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Culture: religious celerations and observances

Culture: calendar of festivals and religious celebrations around the world for the current 3 months






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

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Fiesta de la Virgen de Candelaria (lake Titicaca) -
Wednesday February 2, 2022

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Groundhog Day -
Wednesday February 2, 2022

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 -
Wednesday February 2, 2022

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 -
Wednesday February 2, 2022

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


Day of Youth -
Wednesday February 2, 2022

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


Constitution Day -
Wednesday February 2, 2022

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


Festival du Niger -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

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


Foundation Day -
Thursday February 3, 2022

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 -
Thursday February 3, 2022

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


Philippine–American War Memorial Day -
Friday February 4, 2022

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]


Sarajevo Winter -
Thursday February 4, 2021

Culture : Http://www.sarajevskazima.ba/ lasts 5 weeks - in Sarajevo 2019 edition confirmed


Carnival (first day) -
Friday February 5, 2021

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.


Hala Festival -
Friday February 5, 2021

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


Chiang Mai Flower Festival -
Friday February 5, 2021

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


Deccan Festival -
Saturday February 6, 2021

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


Vivre Ensemble -
Saturday February 6, 2021

Culture : in Timbuctu


Göteborg International Film Festival -
Sunday February 7, 2021

Culture : Https://goteborgfilmfestival.se/ in Göteborg 2020 season confirmed


Mask festival -
Sunday February 7, 2021

Culture : Tschäggättä: The origins of this tradition are unclear and several hypotheses are formulated: legends relating to brigands disguised as monsters, protest against the Valais policy in 1550 with disguises, temporary symbol of the return of the dead among the living or fight against the bad ones minds. We sometimes meet the term Roitschäggätta, King meaning smoke in the local dialect, due to the dark color of the masks which are hung in a fireplace to blacken them. [Wikipedia]


National Press Day -
Wednesday February 9, 2022

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Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo only) -
Tuesday February 9, 2021

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


Fenkil Day -
Thursday February 10, 2022

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


Nagaur fair -
Wednesday February 10, 2021

Culture : Https://www.indianholiday.com cattle fair -lasts 4 days 2020 edition confirmed


Carnival (during 5 days from this date on) -
Thursday February 11, 2021

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


Berlin International Film Festival -
Thursday February 11, 2021

Culture : Www.berlinale.de 2020 edition confirmed


Carnival (during 5 days from this date on) -
Friday February 12, 2021

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Carnival (first day) -
Friday February 12, 2021

Culture : Lasts 3 days -- on Mahé


Perth International Arts Festival -
Friday February 12, 2021

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


Buddhist New Year - Losar -
Friday February 12, 2021

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Regional holiday -
Saturday February 13, 2021

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


Trifon Zarezan (Wine Day) -
Monday February 14, 2022

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


Binche Carnival -
Sunday February 14, 2021

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


Mardi Gras -
Sunday February 14, 2021

Culture : Las Vegas


Shrove Monday -
Sunday February 14, 2021

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


Carnival -
Sunday February 14, 2021

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


Lui-Ngai-Ni (Naga Festival) -
Tuesday February 15, 2022

Culture : Of the more than 100 national races of Myanmar, the Nagas form a small but colorful national group. They inhabit the mountain regious that form the Myanmar - India border in the north - west. Khamti, Lahe, Leshi and Htamanthi are the principal towns of the Naga region.


Carnival -
Monday February 15, 2021

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.


Heritage Day -
Monday February 15, 2021

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.


Monlam -
Monday February 15, 2021

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


Shrove Tuesday - Fasnachtdienstag -
Tuesday February 16, 2021

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 16, 2021

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Carnival -
Tuesday February 16, 2021

Culture :


Shrove Tuesday -
Tuesday February 16, 2021

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 16, 2021

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


Al Bustan festival: -
Tuesday February 16, 2021

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


Carnival (last day) -
Tuesday February 16, 2021

Culture :


Ash Wednesday -
Wednesday February 17, 2021

Culture :


Jaisalmer Desert Festival -
Wednesday February 17, 2021

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


Carnival -
Thursday February 18, 2021

Culture : Http://goacarnival.com/


Dublin International Film Festival -
Thursday February 18, 2021

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


Foire du Livre de Bruxelles -
Thursday February 18, 2021

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


Muscat Festival -
Thursday February 18, 2021

Culture : Muscat-festival.com


Restoration Day -
Saturday February 19, 2022

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


Car free day -
Saturday February 19, 2022

Culture :


Punakha Drubchen -
Friday February 19, 2021

Culture : Punakha Dromche festival is unique for being the only festival with a procession that re-enact the war against Tibetan in the 17th century. Dromche generally include dances and this festival is dedicated to Yeshe Gompo (Mahakala) or Palden Lhamo, the two main protective deities of Drukpas (Drukpas = means people of Druk land or Bhutanese). Punakha Dromche take place in the first month of the lunar year and ends with ’Serda’, a magnificent procession which re-enacts an episode of the war against the Tibetan in the 17th century. [Druk Asia]


Carnival (during 5 days from this date on) -
Friday February 19, 2021

Culture :


Monaco International Film Festival -
Friday February 19, 2021

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


Maggio Fiorentino -
Friday February 19, 2021

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


Statehood Day -
Sunday February 20, 2022

Culture :


Chin National Day -
Sunday February 20, 2022

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 -
Sunday February 20, 2022

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


Oruro's La Diablada ("Devil's Carnival") -
Saturday February 20, 2021

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


Sydney New Mardi Gras -
Saturday February 20, 2021

Culture : Www.mardigras.org.au/ lasts 2 weeks 2020 edition confirmed
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International Book Festival -
Saturday February 20, 2021

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


Men's Carnival -
Sunday February 21, 2021

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


Punakha Tshechu -
Monday February 22, 2021

Culture :


Father of Independence Day -
Wednesday February 23, 2022

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


Defence of the Motherland -
Wednesday February 23, 2022

Culture :


Flag Day -
Thursday February 24, 2022

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.


Sedona International Film Festival -
Wednesday February 24, 2021

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


Day of Commemoration of the Victims of the Crimes Committed by Communist and other Totalitarian Regimes -
Friday February 25, 2022

Culture :


Eve of Purim -
Thursday February 25, 2021

Culture :


Vishvakarman -
Thursday February 25, 2021

Culture : Personification of creation and the abstract form of the creator God according to the Rigveda. He is the presiding deity of all Vishwakarma (caste), engineers, artisans and architects.[1] He is believed to be the Principal Architect of the Universe , and the root concept of the later Upanishadic figures of Brahman and Purusha.


Day of Mourning -
Saturday February 26, 2022

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


Remembrance Day -
Saturday February 26, 2022

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


Heritage Day -
Friday February 26, 2021

Culture :


Makha Bucha Day -
Friday February 26, 2021

Culture :


Belgrade Film Festival -
Friday February 26, 2021

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


Adelaide Festival of the Arts -
Friday February 26, 2021

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


Salsa Festival Switzerland -
Friday February 26, 2021

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


Carnival -
Friday February 26, 2021

Culture : Farsang


Lantern Festival -
Friday February 26, 2021

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.


Mahamuni Festival -
Friday February 26, 2021

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


Regional holiday -
Sunday February 27, 2022

Culture : Córdoba Day in Córdoba only


Special Forces Day -
Sunday February 27, 2022

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


Carnival (last day) -
Saturday February 27, 2021

Culture : THIS IS NOT A BANK HOLIDAY


Fespaco Film festival -
Saturday February 27, 2021

Culture : Lasts 7 days - www.fespaco.bf in Ouagadougou 2019 edition confirmed


Horse Easter (Todorovden) -
Saturday February 27, 2021

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


The Academy Awards (Oscars) -
Sunday February 28, 2021

Culture : Www.oscars.org


Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Saint David's Day) -
Monday March 1, 2021

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 -
Monday March 1, 2021

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 -
Monday March 1, 2021

Culture :


Beer festival -
Monday March 1, 2021

Culture :


International film festival -
Monday March 1, 2021

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


Doll's Day -
Wednesday March 3, 2021

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.


Hartford Jewish Film Festival -
Thursday March 4, 2021

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


St Piran's Day -
Friday March 5, 2021

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]


Regional holiday -
Friday March 5, 2021

Culture : Cincomarzada - commemorates the heroic behaviour of the citizens during the First Carlist War. Zaragoza only


Thousand camels festival -
Saturday March 6, 2021

Culture : in Bulgan (Gobi desert) 2020 edition confirmed


Womens' Day -
Monday March 8, 2021

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


Womens' Day -
Monday March 8, 2021

Culture :


Maslenitsa -
Monday March 8, 2021

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.


St Patrick's Day Parade -
Monday March 8, 2021

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


Teachers' Day -
Monday March 8, 2021

Culture :


Dayananda Saraswati day -
Monday March 8, 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]


Holocaust Remembrance Day -
Wednesday March 10, 2021

Culture :


Prayer day for Crop and labor -
Wednesday March 10, 2021

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


Uprising Day -
Thursday March 11, 2021

Culture : Liberation of Erbil City


Isra and Mi'raj -
Thursday March 11, 2021

Culture : The two parts of a Night Journey that Muhammad took during a single night around the year 621


Mid-Lent -
Thursday March 11, 2021

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


Womens' Day -
Friday March 12, 2021

Culture :


Arbor Day -
Friday March 12, 2021

Culture : From 2008 onwards


Honolulu Festival -
Friday March 12, 2021

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


Festival International de Films de Fribourg -
Friday March 12, 2021

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


Mother Tongue Day -
Sunday March 14, 2021

Culture : Emakeelepäev in Estonian


White Day -
Sunday March 14, 2021

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


Heroes Day -
Sunday March 14, 2021

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


Liebstattsonntag -
Sunday March 14, 2021

Culture :


Fish carnival -
Sunday March 14, 2021

Culture : Groppenfasnacht, or Fish Carnival, in Ermatingen is an age-old fishing, spring and pre-Lenten festival tradition. It is the last carnival of the year in Switzerland, held three weeks before Easter. The highlight is the fish procession, which takes place once every three years and sees around 1,200 participants delighting 15,000 spectators. Led by an oversized bullhead fish, the procession includes traditional fishing groups, symbols of spring, fairytale characters, carnival groups and carnival musicians www.lebendige-traditionen.ch


Constitution Day -
Monday March 15, 2021

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


Las Fallas festival -
Monday March 15, 2021

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 15, 2021

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


San Luis Obispo International Film Festival -
Tuesday March 16, 2021

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


Anniversary of the chemical bombing on Halabja -
Wednesday March 17, 2021

Culture : Kurdistan only


Children Day -
Wednesday March 17, 2021

Culture :


Cleveland International Film Festival -
Wednesday March 17, 2021

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


Music festival -
Wednesday March 17, 2021

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


Memorial Day -
Thursday March 18, 2021

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


Feast of San José (St José only) -
Friday March 19, 2021

Culture :


Regional holiday -
Friday March 19, 2021

Culture : San José in Tarragona only


St Joseph's Day -
Friday March 19, 2021

Culture :


Day commemorating the victims of the Mafia -
Friday March 19, 2021

Culture :


San Giuseppe in Laufenburg -
Friday March 19, 2021

Culture :


Denver March Pow Wow -
Friday March 19, 2021

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


San José -
Saturday March 20, 2021

Culture :


Francophonies de Pondichery -
Saturday March 20, 2021

Culture : Festival, lasts one week


St Patrick's Day Parade -
Saturday March 20, 2021

Culture : Www.saintpatricksdayparade.com/


Arbor Day -
Sunday March 21, 2021

Culture :


Cape Town Carnival -
Sunday March 21, 2021

Culture :


Sofia International Film Festival -
Sunday March 21, 2021

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


Talo Tshechu -
Sunday March 21, 2021

Culture :


Zhemgang Tshechu -
Sunday March 21, 2021

Culture :


Gomphukora -
Sunday March 21, 2021

Culture : Paro Tshechu is one of the biggest festival in Bhutan as it is held in spring and is conveniently located in Paro valley. Gomkora Tshechu is unlike other festivals in Bhutan. It includes circumlocution around the Chorten Kora. Villagers from Eastern Bhutan often use this occasion to meet a date that often lead to marriage. Trashigang [Tourism Council of Bhutan]


Gasa Tshechu -
Sunday March 21, 2021

Culture : in Gasa


Paro Tshechu -
Sunday March 21, 2021

Culture : One of the most famous festivals in Bhutan. Throngs of people,travel from around the world and neighboring districts to participate in the festivity. On the last day of the celebration, a gigantic Thangkha (Thongdrel) of Guru Rinpoche will be displayed inside the Dzong. The Thongdrel will be displayed early in the morning and for a few hours only. It is believed that one can cleanse their own sins upon viewing the Thongdrel. in Paro


People's Party Day -
Monday March 22, 2021

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


Arbor Day -
Monday March 22, 2021

Culture :


Martyrdom of Bhagat Singh -
Tuesday March 23, 2021

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 -
Tuesday March 23, 2021

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.


Immigration Day -
Tuesday March 23, 2021

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.


Struggle for Human Rights Day in Slovakia -
Thursday March 25, 2021

Culture :


Blues & Roots Festival in Byron Bay -
Thursday March 25, 2021

Culture : Www.bluesfest.com.au/ lasts 3 days - 2020 edition confirmed
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Inferno Metal Festival -
Thursday March 25, 2021

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


Arbor Day -
Friday March 26, 2021

Culture :


Cape Town International Jazz Festival -
Friday March 26, 2021

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 27, 2021

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.


Palm Sunday -
Sunday March 28, 2021

Culture : Not a paid holiday


Chhorten Kora -
Sunday March 28, 2021

Culture : in Trashi Yangtse


Salvador Day (Salvador only) -
Monday March 29, 2021

Culture :


Vietnam Veterans Day -
Monday March 29, 2021

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 -
Monday March 29, 2021

Culture : Ratification of the Constitution


Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima -
Monday March 29, 2021

Culture : From 2019 onwards


Regional holiday -
Tuesday March 30, 2021

Culture : Santiago de los Caballeros Day in Santiago de los Caballeros only


Demilitarisation Day -
Tuesday March 30, 2021

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


National Day of Tourism -
Tuesday March 30, 2021

Culture :


Genocide Remembrance Day -
Wednesday March 31, 2021

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 -
Thursday April 1, 2021

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]


Ismailia International Festival for Documentary & Short Films -
Thursday April 1, 2021

Culture : Www.ismailiafilmfest.com/ lasts 1 week - in Ismailia 2021 edition CONFIRMED (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz) -
Friday April 2, 2021

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


Adelaide Film Festival -
Friday April 2, 2021

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


National Folk Festival -
Friday April 2, 2021

Culture : Www.folkfestival.asn.au lasts 5 days - 2020 edition confirmed
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Holy Saturday -
Saturday April 3, 2021

Culture :


Florence Scoppio del Carro -
Sunday April 4, 2021

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.


Arbor Day -
Monday April 5, 2021

Culture : NOT a public holiday


Babu Jagivan ram’s birthday -
Monday April 5, 2021

Culture :


Carnival (during a week from this day on) -
Monday April 5, 2021

Culture :


Easter Monday -
Monday April 5, 2021

Culture : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month . Easter would be marked by the dominical letter and the epactus. With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.


El Bando de la Huerta (Murcia only) -
Tuesday April 6, 2021

Culture :


Easter Tuesday -
Tuesday April 6, 2021

Culture :


Toussaint Louverture Anniversary -
Wednesday April 7, 2021

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 -
Wednesday April 7, 2021

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


Repentance & Dedication Day -
Thursday April 8, 2021

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 -
Thursday April 8, 2021

Culture : Celebrated by the Roma community only


National Day of Nuclear Technology -
Thursday April 8, 2021

Culture :


Guru Nabha Das -
Thursday April 8, 2021

Culture :


Bataan & Corregidor Heroes Day -
Friday April 9, 2021

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


Vimy Ridge Day -
Friday April 9, 2021

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 -
Friday April 9, 2021

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


Glasgow International Art Festival -
Friday April 9, 2021

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


Penang World Music Festival -
Saturday April 10, 2021

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


Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival -
Saturday April 10, 2021

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


National Day of Protected Areas -
Monday April 12, 2021

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 -
Monday April 12, 2021

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


Children's Day -
Monday April 12, 2021

Culture :


Regional holiday -
Monday April 12, 2021

Culture : Second Monday after Easter Barcelona only


Juneau Alaska Folk Festival -
Monday April 12, 2021

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


Memorial Day -
Tuesday April 13, 2021

Culture : Day of victims unjustly prosecuted


Hindu, Lao, Navratra, Songkran, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New Year -
Tuesday April 13, 2021

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.


Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday April 13, 2021

Culture : Originally Ramadama is the name of the ninth month in the Arab world. It is, above all, a month of fasting. Fasting was not born with Islam. The abstaining from eating and drinking is mentioned in the Old and New Testaments, preceding the prophet Muhammad. Thus, in the Bible, it is mentioned that Queen Esther asked the Jews to fast for three days before asking her husband to spare the Jews. According to the New Testament, Jesus fasted for 40 days in the desert. Referring to this episode, Christianity has a fasting period of 40 days called Lent . Today, the fasting period of practicing Catholics lasts from Ash Wednesday to Good Friday. The start of Ramadan generally depends on local observation of the moon crescent, but others choose the calculation of the new moon or the statement of Saudi Arabia to determine the start of the fasting period. The three main prohibitions of Ramadan are: eat, drink and have sex, It is possible to swallow one's own saliva, but not the water with which mouth was rinsed. Practitioners can go swimming or take a shower, as long as they do not swallow water. Alcohol-based perfume is prohibited. Nail biting is allowed as long as nails are clean. Dates fruit are recommended after breaking of the fast, provided they do not come from Israel. Travelers, pregnant or nursing or menstruating women are allowed to stop fasting. Practitioners usually gain weight during this period. Punishments are particularly heavy year Algeria, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.


Tax Day -
Wednesday April 14, 2021

Culture : Day of Tax servicemen


Yom Hazikaron -
Wednesday April 14, 2021

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


Galungan day -
Wednesday April 14, 2021

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


Gangaur Festival -
Thursday April 15, 2021

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


Moscow Film festival -
Thursday April 15, 2021

Culture : Lasts 10 days www.moscowfilmfestival.ru in Moscow 2020 edition NOT confirmed
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Teachers' Day -
Thursday April 15, 2021

Culture :


Queen's Birthday -
Friday April 16, 2021

Culture :


International ballet festival -
Friday April 16, 2021

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


Rhododendron Festival -
Friday April 16, 2021

Culture : in Thimphu


Celebration 2018 -
Saturday April 17, 2021

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


Eierläset -
Sunday April 18, 2021

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


Sechseläuten -
Monday April 19, 2021

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


Festival of Central and Eastern European Film -
Monday April 19, 2021

Culture : Lasts 1 week - www.filmfestival-goeast.de in Wiesbaden 2021 edition CONFIRMED (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Queen's Anniversary -
Wednesday April 21, 2021

Culture :


Tax Freedom Day -
Wednesday April 21, 2021

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.


International science festival -
Wednesday April 21, 2021

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


Ramanavani -
Wednesday April 21, 2021

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.


St George Day (Giorgoba) -
Friday April 23, 2021

Culture :


St George's Day -
Friday April 23, 2021

Culture :


Memorial Day -
Friday April 23, 2021

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


Carricou Maroon and String Band Music Festival -
Friday April 23, 2021

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


Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival -
Saturday April 24, 2021

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


Kuningan day -
Saturday April 24, 2021

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


Remembrance Day -
Sunday April 25, 2021

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


Arbor Day -
Sunday April 25, 2021

Culture :


Palm Sunday -
Sunday April 25, 2021

Culture :


Horse Festival -
Sunday April 25, 2021

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.


Innerrhoder Landsgemeinde -
Sunday April 25, 2021

Culture : Public vote


Ura Yakchoe -
Sunday April 25, 2021

Culture :


Chernobyl nuclear incident anniversary (not a bank holiday) -
Monday April 26, 2021

Culture : Occurred on April 26, 1986


Confederate Memorial Day -
Monday April 26, 2021

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


Lapu-Lapu Day -
Tuesday April 27, 2021

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]


Great Elephant March of India -
Tuesday April 27, 2021

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


Day of Mourning -
Wednesday April 28, 2021

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


St Lucia Jazz Festival -
Wednesday April 28, 2021

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


Festival International de Louisiane -
Wednesday April 28, 2021

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


Pink Apple Filmfestival -
Wednesday April 28, 2021

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


Administrative Professionals' Day -
Wednesday April 28, 2021

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)


Youth Day -
Friday April 30, 2021

Culture :


New Orleans Jazz Festival -
Friday April 30, 2021

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


Lag BaOmer -
Friday April 30, 2021

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


Loyalty Day -
Saturday May 1, 2021

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


Labour Day -
Saturday May 1, 2021

Culture : This is not a public holiday


Lei Day -
Saturday May 1, 2021

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


Maj-kat -
Saturday May 1, 2021

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


Brighton Fringe Festival -
Saturday May 1, 2021

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


San Segundo -
Sunday May 2, 2021

Culture :


Le Feuillu -
Sunday May 2, 2021

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


Glarner Landsgemeinde -
Sunday May 2, 2021

Culture : Public vote in front of the legislative body.


H.H. the Royal Prince's Birthday -
Monday May 3, 2021

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 3, 2021

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


Independence Day -
Tuesday May 4, 2021

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


Printemps de Bourges -
Tuesday May 4, 2021

Culture : Http://www.printemps-bourges.com/ in Center France - song festival -lasts 6 days 2021 edition CONFIRMED (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Teacher Appreciation Day -
Tuesday May 4, 2021

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


Cinco de Mayo -
Wednesday May 5, 2021

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


Memorial Day -
Wednesday May 5, 2021

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


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

Culture :


National Day of Prayer -
Thursday May 6, 2021

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.


Jeonju International Film Festival -
Thursday May 6, 2021

Culture : Http://eng.jiff.or.kr/ lasts 10 days - in Jeonju 2021 edition NOT confirmed


Martyrs'Day -
Thursday May 6, 2021

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


Victory Day -
Friday May 7, 2021

Culture : Dien Bien Phu Victory Day


Bravery Day -
Friday May 7, 2021

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.


Heroes Day -
Saturday May 8, 2021

Culture :


Parents Day -
Saturday May 8, 2021

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


Victory Day 1945 -
Saturday May 8, 2021

Culture :


National day against torture -
Saturday May 8, 2021

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


Junkanoo Carnival, -
Saturday May 8, 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. in Nassau 2020 edition confirmed


Victory Day -
Saturday May 8, 2021

Culture :


Victory Day -
Sunday May 9, 2021

Culture : WW2 celebration


Flag Day -
Sunday May 9, 2021

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 9, 2021

Culture : Stosswallfahrt - Commemoration of the Battle of Stoss Pass


St Françis Xavier -
Monday May 10, 2021

Culture : Salvador only


Flower Day -
Monday May 10, 2021

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


Festival de Cannes -
Wednesday May 12, 2021

Culture : Www.festival-cannes.fr lasts 12 days - in southern France 2021 edition CONFIRMED (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Reykjavík Arts Festival -
Wednesday May 12, 2021

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


Milan International Film Festival (MIFF) -
Wednesday May 12, 2021

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


Event POSTPONED -
Wednesday May 12, 2021

Culture :


Docaviv -
Thursday May 13, 2021

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


Bruges Holy Blood procession -
Thursday May 13, 2021

Culture : Sanguis Christi


Festival of Citizenship -
Thursday May 13, 2021

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


Horse Festival -
Thursday May 13, 2021

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


Tokyo Sanja Matsuri (beginning) -
Friday May 14, 2021

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


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

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


Family Day -
Saturday May 15, 2021

Culture : From 2008 onwards


Teachers' Day -
Saturday May 15, 2021

Culture :


Day of Mourning -
Saturday May 15, 2021

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


Mass Graves Day -
Sunday May 16, 2021

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


Womens' Day -
Sunday May 16, 2021

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


Eve of Shavuot -
Sunday May 16, 2021

Culture :


Omar Khayyam Day -
Monday May 17, 2021

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


Shri Shankaracharya -
Monday May 17, 2021

Culture : Shri Shankaracharya jayanti


Birthday of Tuanku Raja Perlis -
Monday May 17, 2021

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


International Museum Day -
Tuesday May 18, 2021

Culture : NOT a public holiday


President's Day -
Wednesday May 19, 2021

Culture : President Ho Chi Minh's Birthday


Buddha's Anniversary -
Wednesday May 19, 2021

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.


Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville -
Thursday May 20, 2021

Culture : Http://www.fimav.qc.ca lasts 5 days - 2021 edition CONFIRMED (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Karneval der Kulturen -
Friday May 21, 2021

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


Aboakyer festival -
Friday May 21, 2021

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


Eurovision -
Saturday May 22, 2021

Culture : in Rotterdam


National Day of the Vlachs -
Sunday May 23, 2021

Culture :


Abolition of Slavery -
Sunday May 23, 2021

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


Khamoro International Festival -
Sunday May 23, 2021

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


Pfingstblitter -
Sunday May 23, 2021

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.


Teacher Day -
Monday May 24, 2021

Culture :


Bergen Festival -
Monday May 24, 2021

Culture : Www.fib.no/en/ lasts 2 weeks - 2021 edition CONFIRMED (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Whit Monday -
Monday May 24, 2021

Culture :


Domkhar Tshechu -
Monday May 24, 2021

Culture : in Bumthang


Africa Day -
Tuesday May 25, 2021

Culture :


Northern Alberta International Children's Festival -
Tuesday May 25, 2021

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


National Day of Healing -
Wednesday May 26, 2021

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


Buddha's Enlightment -
Wednesday May 26, 2021

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).


Border Guard Day -
Friday May 28, 2021

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


Bush Fire International Festival -
Friday May 28, 2021

Culture : Www.bushfire.co.sz lasts 2 days - in Mbabane 2021 edition CONFIRMED (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Transilvania International Film Festival -
Friday May 28, 2021

Culture : Www.tiff.ro lasts 10 days - in Cluj 2021 edition CONFIRMED (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


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

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


Fall of Constantinople -
Saturday May 29, 2021

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


Kiev (Molodist) - International Film Festival -
Sunday May 30, 2021

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


Children's Day -
Sunday May 30, 2021

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


Carpet Day -
Sunday May 30, 2021

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