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Culture: religious celerations and observances

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






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Anniversary ot the Proclamation of the People's Republic of China*Tuesday October 1, 2019Culture 
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Olechotel Belau Fair*Tuesday October 1, 2019Culture 
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Internatioal Festival of Theater**Wednesday October 2, 2019Culture 
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Fast of GedaliahWednesday October 2, 2019Culture 
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Sitges, Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya*Thursday October 3, 2019Culture 
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Oklahoma International Bluegrass Music Festival**Thursday October 3, 2019Culture 
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Pusan International Film Festival**Thursday October 3, 2019Culture 
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Mid-Autumn festivalThursday October 3, 2019Culture 
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Animal DayFriday October 4, 2019Culture 
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Elephant festival*Friday October 4, 2019Culture 
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WIZKID Day*Sunday October 6, 2019Culture 
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Munich Oktoberfest (end) - not a bank holidaySunday October 6, 2019Culture 
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Thanksgiving*Sunday October 6, 2019Culture 
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Merchant HolidayMonday October 7, 2019Culture 
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Mahanavami/Ayudha Puja*Monday October 7, 2019Culture 
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Gand. Flanders International Film Festival**Tuesday October 8, 2019Culture 
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Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)*Tuesday October 8, 2019Culture 
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Arbor DayTuesday October 8, 2019Culture 
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Eve of Yom KippurTuesday October 8, 2019Culture 
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Capital Liberation DayThursday October 10, 2019Culture 
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Celtic Colours**Friday October 11, 2019Culture 
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Arbor DayFriday October 11, 2019Culture 
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National Day of Tree PlantingSaturday October 12, 2019Culture 
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Holy Translator's Day*Saturday October 12, 2019Culture 
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Bathukamma*Saturday October 12, 2019Culture 
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Eve of SukkotSunday October 13, 2019Culture 
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Bénichon*Sunday October 13, 2019Culture 
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National Wine DaySunday October 13, 2019Culture 
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Education DayMonday October 14, 2019Culture 
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Intercession of Mother of God*Monday October 14, 2019Culture 
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Republic's Anniversary*Monday October 14, 2019Culture 
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Rwagasore*Monday October 14, 2019Culture 
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Hurricane Thanksgiving Day**Tuesday October 15, 2019Culture 
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Boss's Day*Wednesday October 16, 2019Culture 
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St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival**Wednesday October 16, 2019Culture 
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Day of Friendship with Puerto RicoThursday October 17, 2019Culture 
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Ljubljana Film Festival**Thursday October 17, 2019Culture 
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International film festival**Thursday October 17, 2019Culture 
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Vilnius Jazz Festival**Friday October 18, 2019Culture 
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Valladolid (Seminci) Festival Internacional de Cine**Sunday October 20, 2019Culture 
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Commerce Day*Monday October 21, 2019Culture 
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National Press Day*Tuesday October 22, 2019Culture 
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United Nations Day*Thursday October 24, 2019Culture 
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Azad Kashmir Day*Thursday October 24, 2019Culture 
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Larry Itliong Day*Friday October 25, 2019Culture 
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Deportation Day*Saturday October 26, 2019Culture 
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International film festival**Saturday October 26, 2019Culture 
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Señor de los Milagros*Monday October 28, 2019Culture 
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Tokyo International Film Festival*Monday October 28, 2019Culture 
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Vishvakarman*Monday October 28, 2019Culture 
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National Day of Victims of Political Execution*Wednesday October 30, 2019Culture 
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Day of ScienceWednesday October 30, 2019Culture 
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Sardar Patel day*Thursday October 31, 2019Culture 
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Anniversary ot the Proclamation of the People's Republic of China -
Thursday October 1, 2020

Culture : In 1949


Olechotel Belau Fair -
Thursday October 1, 2020

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


Internatioal Festival of Theater -
Wednesday October 2, 2019

Culture : Lasts 3 weeks - http://tbilisiinternational.com/ in Tbilisi 2019 edition confirmed


Fast of Gedaliah -
Wednesday October 2, 2019

Culture :


Sitges, Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya -
Thursday October 3, 2019

Culture : Http://sitgesfilmfestival.com 2019 edition confirmed


Oklahoma International Bluegrass Music Festival -
Thursday October 3, 2019

Culture : Lasts 3 days - www.oibf.com in Guthrie 2019 edition confirmed


Pusan International Film Festival -
Thursday October 3, 2019

Culture : Lasts 9 days www.piff.org in Pusan 2019 season confirmed


Mid-Autumn festival -
Thursday October 3, 2019

Culture :


Animal Day -
Sunday October 4, 2020

Culture :


Elephant festival -
Friday October 4, 2019

Culture : Takes place in Kyaukse. Elephants are orniamented, and participants are engaging in a elephant dance competition.


WIZKID Day -
Tuesday October 6, 2020

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


Munich Oktoberfest (end) - not a bank holiday -
Sunday October 6, 2019

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Thanksgiving -
Sunday October 6, 2019

Culture : Erntedankfest is a traditional harvest celebration marked by fireworks, parades, dancing and music, still celebrated in rural areas


Merchant Holiday -
Wednesday October 7, 2020

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Mahanavami/Ayudha Puja -
Monday October 7, 2019

Culture : An integral part of the Dasara festival (festival of triumph), a Hindu festival. It is also called Astra Puja . In simple terms, it means “Worship of Implements. [Wikipedia]


Gand. Flanders International Film Festival -
Tuesday October 8, 2019

Culture : Http://www.filmfestival.be in Gent 2019 edition confirmed


Vijaya Dashami (Dasera) -
Tuesday October 8, 2019

Culture : The victory of Durga on evil forces, the destruction of Vasanas (subjectivity, selfishness, desires...) and the achievement of the deepest Self. Dominance of Saraswati (pure science) over Lakshmi (applied science)


Arbor Day -
Tuesday October 8, 2019

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Eve of Yom Kippur -
Tuesday October 8, 2019

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Capital Liberation Day -
Saturday October 10, 2020

Culture :


Celtic Colours -
Friday October 11, 2019

Culture : Lasts 9 days - www.celtic-colours.com in Cape Breton 2019 edition confirmed


Arbor Day -
Friday October 11, 2019

Culture :


National Day of Tree Planting -
Monday October 12, 2020

Culture :


Holy Translator's Day -
Saturday October 12, 2019

Culture : Religious holiday celebrating Mesrop Mashtots, who did the first translations after the Armenian alphabet was created. http://armenianendowment.org/


Bathukamma -
Saturday October 12, 2019

Culture : Floral festival celebrated by the Hindu women of Telangana


Eve of Sukkot -
Sunday October 13, 2019

Culture :


Bénichon -
Sunday October 13, 2019

Culture : Au XVe siècle, la « bénission » était la fête patronale paroissiale, donc la fête du village. La fête durait trois jours, avec un grand repas, des danses et des jeux. Par la suite, la Bénichon devint la fête des récoltes et la descente des troupeaux de l'alpage (la désalpe (Rindya), qui est l'opposée de la Poya, montée à l'alpage du printemps). [Wikipedia]


National Wine Day -
Sunday October 13, 2019

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Education Day -
Wednesday October 14, 2020

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Intercession of Mother of God -
Wednesday October 14, 2020

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


Republic's Anniversary -
Wednesday October 14, 2020

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


Rwagasore -
Monday October 14, 2019

Culture : Prince Louis Rwagasore (1932-1961) was a Burundi nationalist and Prime Minister.


Hurricane Thanksgiving Day -
Thursday October 15, 2020

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


Boss's Day -
Wednesday October 16, 2019

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


St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival -
Wednesday October 16, 2019

Culture : Www.womensfilmfestival.com lasts 5 days 2019 edition confirmed


Day of Friendship with Puerto Rico -
Thursday October 17, 2019

Culture :


Ljubljana Film Festival -
Thursday October 17, 2019

Culture : Lasts 12 days https://ljubljanafestival.si/en/ in Ljubljana 2019 season confirmed


International film festival -
Thursday October 17, 2019

Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://mumbaifilmfestival.com/index.html in Mumbai 2019 edition confirmed


Vilnius Jazz Festival -
Friday October 18, 2019

Culture : Lasts 4 days http://www.vilniusjazz.lt/ in Vilnius 2019 edition confirmed


Valladolid (Seminci) Festival Internacional de Cine -
Sunday October 20, 2019

Culture : Www.seminci.es in Valladolid 2019 edition confirmed


Commerce Day -
Monday October 21, 2019

Culture : Some shops and administrations are closed


National Press Day -
Tuesday October 22, 2019

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


United Nations Day -
Thursday October 24, 2019

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


Azad Kashmir Day -
Thursday October 24, 2019

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


Larry Itliong Day -
Friday October 25, 2019

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


Deportation Day -
Saturday October 26, 2019

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


International film festival -
Saturday October 26, 2019

Culture : Www.festivalcinema.ca in Rouyn-Noranda 2019 edition confirmed


Señor de los Milagros -
Monday October 28, 2019

Culture : Procession of the Lord of Miracles, patron saint of Lima please check dates: http://senordelosmilagros.perucultural.org.pe/inicio.html


Tokyo International Film Festival -
Monday October 28, 2019

Culture : Lasts 9 days www.tiff-jp.net 2019 edition confirmed


Vishvakarman -
Monday October 28, 2019

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.


National Day of Victims of Political Execution -
Wednesday October 30, 2019

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


Day of Science -
Wednesday October 30, 2019

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Sardar Patel day -
Thursday October 31, 2019

Culture : (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950), was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was an Indian barrister and statesman, a senior leader of the Indian National Congress and one of the founding member of the Republic of India who played a leading role in the country's struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation. [Wikipedia]