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Culture: religious celerations and observances

Culture: calendar of festivals and religious celebrations around the world for the current 2 months






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Fiesta de la Virgen de Candelaria (lake Titicaca)Saturday February 2, 2019Culture 
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Groundhog Day*Saturday February 2, 2019Culture 
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Anniversary of the Tartu Peace Treaty*Saturday February 2, 2019Culture 
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Yemanjá Day**Saturday February 2, 2019Culture 
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Day of Youth*Saturday February 2, 2019Culture 
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Constitution Day*Saturday February 2, 2019Culture 
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Berlin International Film Festival*Saturday February 2, 2019Culture 
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Foundation Day*Sunday February 3, 2019Culture 
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Beginning of Spring*Sunday February 3, 2019Culture 
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Ash WednesdaySunday February 3, 2019Culture 
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Philippine–American War Memorial Day*Monday February 4, 2019Culture 
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Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo only)**Monday February 4, 2019Culture 
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Festival du Niger**Monday February 4, 2019Culture 
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Mahamuni Festival*Tuesday February 5, 2019Culture 
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Hala Festival*Thursday February 7, 2019Culture 
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Perth International Arts Festival**Thursday February 7, 2019Culture 
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Jaisalmer Desert Festival**Thursday February 7, 2019Culture 
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Chiang Mai Flower Festival*Thursday February 7, 2019Culture 
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Cleveland International Film Festival*Thursday February 7, 2019Culture 
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International Book Festival**Thursday February 7, 2019Culture 
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Lantern Festival*Friday February 8, 2019Culture 
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Makha Bucha DayFriday February 8, 2019Culture 
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National Press DaySaturday February 9, 2019Culture 
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Fenkil Day*Sunday February 10, 2019Culture 
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Dayananda Saraswati day*Sunday February 10, 2019Culture 
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Trifon Zarezan (Wine Day)*Thursday February 14, 2019Culture 
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Carnival (first day)**Thursday February 14, 2019Culture 
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Sydney New Mardi Gras**Friday February 15, 2019Culture 
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Mask festival*Saturday February 16, 2019Culture 
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Heritage Day*Sunday February 17, 2019Culture 
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Al Bustan festival:**Monday February 18, 2019Culture 
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Restoration Day**Tuesday February 19, 2019Culture 
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Car free dayTuesday February 19, 2019Culture 
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Galungan day*Tuesday February 19, 2019Culture 
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Statehood DayWednesday February 20, 2019Culture 
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Chin National Day*Wednesday February 20, 2019Culture 
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Abolition of Slavery*Wednesday February 20, 2019Culture 
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Carnival (during 5 days from this date on)**Wednesday February 20, 2019Culture 
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Salsa Festival Switzerland**Wednesday February 20, 2019Culture 
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CarnivalWednesday February 20, 2019Culture 
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Muscat Festival*Wednesday February 20, 2019Culture 
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Heritage DayThursday February 21, 2019Culture 
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Carnival (during 5 days from this date on)Thursday February 21, 2019Culture 
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Carnival (first day)*Thursday February 21, 2019Culture 
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Monaco International Film Festival*Thursday February 21, 2019Culture 
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Regional holiday**Friday February 22, 2019Culture 
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Sedona International Film Festival**Friday February 22, 2019Culture 
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Father of Independence Day*Saturday February 23, 2019Culture 
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Defence of the MotherlandSaturday February 23, 2019Culture 
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Binche Carnival**Saturday February 23, 2019Culture 
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Shrove Monday*Saturday February 23, 2019Culture 
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The Academy Awards (Oscars)*Saturday February 23, 2019Culture 
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Carnival**Saturday February 23, 2019Culture 
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Flag Day*Sunday February 24, 2019Culture 
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Carnival**Sunday February 24, 2019Culture 
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Maslenitsa*Sunday February 24, 2019Culture 
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Buddhist New Year - LosarSunday February 24, 2019Culture 
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Day of Commemoration of the Victims of the Crimes Committed by Communist and other Totalitarian RegimesMonday February 25, 2019Culture 
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Shrove Tuesday - Fasnachtdienstag*Monday February 25, 2019Culture 
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Carnival Tuesday (banks remain open)Monday February 25, 2019Culture 
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CarnivalMonday February 25, 2019Culture 
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Shrove Tuesday*Monday February 25, 2019Culture 
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Sartiglia**Monday February 25, 2019Culture 
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Deccan Festival**Monday February 25, 2019Culture 
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Carnival (last day)Monday February 25, 2019Culture 
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Day of Mourning*Tuesday February 26, 2019Culture 
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Remembrance Day*Tuesday February 26, 2019Culture 
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Ash WednesdayTuesday February 26, 2019Culture 
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Regional holiday**Wednesday February 27, 2019Culture 
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Special Forces Day*Wednesday February 27, 2019Culture 
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Carnival*Wednesday February 27, 2019Culture 
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Carnival (during 5 days from this date on)Thursday February 28, 2019Culture 
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Dublin International Film Festival**Thursday February 28, 2019Culture 
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Belgrade Film Festival**Thursday February 28, 2019Culture 
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Adelaide Festival of the Arts**Thursday February 28, 2019Culture 
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Carnival*Thursday February 28, 2019Culture 
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Monlam*Thursday February 28, 2019Culture 
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Carnival (last day)** February 29, 2019Culture 
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Regional holiday** February 29, 2019Culture 
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Kuningan day* February 29, 2019Culture 
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Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Saint David's Day)*Friday March 1, 2019Culture 
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Mãrțișor*Friday March 1, 2019Culture 
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Marche commémorative de la Révolution du 1er mars 1848Friday March 1, 2019Culture 
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Men's Carnival*Friday March 1, 2019Culture 
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International film festival**Saturday March 2, 2019Culture 
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Doll's Day*Sunday March 3, 2019Culture 
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St Piran's Day*Tuesday March 5, 2019Culture 
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Babu Jagivan ram’s birthdayTuesday March 5, 2019Culture 
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Cincomarzada**Tuesday March 5, 2019Culture 
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Foire du Livre de Bruxelles**Tuesday March 5, 2019Culture 
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Hartford Jewish Film Festival*Tuesday March 5, 2019Culture 
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Honolulu Festival*Wednesday March 6, 2019Culture 
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Groundhog Day*Wednesday March 6, 2019Culture 
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Horse Easter (Todorovden)*Thursday March 7, 2019Culture 
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Thousand camels festival**Thursday March 7, 2019Culture 
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Teachers' DayThursday March 7, 2019Culture 
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Womens' Day*Friday March 8, 2019Culture 
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Womens' DayFriday March 8, 2019Culture 
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Eve of PurimSaturday March 9, 2019Culture 
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St Patrick's Day Parade*Saturday March 9, 2019Culture 
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Holocaust Remembrance DaySunday March 10, 2019Culture 
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Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima*Sunday March 10, 2019Culture 
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Uprising Day*Monday March 11, 2019Culture 
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Moku O Keawe International Festival*Monday March 11, 2019Culture 
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Prayer day for Crop and labor*Monday March 11, 2019Culture 
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Womens' DayTuesday March 12, 2019Culture 
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Arbor Day*Tuesday March 12, 2019Culture 
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Sofia International Film Festival**Tuesday March 12, 2019Culture 
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Mother Tongue Day*Thursday March 14, 2019Culture 
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White Day*Thursday March 14, 2019Culture 
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Heroes Day*Thursday March 14, 2019Culture 
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Constitution Day*Friday March 15, 2019Culture 
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Las Fallas festival**Friday March 15, 2019Culture 
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Bataan & Corregidor Heroes Day*Saturday March 16, 2019Culture 
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anniversary of the chemical bombing on Halabja*Sunday March 17, 2019Culture 
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Children DaySunday March 17, 2019Culture 
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San Luis Obispo International Film Festival*Sunday March 17, 2019Culture 
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Memorial Day*Monday March 18, 2019Culture 
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Music festival**Monday March 18, 2019Culture 
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Feast of San José (St José only)Tuesday March 19, 2019Culture 
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Regional holiday**Tuesday March 19, 2019Culture 
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St Joseph's DayTuesday March 19, 2019Culture 
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Victory Day**Tuesday March 19, 2019Culture 
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San Giuseppe in LaufenburgTuesday March 19, 2019Culture 
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Hindu New Year*Tuesday March 19, 2019Culture 
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Mid-Lent*Tuesday March 19, 2019Culture 
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San JoséWednesday March 20, 2019Culture 
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Denver March Pow Wow*Wednesday March 20, 2019Culture 
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Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival**Wednesday March 20, 2019Culture 
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Festival International de Films de Fribourg**Wednesday March 20, 2019Culture 
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Arbor DayThursday March 21, 2019Culture 
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Francophonies de Pondichery*Thursday March 21, 2019Culture 
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St Patrick's Day Parade*Thursday March 21, 2019Culture 
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People's Party Day*Friday March 22, 2019Culture 
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Arbor DayFriday March 22, 2019Culture 
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LiebstattsonntagFriday March 22, 2019Culture 
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Martyrdom of Bhagat Singh*Saturday March 23, 2019Culture 
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Day of the Sea*Saturday March 23, 2019Culture 
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Mardi Gras*Saturday March 23, 2019Culture 
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Struggle for Human Rights Day in SlovakiaMonday March 25, 2019Culture 
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Hindu, Lao, Navratra, Songkran, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New Year*Monday March 25, 2019Culture 
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Arbor DayTuesday March 26, 2019Culture 
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Gangaur Festival**Wednesday March 27, 2019Culture 
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Cape Town International Jazz Festival**Wednesday March 27, 2019Culture 
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Hazrat Madhu Lal Hussain Death Anniversary (Lahore only)*Thursday March 28, 2019Culture 
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Salvador Day (Salvador only)Friday March 29, 2019Culture 
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Vietnam Veterans Day*Friday March 29, 2019Culture 
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Constitution Day*Friday March 29, 2019Culture 
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Oruro's La Diablada ("Devil's Carnival")*Friday March 29, 2019Culture 
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Regional holiday**Saturday March 30, 2019Culture 
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Demilitarisation Day*Saturday March 30, 2019Culture 
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National Day of TourismSaturday March 30, 2019Culture 
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Genocide Remembrance Day*Sunday March 31, 2019Culture 
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April Fools Day*Monday April 1, 2019Culture 
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Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz)*Tuesday April 2, 2019Culture 
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International Art Festival**Tuesday April 2, 2019Culture 
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Ramanavani*Tuesday April 2, 2019Culture 
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Adelaide Film Festival**Wednesday April 3, 2019Culture 
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Blues & Roots Festival in Byron Bay**Wednesday April 3, 2019Culture 
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Immigration Day*Thursday April 4, 2019Culture 
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Arbor Day**Friday April 5, 2019Culture 
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Toussaint Louverture Anniversary*Sunday April 7, 2019Culture 
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Annunciation*Sunday April 7, 2019Culture 
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Repentance & Dedication Day*Monday April 8, 2019Culture 
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International Day of the Roma*Monday April 8, 2019Culture 
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National Day of Nuclear TechnologyMonday April 8, 2019Culture 
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Guru Nabha DasMonday April 8, 2019Culture 
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Ismailia International Festival for Documentary & Short Films**Monday April 8, 2019Culture 
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Bataan & Corregidor Heroes Day*Tuesday April 9, 2019Culture 
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Vimy Ridge Day**Tuesday April 9, 2019Culture 
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Näfelser Fahrt*Tuesday April 9, 2019Culture 
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Inferno Metal Festival**Tuesday April 9, 2019Culture 
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National Folk Festival**Wednesday April 10, 2019Culture 
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Penang World Music Festival*Thursday April 11, 2019Culture 
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Holy SaturdayThursday April 11, 2019Culture 
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National Day of Protected Areas*Friday April 12, 2019Culture 
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Cosmonautics Day*Friday April 12, 2019Culture 
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Children's DayFriday April 12, 2019Culture 
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Florence Scoppio del Carro*Friday April 12, 2019Culture 
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Palm SundayFriday April 12, 2019Culture 
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Memorial Day*Saturday April 13, 2019Culture 
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Juneau Alaska Folk Festival**Saturday April 13, 2019Culture 
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Carnival (during a week from this day on)Saturday April 13, 2019Culture 
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Tax Day*Sunday April 14, 2019Culture 
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El Bando de la Huerta (Murcia only)Sunday April 14, 2019Culture 
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Easter TuesdaySunday April 14, 2019Culture 
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Queen's BirthdayTuesday April 16, 2019Culture 
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Moscow Film festival**Tuesday April 16, 2019Culture 
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Teachers' DayTuesday April 16, 2019Culture 
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International ballet festival**Wednesday April 17, 2019Culture 
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Celebration 2018*Thursday April 18, 2019Culture 
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Sechseläuten**Saturday April 20, 2019Culture 
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Second Monday after Easter**Saturday April 20, 2019Culture 
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Queen's AnniversarySunday April 21, 2019Culture 
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Tax Freedom Day*Sunday April 21, 2019Culture 
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Printemps de Bourges**Sunday April 21, 2019Culture 
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Festival International de Louisiane**Monday April 22, 2019Culture 
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Administrative Professionals' Day*Monday April 22, 2019Culture 
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St George Day (Giorgoba)Tuesday April 23, 2019Culture 
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St George's DayTuesday April 23, 2019Culture 
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Memorial Day*Tuesday April 23, 2019Culture 
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New Orleans Jazz Festival**Wednesday April 24, 2019Culture 
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Carricou Maroon and String Band Music Festival*Wednesday April 24, 2019Culture 
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Glasgow International Art Festival**Wednesday April 24, 2019Culture 
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Remembrance Day*Thursday April 25, 2019Culture 
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Arbor DayThursday April 25, 2019Culture 
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Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival**Thursday April 25, 2019Culture 
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Chernobyl nuclear incident anniversary (not a bank holiday)*Friday April 26, 2019Culture 
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Horse Festival*Friday April 26, 2019Culture 
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Eierläset*Friday April 26, 2019Culture 
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Innerrhoder Landsgemeinde*Friday April 26, 2019Culture 
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Lapu-Lapu Day*Saturday April 27, 2019Culture 
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Confederate Memorial Day*Saturday April 27, 2019Culture 
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Day of Mourning*Sunday April 28, 2019Culture 
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Yom Hazikaron*Sunday April 28, 2019Culture 
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Great Elephant March of India**Sunday April 28, 2019Culture 
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Pink Apple Filmfestival**Sunday April 28, 2019Culture 
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International science festival**Monday April 29, 2019Culture 
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St Lucia Jazz Festival*Monday April 29, 2019Culture 
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Youth DayTuesday April 30, 2019Culture 
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Jeonju International Film Festival**Tuesday April 30, 2019Culture 
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Buddha's Anniversary*Tuesday April 30, 2019Culture 
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Loyalty Day*Wednesday May 1, 2019Culture 
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Labour Day*Wednesday May 1, 2019Culture 
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Lei Day*Wednesday May 1, 2019Culture 
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Maj-kat*Wednesday May 1, 2019Culture 
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Bravery Day*Wednesday May 1, 2019Culture 
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San SegundoThursday May 2, 2019Culture 
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Brighton Fringe Festival**Thursday May 2, 2019Culture 
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Martyrs'Day*Friday May 3, 2019Culture 
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Aboakyer festival**Friday May 3, 2019Culture 
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Le Feuillu*Friday May 3, 2019Culture 
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Glarner Landsgemeinde*Friday May 3, 2019Culture 
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Independence Day*Saturday May 4, 2019Culture 
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H.H. the Royal Prince's Birthday*Saturday May 4, 2019Culture 
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Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA)*Saturday May 4, 2019Culture 
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Cinco de Mayo**Sunday May 5, 2019Culture 
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Memorial Day*Sunday May 5, 2019Culture 
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Teacher Appreciation Day*Sunday May 5, 2019Culture 
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Orthodox St. George's DayMonday May 6, 2019Culture 
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Buddha's Enlightment*Monday May 6, 2019Culture 
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Victory Day*Tuesday May 7, 2019Culture 
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National Day of Prayer*Tuesday May 7, 2019Culture 
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Maggio Fiorentino**Tuesday May 7, 2019Culture 
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Festival of Citizenship**Tuesday May 7, 2019Culture 
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Heroes DayWednesday May 8, 2019Culture 
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Parents Day*Wednesday May 8, 2019Culture 
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Victory Day 1945Wednesday May 8, 2019Culture 
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National day against torture*Wednesday May 8, 2019Culture 
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Victory Day*Thursday May 9, 2019Culture 
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St Françis Xavier**Friday May 10, 2019Culture 
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Flower Day*Friday May 10, 2019Culture 
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Flag Day*Friday May 10, 2019Culture 
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Battle Day*Friday May 10, 2019Culture 
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Festival of Central and Eastern European Film**Saturday May 11, 2019Culture 
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Lag BaOmer*Sunday May 12, 2019Culture 
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Festival de Cannes**Monday May 13, 2019Culture 
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Milan International Film Festival (MIFF)*Monday May 13, 2019Culture 
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Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville**Tuesday May 14, 2019Culture 
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St Isidore (Albacete only)*Wednesday May 15, 2019Culture 
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Family Day*Wednesday May 15, 2019Culture 
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Teachers' DayWednesday May 15, 2019Culture 
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Day of Mourning*Wednesday May 15, 2019Culture 
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Shri Shankaracharya*Wednesday May 15, 2019Culture 
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Tokyo Sanja Matsuri (beginning)*Wednesday May 15, 2019Culture 
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Mass Graves Day*Thursday May 16, 2019Culture 
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Womens' Day**Thursday May 16, 2019Culture 
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Omar Khayyam Day*Friday May 17, 2019Culture 
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International Museum Day**Saturday May 18, 2019Culture 
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President's Day*Sunday May 19, 2019Culture 
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Bergen Festival**Monday May 20, 2019Culture 
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International Bellapais Music Festival*Monday May 20, 2019Culture 
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Docaviv**Tuesday May 21, 2019Culture 
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Bruges Holy Blood procession*Tuesday May 21, 2019Culture 
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Horse Festival*Tuesday May 21, 2019Culture 
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National Day of the VlachsThursday May 23, 2019Culture 
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Abolition of Slavery*Thursday May 23, 2019Culture 
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Teacher DayFriday May 24, 2019Culture 
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Kazi Nazrul Islam day*Friday May 24, 2019Culture 
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Khamoro International Festival**Friday May 24, 2019Culture 
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Africa DaySaturday May 25, 2019Culture 
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National Day of Healing*Sunday May 26, 2019Culture 
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Northern Alberta International Children's Festival**Sunday May 26, 2019Culture 
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Border Guard Day*Tuesday May 28, 2019Culture 
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Eve of ShavuotTuesday May 28, 2019Culture 
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Anniversary of the Death of President Ali Soilih (click)**Wednesday May 29, 2019Culture 
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Fall of Constantinople*Wednesday May 29, 2019Culture 
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Brooklyn International Film Festival*Wednesday May 29, 2019Culture 
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Bush Fire International Festival**Wednesday May 29, 2019Culture 
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Karneval der Kulturen**Wednesday May 29, 2019Culture 
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Transilvania International Film Festival**Wednesday May 29, 2019Culture 
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Kiev (Molodist) - International Film Festival**Friday May 31, 2019Culture 
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Children's Day*Friday May 31, 2019Culture 
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Carpet Day*Friday May 31, 2019Culture 
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Pfingstblitter*Friday May 31, 2019Culture 
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Fiesta de la Virgen de Candelaria (lake Titicaca) -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

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Groundhog Day -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

Culture : The legend goes that the groundhog is a weather-predicting animal. When the groundhog sees its shadow on a bright and clear day, six more weeks of winter are ahead.


Anniversary of the Tartu Peace Treaty -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

Culture : Tartu rahulepingu aastapäev: a peace treaty signed on February 2, 1920 between the USSR and the newly independent Republic of Estonia, formerly part of the Russian Empire. The treaty with Estonia recognized its independence.


Yemanjá Day -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

Culture : In Salvador de Bahia Sea Goddess celebration please check dates: http://www.yemanja.com.br/


Day of Youth -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

Culture : Established by Heydar Aliyev on February 2, 1997, to hold the 1st Forum of Azerbaijani youth.


Constitution Day -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

Culture : A working holiday which was first observed in 2002. Celebrates the ratification of the current 1987 Constitution.


Berlin International Film Festival -
Sunday February 2, 2020

Culture : Www.berlinale.de 2020 edition confirmed


Foundation Day -
Wednesday February 3, 2021

Culture : Foundation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) (Vietnamese: Đảng Cộng sản Việt Nam), formally established in 1930, which is the governing party of the nation of Vietnam. It is today the only legal political party in that country. Describing itself as Marxist-Leninist, the CPV is the directing component of a broader group of organizations known as the Vietnamese Fatherland Front.


Beginning of Spring -
Wednesday February 3, 2021

Culture : Setsubun - tradition observed in shrines and temples. People throw beans, shouting “Oni wa soto! Fuku wa uchi!” (“Devils out, happiness in”).


Ash Wednesday -
Monday February 3, 2020

Culture :


Philippine–American War Memorial Day -
Thursday February 4, 2021

Culture : A working holiday which will be first observed in 2020. Honoring the millions of Filipinos who fought and died as a result of the war against the occupation forces of the United States that began on February 4, 1899 and ended in 1902. [Wikipedia]


Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo only) -
Tuesday February 4, 2020

Culture : Www.snowfes.com/ lasts 1 week - in Sapporo 2020 edition confirmed


Festival du Niger -
Tuesday February 4, 2020

Culture : Www.festivalsegou.org lasts 2 days - in Ségou 2020 edition confirmed


Mahamuni Festival -
Friday February 5, 2021

Culture : Monks read prayers for 8 days. They receive offerings on the 9th day.


Hala Festival -
Friday February 7, 2020

Culture : Https://www.visit-kuwait.com


Perth International Arts Festival -
Friday February 7, 2020

Culture : Http://perthfestival.com.au/ lasts 3 weeks - in Perth 2020 edition confirmed


Jaisalmer Desert Festival -
Friday February 7, 2020

Culture : Http://desertfestivaljaisalmer.com/ lasts 3 days - 2020 edition confirmed


Chiang Mai Flower Festival -
Friday February 7, 2020

Culture : Http://chiangmaibest.com 2020 edition confirmed


Cleveland International Film Festival -
Friday February 7, 2020

Culture : Lasts 10 days - www.clevelandfilm.org 2020 edition confirmed


International Book Festival -
Friday February 7, 2020

Culture : Www.authenticubatours.com in Habana 2020 edition confirmed


Lantern Festival -
Saturday February 8, 2020

Culture : Called Chap Go Meh, Yuan Xiao Jie, Yuen Siu or Shangyuan. First full moon after the Chinese New Year - also known as Chinese Valentine’s Day.


Makha Bucha Day -
Saturday February 8, 2020

Culture :


National Press Day -
Tuesday February 9, 2021

Culture :


Fenkil Day -
Wednesday February 10, 2021

Culture : Commemorates the resistance. operation of 1990 to liberate the port city of Massawa.


Dayananda Saraswati day -
Wednesday February 10, 2021

Culture : Dayanand Saraswati About this sound pronunciation (12 February 1824 – 30 October 1883) was a Hindu religious leader and founder of the Arya Samaj, a Hindu reform movements of the Vedic tradition. He was also a renowned scholar of the Vedic lore and Sanskrit language. He was the first to give the call for Swaraj as Indian for India in 1876, a call later taken up by Lokmanya Tilak. Denouncing the idolatry and ritualistic worship prevalent in Hinduism at the time, he worked towards reviving Vedic ideologies. Subsequently, the philosopher and President of India, S. Radhakrishnan called him one of the makers of Modern India , as did Sri Aurobindo. [Wikipedia]


Trifon Zarezan (Wine Day) -
Sunday February 14, 2021

Culture : In tribute to Saint Trifon, assassinated in 248 in Apemia, considered a major wine center.


Carnival (first day) -
Friday February 14, 2020

Culture : A Renaissance tradition. People could forget their social condition during that period. Today, the Venice Carnival is mainly a touristic attraction. Celebrations last about 2 weeks.


Sydney New Mardi Gras -
Saturday February 15, 2020

Culture : Www.mardigras.org.au/ lasts 2 weeks 2020 edition confirmed
Contact edit@edit.fr to get the calendar for this event or one file containing confirmed calendars of most international WW cultural events


Mask festival -
Sunday February 16, 2020

Culture : Tschäggättä : Les origines de cette tradition sont peu claires et plusieurs hypothèses sont formulées1 : légendes relatives à des brigands déguisés en monstres, protestation contre la politique valaisanne en 1550 avec des déguisements, symbole temporaire du retour des morts parmi les vivants ou lutte contre les mauvais esprits. On rencontre parfois le terme de Roitschäggätta, « Roi » signifiant « fumée » dans le dialecte local, en raison de la couleur foncée des masques qui sont suspendus dans une cheminée pour les noircir. [Wikipedia]


Heritage Day -
Monday February 17, 2020

Culture : Established in 1973 by the Heritage Canada Foundation, to encourage the preservation and promotion of Canada's nationally significant historic, architectural, natural and scenic heritage.


Al Bustan festival: -
Tuesday February 18, 2020

Culture : Www.albustanfestival.com lasts 3 weeks 2020 edition confirmed


Restoration Day -
Friday February 19, 2021

Culture : To repair the moral refusal and humiliation imposed on great Romanian migrants, such as painter Brancusi. from 2016


Car free day -
Friday February 19, 2021

Culture :


Galungan day -
Wednesday February 19, 2020

Culture : This festival symbolizes the victory of good over evil. Prayers, offerings, ceremonies.


Statehood Day -
Saturday February 20, 2021

Culture :


Chin National Day -
Saturday February 20, 2021

Culture : Till the time British conquered the Chin Hills in 1895, Chins were ruled themselves by chieftains. The Chin leaders joined with other ethnic minority leaders of Burma and signed the historic Panglong Agreement on February 12, 1947 to achieve independence from the British. Barely one month after the independence of Burma, the first Chin National Conference was held from February 19 to 22 at Falam town in Chin land and it was attended by more than 5,000 Chin nationals. On the second day of the conference, the participants decided to eliminate the existing feudal Chieftainship and adopt a democratic administration in Chin land. The conference also decided to observe the day as Chin National Day


Abolition of Slavery -
Saturday February 20, 2021

Culture : To mark when the slavery of Gypsies (or Roma) ended on Feb. 20, 1856. There are believed to be 1,5 million Roma in Romania, although the last census only recorded 500,000. From 2011


Carnival (during 5 days from this date on) -
Thursday February 20, 2020

Culture : In Cologne, Crazy Days have been prepared since November. People wear costumes. Girls try to cut men's neckties. A second carnival is dedicated to ghosts and ends with the burning of Nubbel , a straw figure. In Cologne only


Salsa Festival Switzerland -
Thursday February 20, 2020

Culture : Www.salsafestival.ch lasts 3 days - 2020 season confirmed


Carnival -
Thursday February 20, 2020

Culture :


Muscat Festival -
Thursday February 20, 2020

Culture : Muscat-festival.com


Heritage Day -
Friday February 21, 2020

Culture :


Carnival (during 5 days from this date on) -
Friday February 21, 2020

Culture :


Carnival (first day) -
Friday February 21, 2020

Culture : Lasts 3 days -- on Mahé


Monaco International Film Festival -
Friday February 21, 2020

Culture : Celebration of non violent films lasts 3 days www.monacofilmfest.com 2020 edition confirmed


Regional holiday -
Saturday February 22, 2020

Culture : Barranquilla Carnival - www.carnavaldebarranquilla.org in Baranquilla only - lasts 4 days - 2020 edition confirmed


Sedona International Film Festival -
Saturday February 22, 2020

Culture : Www.sedonafilmfestival.com lasts 1 week - 2020 edition confirmed


Father of Independence Day -
Tuesday February 23, 2021

Culture : A day that pays tribute to servicemen past and present, and recognises all men too. [www.belarus.by]


Defence of the Motherland -
Tuesday February 23, 2021

Culture :


Binche Carnival -
Sunday February 23, 2020

Culture : Http://www.carnavaldebinche.be/home-nl.html Drums, dances, masks. - Festivities last 2 days.


Shrove Monday -
Sunday February 23, 2020

Culture : 'Rosenmontag' is celebrated in the carnival strongholds of Germany (Hochburgen), East Belgium, but also Austria and some cantons of Switzerland,


The Academy Awards (Oscars) -
Sunday February 23, 2020

Culture : Www.oscars.org


Carnival -
Sunday February 23, 2020

Culture : Originally celebrated in the Catholic south, but now also celebrated in other parts of the country by Catholics and non-Catholics. lasts 3 days


Flag Day -
Monday February 24, 2020

Culture : Established in 1940 by the President of Mexico, General Lázaro Cárdenas, before the monument to General Vicente Guerrero, first to pledge allegiance to the Mexican flag on March 12, 1821.


Carnival -
Monday February 24, 2020

Culture : During one week (starting with the date indicated), there are carnivals in several towns and regions in Germany (Catholic regions). For business, avoid the Thursday (in Cologne, Dusseldorf, Bavaria and Baden-Württenberg). and the Monday (in Bonn, Cologne and Dusseldorf. The days of Carnival (the week, which ends with Ash Wednesday) are not offical holidays. Only Carnival Monday and Shrove Tuesday are de-facto -holidays in the "strongholds" of Carnival (Cologne, Düsseldorf, Mainz and Aachen - but also in several townships in the "western" states), because of the traditional Carnival-Processions.


Maslenitsa -
Monday February 24, 2020

Culture : Maslenitsa (also known as Butter Week, Pancake week, or Cheesefare Week) has its origins in both pagan and Christian traditions. In Slavic mythology, Maslenitsa is a sun festival, celebrating the imminent end of the winter. corresponds to the Western Christian Carnival.


Buddhist New Year - Losar -
Monday February 24, 2020

Culture :


Day of Commemoration of the Victims of the Crimes Committed by Communist and other Totalitarian Regimes -
Tuesday February 25, 2020

Culture :


Shrove Tuesday - Fasnachtdienstag -
Tuesday February 25, 2020

Culture : Carnival day on the eve of Ash Wednesday which begins Lent, a time of fasting and devotions. Pancakes are often served. It is also known as Fat Tuesday in some places. The day concludes the season of Epiphany.


Carnival Tuesday (banks remain open) -
Tuesday February 25, 2020

Culture :


Carnival -
Tuesday February 25, 2020

Culture :


Shrove Tuesday -
Tuesday February 25, 2020

Culture : Shrove Tuesday gets its name from the shriving that English Christians were expected to do prior to receiving absolution immediately before Lent begins. Shrove Tuesday is the last day of shrovetide , somewhat analogous to the Carnival tradition that developed separately in countries of Latin Europe. Wikipedia


Sartiglia -
Tuesday February 25, 2020

Culture : Https://sardinias.fr medieval tournaments in Oristano 2021 edition confirmed


Deccan Festival -
Tuesday February 25, 2020

Culture : This five-day long festival reflects the culture of the Deccan and highlights Hyderabad's arts, crafts, culture and the famous Nawabi cusine. Cultural programs organised include Ghazals, qawalis and mushairas, poetry etc., typical of the city. Various renowned singers and dancers are also invited. http://www.indiaonlinetour.com in Hyderabad 2020 edition confirmed


Carnival (last day) -
Tuesday February 25, 2020

Culture :


Day of Mourning -
Wednesday February 26, 2020

Culture : Remembrance of killings in the town of Khojaly by Armenian forces on February 25, 1992


Remembrance Day -
Wednesday February 26, 2020

Culture : Day of Remembrance for Victims of the Khojaly Massacre in memoriam of the largest massacre of the Nagorno-Karabakh War in 1992.


Ash Wednesday -
Wednesday February 26, 2020

Culture :


Regional holiday -
Thursday February 27, 2020

Culture : Córdoba Day in Córdoba only


Special Forces Day -
Thursday February 27, 2020

Culture : To celebrate the military operation to seize the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in 2014


Carnival -
Thursday February 27, 2020

Culture : Http://goacarnival.com/


Carnival (during 5 days from this date on) -
Friday February 28, 2020

Culture :


Dublin International Film Festival -
Friday February 28, 2020

Culture : Http://jdiff.com/ lasts a week - in Dublin 2020 edition confirmed


Belgrade Film Festival -
Friday February 28, 2020

Culture : Www.fest.rs/ lasts 2 weeks - in Belgrade 2020 edition confirmed


Adelaide Festival of the Arts -
Friday February 28, 2020

Culture : Www.adelaidefestival.com.au lasts 2 weeks - 2020 edition confirmed


Carnival -
Friday February 28, 2020

Culture : Farsang


Monlam -
Friday February 28, 2020

Culture : Also known as The Great Prayer Festival. The event was established in 1409 by Tsong Khapa, the founder of the Geluk tradition. As the greatest religious festival in Tibet, thousands of monks (of the three main monasteries of Drepung, Sera and Ganden) gathered for chanting prayers and performing religious rituals at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa. Wikipedia 2020 edition confirmed


Carnival (last day) -
Saturday February 29, 2020

Culture : THIS IS NOT A BANK HOLIDAY


Regional holiday -
Saturday February 29, 2020

Culture : Nice Carnaval - www.nicecarnaval.com in Nice only - Southern France 2020 edition confirmed


Kuningan day -
Saturday February 29, 2020

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


Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Saint David's Day) -
Sunday March 1, 2020

Culture : Saint David (Welsh: Dewi Sant, c. 500 – c. 589) was a Welsh bishop of Mynyw (now St Davids) during the 6th century; he was later regarded as a saint. He is the patron saint of Wales. David was a native of Wales, and a relatively large amount of information is known about his life. He is traditionally believed to be the son of Saint Non and the grandson of Ceredig ap Cunedda, king of Ceredigion. He was made a saint during the Welsch resistance to the Normans.


Mãrțișor -
Sunday March 1, 2020

Culture : According to the old calendar was considered as the beginning of the new year. Symbolically, it is correlated to women and to fertility as a means of life and continuity. [Wikipedia]


Marche commémorative de la Révolution du 1er mars 1848 -
Sunday March 1, 2020

Culture :


Men's Carnival -
Sunday March 1, 2020

Culture : The so-called men's carnival Sunday - costumed groups of singers and musicians gather at dusk in the old town of Zug. They stop at any house where a red light burns to indicate that the engaged or newly-married couple living there would like to be serenaded by the group of singers. This tradition goes back a long way, and has developed considerably over the years before becoming as we know it today www.zug-tourismus.ch


International film festival -
Monday March 2, 2020

Culture : Www.puntodevistafestival.com/ "Punto de Vista" - lasts one week - in Pamplona 2020 season confirmed


Doll's Day -
Tuesday March 3, 2020

Culture : Hinamatsuri - Also known as girls' festival. Dolls representing the Emperor and the court in traditional dress of the Heian period are displayed on a red carpet.


St Piran's Day -
Thursday March 5, 2020

Culture : A 5th-century Cornish abbot and saint, supposedly of Irish origin. He is the patron saint of tin-miners, and is also generally regarded as the patron saint of Cornwall [Wikipedia]


Babu Jagivan ram’s birthday -
Thursday March 5, 2020

Culture :


Cincomarzada -
Thursday March 5, 2020

Culture : Commemorates the heroic behaviour of the citizens during the First Carlist War. Zaragoza only


Foire du Livre de Bruxelles -
Thursday March 5, 2020

Culture : Https://flb.be/ lasts 5 days - 2020 edition confirmed


Hartford Jewish Film Festival -
Thursday March 5, 2020

Culture : Lasts 1 week - www.hjff.org 2020 edition confirmed


Honolulu Festival -
Friday March 6, 2020

Culture : Lasts 3 days - https://www.honolulufestival.com/ 2020 edition confirmed


Groundhog Day -
Friday March 6, 2020

Culture : Chinese Ground Hog Day, Chinese Insects Awake Day or Excited Insects Day is one of the 24 Chinese solar divisions. Hibernated animals should come back and rejoice the arrival of Spring and it marks the beginning of new life. This includes creepy crawly insects and bugs which most people would rather squash when they see one. And somehow this turns into beating up paper tigers that symbolizing your enemies or what we called petti people such that you will be free of trouble or misfortune. http://www.hkfastfacts.com


Horse Easter (Todorovden) -
Saturday March 7, 2020

Culture : The Day of St Theodore, celebrated by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, also known as Horse Easter.


Thousand camels festival -
Saturday March 7, 2020

Culture : in Bulgan (Gobi desert) 2020 edition confirmed


Teachers' Day -
Saturday March 7, 2020

Culture :


Womens' Day -
Sunday March 8, 2020

Culture : Considered a bank holiday by most women and schools in Cameroon.


Womens' Day -
Sunday March 8, 2020

Culture :


Eve of Purim -
Monday March 9, 2020

Culture :


St Patrick's Day Parade -
Monday March 9, 2020

Culture : Please check dates: http://www.saintpatricksdayparade.com/


Holocaust Remembrance Day -
Tuesday March 10, 2020

Culture :


Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima -
Tuesday March 10, 2020

Culture : From 2019 onwards


Uprising Day -
Wednesday March 11, 2020

Culture : Liberation of Erbil City


Moku O Keawe International Festival -
Wednesday March 11, 2020

Culture : Lasts 5 days http://mokif.com/ 2017 edition confirmed


Prayer day for Crop and labor -
Wednesday March 11, 2020

Culture : Celebrated in the countryside. Protestants pray for the success of the harvest and of their work.


Womens' Day -
Thursday March 12, 2020

Culture :


Arbor Day -
Thursday March 12, 2020

Culture : From 2008 onwards


Sofia International Film Festival -
Thursday March 12, 2020

Culture : Lasts 10 days http://siff.bg/ inn Sofia 2020 edition confirmed


Mother Tongue Day -
Saturday March 14, 2020

Culture : Emakeelepäev in Estonian


White Day -
Saturday March 14, 2020

Culture : The opposite of Valentine’s Day: men give cakes or chocolates to women.


Heroes Day -
Saturday March 14, 2020

Culture : Anniversary of Mustafa Barzani, who is the spiritual father for many Iraqi Kurds.


Constitution Day -
Sunday March 15, 2020

Culture : New constitution adopted on March 15, 1994, since been amended in 1996 and 2004.


Las Fallas festival -
Sunday March 15, 2020

Culture : Www.fallasfromvalencia.com Until March 19, papier mache effigies of celebrities are displayed in the streets of Valencia, and then burnt. - in Valencia 2020 season confirmed


Bataan & Corregidor Heroes Day -
Monday March 16, 2020

Culture : Takes place in Las Cruces (NM)& in Brainerd


Anniversary of the chemical bombing on Halabja -
Tuesday March 17, 2020

Culture : Kurdistan only


Children Day -
Tuesday March 17, 2020

Culture :


San Luis Obispo International Film Festival -
Tuesday March 17, 2020

Culture : Lasts 10 days - www.slofilmfest.org 2020 edition confirmed


Memorial Day -
Wednesday March 18, 2020

Culture : Gallipoli Memorial Day commemorates the naval operation in the Dardanelles Campaign during the First World War.


Music festival -
Wednesday March 18, 2020

Culture : Dedicated to Mugam a complex form of music lasts 1 week - in Baku - 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Feast of San José (St José only) -
Thursday March 19, 2020

Culture :


Regional holiday -
Thursday March 19, 2020

Culture : San José in Tarragona only


St Joseph's Day -
Thursday March 19, 2020

Culture :


Victory Day -
Thursday March 19, 2020

Culture : Over the previous President Mouammar Kadhafi from 2013 onwards


San Giuseppe in Laufenburg -
Thursday March 19, 2020

Culture :


Hindu New Year -
Thursday March 19, 2020

Culture : Cheti Chand (चेटी चन्ड) is a festival which marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year for the Sindhi Hindus. The festival date is based on the lunar cycle of the lunisolar Hindu calendar, it being the first day of the year and the Sindhi month of Chet (Chaitra). It typically falls in late March or early April in the Gregorian calendar on or about the same day as Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra and Ugadi in other parts of the Deccan region of India. [Wikipedia]


Mid-Lent -
Thursday March 19, 2020

Culture : A French Middle-Age tradition, celebrated in some French villages, in the French Caribbean and in Brazil ( Micareta )


San José -
Friday March 20, 2020

Culture :


Denver March Pow Wow -
Friday March 20, 2020

Culture : Lasts 3 days - www.denvermarchpowwow.org 2020 edition confirmed


Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival -
Friday March 20, 2020

Culture : Www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org ends 2 weeks of festivities 2020 edition confirmed


Festival International de Films de Fribourg -
Friday March 20, 2020

Culture : Www.fiff.ch/ lasts 9 days - 2020 season confirmed


Arbor Day -
Saturday March 21, 2020

Culture :


Francophonies de Pondichery -
Saturday March 21, 2020

Culture : Festival, lasts one week


St Patrick's Day Parade -
Saturday March 21, 2020

Culture : Please check dates:h ttp://www.saintpatricksdayparade.com/


People's Party Day -
Sunday March 22, 2020

Culture : A successor to the Communist Party of Indochina, the Lao People's Party was founded on 22 March, 1955.


Arbor Day -
Sunday March 22, 2020

Culture :


Liebstattsonntag -
Sunday March 22, 2020

Culture :


Martyrdom of Bhagat Singh -
Monday March 23, 2020

Culture : Bhagat Singh (28 September 1907 – 23 March 1931) was an Indian freedom fighter, considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement. He is often referred to as Shaheed Bhagat Singh (the word shaheed meaning martyr ).


Day of the Sea -
Monday March 23, 2020

Culture : Commemorates the loss of the region of Antofagasta to Chile during the Pacific War in the nineteenth century. Antofagasta was the only sea access for Bolivia.


Mardi Gras -
Monday March 23, 2020

Culture : Las Vegas


Struggle for Human Rights Day in Slovakia -
Wednesday March 25, 2020

Culture :


Hindu, Lao, Navratra, Songkran, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New Year -
Wednesday March 25, 2020

Culture : May last three days, and marks the beginning of Ramayana's week The Hindu New Year, also known as Ugadi, is on the day following the new moon on or after the spring equinox. Year 2003 is the year 2060 in this Hindu calendar.


Arbor Day -
Thursday March 26, 2020

Culture :


Gangaur Festival -
Friday March 27, 2020

Culture : Www.theholidayindia.com/Gangaur-Jaipur.php Lasts 2 days - Gangaur is one of the most important local festival in Rajasthan. In some form or the other it is celebrated all over Rajasthan. “gan” is a synonym for Lord Shiva and “gauri” or “gaur” stands for goddess parvati, the heavenly consort of lord Shiva. Gangaur celebrates the union of the two and is a symbol of conjugal and marital happiness. in Jaipur 2020 edition confirmed


Cape Town International Jazz Festival -
Friday March 27, 2020

Culture : Lasts 2 days - www.capetownjazzfest.com/ in Capetown 2020 edition confirmed
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Hazrat Madhu Lal Hussain Death Anniversary (Lahore only) -
Saturday March 28, 2020

Culture : Hussain was a disciple of Sheikh Bahlol Daryai Chinioti. Following his master’s advice, he studied mysticism and spent 12 years in penance at the shrine of Hazrat Data Gunj Bukhsh. Like all Sufis, he was a nonconformist and did not believe in ritualism but direct communion with the Almighty. He even shaved off his beard and moustache. Hussain’s love for a Brahmin boy called Madhu or Madhu Lal is famous, and they are often referred together as Madhu Lal Hussain. Madhu’s tomb lies next to Hussain’s in the shrine.


Salvador Day (Salvador only) -
Sunday March 29, 2020

Culture :


Vietnam Veterans Day -
Sunday March 29, 2020

Culture : Coincides with March 29, 1973, the day the United States Armed Forces completed the withdrawal of the combat units from South Vietnam. U.S. involvement in Vietnam Conflict lasted 5,569 days (1960 – 1975); • There were 58,267 American killed in action (KIA), including 11,465 teenagers; • One out of every 11 Americans who served in Vietnam was a casualty, with 303,644 wounded in action; • It is estimated that more than 1,800 American service members are still designated as missing in action in Vietnam; • At the peak of the Vietnam Conflict that was never officially designated as a war, 543,000 troops were serving there at one period of time.


Constitution Day -
Sunday March 29, 2020

Culture : Ratification de la Constitution


Oruro's La Diablada ("Devil's Carnival") -
Sunday March 29, 2020

Culture : Dancing, costumes, parades, drinking for 3 days in Oruro.


Regional holiday -
Monday March 30, 2020

Culture : Santiago de los Caballeros Day in only


Demilitarisation Day -
Monday March 30, 2020

Culture : Called in Finnish: Ålands demilitariseringsdag. Celebrates the Crimean war peace in 1856


National Day of Tourism -
Monday March 30, 2020

Culture :


Genocide Remembrance Day -
Tuesday March 31, 2020

Culture : Refers to the consequences of the dismemberment of the Azerbaijani people and the division of its historical lands following the treaties of Gyulistan and Turkmanchai (1813 and 1828).


April Fools Day -
Wednesday April 1, 2020

Culture : When someone has been fooled in Sweden, to disclose that it was a joke, the fooler says the rhyme April April din dumma sill, jag kan lura dig vart jag vill ( April, April, you stupid herring, I can fool you to wherever I want ) [Wikipedia]


Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz) -
Thursday April 2, 2020

Culture : The thirteenth day of the Persian New Year marks the end of the Noruz break. This tradition is called Sizdah Bedar (sizdah means thirteen) which in English translates to getting rid of thirteen . The concept of avoiding the number thirteen is mainly to symbolize the will and power to deal with all evil in the new year. http://www.farhangsara.com


International Art Festival -
Thursday April 2, 2020

Culture : Http://festivaldelasartes.go.cr in San José updated Jan 2014 edition confirmed


Ramanavani -
Thursday April 2, 2020

Culture : Festivities take place in the Rama temples. recitation of the Ramayana (Perayana), which can last up to 9 days. Classical music and sacred chants.


Adelaide Film Festival -
Friday April 3, 2020

Culture : Lasts one week - www.adelaidefilmfestival.org in Adelaide 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Blues & Roots Festival in Byron Bay -
Friday April 3, 2020

Culture : Www.bluesfest.com.au/ lasts 3 days - 2020 edition confirmed
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Immigration Day -
Saturday April 4, 2020

Culture : Yom HaAliyah pays homage to Aliyah – immigration to Israel – as a cornerstone of both Israel’s founding and its future. The law also makes international history with Israel becoming the first country in the world to dedicate a national holiday to honoring the contribution of immigrants.


Arbor Day -
Sunday April 5, 2020

Culture : NOT a public holiday


Toussaint Louverture Anniversary -
Tuesday April 7, 2020

Culture : A former slave who became a general in the French army of Napoleon, Toussaint Louverture (1743 - 1803)established a new constitution of the Dominican Republic.


Annunciation -
Tuesday April 7, 2020

Culture : The proclamation of the good news to Virgin Mary about the conception and birth of God baby Christ.


Repentance & Dedication Day -
Wednesday April 8, 2020

Culture : Recently, the Dominican Government declared National Repentance and Dedication Day as a new public holiday to be celebrated annually. The holiday was proposed by the Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches and accepted by the Government, which recognized the need for a certain level of spiritual consciousness among Dominicans and of the need to work and pray together for Dominica's prosperity.


International Day of the Roma -
Wednesday April 8, 2020

Culture : Celebrated by the Roma community only


National Day of Nuclear Technology -
Wednesday April 8, 2020

Culture :


Guru Nabha Das -
Wednesday April 8, 2020

Culture :


Ismailia International Festival for Documentary & Short Films -
Wednesday April 8, 2020

Culture : Www.ismailiafilmfest.com/ lasts 1 week - in Ismailia 2020 edition confirmed


Bataan & Corregidor Heroes Day -
Thursday April 9, 2020

Culture : Takes place in Las Cruces (NM)& in Brainerd


Vimy Ridge Day -
Thursday April 9, 2020

Culture : To honour and remember the Battle of Vimy Ridge which took place during the First World War at Vimy Ridge, France, in 1917. since 2003 Wikipedia


Näfelser Fahrt -
Thursday April 9, 2020

Culture : Battle of Swiss and Austrian armies on 9 April 1388.


Inferno Metal Festival -
Thursday April 9, 2020

Culture : Www.infernofestival.net lasts 4 days - in Oslo 2020 season confirmed


National Folk Festival -
Friday April 10, 2020

Culture : Www.folkfestival.asn.au lasts 5 days - 2020 edition confirmed
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Penang World Music Festival -
Saturday April 11, 2020

Culture : Lasts 3 days - http://www.penangworldmusic.gov.my 2015 edition confirmed


Holy Saturday -
Saturday April 11, 2020

Culture :


National Day of Protected Areas -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Culture : The Sierra del Cristal National Park was approved as the first area protected from the Cuban territory, a day as today of 1930


Cosmonautics Day -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Culture : Celebrates the first manned space flight made on April 12, 1961 by the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.


Children's Day -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Culture :


Florence Scoppio del Carro -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Culture : Explosion of the Cart ceremony. Florentinese watch in Piazza del Duomo the Colombina a rocket in the shape of a dove, fly out of the Duomo and start a huge wooden cart bonfire on the piazza.


Palm Sunday -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Culture :


Memorial Day -
Monday April 13, 2020

Culture : Day of victims unjustly prosecuted


Juneau Alaska Folk Festival -
Monday April 13, 2020

Culture : Http://akfolkfest.org lasts 7 days - 2020 edition confirmed


Carnival (during a week from this day on) -
Monday April 13, 2020

Culture :


Tax Day -
Tuesday April 14, 2020

Culture : Day of Tax servicemen


El Bando de la Huerta (Murcia only) -
Tuesday April 14, 2020

Culture :


Easter Tuesday -
Tuesday April 14, 2020

Culture :


Queen's Birthday -
Thursday April 16, 2020

Culture :


Moscow Film festival -
Thursday April 16, 2020

Culture : Lasts 10 days www.moscowfilmfestival.ru in Moscow 2020 edition NOT confirmed
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Teachers' Day -
Thursday April 16, 2020

Culture :


International ballet festival -
Friday April 17, 2020

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks - www.ballet-festival.lv in Riga


Celebration 2018 -
Saturday April 18, 2020

Culture : Four-day gathering at the music icon's Chanhassen, Minnesota complex. in tribute to Prince


Sechseläuten -
Monday April 20, 2020

Culture : Literally means the six o'clock bell toll . Celebrations that end by the burning of the Bloogg effigy at 6pm. only in Zürich


Second Monday after Easter -
Monday April 20, 2020

Culture : Barcelona only


Queen's Anniversary -
Tuesday April 21, 2020

Culture :


Tax Freedom Day -
Tuesday April 21, 2020

Culture : Celebrated 111 days into the new year. The day marks when a typical taxpayer has earned enough to pay for all their annual federal, state and local taxes.


Printemps de Bourges -
Tuesday April 21, 2020

Culture : Http://www.printemps-bourges.com/ in Center France - song festival -lasts 6 days 2020 edition confirmed


Festival International de Louisiane -
Wednesday April 22, 2020

Culture : Https://festivalinternational.org/ lasts 4 days - in Lafayette 2020 edition confirmed


Administrative Professionals' Day -
Wednesday April 22, 2020

Culture : The official period of celebration was first proclaimed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Charles Sawyer as National Secretaries Week, which was held June 1–7 in 1952, with Wednesday, June 4, 1952 designated National Secretaries Day. In 1955, the observance date was moved to April. The name was changed to Professional Secretaries Week in 1981, and became Administrative Professionals Week in 2000 to encompass the expanding responsibilities and wide-ranging job titles of administrative support staff. (Wikipedia)


St George Day (Giorgoba) -
Thursday April 23, 2020

Culture :


St George's Day -
Thursday April 23, 2020

Culture :


Memorial Day -
Thursday April 23, 2020

Culture : Commemorates the bombing of Funafuti by Japan during World War II.


New Orleans Jazz Festival -
Friday April 24, 2020

Culture : Www.nojazzfest.com lasts 10 days - in New Orleans 2020 edition confirmed


Carricou Maroon and String Band Music Festival -
Friday April 24, 2020

Culture : Www.carriacoumaroon.com/
merges the maroon celebration and string band music into one setting with one spirit. Its African origins are depicted through the drumming, singing, smoked food and other rituals practiced by the local people. 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Glasgow International Art Festival -
Friday April 24, 2020

Culture : Www.glasgowinternational.org lasts 2 weeks - 2020 edition confirmed


Remembrance Day -
Saturday April 25, 2020

Culture : In tribute to soldiers who died during world wars, especially during the Gallipoli (Turkey) campaign during the First World War.


Arbor Day -
Saturday April 25, 2020

Culture :


Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival -
Saturday April 25, 2020

Culture : dates vary: end of April, beginning of May


Chernobyl nuclear incident anniversary (not a bank holiday) -
Sunday April 26, 2020

Culture : Occurred on April 26, 1986


Horse Festival -
Sunday April 26, 2020

Culture : Ahalteke horses, often called royal horses , boast centuries-old history. Ancient historians and poets wrote about matchless beauty of the Central Asian horses, known as Nissei's horses, starting from VII-VI centuries BC. According to the hypothesis, this name derives from the ancient Parthian capital, Nissa. Afterwards, they were better known as Ahalteke horses. Ahal stood for the name of the oasis and Teke was the name of a Turkmen tribe which had long bred these horses. The state emblem of Turkmenistan carries the profile of the beautiful Ahalteke horse, Yanardag, the 1999 world breed champion.


Eierläset -
Sunday April 26, 2020

Culture : A festival around an egg race, is a long-established spring and fertility custom designed to drive out winter.


Innerrhoder Landsgemeinde -
Sunday April 26, 2020

Culture : Public vote


Lapu-Lapu Day -
Monday April 27, 2020

Culture : A working holiday which was first observed in 2019. Celebrates the victory of Lapu-Lapu and his men over the Spaniards, led by Ferdinand Magellan, during the Battle of Mactan on April 27, 1521. [Wikipedia]


Confederate Memorial Day -
Monday April 27, 2020

Culture : Celebrates the surrender of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston to Union General William Sherman on April 26, 1865


Day of Mourning -
Tuesday April 28, 2020

Culture : The National Day of Mourning commemorates workers who have been injured, killed or suffer illness as a result of occupational accidents and hazards


Yom Hazikaron -
Tuesday April 28, 2020

Culture : Traditionally dedicated to fallen soldiers, this commemoration has now been extended to civilian victims of armed disputes


Great Elephant March of India -
Tuesday April 28, 2020

Culture : Https://www.everfest.com/e/thrissur-pooram-elephant-festival-thrissur-india/ lasts 3 days - from Thrissur to Thiruvananthapuram 2020 edition NOT confirmed


Pink Apple Filmfestival -
Tuesday April 28, 2020

Culture : Www.pinkapple.ch lasts 2 weeks - in Zurich 2020 edition confirmed


International science festival -
Wednesday April 29, 2020

Culture : Lasts 5 days http://vetenskapsfestivalen.se/in-english/ in Goteborg 2020 season confirmed


St Lucia Jazz Festival -
Wednesday April 29, 2020

Culture : Lasts a week - www.stluciajazz.org/


Youth Day -
Thursday April 30, 2020

Culture :


Jeonju International Film Festival -
Thursday April 30, 2020

Culture : Www.jiff.or.kr lasts 10 days - in Jeonju 2020 season confirmed


Buddha's Anniversary -
Thursday April 30, 2020

Culture : Sakyamuni Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born on April 8th, 623 B.C.E. in ancient northern India (now in Nepal) as Prince Siddhartha. It is a holiday observed by Buddhists throughout the world, though the exact date may differ from country to country.


Loyalty Day -
Friday May 1, 2020

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


Labour Day -
Friday May 1, 2020

Culture : This is not a public holiday


Lei Day -
Friday May 1, 2020

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 -
Friday May 1, 2020

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 -
Saturday May 2, 2020

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)


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, aussi écrit anciennement « Folliu », « Folhiu » ou « Foeillu », est une fête qui se rattache à l'antique tradition des « quêtes de mai » répandues dans toute l'Europe. Elle peut également être rapprochée de la « Fête du Fou » (le fou étant dérivé de fagus, hêtre) ainsi qu'à celle des « Maïentzets » ou encore à celle de l'arbre de mai. Cette fête aurait été à l'origine un rite paysan de type païen, probablement d'origine celtique et dont le but est de célébrer le retour du printemps. Au XVIe siècle, Calvin la fit interdire dans les communes genevoises. [Wikipedia]


Glarner Landsgemeinde -
Sunday May 3, 2020

Culture : Public vote in front of the legislative body.


Independence Day -
Monday May 4, 2020

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 -
Tuesday May 5, 2020

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 -
Tuesday May 5, 2020

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 -
Wednesday May 6, 2020

Culture :


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 -
Thursday May 7, 2020

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.


Maggio Fiorentino -
Thursday May 7, 2020

Culture : Lasts 3 weeks in Florence please check dates: http://www.maggiofiorentino.com


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 -
Friday May 8, 2020

Culture :


Parents Day -
Friday May 8, 2020

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 -
Friday May 8, 2020

Culture :


National day against torture -
Friday May 8, 2020

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 -
Saturday May 9, 2020

Culture : WW2 celebration


St Françis Xavier -
Sunday May 10, 2020

Culture : Salvador only


Flower Day -
Sunday May 10, 2020

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 - Commémoration de la bataille du col de Stoss


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


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) -
Friday May 15, 2020

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 -
Friday May 15, 2020

Culture : From 2008 onwards


Teachers' Day -
Friday May 15, 2020

Culture :


Day of Mourning -
Friday May 15, 2020

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 -
Friday May 15, 2020

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 -
Saturday May 16, 2020

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 -
Saturday May 16, 2020

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 -
Sunday May 17, 2020

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 -
Monday May 18, 2020

Culture : NOT a public holiday


President's Day -
Tuesday May 19, 2020

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 - Procession équestre de l’Ascension à Beromünster


National Day of the Vlachs -
Saturday May 23, 2020

Culture :


Abolition of Slavery -
Saturday May 23, 2020

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 -
Sunday May 24, 2020

Culture :


Kazi Nazrul Islam day -
Sunday May 24, 2020

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 -
Tuesday May 26, 2020

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 -
Thursday May 28, 2020

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 (click) -
Friday May 29, 2020

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


Fall of Constantinople -
Friday May 29, 2020

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.