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Chapchar Kut*Wednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Saint David's Day)*Wednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Saint David's Day)*Wednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Saint David's Day)*Wednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Saint David's Day)*Wednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Mãrțișor*Wednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Marche commémorative de la Révolution du 1er mars 1848Wednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Ash WednesdayWednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Ash Wednesday*Wednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Ash Wednesday*Wednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Ash WednesdayWednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Ash WednesdayWednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Ash WednesdayWednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Carnival*Thursday March 2, 2017Culture 
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Casimir Pulaski's Birthday (school holiday)Friday March 3, 2017Culture 
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Doll's Day*Friday March 3, 2017Culture 
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Carnival (during 5 days from this date on)Friday March 3, 2017Culture 
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Oruro's La Diablada ("Devil's Carnival")*Saturday March 4, 2017Culture 
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Sydney New Mardi Gras*Saturday March 4, 2017Culture 
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Thousand camels festival**Sunday March 5, 2017Culture 
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Groundhog Day*Sunday March 5, 2017Culture 
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Men's Carnival*Sunday March 5, 2017Culture 
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International film festival**Monday March 6, 2017Culture 
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Teachers' DayTuesday March 7, 2017Culture 
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Womens' Day*Wednesday March 8, 2017Culture 
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Moku O Keawe International Festival*Wednesday March 8, 2017Culture 
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Prayer day for Crop and labor*Wednesday March 8, 2017Culture 
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Sofia International Film Festival**Thursday March 9, 2017Culture 
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Foire du Livre de Bruxelles*Thursday March 9, 2017Culture 
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Honolulu Festival*Friday March 10, 2017Culture 
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Uprising Day*Saturday March 11, 2017Culture 
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Horse Easter (Todorovden)*Saturday March 11, 2017Culture 
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Eve of PurimSaturday March 11, 2017Culture 
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Womens' DaySunday March 12, 2017Culture 
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Arbor Day*Sunday March 12, 2017Culture 
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St Patrick's Day Parade*Monday March 13, 2017Culture 
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Mother Tongue Day*Tuesday March 14, 2017Culture 
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White Day*Tuesday March 14, 2017Culture 
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White Day*Tuesday March 14, 2017Culture 
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White Day*Tuesday March 14, 2017Culture 
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Heroes Day*Tuesday March 14, 2017Culture 
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San Luis Obispo International Film Festival*Tuesday March 14, 2017Culture 
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Spring Bank Holiday*Tuesday March 14, 2017Culture 
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Constitution Day*Wednesday March 15, 2017Culture 
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Las Fallas festival**Wednesday March 15, 2017Culture 
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Music festival*Wednesday March 15, 2017Culture 
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Hartford Jewish Film Festival*Thursday March 16, 2017Culture 
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anniversary of the chemical bombing on Halabja*Friday March 17, 2017Culture 
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Bangabandhu's birthday*Friday March 17, 2017Culture 
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Canberra Beer & Cider festival*Saturday March 18, 2017Culture 
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St Patrick's Day Parade*Saturday March 18, 2017Culture 
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St Patrick's Day Parade*Saturday March 18, 2017Culture 
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Feast of San José (St José only)Sunday March 19, 2017Culture 
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San José (Tarragona only)Sunday March 19, 2017Culture 
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St Joseph's DaySunday March 19, 2017Culture 
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San Giuseppe in LaufenburgSunday March 19, 2017Culture 
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St Joseph's Day*Sunday March 19, 2017Culture 
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St Joseph's Day*Sunday March 19, 2017Culture 
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St Joseph's Day*Sunday March 19, 2017Culture 
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St Joseph's Day*Sunday March 19, 2017Culture 
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San JoséMonday March 20, 2017Culture 
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Bataan & Corregidor Heroes Day*Monday March 20, 2017Culture 
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Arbor DayTuesday March 21, 2017Culture 
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Arbor DayTuesday March 21, 2017Culture 
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People's Party Day*Wednesday March 22, 2017Culture 
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Arbor DayWednesday March 22, 2017Culture 
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Martyrdom of Bhagat Singh*Thursday March 23, 2017Culture 
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Day of the Sea*Thursday March 23, 2017Culture 
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Mid-Lent*Thursday March 23, 2017Culture 
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Mid-Lent*Thursday March 23, 2017Culture 
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Mid-Lent*Thursday March 23, 2017Culture 
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Mid-Lent*Thursday March 23, 2017Culture 
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Mid-Lent*Thursday March 23, 2017Culture 
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Denver March Pow Wow*Friday March 24, 2017Culture 
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Struggle for Human Rights Day in SlovakiaSaturday March 25, 2017Culture 
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Arbor DaySunday March 26, 2017Culture 
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LiebstattsonntagSunday March 26, 2017Culture 
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Annunciation*Sunday March 26, 2017Culture 
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FITHEB (Festival International de Théâtre du Bénin)*Monday March 27, 2017Culture 
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Vietnam Veterans Day*Wednesday March 29, 2017Culture 
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Constitution Day*Wednesday March 29, 2017Culture 
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Cleveland International Film Festival*Wednesday March 29, 2017Culture 
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International Festival of Ethnographic**Wednesday March 29, 2017Culture 
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Hindu, Lao, Navratra, Songkran, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New Year*Wednesday March 29, 2017Culture 
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Santiago de los Caballeros Day (Sant. de los Cab. onlyThursday March 30, 2017Culture 
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Demilitarisation Day*Thursday March 30, 2017Culture 
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National Day of TourismThursday March 30, 2017Culture 
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Gangaur Festival**Thursday March 30, 2017Culture 
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Genocide Remembrance Day*Friday March 31, 2017Culture 
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Festival International de Films de Fribourg*Friday March 31, 2017Culture 
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Cape Town International Jazz Festival**Friday March 31, 2017Culture 
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April Fools Day*Saturday April 1, 2017Culture 
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Palm SundaySaturday April 1, 2017Culture 
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Palm SundaySaturday April 1, 2017Culture 
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Palm SundaySaturday April 1, 2017Culture 
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Palm SundaySaturday April 1, 2017Culture 
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Palm SundaySaturday April 1, 2017Culture 
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Palm SundaySaturday April 1, 2017Culture 
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Palm SundaySaturday April 1, 2017Culture 
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Palm SundaySaturday April 1, 2017Culture 
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Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz)*Sunday April 2, 2017Culture 
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Juneau Alaska Folk Festival*Monday April 3, 2017Culture 
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Arbor Day**Wednesday April 5, 2017Culture 
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Fahrtsfest*Thursday April 6, 2017Culture 
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International Art Festival**Thursday April 6, 2017Culture 
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Toussaint Louverture Anniversary*Friday April 7, 2017Culture 
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Annunciation*Friday April 7, 2017Culture 
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Repentance & Dedication Day*Saturday April 8, 2017Culture 
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International Day of the Roma*Saturday April 8, 2017Culture 
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International Day of the Roma*Saturday April 8, 2017Culture 
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National Day of Nuclear TechnologySaturday April 8, 2017Culture 
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Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival*Saturday April 8, 2017Culture 
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Bataan & Corregidor Heroes Day*Sunday April 9, 2017Culture 
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Vimy Ridge Day**Sunday April 9, 2017Culture 
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Näfelser Fahrt*Sunday April 9, 2017Culture 
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Hazrat Ali birthday*Monday April 10, 2017Culture 
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Pessah'Tuesday April 11, 2017Culture 
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Pessah'Tuesday April 11, 2017Culture 
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National Day of Protected Areas*Wednesday April 12, 2017Culture 
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Cosmonautics Day*Wednesday April 12, 2017Culture 
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Cosmonautics Day*Wednesday April 12, 2017Culture 
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Children's DayWednesday April 12, 2017Culture 
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Inferno Metal Festival**Wednesday April 12, 2017Culture 
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Memorial Day*Thursday April 13, 2017Culture 
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Blues & Roots Festival in Byron Bay*Thursday April 13, 2017Culture 
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National Folk Festival*Thursday April 13, 2017Culture 
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Tax Day*Friday April 14, 2017Culture 
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Tamil and Sinhala New YearFriday April 14, 2017Culture 
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Holy SaturdaySaturday April 15, 2017Culture 
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Holy SaturdaySaturday April 15, 2017Culture 
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Kuningan day*Saturday April 15, 2017Culture 
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Queen's BirthdaySunday April 16, 2017Culture 
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Florence Scoppio del Carro*Sunday April 16, 2017Culture 
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Bucharest International Film Festival**Monday April 17, 2017Culture 
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Festival of Central and Eastern European Film**Monday April 17, 2017Culture 
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Carnival (during a week from this day on)Monday April 17, 2017Culture 
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El Bando de la Huerta (Murcia only)Tuesday April 18, 2017Culture 
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Printemps de Bourges**Tuesday April 18, 2017Culture 
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Easter TuesdayTuesday April 18, 2017Culture 
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Queen's AnniversaryFriday April 21, 2017Culture 
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Queen's AnniversaryFriday April 21, 2017Culture 
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Queen's AnniversaryFriday April 21, 2017Culture 
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Queen's AnniversaryFriday April 21, 2017Culture 
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Queen's AnniversaryFriday April 21, 2017Culture 
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Tax Freedom Day*Friday April 21, 2017Culture 
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International ballet festival**Friday April 21, 2017Culture 
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St George's Day*Saturday April 22, 2017Culture 
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St George's Day*Saturday April 22, 2017Culture 
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Tax Freedom Day*Sunday April 23, 2017Culture 
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St George Day (Giorgoba)*Sunday April 23, 2017Culture 
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St George's DaySunday April 23, 2017Culture 
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Holocaust Remembrance Day*Sunday April 23, 2017Culture 
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Second Monday after Easter**Monday April 24, 2017Culture 
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Ascension of Mohammed*Monday April 24, 2017Culture 
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Remembrance Day*Tuesday April 25, 2017Culture 
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Arbor DayTuesday April 25, 2017Culture 
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Great Elephant March of India**Tuesday April 25, 2017Culture 
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Chernobyl nuclear incident anniversary (not a bank holiday)*Wednesday April 26, 2017Culture 
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Chernobyl nuclear incident anniversary (not a bank holiday)*Wednesday April 26, 2017Culture 
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Confederate Memorial Day*Wednesday April 26, 2017Culture 
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Confederate Memorial Day*Wednesday April 26, 2017Culture 
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Festival International de Louisiane**Wednesday April 26, 2017Culture 
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Administrative Professionals' Day*Wednesday April 26, 2017Culture 
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Day of Mourning*Friday April 28, 2017Culture 
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New Orleans Jazz Festival**Friday April 28, 2017Culture 
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Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival**Saturday April 29, 2017Culture 
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Youth DaySunday April 30, 2017Culture 
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Yom Hazikaron*Sunday April 30, 2017Culture 
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Horse Festival*Sunday April 30, 2017Culture 
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Eierläset*Sunday April 30, 2017Culture 
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Eierläset*Sunday April 30, 2017Culture 
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Eierläset*Sunday April 30, 2017Culture 
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Innerrhoder Landsgemeinde*Sunday April 30, 2017Culture 
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Chapchar Kut -
Thursday March 1, 2018

Culture : Takes place after completion of the most arduous task of Jhum operation i.e., jungle-clearing (clearing of the remnants of burning). It is a spring festival celebrated with great fervour and gaiety. Chapchar Kut is estimated to have started in 1450-1700 A.D. in a village called Suaipui. [Wikipedia]


Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Saint David's Day) -
Thursday March 1, 2018

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.


Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Saint David's Day) -
Thursday March 1, 2018

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.


Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Saint David's Day) -
Thursday March 1, 2018

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.


Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Saint David's Day) -
Thursday March 1, 2018

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 -
Thursday March 1, 2018

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 -
Thursday March 1, 2018

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Ash Wednesday -
Wednesday March 1, 2017

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Ash Wednesday -
Wednesday March 1, 2017

Culture : The first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter. According to the canonical gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke; Jesus spent 40 days fasting in the desert before the beginning of his public ministry, during which he endured temptation by Satan. Ash Wednesday derives its name from the practice of placing ashes on the foreheads of adherents as a sign of mourning and repentance to God. Wikipedia


Ash Wednesday -
Wednesday March 1, 2017

Culture : The first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter. According to the canonical gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke; Jesus spent 40 days fasting in the desert before the beginning of his public ministry, during which he endured temptation by Satan. Ash Wednesday derives its name from the practice of placing ashes on the foreheads of adherents as a sign of mourning and repentance to God. Wikipedia


Ash Wednesday -
Wednesday March 1, 2017

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Ash Wednesday -
Wednesday March 1, 2017

Culture :


Ash Wednesday -
Wednesday March 1, 2017

Culture :


Carnival -
Thursday March 2, 2017

Culture : Http://goacarnival.com/


Casimir Pulaski's Birthday (school holiday) -
Saturday March 3, 2018

Culture :


Doll's Day -
Saturday March 3, 2018

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.


Carnival (during 5 days from this date on) -
Friday March 3, 2017

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Oruro's La Diablada ("Devil's Carnival") -
Saturday March 4, 2017

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


Sydney New Mardi Gras -
Saturday March 4, 2017

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks http://www.mardigras.org.au/ 2017 edition confirmed


Thousand camels festival -
Sunday March 5, 2017

Culture : Mcst.gov.mn in Bulgan (Gobi desert) 2017 season confirmed


Groundhog Day -
Sunday March 5, 2017

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


Men's Carnival -
Sunday March 5, 2017

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


International film festival -
Monday March 6, 2017

Culture : Punto de Vista - lasts one week - http://www.puntodevistafestival.com/ in Pamplona 2017 season confirmed


Teachers' Day -
Tuesday March 7, 2017

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Womens' Day -
Thursday March 8, 2018

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


Moku O Keawe International Festival -
Wednesday March 8, 2017

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


Prayer day for Crop and labor -
Wednesday March 8, 2017

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


Sofia International Film Festival -
Thursday March 9, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days hhttp://siff.bg/ inn Sofia 2017 edition confirmed


Foire du Livre de Bruxelles -
Thursday March 9, 2017

Culture : Lasts 5 days - http://www.foiredulivredebruxelles.be/ 2017 edition confirmed


Honolulu Festival -
Friday March 10, 2017

Culture : Lasts 3 days - https://www.honolulufestival.com/ 2017 edition confirmed


Uprising Day -
Sunday March 11, 2018

Culture : Liberation of Erbil City


Horse Easter (Todorovden) -
Saturday March 11, 2017

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


Eve of Purim -
Saturday March 11, 2017

Culture :


Womens' Day -
Monday March 12, 2018

Culture :


Arbor Day -
Monday March 12, 2018

Culture : From 2008 onwards


St Patrick's Day Parade -
Monday March 13, 2017

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


Mother Tongue Day -
Wednesday March 14, 2018

Culture : Emakeelepäev in Estonian


White Day -
Wednesday March 14, 2018

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


White Day -
Wednesday March 14, 2018

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


White Day -
Wednesday March 14, 2018

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


Heroes Day -
Wednesday March 14, 2018

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


San Luis Obispo International Film Festival -
Tuesday March 14, 2017

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


Spring Bank Holiday -
Tuesday March 14, 2017

Culture : Proclaimed a celebration by parliament in 2004. Relates to a tradition of celebrating the changeover from winter to spring.


Constitution Day -
Thursday March 15, 2018

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


Las Fallas festival -
Thursday March 15, 2018

Culture : Until March 19, papier mache effigies of celebrities are displayed in the streets of Valencia, and then burnt. - http://www.fallasfromvalencia.com in Valencia 2017 season confirmed


Music festival -
Wednesday March 15, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - in Baku - http://mugam.az/Contest.html dedicated to Mugam a complex form of music Updated Oct. 2013


Hartford Jewish Film Festival -
Thursday March 16, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://www.hjff.org 2017 edition confirmed


Anniversary of the chemical bombing on Halabja -
Saturday March 17, 2018

Culture : Kurdistan only


Bangabandhu's birthday -
Saturday March 17, 2018

Culture : Regarded as the Father of the Bengali Independence and friend of the Bengal (“Bangabandhu”), was born on this day in 1920.


Canberra Beer & Cider festival -
Saturday March 18, 2017

Culture : Http://www.canberrabeerfest.com/ 2017 edition confirmed


St Patrick's Day Parade -
Saturday March 18, 2017

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


St Patrick's Day Parade -
Saturday March 18, 2017

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


Feast of San José (St José only) -
Monday March 19, 2018

Culture :


San José (Tarragona only) -
Monday March 19, 2018

Culture :


St Joseph's Day -
Monday March 19, 2018

Culture :


San Giuseppe in Laufenburg -
Monday March 19, 2018

Culture :


St Joseph's Day -
Sunday March 19, 2017

Culture : In tribute to the spouse of the Virgin Mary.


St Joseph's Day -
Sunday March 19, 2017

Culture : In tribute to the spouse of the Virgin Mary.


St Joseph's Day -
Sunday March 19, 2017

Culture : In tribute to the spouse of the Virgin Mary.


St Joseph's Day -
Sunday March 19, 2017

Culture : In tribute to the spouse of the Virgin Mary.


San José -
Tuesday March 20, 2018

Culture :


Bataan & Corregidor Heroes Day -
Monday March 20, 2017

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


Arbor Day -
Wednesday March 21, 2018

Culture :


Arbor Day -
Wednesday March 21, 2018

Culture :


People's Party Day -
Thursday March 22, 2018

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


Arbor Day -
Thursday March 22, 2018

Culture :


Martyrdom of Bhagat Singh -
Friday March 23, 2018

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 -
Friday March 23, 2018

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.


Mid-Lent -
Thursday March 23, 2017

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


Mid-Lent -
Thursday March 23, 2017

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


Mid-Lent -
Thursday March 23, 2017

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


Mid-Lent -
Thursday March 23, 2017

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


Mid-Lent -
Thursday March 23, 2017

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


Denver March Pow Wow -
Friday March 24, 2017

Culture : Lasts 3 days - http://www.denvermarchpowwow.org 2017 edition confirmed


Struggle for Human Rights Day in Slovakia -
Sunday March 25, 2018

Culture :


Arbor Day -
Monday March 26, 2018

Culture :


Liebstattsonntag -
Sunday March 26, 2017

Culture :


Annunciation -
Sunday March 26, 2017

Culture : Maria budskapsdag


FITHEB (Festival International de Théâtre du Bénin) -
Monday March 27, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - in Cotonou updated Oct. 2016


Vietnam Veterans Day -
Wednesday March 29, 2017

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 -
Wednesday March 29, 2017

Culture : Ratification de la Constitution


Cleveland International Film Festival -
Wednesday March 29, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days - www.clevelandfilm.org 017 edition confirmed


International Festival of Ethnographic -
Wednesday March 29, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://www.raifilmfest.org.uk in Manchester or Leeds 2017 edition confirmed


Hindu, Lao, Navratra, Songkran, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New Year -
Wednesday March 29, 2017

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.


Santiago de los Caballeros Day (Sant. de los Cab. only -
Thursday March 30, 2017

Culture :


Demilitarisation Day -
Thursday March 30, 2017

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


National Day of Tourism -
Thursday March 30, 2017

Culture :


Gangaur Festival -
Thursday March 30, 2017

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 2017 edition confirmed


Genocide Remembrance Day -
Friday March 31, 2017

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).


Festival International de Films de Fribourg -
Friday March 31, 2017

Culture : Lasts 9 days - http://www.fiff.ch/ 2017 season confirmed


Cape Town International Jazz Festival -
Friday March 31, 2017

Culture : Lasts 2 days - http://www.capetownjazzfest.com/ in Capetown 2017 season confirmed


April Fools Day -
Saturday April 1, 2017

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]


Palm Sunday -
Saturday April 1, 2017

Culture :


Palm Sunday -
Saturday April 1, 2017

Culture :


Palm Sunday -
Saturday April 1, 2017

Culture :


Palm Sunday -
Saturday April 1, 2017

Culture :


Palm Sunday -
Saturday April 1, 2017

Culture :


Palm Sunday -
Saturday April 1, 2017

Culture :


Palm Sunday -
Saturday April 1, 2017

Culture :


Palm Sunday -
Saturday April 1, 2017

Culture :


Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz) -
Sunday April 2, 2017

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/13bedar.htm


Juneau Alaska Folk Festival -
Monday April 3, 2017

Culture : Lasts 7 days - http://akfolkfest.org 2017 edition ocnfirmed


Arbor Day -
Wednesday April 5, 2017

Culture : NOT a public holiday


Fahrtsfest -
Thursday April 6, 2017

Culture : Commemoration of a battle that opposed the people of Glarus and some Swiss Confederates to the Duke of Austria in 1388


International Art Festival -
Thursday April 6, 2017

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


Toussaint Louverture Anniversary -
Friday April 7, 2017

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 -
Friday April 7, 2017

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


Repentance & Dedication Day -
Saturday April 8, 2017

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. http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/irf/2004/35534.htm


International Day of the Roma -
Saturday April 8, 2017

Culture : Celebrated by the Roma community only


International Day of the Roma -
Saturday April 8, 2017

Culture : Celebrated by the Roma community only


National Day of Nuclear Technology -
Saturday April 8, 2017

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Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival -
Saturday April 8, 2017

Culture : Ends 2 weeks of festivities please check dates: http://www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org/cms/index.php?id=390


Bataan & Corregidor Heroes Day -
Sunday April 9, 2017

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


Vimy Ridge Day -
Sunday April 9, 2017

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 -
Sunday April 9, 2017

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


Hazrat Ali birthday -
Monday April 10, 2017

Culture : Hazrat Ali was the cousin of the Prophet Mohammed. His birthday is marked by special prayers in mosques.


Pessah' -
Tuesday April 11, 2017

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Pessah' -
Tuesday April 11, 2017

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National Day of Protected Areas -
Wednesday April 12, 2017

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 -
Wednesday April 12, 2017

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


Cosmonautics Day -
Wednesday April 12, 2017

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


Children's Day -
Wednesday April 12, 2017

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Inferno Metal Festival -
Wednesday April 12, 2017

Culture : Lasts 4 days - http://www.infernofestival.net in Oslo 2017 season confirmed


Memorial Day -
Thursday April 13, 2017

Culture : Day of victims unjustly prosecuted


Blues & Roots Festival in Byron Bay -
Thursday April 13, 2017

Culture : Lasts 3 days - http://www.bluesfest.com.au/ 2017 edition confirmed


National Folk Festival -
Thursday April 13, 2017

Culture : Lasts 5 days - http://www.folkfestival.asn.au 2017 edition confirmed


Tax Day -
Friday April 14, 2017

Culture : Day of Tax servicemen


Tamil and Sinhala New Year -
Friday April 14, 2017

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Holy Saturday -
Saturday April 15, 2017

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Holy Saturday -
Saturday April 15, 2017

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Kuningan day -
Saturday April 15, 2017

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


Queen's Birthday -
Sunday April 16, 2017

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Florence Scoppio del Carro -
Sunday April 16, 2017

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.


Bucharest International Film Festival -
Monday April 17, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week http://b-est.ro in Bucharest 2015 season confirmed


Festival of Central and Eastern European Film -
Monday April 17, 2017

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://www.filmfestival-goeast.de in Wiesbaden 2016 edition confirmed


Carnival (during a week from this day on) -
Monday April 17, 2017

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El Bando de la Huerta (Murcia only) -
Tuesday April 18, 2017

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Printemps de Bourges -
Tuesday April 18, 2017

Culture : Song festival lasts 6 days - http://www.printemps-bourges.com/ in Center France 2017 edition confirmed


Easter Tuesday -
Tuesday April 18, 2017

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Queen's Anniversary -
Friday April 21, 2017

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Queen's Anniversary -
Friday April 21, 2017

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Queen's Anniversary -
Friday April 21, 2017

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Queen's Anniversary -
Friday April 21, 2017

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Queen's Anniversary -
Friday April 21, 2017

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Tax Freedom Day -
Friday April 21, 2017

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 ballet festival -
Friday April 21, 2017

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


St George's Day -
Saturday April 22, 2017

Culture : A major feast and national holiday in England on a par with Christmas from the early 15th century. The Cross of St George was flown in 1497 by John Cabot on his voyage to discover Newfoundland and later by Sir Francis Drake and Sir Walter Raleigh. In 1620 it was the flag that was flown by the Mayflower when the Pilgrim Fathers arrived in Plymouth Massachusetts. The tradition of celebration St George's day had waned by the end of the 18th century after the union of England and Scotland.


St George's Day -
Saturday April 22, 2017

Culture : A major feast and national holiday in England on a par with Christmas from the early 15th century. The Cross of St George was flown in 1497 by John Cabot on his voyage to discover Newfoundland and later by Sir Francis Drake and Sir Walter Raleigh. In 1620 it was the flag that was flown by the Mayflower when the Pilgrim Fathers arrived in Plymouth Massachusetts. The tradition of celebration St George's day had waned by the end of the 18th century after the union of England and Scotland.


Tax Freedom Day -
Sunday April 23, 2017

Culture : Celebrated 113 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. please check dates: http://www.taxfoundation.org/taxfreedomday/


St George Day (Giorgoba) -
Sunday April 23, 2017

Culture : In Rio only


St George's Day -
Sunday April 23, 2017

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Holocaust Remembrance Day -
Sunday April 23, 2017

Culture : 'Yom HaZikaron laShoah ve-laG'vurah' (Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day), or Yom HaShoah is the day of commemoration for millions Jews and others (Gypsies, homosexuals...) who perished in the Holocaust as a result of the actions carried out by Nazi Germany.


Second Monday after Easter -
Monday April 24, 2017

Culture : Barcelona only


Ascension of Mohammed -
Monday April 24, 2017

Culture : A Night Journey that, according to Islamic tradition, the Islamic prophet Muhammad took during a single night around the year 621. [Wikipedia]


Remembrance Day -
Tuesday April 25, 2017

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


Arbor Day -
Tuesday April 25, 2017

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Great Elephant March of India -
Tuesday April 25, 2017

Culture : Lasts 3 days - http://elephantfestivalkerala.com/ from Thrissur to Thiruvananthapuram 2015 edition confirmed


Chernobyl nuclear incident anniversary (not a bank holiday) -
Wednesday April 26, 2017

Culture : Occurred on April 26, 1986


Chernobyl nuclear incident anniversary (not a bank holiday) -
Wednesday April 26, 2017

Culture : Day of Remembrance of the Chernobyl tragedy


Confederate Memorial Day -
Wednesday April 26, 2017

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


Confederate Memorial Day -
Wednesday April 26, 2017

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


Festival International de Louisiane -
Wednesday April 26, 2017

Culture : Lasts 4 days - http://www.festivalinternational.com/ in New Orleans 2017 edition confirmed


Administrative Professionals' Day -
Wednesday April 26, 2017

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)


Day of Mourning -
Friday April 28, 2017

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


New Orleans Jazz Festival -
Friday April 28, 2017

Culture : Lasts 10 days - - http://www.nojazzfest.com in New Orleans 2017 edition confirmed


Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival -
Saturday April 29, 2017

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


Youth Day -
Sunday April 30, 2017

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Yom Hazikaron -
Sunday April 30, 2017

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


Horse Festival -
Sunday April 30, 2017

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


Eierläset -
Sunday April 30, 2017

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


Eierläset -
Sunday April 30, 2017

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


Eierläset -
Sunday April 30, 2017

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


Innerrhoder Landsgemeinde -
Sunday April 30, 2017

Culture : Public vote