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bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070






Name Date Kind
Junkanoo Carnival,*Wednesday January 1, 2020Culture 
Admission Day (not a public holiday)*Friday January 3, 2020Culture 
Colonial Repression Martyrs' Day*Saturday January 4, 2020Culture 
Heroes Day*Saturday January 4, 2020Culture 
Twelfth Night*Sunday January 5, 2020Culture 
Flag Day*Tuesday January 7, 2020Culture 
Midwives' Day*Wednesday January 8, 2020Culture 
Peace Agreement*Thursday January 9, 2020Culture 
Maharaja Gambhir Singh anniversary*Thursday January 9, 2020Culture 
Armed Forces DayFriday January 10, 2020Culture 
Bangabandhu Homecoming Day*Friday January 10, 2020Culture 
Belém Day (Belém only)Sunday January 12, 2020Culture 
Youth DaySunday January 12, 2020Culture 
Liberation Day*Monday January 13, 2020Culture 
Fasnacht*Monday January 13, 2020Culture 
Constitution Day*Monday January 13, 2020Culture 
Arbor DayWednesday January 15, 2020Culture 
Arbor DayWednesday January 15, 2020Culture 
National Language DayWednesday January 15, 2020Culture 
Battle Day**Friday January 17, 2020Culture 
Day of Judaism**Friday January 17, 2020Culture 
Anniversary of Jan Palach's death*Sunday January 19, 2020Culture 
Foundation Day (Rio de Janeiro only)*Monday January 20, 2020Culture 
Vogel Gryff*Monday January 20, 2020Culture 
Unity and Freedom DayWednesday January 22, 2020Culture 
Republic Day*Thursday January 23, 2020Culture 
Peaceful and Democratic Alternation day**Friday January 24, 2020Culture 
Foundation Day (São Paulo only)Saturday January 25, 2020Culture 
Tatiana Day*Saturday January 25, 2020Culture 
Robert Burn's night*Saturday January 25, 2020Culture 
Robert Burn's night*Saturday January 25, 2020Culture 
King's Bithday*Thursday January 30, 2020Culture 
Anniversary ot the Proclamation of the People's Republic of China*Thursday October 1, 2020Culture 
Olechotel Belau Fair*Thursday October 1, 2020Culture 
Animal DaySunday October 4, 2020Culture 
World Teachers DayMonday October 5, 2020Culture 
World Teachers DayMonday October 5, 2020Culture 
World Teachers DayMonday October 5, 2020Culture 
World Teachers DayMonday October 5, 2020Culture 
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World Teachers DayMonday October 5, 2020Culture 
World Teachers DayMonday October 5, 2020Culture 
World Teachers DayMonday October 5, 2020Culture 
WIZKID Day*Tuesday October 6, 2020Culture 
Merchant HolidayWednesday October 7, 2020Culture 
Our Lady of RosaryWednesday October 7, 2020Culture 
Capital Liberation DaySaturday October 10, 2020Culture 
National Day of Tree PlantingMonday October 12, 2020Culture 
Education DayWednesday October 14, 2020Culture 
Intercession of Mother of God*Wednesday October 14, 2020Culture 
Republic's Anniversary*Wednesday October 14, 2020Culture 
Hurricane Thanksgiving Day**Thursday October 15, 2020Culture 
Boss's Day*Friday October 16, 2020Culture 
National Nutrition Day*Friday October 16, 2020Culture 
Day of Friendship with Puerto RicoSaturday October 17, 2020Culture 
Maharaja Agrasen celebration*Saturday October 17, 2020Culture 
Uzbek Language Day*Wednesday October 21, 2020Culture 
National Press Day*Thursday October 22, 2020Culture 
United Nations Day*Saturday October 24, 2020Culture 
Azad Kashmir Day*Saturday October 24, 2020Culture 
United Nations Day**Saturday October 24, 2020Culture 
Larry Itliong Day*Sunday October 25, 2020Culture 
Deportation Day*Monday October 26, 2020Culture 
Señor de los Milagros*Wednesday October 28, 2020Culture 
State holiday**Wednesday October 28, 2020Culture 
National Day of Victims of Political Execution*Friday October 30, 2020Culture 
Day of ScienceFriday October 30, 2020Culture 
Revival Leaders' Day**Sunday November 1, 2020Culture 
Hamilton Jackson Day*Sunday November 1, 2020Culture 
Tripuri Purnima*Wednesday November 4, 2020Culture 
Guy Fawkes Night*Thursday November 5, 2020Culture 
Guy Fawkes Night*Thursday November 5, 2020Culture 
Guy Fawkes Night*Thursday November 5, 2020Culture 
Guy Fawkes Night*Thursday November 5, 2020Culture 
Cattle Fair**Thursday November 5, 2020Culture 
National Revolution Day*Saturday November 7, 2020Culture 
Harvest festival*Saturday November 7, 2020Culture 
Allama Muhammad Iqbal Day*Monday November 9, 2020Culture 
Arbor DayMonday November 9, 2020Culture 
National Day*Monday November 9, 2020Culture 
St Martin's Day*Tuesday November 10, 2020Culture 
Battle Day**Wednesday November 11, 2020Culture 
National Education Day*Wednesday November 11, 2020Culture 
St Martin's DayWednesday November 11, 2020Culture 
St Martin's DayWednesday November 11, 2020Culture 
St Martin's DayWednesday November 11, 2020Culture 
Turnip lantern procession*Wednesday November 11, 2020Culture 
Gansabhauet*Wednesday November 11, 2020Culture 
Seven-Five-Three*Sunday November 15, 2020Culture 
President's Day**Monday November 16, 2020Culture 
Kartar Singh Srabha day*Monday November 16, 2020Culture 
National Students’ DayTuesday November 17, 2020Culture 
Teacher DayFriday November 20, 2020Culture 
Day of Dignity and Freedom**Saturday November 21, 2020Culture 
Lachit Divas*Tuesday November 24, 2020Culture 
Anniversary of the Death of President Ahmed Abdallah (click)**Thursday November 26, 2020Culture 
Algiers Agreement Day*Thursday November 26, 2020Culture 
Albanian Independence Day**Saturday November 28, 2020Culture 
St Andrew's DayMonday November 30, 2020Culture 
State Inauguration DayTuesday December 1, 2020Culture 
West Papuan National Flag Day*Tuesday December 1, 2020Culture 
National day of Samba**Wednesday December 2, 2020Culture 
Asom Divas*Wednesday December 2, 2020Culture 
Bhopal Gas Tragedy commemoration*Thursday December 3, 2020Culture 
SinterKlaas (St Nicholas eve), non official*Saturday December 5, 2020Culture 
Constitution DaySaturday December 5, 2020Culture 
Saint Nicholas*Sunday December 6, 2020Culture 
Kagyed DanceSunday December 6, 2020Culture 
Armed Forces DaySunday December 6, 2020Culture 
Earthquake Mourning**Monday December 7, 2020Culture 
Houphouet Boigny Day*Monday December 7, 2020Culture 
Human Rights and Peace Day*Thursday December 10, 2020Culture 
Nobel Day*Thursday December 10, 2020Culture 
Human Rights DayThursday December 10, 2020Culture 
Belo Horizonte Day (Belo Horizonte only)*Saturday December 12, 2020Culture 
Nupi Lal*Saturday December 12, 2020Culture 
Martyrs' Day*Sunday December 13, 2020Culture 
St. Lucia Day*Sunday December 13, 2020Culture 
St. Lucia Day*Sunday December 13, 2020Culture 
St. Lucia Day*Sunday December 13, 2020Culture 
St. Lucia Day*Sunday December 13, 2020Culture 
Nyenpa GuzomSunday December 13, 2020Culture 
Nyenpa GuzomMonday December 14, 2020Culture 
Kaliady*Thursday December 17, 2020Culture 
Yalda Night*Sunday December 20, 2020Culture 
Day of the Turkish Language*Monday December 21, 2020Culture 
Armed Forces Day*Monday December 21, 2020Culture 
Defenders' Day*Tuesday December 22, 2020Culture 
Anniversary of the revolution*Tuesday December 22, 2020Culture 
Night of the Radishes**Wednesday December 23, 2020Culture 
Christmas EveThursday December 24, 2020Culture 
Christmas EveThursday December 24, 2020Culture 
Christmas EveThursday December 24, 2020Culture 
Christmas EveThursday December 24, 2020Culture 
Christmas EveThursday December 24, 2020Culture 
Christmas EveThursday December 24, 2020Culture 
Christmas EveThursday December 24, 2020Culture 
Holy NightThursday December 24, 2020Culture 
National Consumers Day*Thursday December 24, 2020Culture 
Brunnensingen der Sebastiani-BruderschaftThursday December 24, 2020Culture 
Nüünichlingler*Thursday December 24, 2020Culture 
Constitution Day*Friday December 25, 2020Culture 
dancing ban*Friday December 25, 2020Culture 
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dancing ban*Friday December 25, 2020Culture 
dancing ban*Friday December 25, 2020Culture 
dancing ban*Friday December 25, 2020Culture 
Mao celebration*Saturday December 26, 2020Culture 
Kwanzaa*Saturday December 26, 2020Culture 
Junkanoo Carnival,*Saturday December 26, 2020Culture 
April Fools DayMonday December 28, 2020Culture 
April Fools DayMonday December 28, 2020Culture 
New Year's Eve*Thursday December 31, 2020Culture 
New Year's Eve*Thursday December 31, 2020Culture 
New Year's Eve*Thursday December 31, 2020Culture 
New Year's Eve*Thursday December 31, 2020Culture 
New Year's Eve*Thursday December 31, 2020Culture 
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Junkanoo Carnival, -
Saturday January 1, 2022

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.


Admission Day (not a public holiday) -
Monday January 3, 2022

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


Colonial Repression Martyrs' Day -
Tuesday January 4, 2022

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


Heroes Day -
Tuesday January 4, 2022

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


Twelfth Night -
Wednesday January 5, 2022

Culture : Epiphany - de facto half-day Holiday


Flag Day -
Friday January 7, 2022

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


Midwives' Day -
Saturday January 8, 2022

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


Peace Agreement -
Sunday January 9, 2022

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


Maharaja Gambhir Singh anniversary -
Sunday January 9, 2022

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


Armed Forces Day -
Monday January 10, 2022

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Bangabandhu Homecoming Day -
Monday January 10, 2022

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


Belém Day (Belém only) -
Wednesday January 12, 2022

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Youth Day -
Wednesday January 12, 2022

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Liberation Day -
Thursday January 13, 2022

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


Fasnacht -
Thursday January 13, 2022

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


Constitution Day -
Thursday January 13, 2022

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


Arbor Day -
Saturday January 15, 2022

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National Language Day -
Saturday January 15, 2022

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Battle Day -
Monday January 17, 2022

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


Day of Judaism -
Monday January 17, 2022

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


Anniversary of Jan Palach's death -
Wednesday January 19, 2022

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


Foundation Day (Rio de Janeiro only) -
Thursday January 20, 2022

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


Vogel Gryff -
Thursday January 20, 2022

Culture : At the end of the morning, on January 13, 20 or 27, a raft descends the Rhine with an unusual crew on board: two drums, two flag bearers, two gunners constantly firing salutes and the main character, the Wilde Mann (the savage) who brandishes an uprooted fir tree and hops, his gaze turned towards Petit-Bâle on the right bank of the Rhine. Downstream from the Mittlere Brücke (middle bridge), it is greeted by two other curious individuals: a lion wiggling on two legs and a bird with a large beak.


Unity and Freedom Day -
Saturday January 22, 2022

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Republic Day -
Sunday January 23, 2022

Culture : The First Philippine Republic or the Malolos Republic, was a nascent revolutionary government in the Philippines. It was formally established with the proclamation of the Malolos Constitution on January 23, 1899, in Malolos, Bulacan, and endured until the capture of President Emilio Aguinaldo by the American forces on March 23, 1901, in Palanan, Isabela, which effectively dissolved the First Republic. [Wikipedia]


Peaceful and Democratic Alternation day -
Monday January 24, 2022

Culture : On 24 January 2019, Joseph Kabila, after 18 years in power, ceded power to Felix Tshisekedi after a controversial electoral process. On the brink of civil war, this peaceful transfer has allowed the DRC to preserve civil peace from 2021


Foundation Day (São Paulo only) -
Tuesday January 25, 2022

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Tatiana Day -
Tuesday January 25, 2022

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


Robert Burn's night -
Tuesday January 25, 2022

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


Robert Burn's night -
Tuesday January 25, 2022

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


King's Bithday -
Sunday January 30, 2022

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


Anniversary ot the Proclamation of the People's Republic of China -
Saturday October 1, 2022

Culture : In 1949


Olechotel Belau Fair -
Saturday October 1, 2022

Culture : Celebration of Palau’s unique and distinct culture and traditions, bringing the entire Republic of the community together to celebrate the country’s heritage


Animal Day -
Tuesday October 4, 2022

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Wednesday October 5, 2022

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WIZKID Day -
Thursday October 6, 2022

Culture : To honour singer Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, with the stage name, Wizkid for his numerous achievements in music and for his role as a culture influencer. Some of his achievements, include recently becoming the first African artist to sell out the Skyway Theatre Minneapolis, making a Billboard number one hit ‘One Dance’ with Drake, selling out the O2 Arena London, walking the runway with Dolce and Gabbana, winning international awards, and many more


Merchant Holiday -
Friday October 7, 2022

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Our Lady of Rosary -
Friday October 7, 2022

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Capital Liberation Day -
Monday October 10, 2022

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National Day of Tree Planting -
Wednesday October 12, 2022

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Education Day -
Friday October 14, 2022

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Intercession of Mother of God -
Friday October 14, 2022

Culture : This is the main autumn fest, the history of which dates back to the year 910, when in one of the temples of Jerusalem during the service weak-minded Andrew and his disciple Epiphanius saw floating in the air Mother of God, who spread out the wide white veil over worshippers.


Republic's Anniversary -
Friday October 14, 2022

Culture : Proclamation of the Republic: in 1958, Philibert Tsiranana became the first President


Hurricane Thanksgiving Day -
Saturday October 15, 2022

Culture : Goes back to 1726 when the first service was conducted in one of the oldest standing structures on St. Thomas which is over 300 years old Fort Christian cancelled in case a hurricane occurred


Boss's Day -
Sunday October 16, 2022

Culture : Employees thank their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year


National Nutrition Day -
Sunday October 16, 2022

Culture : To enhance the degree of public awareness about the problems concerning nutrition worldwide and unite in the fight against starvation, malnutrition and poverty.


Day of Friendship with Puerto Rico -
Monday October 17, 2022

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Maharaja Agrasen celebration -
Monday October 17, 2022

Culture : A legendary Indian king (Maharaja) of Agroha, a city of traders. The Agrawal and Rajvanshi communities claim descent from him. He is credited with the establishment of a kingdom of traders in North India named Agroha, and is known for his compassion in refusing to slaughter animals in yajnas.


Uzbek Language Day -
Friday October 21, 2022

Culture : The day celebrates the beauty and significance of the Uzbek language and aims to increase the country’s national spirit.


National Press Day -
Saturday October 22, 2022

Culture : In honour of the publication, on October 22, 1955, of the first issue of the newspaper ‘El Mouqawama El Djazairia’, organ of the National Liberation Front (FLN) and the National Liberation Army (ALN). from 2013 onwards


United Nations Day -
Monday October 24, 2022

Culture : Marks the anniversary of the U.N. Charter ratified in 1945.


Azad Kashmir Day -
Monday October 24, 2022

Culture : The day that the Azad Jammu and Kashmir government was created in 1947.


United Nations Day -
Monday October 24, 2022

Culture : Working holiday since 2017


Larry Itliong Day -
Tuesday October 25, 2022

Culture : Larry Itliong was one of the greatest labor organizers and leaders in California history. He was a hero not only to the Filipino American community, but for all Californians and Americans who fought and continue to fight for socioeconomic and racial justice


Deportation Day -
Tuesday October 26, 2021

Culture : Anniversary of the deportation, in inhuman conditions, of more than 5,000 citizens to the desert islands of Southern Italy by the European country's fascist forces in 1911.


Señor de los Milagros -
Thursday October 28, 2021

Culture : Procession of the Lord of Miracles, patron saint of Lima


State holiday -
Thursday October 28, 2021

Culture : Before the break-up of Czechoslovakia, October 28 was celebrated as a national holiday. It dropped from the list after the creation of independent Slovakia in 1993, and was not even marked as a memorial day. This changed only in 1999. From 2021 -- NOT a day off


National Day of Victims of Political Execution -
Saturday October 30, 2021

Culture : In memory of thousands killed by the regime of dictator Augusto Pinochet.


Day of Science -
Saturday October 30, 2021

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Revival Leaders' Day -
Monday November 1, 2021

Culture : The holiday is commemorated to the deed of the men of letters, enlighteners, fighters for national liberation, who have preserved the national spiritual heritage throughout the centuries. As of 1922 it is a nation-wide holiday. After its ban in 1945, its celebration was resumed in 1990. In December 1995 the 37th National Assembly declared it an official holiday. Bulgarian Stock Exchange remains open.


Hamilton Jackson Day -
Monday November 1, 2021

Culture : David Hamilton Jackson (1884-1946) was resident of the United States Virgin Islands which was under the rule of Danish West Indies who was an important figure in the struggle for increased civil liberties and workers' rights on the islands. He petitioned for freedom of the press, was involved in the territory's labor movement, and, when the Danish West Indies became the U.S. Virgin Islands in 1917, he lobbied for citizenship for the islanders. [Wikipedia]


Tripuri Purnima -
Thursday November 4, 2021

Culture : Derives its name from Tripurari - the foe of the demon Tripurasura. In some legends of Kartik Purnima, the term is used to denote the three demon sons of Tārakāsura. Tripurari is an epithet of god Shiva. Shiva in his form as Tripurantaka ( Killer of Tripurasura ) killed Tripurasura on this day. Tripurasura had conquered the whole world and defeated the gods and also created three cities in space, together called Tripura . The killing of the demon(s) and destruction of his/their cities with a single arrow - by Shiva overjoyed the gods and they declared the day as a festival of illuminations. This day is also called Dev-Diwali —the Diwali of the gods. Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights. [Wikipedia]


Guy Fawkes Night -
Friday November 5, 2021

Culture : Also known as Bonfire Night, Cracker Night, Fireworks Night, Bommy Night: celebrates the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of the 5th of November, 1605 in which a number of Catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, were alleged to be attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London.


Guy Fawkes Night -
Friday November 5, 2021

Culture : Also known as Bonfire Night, Cracker Night, Fireworks Night, Bommy Night: celebrates the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of the 5th of November, 1605 in which a number of Catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, were alleged to be attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London.


Guy Fawkes Night -
Friday November 5, 2021

Culture : Also known as Bonfire Night, Cracker Night, Fireworks Night, Bommy Night: celebrates the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of the 5th of November, 1605 in which a number of Catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, were alleged to be attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London.


Guy Fawkes Night -
Friday November 5, 2021

Culture : Also known as Bonfire Night, Cracker Night, Fireworks Night, Bommy Night: celebrates the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of the 5th of November, 1605 in which a number of Catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, were alleged to be attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London.


Cattle Fair -
Friday November 5, 2021

Culture : Last 1 month in Sonepur (near Patna)


National Revolution Day -
Sunday November 7, 2021

Culture : This commemorates the 1975 uprising formed by the people and soldiers. The uprising, led by Colonel Abu Taher and his political group Jatiyo Samajtantrik Dal, ended the three day coup organised by self-proclaimed Major General Khaled Mosharraf. It helped Major General Ziaur Rahman, founder of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, to grab power in the long run.


Harvest festival -
Sunday November 7, 2021

Culture : Tokhu emong the harvest festival celebrated by Lotha tribe or Lothas


Allama Muhammad Iqbal Day -
Tuesday November 9, 2021

Culture : Generally known as a poet and philosopher, but also a jurist, a politician, a social reformer, and a great Islamic scholar. People even bestowed on him the title of Shaere-Mashriq (Poet of the East). Iqbal's contribution to the Muslim world as one of the greatest thinkers of Islam remains unparalleled. In his writings, he addressed and exhorted people, particularly the youth, to stand up and boldly face life's challenges. The central theme and main source of his message was the Qur'an.


Arbor Day -
Tuesday November 9, 2021

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National Day -
Tuesday November 9, 2021

Culture : Celebration of the Chechen independence in 1991


St Martin's Day -
Wednesday November 10, 2021

Culture : Mārtiņdiena , celebrates the beginning of the winter season.


Battle Day -
Thursday November 11, 2021

Culture : The Acre War, known in Brazil as Acrean Revolution ( Revolução Acreana in Portuguese) and in Spanish as La Guerra del Acre ( The War of the Acre ) was a border conflict between Bolivia and the First Brazilian Republic over the Acre Region, which was rich in rubber and gold deposits. The conflict had two phases between 1899 and 1903 and ended with a Brazilian victory (Battle of Bahia) and the subsequent Treaty of Petrópolis, which ceded Acre to Brazil. from 2016 onwards
Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


National Education Day -
Thursday November 11, 2021

Culture : A mark of respect to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The latter was a freedom fighter and independent India’s first Education Minister (served from 1947 to 1958).


St Martin's Day -
Thursday November 11, 2021

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Thursday November 11, 2021

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Turnip lantern procession -
Thursday November 11, 2021

Culture : Children hollow out turnips and carve them into lanterns, later putting candles in them and carrying them through the dark streets to the sound of musical accompaniment. The procession often finishes with a drink or some hot food. The custom is organised by sport and community associations, residents' associations, church groups, schools and kindergartens.


Gansabhauet -
Thursday November 11, 2021

Culture : The small town of Sursee upholds a custom, which is unique in Switzerland. Participants of all ages try to cut down a suspended dead goose with one single sabre cut, while blindfolded. www.luzern.com


Seven-Five-Three -
Monday November 15, 2021

Culture : Shichigosan - a festival for children


President's Day -
Tuesday November 16, 2021

Culture : President Emomali Rakhmon, former collective farm boss, was elected head of parliament on November 16, 1992, as the ex-Soviet state reeled from the outbreak of a civil war won five years later by pro-government forces. Rakhmon was later elected president in 1994. from 2016


Kartar Singh Srabha day -
Tuesday November 16, 2021

Culture : Kartar Singh Sarabha (24 May 1896 – 16 November 1915) was an Indian Sikh revolutionary who is among the most famous and reputed martyrs of Punjab. He was only 17 years old when he became a member of Ghadar Party, then came up as a leading luminary member and started fight for an independent India. He was one the most active persons in the movement. Singh was executed at Lahore in November 1915 for his role in the movement in February 1915 when he was only 19 years old. [Wikipedia]


National Students’ Day -
Wednesday November 17, 2021

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Teacher Day -
Saturday November 20, 2021

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Day of Dignity and Freedom -
Sunday November 21, 2021

Culture : Anniversary of the first day of 2013 pro-EU protests from 2014 onwards


Lachit Divas -
Wednesday November 24, 2021

Culture : Lachit Borphukan, a commander in the Ahom kingdom, fought the 1671 Battle of Saraighat that contained an attack by Mughal forces.


Anniversary of the Death of President Ahmed Abdallah (click) -
Friday November 26, 2021

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


Algiers Agreement Day -
Friday November 26, 2021

Culture : The new Portuguese regime was committed to the dissolution of its overseas colonies; on November 26, 1974, the representatives of Portugal met with the MLSTP party in Algiers and worked out an agreement for the transfer of sovereignty. After a period of transitional government, Sao Tome and Principe achieved independence on July 12, 1975.


Albanian Independence Day -
Sunday November 28, 2021

Culture : From the Ottoman Empire. Independent Albania was proclaimed in Vlorë on 28 November 1912
to respect historical and cultural values and good family and social traditions from 2017


St Andrew's Day -
Tuesday November 30, 2021

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State Inauguration Day -
Wednesday December 1, 2021

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West Papuan National Flag Day -
Wednesday December 1, 2021

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


National day of Samba -
Thursday December 2, 2021

Culture : in Rio


Asom Divas -
Thursday December 2, 2021

Culture : Celebrates the first Ahom king Sukaphaa, who established Ahom kingdom in 1228 and reigned from 1228 to 1268 AD. Ahom kingdom existed for nearly six hundred years


Bhopal Gas Tragedy commemoration -
Friday December 3, 2021

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


SinterKlaas (St Nicholas eve), non official -
Sunday December 5, 2021

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


Constitution Day -
Sunday December 5, 2021

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Saint Nicholas -
Monday December 6, 2021

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


Kagyed Dance -
Monday December 6, 2021

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Armed Forces Day -
Monday December 6, 2021

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Earthquake Mourning -
Tuesday December 7, 2021

Culture : Business may remain open. Please check.


Houphouet Boigny Day -
Tuesday December 7, 2021

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


Human Rights and Peace Day -
Friday December 10, 2021

Culture : The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the first global enunciation of human rights. The commemoration was established in 1950, when the General Assembly invited all states and interested organizations to celebrate the day as they saw fit [Wikipedia]


Nobel Day -
Friday December 10, 2021

Culture : The Nobel Prize is one of the most important awards in the world. Sweden is the host of the awards event, which covers the categories of Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature and Peace.


Human Rights Day -
Friday December 10, 2021

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Belo Horizonte Day (Belo Horizonte only) -
Sunday December 12, 2021

Culture : Belo Horizonte founded in 1897, was the first Brazilian city to use urban planning.


Nupi Lal -
Sunday December 12, 2021

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


Martyrs' Day -
Monday December 13, 2021

Culture : Memorial day for the victims of Nanjing Massacre


St. Lucia Day -
Monday December 13, 2021

Culture : The holiday, which often coincides with the winter solstice, depicts St. Lucia -- Lucy in English -- as a young girl in a white dress and red sash, with a wreath of candles on her head.


St. Lucia Day -
Monday December 13, 2021

Culture : The holiday, which often coincides with the winter solstice, depicts St. Lucia -- Lucy in English -- as a young girl in a white dress and red sash, with a wreath of candles on her head.


St. Lucia Day -
Monday December 13, 2021

Culture : The holiday, which often coincides with the winter solstice, depicts St. Lucia -- Lucy in English -- as a young girl in a white dress and red sash, with a wreath of candles on her head.


St. Lucia Day -
Monday December 13, 2021

Culture : The holiday, which often coincides with the winter solstice, depicts St. Lucia -- Lucy in English -- as a young girl in a white dress and red sash, with a wreath of candles on her head.


Nyenpa Guzom -
Monday December 13, 2021

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Nyenpa Guzom -
Tuesday December 14, 2021

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Kaliady -
Friday December 17, 2021

Culture : Pre-Christian celebration of the end of year. People are dressed as animals and fantastic beasts carrying the sun and the goat's head in their hands.


Yalda Night -
Monday December 20, 2021

Culture : The longest and darkest night of the year is a time when friends and family gather together to eat, drink and read poetry (especially Hafez) until well after midnight. Fruits and nuts are eaten and pomegranates and watermelons are particularly significant. The red color in these fruits symbolizes the crimson hues of dawn and glow of life. The poems of Divan-e-Hafez, which can be found in the bookcases of most Iranians families, are intermingled with peoples' life and are read or recited during various occasions like this festival and at Nowruz. [Wikipedia]


Day of the Turkish Language -
Tuesday December 21, 2021

Culture : Celebrated by the Turk-speaking community


Armed Forces Day -
Tuesday December 21, 2021

Culture : Working holiday marking the official formation in 1935 of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.


Defenders' Day -
Wednesday December 22, 2021

Culture : People's Army of Viet Nam Foundation Anniversary


Anniversary of the revolution -
Wednesday December 22, 2021

Culture : Ceaucescu downfall in 1989


Night of the Radishes -
Thursday December 23, 2021

Culture : Dedicated to the carving of oversized radishes (Raphanus sativus) to create scenes that compete for prizes in various categories. in Oaxaca


Christmas Eve -
Friday December 24, 2021

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Christmas Eve -
Friday December 24, 2021

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Christmas Eve -
Friday December 24, 2021

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Christmas Eve -
Friday December 24, 2021

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Christmas Eve -
Friday December 24, 2021

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Christmas Eve -
Friday December 24, 2021

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Christmas Eve -
Friday December 24, 2021

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Holy Night -
Friday December 24, 2021

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National Consumers Day -
Friday December 24, 2021

Culture : The significance of December 24th is that on this day in the year 1986 the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 received assent of the President of India. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is considered to a historic milestone in the Consumer movement in the country. Therefore, the Government of India has decided to observe December 24 as National Consumer Day and, this is to observe every year on 24th December in addition to World Consumer Rights Day on March 15. The observance of these days provides an opportunity for highlighting the importance of the consumer movement and the need to make the consumer more aware of their rights and responsibilities.


Brunnensingen der Sebastiani-Bruderschaft -
Friday December 24, 2021

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Nüünichlingler -
Friday December 24, 2021

Culture : On the evening of 24 December, a group of men wrapped in cloaks gathers on the hill. When the clock strikes nine, the procession begins to move.


Constitution Day -
Saturday December 25, 2021

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


Dancing ban -
Saturday December 25, 2021

Culture : This ban applies to all major religious celebrations, but does not apply in homes


Dancing ban -
Saturday December 25, 2021

Culture : This ban applies to all major religious celebrations, but does not apply in homes


Dancing ban -
Saturday December 25, 2021

Culture : This ban applies to all major religious celebrations, but does not apply in homes


Dancing ban -
Saturday December 25, 2021

Culture : This ban applies to all major religious celebrations, but does not apply in homes


Dancing ban -
Saturday December 25, 2021

Culture : This ban applies to all major religious celebrations, but does not apply in homes


Dancing ban -
Saturday December 25, 2021

Culture : This ban applies to all major religious celebrations, but does not apply in homes


Dancing ban -
Saturday December 25, 2021

Culture : This ban applies to all major religious celebrations, but does not apply in homes


Dancing ban -
Saturday December 25, 2021

Culture : This ban applies to all major religious celebrations, but does not apply in homes


Dancing ban -
Saturday December 25, 2021

Culture : This ban applies to all major religious celebrations, but does not apply in homes


Mao celebration -
Sunday December 26, 2021

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


Kwanzaa -
Sunday December 26, 2021

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


Junkanoo Carnival, -
Sunday December 26, 2021

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.


April Fools Day -
Tuesday December 28, 2021

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April Fools Day -
Tuesday December 28, 2021

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New Year's Eve -
Friday December 31, 2021

Culture : Szilveszter


New Year's Eve -
Friday December 31, 2021

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New Year's Eve -
Friday December 31, 2021

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New Year's Eve -
Friday December 31, 2021

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New Year's Eve -
Friday December 31, 2021

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New Year's Eve -
Friday December 31, 2021

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New Year's Eve -
Friday December 31, 2021

Culture : Szilveszter


New Year's Eve -
Friday December 31, 2021

Culture : Szilveszter