucketfilmfestival.org 2020 edition confirmed


Sao Joaninas -
Wednesday June 24, 2020

Culture : Lasts 10 days - in Terceira Island please check dates: http://www.azores.com/azores/terceira.php


St John's Day -
Wednesday June 24, 2020

Culture :


Arbor Day -
Thursday June 25, 2020

Culture :


Public Service day -
Thursday June 25, 2020

Culture : Showcase of the country's administrative facilities


Spring Festival -
Thursday June 25, 2020

Culture : Surinal: after finishing spring sowing, peasants performed a sacrificial rite for God; joyful cultural rites with songs, and dances. and wine. Ssirum (Korean wrestling).


Montreal Jazz Festival -
Thursday June 25, 2020

Culture : Http://www.montrealjazzfest.com/ lasts 2 weeks - in Montreal 2020 edition confirmed


Milwaukee Musicfest -
Thursday June 25, 2020

Culture : Lasts 10 days https://summerfest.com/ 2020 edition confirmed


Festival Internacional de Musica y Danza -
Thursday June 25, 2020

Culture : Www.granadafestival.org/ lasts 2 weeks - in Granada 2020 edition confirmed


St. Kitts Music Festivals Music Festival -
Thursday June 25, 2020

Culture : Lasts 3 days www.stkittsmusicfestival.net/ 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Event CANCELLED -
Thursday June 25, 2020

Culture :


Day of Peace -
Friday June 26, 2020

Culture : Celebrating the 1988 Accords de Matignon (Prime Minister agreement) reconciliating Kanak and French Caledonian communities.


Flag Day -
Friday June 26, 2020

Culture : It was on this day in 1848 that Decree no. 1 of the Wallachian Provisional Government was issued, making the red-yellow-blue tricolour the national flag. On Flag Day, public authorities and other state institutions are obliged by law to organize cultural/educational programs and events, with a patriotic or scientific character, devoted to Romanian history, as well as specific military ceremonies, organized within units of the Ministry of National Defense and the Ministry of the Internal Affairs. [Wikipedia]


San Francisco Pride -
Saturday June 27, 2020

Culture : Lasts 2 days www.sfpride.org/ 2020 edition confirmed
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Day of Turkmen Cultural Workers -
Saturday June 27, 2020

Culture : As of 2009


Day of culture and art workers -
Saturday June 27, 2020

Culture : 2020 edition confirmed


Roskilde music festival -
Saturday June 27, 2020

Culture : Www.Roskilde-festival.dk Lasts 4 days - in Roskilde 2020 edition confirmed


Family Day -
Sunday June 28, 2020

Culture :


Saint Vitus' Day -
Sunday June 28, 2020

Culture : N memory of the Battle of Kosovo in 1389


Day of Soviet Invasion -
Sunday June 28, 2020

Culture : From 2010 - 1 minute of silence - all entertainment prohibited


National liberation Day -
Sunday June 28, 2020

Culture : Commemorate three years of resistance to the coup that removed Manuel Zelaya Rosales from the presidency of Honduras.


St Peter (Badajoz only) -
Monday June 29, 2020

Culture :


St Peter & St Paul -
Monday June 29, 2020

Culture : In the Hihifo district only


St Peter's Day -
Monday June 29, 2020

Culture :


Revolution Day -
Tuesday June 30, 2020

Culture : On June 30, 1989, the current president of Sudan, and then colonel, Umar Hassan Ahmad al Bashir overthrew the administration of prime minister Sadiq al- Mahdi, and established the Revolutionary Command Council for National Salvation to rule Sudan. http://workmall.com/wfb2001/sudan/sudan_history_introduction.html


Jesus’ entry into Egypt -
Wednesday July 1, 2020

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 -
Wednesday July 1, 2020

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


Õllesummer -
Wednesday July 1, 2020

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


Republic Day -
Wednesday July 1, 2020

Culture : Became a republic within the British Commonwealth in 1960 Not a public holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Salento Finibus Terrae -
Friday July 3, 2020

Culture : Lasts 1 week - www.salentofilmfestival.it/ in Brindisi 2020 edition confirmed


Aarauer Maienzug -
Friday July 3, 2020

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


Montreux Jazz Festival -
Friday July 3, 2020

Culture : Www.montreuxjazz.com lasts 3 weeks - in Montreux 2020 edition confirmed


Mezinárodní Filmový Festival Karlovy Vary -
Friday July 3, 2020

Culture : Www.kviff.com in Karlovy Vary 2020 edition confirmed


Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) -
Friday July 3, 2020

Culture : Www.nifff.ch lasts 5 days 2020 edition confirmed


Event CANCELLED -
Friday July 3, 2020

Culture :


National Police Day -
Saturday July 4, 2020

Culture :


Community Development Day -
Sunday July 5, 2020

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


Birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama -
Monday July 6, 2020

Culture :


Youth Day (forwarded to Monday) -
Monday July 6, 2020

Culture :


St Fermin (Pamplona only) -
Tuesday July 7, 2020

Culture : Running of the bulls on the streets


Star Festival -
Tuesday July 7, 2020

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


Helsinki Pride -
Tuesday July 7, 2020

Culture : Http://www.helsinkipride.fi lasts 1 week 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Arbor Day -
Thursday July 9, 2020

Culture :


Dubrovnik Festival -
Thursday July 9, 2020

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


EXIT Festival -
Thursday July 9, 2020

Culture : Http://exitfest.org last 3 days - in Novi Sad 2020 edition confirmed


International Festival of Arts Slavonic Bazaar -
Thursday July 9, 2020

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


Festival d'été de Québec -
Thursday July 9, 2020

Culture : Http://www.infofestival.com/ lasts 10 days - in Quebec City 2020 edition confirmed


Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) -
Friday July 10, 2020

Culture : Lasts 10 days
www.miff.org in Waterville 2020 edition confirmed
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Darfur Horse Festival -
Friday July 10, 2020

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 10, 2020

Culture : Http://oiff.com.ua/en/index.htm in Odessa 2020 edition connfirmed


Reporter's Day -
Saturday July 11, 2020

Culture : Established in memory of the promulgation of Republic Law 12,045, of July 11, 1956, which initiated the creation of the College of Journalists of Chile


Behdiengkhlam -
Saturday July 11, 2020

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]


St Peter & St Paul -
Sunday July 12, 2020

Culture : Petrovan


Golden Apricot film festival -
Sunday July 12, 2020

Culture : Www.gaiff.am/ lasts 10 days - in Erevan 2020 edition confirmed
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Nathan Bedford Forrest Day -
Monday July 13, 2020

Culture : A Civil War Confederate General, slave trader and an early KKK leader


Festival of Souls -
Monday July 13, 2020

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


Yn Chruinnaght -
Monday July 13, 2020

Culture : Yn Chruinnaght (Manx for ‘The Gathering’) celebrates the cultures of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man.


Festival of Souls -
Tuesday July 14, 2020

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


Emmeline Pankhurst Day -
Tuesday July 14, 2020

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.


Festival of Souls -
Wednesday July 15, 2020

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


First Sermon of Lord Buddha -
Wednesday July 15, 2020

Culture :


Benicassim Festival -
Thursday July 16, 2020

Culture : Www.fiberfib.com pop and electronic music - lasts 2 days 2020 edition confirmed


Festival Ortigueira -
Thursday July 16, 2020

Culture : Www.festivaldeortigueira.com/ lasts 4 days - International Celtic Music Festival 2020 edition confirmed


Durban International Film Festival -
Thursday July 16, 2020

Culture : Lasts 10 days www.durbanfilmfest.co.za/ in Durban 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Constitution Day -
Friday July 17, 2020

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 -
Friday July 17, 2020

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


Miri International Jazz Festival -
Friday July 17, 2020

Culture : Lasts 2 days - http://jazzborneo.com/ in Miri 2020 edition confirmed


International Street Theatre Festival -
Friday July 17, 2020

Culture : Lasts 5 days - www.gentsefeesten.be in Ghent 2020 edition NOT confirmed
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Palic European Film Festival -
Friday July 17, 2020

Culture : Lasts 1 week www.palicfilmfestival.com/ in Palic 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Thangka -
Friday July 17, 2020

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/


Eruption anniversary -
Saturday July 18, 2020

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


Education Day -
Sunday July 19, 2020

Culture :


Youth Day -
Sunday July 19, 2020

Culture :


Harvest festival -
Sunday July 19, 2020

Culture : Galla Bayramy (celebration of the wheat harvest)


Horse Festival -
Monday July 20, 2020

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


Luis Muñoz Rivera's birthday -
Monday July 20, 2020

Culture : Patriot and journalist (1859-1916)


Arbor Day -
Wednesday July 22, 2020

Culture :


Bregenz Festival -
Wednesday July 22, 2020

Culture : Http://bregenzerfestspiele.com/ Summer Festival on Lake Constance lasts 1 month 2020 edition confirmed


Revolution Day -
Thursday July 23, 2020

Culture :


Międzynarodowy Festiwal Filmowy ERA NOWE HORYZONTY -
Thursday July 23, 2020

Culture : Www.nowehoryzonty.pl in Wroclaw 2020 edition confirmed


Sabah International Folklore Festival -
Thursday July 23, 2020

Culture : Www.sabahtourism.com lasts 1 week - in Kota Kinabalu 2020 edition confirmed


Auckland International Film Festival -
Thursday July 23, 2020

Culture : Www.nziff.co.nz lasts 2 weeks - in Auckland 2020 edition confirmed


Constitution Day -
Saturday July 25, 2020

Culture : Commemorates the anniversary of the day in 1952 when Puerto Rico became a commonwealth with the proclamation of their constitution. The United States had acquired the island after the Spanish-American war, and did not allow self-government until the 1950's, when their constitution was written. Also known as Commonwealth Day, or Occupation Day in commemoration of the US troops landing on the island on this day in 1898 (shagtown.com)


Foundation Day -
Saturday July 25, 2020

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


Epistle of Saint James -
Saturday July 25, 2020

Culture :


Bayreuther Festspiele -
Saturday July 25, 2020

Culture : Www.bayreuther-festspiele.de/ Opera - Lasts 4 weeks 2020 edition confirmed


Uhuru Festival -
Saturday July 25, 2020

Culture : Lasts 1 week - in Weissenstein www.uhuru.ch 2020 edition confirmed


Christopher Street Day -
Saturday July 25, 2020

Culture : Www.berlin.de lasts 2 days 2020 edition confirmed


Junkanoo Carnival, -
Saturday July 25, 2020

Culture : The origin of the word junkanoo is rather obscure. It is believed it is tied to West African origins, as the costumes and conduct of the masqueraders bear similarities with the Yoruba Egungun festivals. in Nassau 2020 edition confirmed


St James the Apostol -
Saturday July 25, 2020

Culture : One of three witnesses of the Transfiguration of Christ in Mt. Tabor, but also a witness to Jesus' agony.


National Day of the Cowboy -
Saturday July 25, 2020

Culture : To honor the contributions of the iconic cowboy


Carnaval des Fleurs -
Sunday July 26, 2020

Culture : from 2012 onwards


FESPAD -
Sunday July 26, 2020

Culture : A pan-African dance festival


Remembrance Day -
Monday July 27, 2020

Culture : Celebration of martyrs and wounded soldiers


Carnival -
Monday July 27, 2020

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


José Celso Barbosa' birthday -
Monday July 27, 2020

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]


Hurricane Supplication Day -
Monday July 27, 2020

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


Day of Baptism -
Tuesday July 28, 2020

Culture : Declared on July 25, 2008


National Anthem Day -
Wednesday July 29, 2020

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


Eve of Tish'a B'Av -
Wednesday July 29, 2020

Culture :


Navy Day -
Friday July 31, 2020

Culture :


Shaheed Udham Singh martyrdom -
Friday July 31, 2020

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.


Rheinfallbeleuchtung und Feuerwerk -
Friday July 31, 2020

Culture : Www.rheinfall.ch


Fuji Rock Festival -
Friday July 31, 2020

Culture : Lasts 3 days - www.fujirockfestival.com in Naeba Ski Resort 2020 edition NOT confirmed
Contact edit@edit.fr to get full calendars


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Friday July 31, 2020

Culture :


Taung Byone festival -
Saturday August 1, 2020

Culture : Five days of interage festivities and Nat dancing.


Army Day -
Saturday August 1, 2020

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


National Language Day -
Saturday August 1, 2020

Culture :


Verslunarmannahelgi -
Saturday August 1, 2020

Culture : Shopkeepers weekend: biggest music festival in Iceland


Liberation Day -
Sunday August 2, 2020

Culture : in Dadra & Nagar Haveli only


Baia das Gatas Festival -
Sunday August 2, 2020

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


Raksha Bandhan / Nikini Poya (Janai Purnima) -
Monday August 3, 2020

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.


Carnival (first day) -
Monday August 3, 2020

Culture :


Raksha Bandhan -
Monday August 3, 2020

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


Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) -
Tuesday August 4, 2020

Culture : Lasts 6 days - www.film-festival.org in Newport 2020 edition confirmed


Guca Brass Band Festival -
Wednesday August 5, 2020

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


Locarno International Film Festival -
Wednesday August 5, 2020

Culture : Www.pardo.ch in Locarno 2020 season confirmed


Sziget Pop-Rock festival -
Wednesday August 5, 2020

Culture : Www.Sziget.hu lasts 5 days - in Budapest 2020 edition confirmed


Hiroshima Peace Festival (Hiroshima only) -
Thursday August 6, 2020

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


Melbourne International Film Festival -
Thursday August 6, 2020

Culture : Http://miff.com.au/ lasts 2 weeks - in Melbourne 2020 edition confirmed


Darwin Festival -
Thursday August 6, 2020

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks www.darwinfestival.org.au 2020 edition confirmed
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Fringe Festival -
Friday August 7, 2020

Culture : Www.edfringe.com In Edinburgh 2020 edition confirmed


Edinbugh Tattoo -
Friday August 7, 2020

Culture : Lasts 3 weeks www.edintattoo.co.uk 2020 edition confirmed


Festival Interceltique de Lorient -
Friday August 7, 2020

Culture : Http://www.festival-interceltique.com/ lasts 8 days - in Western France 2020 edition confirmed


National Mask Festival -
Friday August 7, 2020

Culture : Lasts 4 days - https://www.bestofpng.com/national-mask-festival-tour.html in Rabaul 2020 season confirmed


Edinburgh International Festival -
Friday August 7, 2020

Culture : Lasts 3 weeks www.eif.co.uk 2020 edition confirmed


International Children's Festival -
Friday August 7, 2020

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


Memorial Day (Nagazaki only) -
Sunday August 9, 2020

Culture :


Melon Day -
Sunday August 9, 2020

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


Battle Day -
Wednesday August 12, 2020

Culture : The Battle of Didgori was fought between the armies of the Kingdom of Georgia and the declining Great Seljuq Empire at the place of Didgori, 40 km west of Tbilisi, (the modern-day capital of Georgia), on August 12, 1121. The battle resulted in King David IV of Georgia’s decisive victory over a Seljuk invasion army under Ilghazi and the subsequent reconquest of a Muslim-held Tbilisi, which became the royal capital. The victory at Didgori inaugurated the medieval Georgian Golden Age and is celebrated in the Georgian chronicles as a miraculous victory .] from 2017 - Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday [Wikipedia]


Le Tapis de Fleurs de Bruxelles -
Thursday August 13, 2020

Culture : Http://www.flowercarpet.be/ on Brussels Grand'Place 2020 edition confirmed


International film festival -
Friday August 14, 2020

Culture : Www.sff.ba in Sarajevo 2020 edition confirmed


Wafa'a el Nil - Flooding of the Nile (may vary by a few days) -
Saturday August 15, 2020

Culture :


Acadian National Day -
Saturday August 15, 2020

Culture :


Haugesund film festival -
Saturday August 15, 2020

Culture : Www.filmfestivalen.no lasts 1 week - in Oslo 2020 season confirmed


Banks Hockey International Festival -
Sunday August 16, 2020

Culture : Http://www.barbadoshockey.org lasts 1 week 2020 edition confirmed


Flag Day -
Monday August 17, 2020

Culture :


Bennington Battle Day -
Monday August 17, 2020

Culture : The Green Mountain Boys defeated the British in 1777


Dormition of the Virgin -
Monday August 17, 2020

Culture :


Chilbimontag -
Tuesday August 18, 2020

Culture :


Arbor Day -
Tuesday August 18, 2020

Culture :


Farsi New Year -
Tuesday August 18, 2020

Culture : Parsi Shahenshai


Jesse Robredo Day -
Tuesday August 18, 2020

Culture : A working holiday which was first observed in 2016. Celebrates the internationally-recognized former mayor of Naga City Jesse Robredo who died while serving as Aquino's local government secretary on August 18, 2012.


Border Guard Day -
Tuesday August 18, 2020

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


Defuncts' Day (All Souls Day) -
Tuesday August 18, 2020

Culture : Haw Khao Padap Din Families exhume their dead for cremation, present gifts to monks who pray on behalf of the defuncts. Offerings to local temples.


Revolution Day -
Wednesday August 19, 2020

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


Copenhagen Pride -
Wednesday August 19, 2020

Culture : Www.copenhagenpride.dk/ in Copenhagen 2020 edition confirmed


Children's Day -
Thursday August 20, 2020

Culture :


Rose of Tralee International Festival -
Friday August 21, 2020

Culture : Http://roseoftralee.ie lasts 5 days - in Tralee 2020 edition confirmed


Day of Commemoration of the Victims of the Crimes Committed by Communist and other Totalitarian Regimes -
Sunday August 23, 2020

Culture :


Gypsy festival -
Sunday August 23, 2020

Culture : on the military base of Grostenquin in Moselle (eastern France)


Internationale Odense Filmfestival -
Monday August 24, 2020

Culture : Www.filmfestival.dk in Odense 2020 edition confirmed


National Tech-Voc Day -
Tuesday August 25, 2020

Culture : A working holiday which was first observed in 2018. This holiday aims to promote technical and vocational education and training in the Philippines.


Imaginaria Film Festival -
Tuesday August 25, 2020

Culture : Lasts 1 month - www.imaginariafilmfestival.org in Conversano 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Russian Cinema Day -
Thursday August 27, 2020

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 -
Thursday August 27, 2020

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


Siege of Groningen Day -
Friday August 28, 2020

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


Apollonia Festival -
Friday August 28, 2020

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


Ayyankalis birthday -
Friday August 28, 2020

Culture : (28 August 1863 – 1941) was a social reformer who worked for the advancement of those people in the princely state of Travancore, British India, who were treated as untouchables. His efforts influenced many changes that improved the social wellbeing of those people, who are today often referred to as Dalits. [Wikipedia]


Regional holiday -
Sunday August 30, 2020

Culture : In tribute to Huey P. Long (1893-1935), state senator was nicknamed the Kingfish . in New Orleans


Notting Hill Carnival -
Sunday August 30, 2020

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


National Day of Tourism -
Sunday August 30, 2020

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.


Day of Solidarity -
Monday August 31, 2020

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