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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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Knowledge Day*Tuesday September 1, 2020Culture 
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Arbor Day*Tuesday September 1, 2020Culture 
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Kirani Day*Tuesday September 1, 2020Culture 
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Bhaidooj**Tuesday September 1, 2020Culture 
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Cherokee National Holiday**Tuesday September 1, 2020Culture 
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Victory Day*Wednesday September 2, 2020Culture 
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Armed Forces Day*Thursday September 3, 2020Culture 
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Victory Day*Thursday September 3, 2020Culture 
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Surrender of General Tomoyuki Yamashita Day (Victory over Japan Day)*Thursday September 3, 2020Culture 
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Lui-Ngai-Ni (Naga Festival)*Thursday September 3, 2020Culture 
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Eve of Rosh HashanaThursday September 3, 2020Culture 
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Liberation Day*Thursday September 3, 2020Culture 
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Moscow Foundation DaySaturday September 5, 2020Culture 
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George Enescu International Festival*Monday September 7, 2020Culture 
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Saint Louis DayTuesday September 8, 2020Culture 
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Nativity of MaryTuesday September 8, 2020Culture 
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Guru Granth Sahib day*Thursday September 10, 2020Culture 
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Day of ReconciliationSaturday September 12, 2020Culture 
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Fête des Fontaines de MôtiersSaturday September 12, 2020Culture 
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Exaltation of the Fair and Holy Cross*Monday September 14, 2020Culture 
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Pitr-paksha*Monday September 14, 2020Culture 
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beer festival**Monday September 14, 2020Culture 
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Mid-Autumn festivalMonday September 14, 2020Culture 
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Raksha Bandhan*Monday September 14, 2020Culture 
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Repentance Day*Tuesday September 15, 2020Culture 
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Constitution Day*Tuesday September 15, 2020Culture 
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National Day of Poetry and Literature*Thursday September 17, 2020Culture 
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Citizenship Day*Thursday September 17, 2020Culture 
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St. Sofia**Thursday September 17, 2020Culture 
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Prince's DayThursday September 17, 2020Culture 
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Split Međunarodni Festival Novog Filma*Friday September 18, 2020Culture 
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San Sebastian Film Festival**Sunday September 20, 2020Culture 
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Pyongyang International Film Festival**Sunday September 20, 2020Culture 
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Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary*Monday September 21, 2020Culture 
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Navratra StapanaMonday September 21, 2020Culture 
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Arbor DayMonday September 21, 2020Culture 
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Munich Oktoberfest (beginning) - not a bank holiday*Monday September 21, 2020Culture 
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Resistance Fighting Day*Tuesday September 22, 2020Culture 
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Arbor DayTuesday September 22, 2020Culture 
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Fertility DayTuesday September 22, 2020Culture 
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Martyrs DayWednesday September 23, 2020Culture 
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Ethnicity day*Thursday September 24, 2020Culture 
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Saint Rupert*Thursday September 24, 2020Culture 
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Virgen de la Merced**Thursday September 24, 2020Culture 
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Kamarampaka*Friday September 25, 2020Culture 
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Brother Klaus festival*Friday September 25, 2020Culture 
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Bergen International Film Festival**Friday September 25, 2020Culture 
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Filmfest Hamburg*Saturday September 26, 2020Culture 
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International film festival**Saturday September 26, 2020Culture 
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Namur - Festival international du film**Sunday September 27, 2020Culture 
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Morija Arts & Cultural Festival*Sunday September 27, 2020Culture 
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Arbor DaySunday September 27, 2020Culture 
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Teachers' DayMonday September 28, 2020Culture 
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High Fest**Monday September 28, 2020Culture 
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Arbor DayMonday September 28, 2020Culture 
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Heroes Day*Wednesday September 30, 2020Culture 
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Knowledge Day -
Tuesday September 1, 2020

Culture : Beginning of school year


Arbor Day -
Tuesday September 1, 2020

Culture : Lasts one week


Kirani Day -
Tuesday September 1, 2020

Culture : Kirani James Day clebrates the achievements of Kirani James Grenada's first Olympic Gold Medalist


Bhaidooj -
Sunday September 1, 2019

Culture : Bhai-Dooj is a Hindu festival that celebrates the love and affection between a brother and a sister. 'Bhai' means brother and 'Dooj' means two days after new moon. It is one of the most a holiday for women only


Cherokee National Holiday -
Sunday September 1, 2019

Culture : in Tahlequah


Victory Day -
Wednesday September 2, 2020

Culture : From 2010 - Celebrates the capitulation of Japan on Sept. 2, 1945


Armed Forces Day -
Thursday September 3, 2020

Culture : Not a public holiday


Victory Day -
Thursday September 3, 2020

Culture : Commemorates Japan’s defeat in World War II


Surrender of General Tomoyuki Yamashita Day (Victory over Japan Day) -
Thursday September 3, 2020

Culture : A working holiday which will be first observed in 2019. Celebrates the surrender of Japanese Army General Tomoyuki Yamashita in Baguio City at the conclusion of hostilities of the Second World War on September 3, 1945. [Wikipedia]


Lui-Ngai-Ni (Naga Festival) -
Tuesday September 3, 2019

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.


Eve of Rosh Hashana -
Tuesday September 3, 2019

Culture :


Liberation Day -
Tuesday September 3, 2019

Culture : In commemoration of the surrender of Japanese military forces led by Army General Tomoyuki Yamashita at the end of World War II


Moscow Foundation Day -
Saturday September 5, 2020

Culture :


George Enescu International Festival -
Saturday September 7, 2019

Culture : Lasts 3 weeks - in Bucharest please check dates: http://www.festivalenescu.ro/


Saint Louis Day -
Tuesday September 8, 2020

Culture :


Nativity of Mary -
Tuesday September 8, 2020

Culture :


Guru Granth Sahib day -
Thursday September 10, 2020

Culture : The religious scripture of Sikhism, regarded by Sikhs as the final, sovereign, and eternal living guru following the lineage of the ten human Sikh gurus of the Sikh religion. [Wikipedia]


Day of Reconciliation -
Saturday September 12, 2020

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Fête des Fontaines de Môtiers -
Saturday September 12, 2020

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Exaltation of the Fair and Holy Cross -
Monday September 14, 2020

Culture : In memory of acquisition and the Exaltation of the Cross of Christ. This momentous event occurred during the reign of Constantine the Great, who was the first Roman emperor to stop the persecution of Christians.


Pitr-paksha -
Saturday September 14, 2019

Culture : Pitrapaksha gives a chance to repay debt to the deceased ancestors by gratifying their spirits. As such, Shraddha is a debt of the dead or ceremonies of the dead which should be performed, assuming that the dead ones are alive. The Lord of death, Yamaraja enables the dead ones to come to earth and receive offers from the descendants. This practice is made to the dead petras and pitras http://www.drikpanchang.com


Beer festival -
Saturday September 14, 2019

Culture : Lasts 3 days - http://taybehbeer.com/oktoberfest/ in Taybeh 2019 date not confirmed


Mid-Autumn festival -
Saturday September 14, 2019

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Raksha Bandhan -
Saturday September 14, 2019

Culture : The annual festival of Raksha Bandhan, which is meant to commemorate the abiding ties between siblings of opposite sex, usually takes place in late August, and is marked by a very simple ceremony in which a woman ties a rakhi — which may be a colorful thread, a simple bracelet, or a decorative string — around the wrist of her brother(s). The word raksha signifies protection, and bandhan is an association signifying an enduring sort of bond; and so, when a woman ties a rakhi around the waist of her brother, she signifies her loving attachment to him. He, likewise, recognizes the special bonds between them, and by extending his wrist forward, he in fact extends the hand of his protection over her.


Repentance Day -
Sunday September 15, 2019

Culture : A day of prayer to God against poor harvest.


Constitution Day -
Sunday September 15, 2019

Culture : Commemorates the declaration of the Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787


National Day of Poetry and Literature -
Thursday September 17, 2020

Culture : Commemorates poet Hossein Behjat Tabrizi (1906-1988)


Citizenship Day -
Thursday September 17, 2020

Culture : Since 2004, celebrates the ratification of the U.S. constitution and persons who have become U.S. citizens.


St. Sofia -
Thursday September 17, 2020

Culture : Orthodox world pays homage to the Holy Martyrs Sofia and her three daughters Faith, Hope and Love. St. Sofia Day is the official holiday of the eponymous Bulgarian capital. in Sofia only


Prince's Day -
Thursday September 17, 2020

Culture :


Split Međunarodni Festival Novog Filma -
Wednesday September 18, 2019

Culture : The Split International Festival of New Film lasts 1 week www.splitfilmfestival.hr/ 2019 edition confirmed


San Sebastian Film Festival -
Friday September 20, 2019

Culture : Lasts 10 days www.sansebastianfestival.com in San Sebastian 2019 season confirmed


Pyongyang International Film Festival -
Friday September 20, 2019

Culture : Lasts 12 days http://pyongyanginternationalfilmfestival.com in Pyongyang 2019 date not confirmed


Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary -
Saturday September 21, 2019

Culture : In the Greek Church the apodosis (solution) of the feast takes place 12 Sept., on account of the feast and the solemnity of the Exaltation of the Cross, 13 and 14 Sept. The Copts in Egypt and the Abyssinians celebrate Mary's Nativity on 1 May, and continue the feast under the name of Seed of Jacob 33 days (Anal. Juris Pont., xxi, 403); they also commemorate it on the first of every month (priv. letter from P. Baeteman, C.M., Alikiena). The Catholic Copts have adopted the Greek feast, but keep it 10 Sept. (Nilles, Kal. Man. , II, 696, 706).


Navratra Stapana -
Saturday September 21, 2019

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Arbor Day -
Saturday September 21, 2019

Culture :


Munich Oktoberfest (beginning) - not a bank holiday -
Saturday September 21, 2019

Culture : Www.oktoberfest.de


Resistance Fighting Day -
Sunday September 22, 2019

Culture : Vastupanuvõitluse päev: Otto Tief's attempt to restore the Estonian independence in 1944 [Wikipedia]


Arbor Day -
Sunday September 22, 2019

Culture :


Fertility Day -
Sunday September 22, 2019

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Martyrs Day -
Monday September 23, 2019

Culture :


Ethnicity day -
Tuesday September 24, 2019

Culture : National minorities day


Saint Rupert -
Tuesday September 24, 2019

Culture : Ruprecht, Hrodperht, Hrodpreht, Roudbertus, Rudbertus, Robert(660 – 710) is the founder of the Austrian city of Salzburg


Virgen de la Merced -
Tuesday September 24, 2019

Culture : only in Tucumán, Bahía Blanca, Mercedes, Chascomús, and Viedma.


Kamarampaka -
Wednesday September 25, 2019

Culture : Commemorates the anniversary of the abolition of the monarchy in 1961, and is marked yearly with the opening of the National Assembly.


Brother Klaus festival -
Wednesday September 25, 2019

Culture : Nicholas of Flüe (1417-1487) was a farmer from Sachseln and the father of ten children before he decided to go and live as a hermit in the Ranft gorge. During his lifetime he already gained a reputation as a pious and wise man, even as a living saint. His highly valued advice was sought by simple peasants, noblemen, rulers and politicians alike. Not long after the death of 'Brother Klaus', as he was widely known, the first pilgrimages were made to Sachseln and the Ranft gorge, and the first biographies and accounts of pilgrimages appeared. Following his beatification by the Vatican in 1649, an annual Brother Klaus festival was introduced to mark the anniversary of his death


Bergen International Film Festival -
Wednesday September 25, 2019

Culture : Http://www.biff.no lasts 1 week - in Bergen 2019 season confirmed


Filmfest Hamburg -
Thursday September 26, 2019

Culture : Lasts 1 week www.filmfesthamburg.de 2019 edition confirmed


International film festival -
Thursday September 26, 2019

Culture : Http://riff.is/ lasts 1 week - in Reykjavik 2019 edition confirmed


Namur - Festival international du film -
Friday September 27, 2019

Culture : Www.fiff.be in Namur 2019 edition confirmed


Morija Arts & Cultural Festival -
Friday September 27, 2019

Culture : Lesotho 's broad cultural heritage - lasts 3 days - in Masaru please check dates:http://www.morijafest.com


Arbor Day -
Friday September 27, 2019

Culture :


Teachers' Day -
Saturday September 28, 2019

Culture :


High Fest -
Saturday September 28, 2019

Culture : Http://www.highfest.am lasts 10 days - in Erevan 2019 edition confirmed
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Arbor Day -
Saturday September 28, 2019

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Heroes Day -
Monday September 30, 2019

Culture : To commemorate people who died in wars resisting foreign invaders