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Harbin China International Ice and Snow Festival**Wednesday January 1, 2020Culture 
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Admission Day (not a public holiday)*Friday January 3, 2020Culture 
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Colonial Repression Martyrs' Day*Saturday January 4, 2020Culture 
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Heroes Day*Saturday January 4, 2020Culture 
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Twelfth Night*Sunday January 5, 2020Culture 
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Flag Day*Tuesday January 7, 2020Culture 
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Palm Springs International Film Festival**Tuesday January 7, 2020Culture 
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Midwives' Day*Wednesday January 8, 2020Culture 
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Muslim pilgrimage*Wednesday January 8, 2020Culture 
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Peace Agreement*Thursday January 9, 2020Culture 
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Children's DayThursday January 9, 2020Culture 
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Armed Forces DayFriday January 10, 2020Culture 
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Bangabandhu Homecoming Day*Friday January 10, 2020Culture 
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Havana Jazz Festival*Friday January 10, 2020Culture 
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Belém Day (Belém only)Sunday January 12, 2020Culture 
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Youth DaySunday January 12, 2020Culture 
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Liberation Day*Monday January 13, 2020Culture 
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Fasnacht*Monday January 13, 2020Culture 
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Constitution Day*Monday January 13, 2020Culture 
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Lohri*Monday January 13, 2020Culture 
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Naga New Year DayTuesday January 14, 2020Culture 
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Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja*Tuesday January 14, 2020Culture 
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Arbor DayWednesday January 15, 2020Culture 
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National Language DayWednesday January 15, 2020Culture 
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Kaya State DayWednesday January 15, 2020Culture 
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Rijeka Carnival**Wednesday January 15, 2020Culture 
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Battle Day**Friday January 17, 2020Culture 
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Day of Judaism**Friday January 17, 2020Culture 
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Tromso International Film Festival**Saturday January 18, 2020Culture 
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St Berchtold's Day*Saturday January 18, 2020Culture 
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Anniversary of Jan Palach's death*Sunday January 19, 2020Culture 
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Foundation Day (Rio de Janeiro only)*Monday January 20, 2020Culture 
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Vogel Gryff*Monday January 20, 2020Culture 
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Literature Festival**Monday January 20, 2020Culture 
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Park City Sundance Film Festival**Tuesday January 21, 2020Culture 
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Art Singapore**Tuesday January 21, 2020Culture 
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Unity and Freedom DayWednesday January 22, 2020Culture 
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Republic Day*Thursday January 23, 2020Culture 
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Peaceful and Democratic Alternation day**Friday January 24, 2020Culture 
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Foundation Day (São Paulo only)Saturday January 25, 2020Culture 
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Tatiana Day*Saturday January 25, 2020Culture 
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Robert Burn's night*Saturday January 25, 2020Culture 
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Opening of the World Economic Forum (Davos only)*Monday January 27, 2020Culture 
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Ananda Pagoda festival in Bagan*Monday January 27, 2020Culture 
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Tu B’ShevatMonday January 27, 2020Culture 
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Santa Barbara International Film Festival*Tuesday January 28, 2020Culture 
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King's Bithday*Thursday January 30, 2020Culture 
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Festival International du Film documentaire Océanien**Thursday January 30, 2020Culture 
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Surva - International Festival of the Masquerade games**Thursday January 30, 2020Culture 
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Grammy Awards**Friday January 31, 2020Culture 
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Ash WednesdaySaturday February 1, 2020Culture 
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Fiesta de la Virgen de Candelaria (lake Titicaca)Sunday February 2, 2020Culture 
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Groundhog Day*Sunday February 2, 2020Culture 
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Anniversary of the Tartu Peace Treaty*Sunday February 2, 2020Culture 
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Yemanjá Day**Sunday February 2, 2020Culture 
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Day of Youth*Sunday February 2, 2020Culture 
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Constitution Day*Sunday February 2, 2020Culture 
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Festival du Niger**Sunday February 2, 2020Culture 
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Foundation Day*Monday February 3, 2020Culture 
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Beginning of Spring*Monday February 3, 2020Culture 
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Philippine–American War Memorial Day*Tuesday February 4, 2020Culture 
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Sarajevo Winter**Tuesday February 4, 2020Culture 
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Carnival (first day)**Wednesday February 5, 2020Culture 
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Hala Festival*Wednesday February 5, 2020Culture 
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Chiang Mai Flower Festival*Wednesday February 5, 2020Culture 
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Deccan Festival**Thursday February 6, 2020Culture 
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Göteborg International Film Festival**Friday February 7, 2020Culture 
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Mask festival*Friday February 7, 2020Culture 
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National Press DaySunday February 9, 2020Culture 
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Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo only)**Sunday February 9, 2020Culture 
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Fenkil Day*Monday February 10, 2020Culture 
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Nagaur fair**Monday February 10, 2020Culture 
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Carnival (during 5 days from this date on)**Tuesday February 11, 2020Culture 
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Berlin International Film Festival*Tuesday February 11, 2020Culture 
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Carnival (during 5 days from this date on)Wednesday February 12, 2020Culture 
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Carnival (first day)*Wednesday February 12, 2020Culture 
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Perth International Arts Festival**Wednesday February 12, 2020Culture 
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Buddhist New Year - LosarWednesday February 12, 2020Culture 
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Regional holiday**Thursday February 13, 2020Culture 
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Trifon Zarezan (Wine Day)*Friday February 14, 2020Culture 
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Binche Carnival**Friday February 14, 2020Culture 
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Mardi Gras*Friday February 14, 2020Culture 
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Shrove Monday*Friday February 14, 2020Culture 
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Carnival**Friday February 14, 2020Culture 
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Lui-Ngai-Ni (Naga Festival)*Saturday February 15, 2020Culture 
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Carnival**Saturday February 15, 2020Culture 
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Heritage Day*Saturday February 15, 2020Culture 
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Monlam*Saturday February 15, 2020Culture 
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Shrove Tuesday - Fasnachtdienstag*Sunday February 16, 2020Culture 
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Carnival Tuesday (banks remain open)Sunday February 16, 2020Culture 
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CarnivalSunday February 16, 2020Culture 
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Shrove Tuesday*Sunday February 16, 2020Culture 
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Sartiglia**Sunday February 16, 2020Culture 
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Al Bustan festival:**Sunday February 16, 2020Culture 
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Carnival (last day)Sunday February 16, 2020Culture 
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Ash WednesdayMonday February 17, 2020Culture 
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Jaisalmer Desert Festival**Monday February 17, 2020Culture 
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Carnival*Tuesday February 18, 2020Culture 
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Dublin International Film Festival**Tuesday February 18, 2020Culture 
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Foire du Livre de Bruxelles**Tuesday February 18, 2020Culture 
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Muscat Festival*Tuesday February 18, 2020Culture 
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Restoration Day**Wednesday February 19, 2020Culture 
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Car free dayWednesday February 19, 2020Culture 
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Punakha Drubchen*Wednesday February 19, 2020Culture 
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Carnival (during 5 days from this date on)Wednesday February 19, 2020Culture 
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Monaco International Film Festival*Wednesday February 19, 2020Culture 
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Maggio Fiorentino**Wednesday February 19, 2020Culture 
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Statehood DayThursday February 20, 2020Culture 
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Chin National Day*Thursday February 20, 2020Culture 
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Abolition of Slavery*Thursday February 20, 2020Culture 
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Oruro's La Diablada ("Devil's Carnival")*Thursday February 20, 2020Culture 
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Sydney New Mardi Gras**Thursday February 20, 2020Culture 
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International Book Festival**Thursday February 20, 2020Culture 
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Men's Carnival*Friday February 21, 2020Culture 
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Punakha TshechuSaturday February 22, 2020Culture 
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Father of Independence Day*Sunday February 23, 2020Culture 
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Defence of the MotherlandSunday February 23, 2020Culture 
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Flag Day*Monday February 24, 2020Culture 
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Sedona International Film Festival**Monday February 24, 2020Culture 
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Day of Commemoration of the Victims of the Crimes Committed by Communist and other Totalitarian RegimesTuesday February 25, 2020Culture 
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Eve of PurimTuesday February 25, 2020Culture 
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Vishvakarman*Tuesday February 25, 2020Culture 
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Day of Mourning*Wednesday February 26, 2020Culture 
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Remembrance Day*Wednesday February 26, 2020Culture 
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Heritage DayWednesday February 26, 2020Culture 
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Makha Bucha DayWednesday February 26, 2020Culture 
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Belgrade Film Festival**Wednesday February 26, 2020Culture 
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Adelaide Festival of the Arts**Wednesday February 26, 2020Culture 
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Salsa Festival Switzerland**Wednesday February 26, 2020Culture 
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Carnival*Wednesday February 26, 2020Culture 
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Lantern Festival*Wednesday February 26, 2020Culture 
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Mahamuni Festival*Wednesday February 26, 2020Culture 
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Regional holiday**Thursday February 27, 2020Culture 
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Special Forces Day*Thursday February 27, 2020Culture 
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Carnival (last day)**Thursday February 27, 2020Culture 
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Fespaco Film festival**Thursday February 27, 2020Culture 
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Horse Easter (Todorovden)*Thursday February 27, 2020Culture 
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The Academy Awards (Oscars)*Friday February 28, 2020Culture 
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Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Saint David's Day)*Sunday March 1, 2020Culture 
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Mãrțișor*Sunday March 1, 2020Culture 
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Marche commémorative de la Révolution du 1er mars 1848Sunday March 1, 2020Culture 
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beer festivalSunday March 1, 2020Culture 
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International film festival**Sunday March 1, 2020Culture 
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Doll's Day*Tuesday March 3, 2020Culture 
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Hartford Jewish Film Festival*Wednesday March 4, 2020Culture 
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St Piran's Day*Thursday March 5, 2020Culture 
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Regional holiday**Thursday March 5, 2020Culture 
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Thousand camels festival**Friday March 6, 2020Culture 
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Womens' Day*Sunday March 8, 2020Culture 
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Womens' DaySunday March 8, 2020Culture 
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Maslenitsa*Sunday March 8, 2020Culture 
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St Patrick's Day Parade*Sunday March 8, 2020Culture 
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Teachers' DaySunday March 8, 2020Culture 
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Dayananda Saraswati day*Sunday March 8, 2020Culture 
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Holocaust Remembrance DayTuesday March 10, 2020Culture 
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Prayer day for Crop and labor*Tuesday March 10, 2020Culture 
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Uprising Day*Wednesday March 11, 2020Culture 
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Isra and Mi'raj*Wednesday March 11, 2020Culture 
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Mid-Lent*Wednesday March 11, 2020Culture 
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Womens' DayThursday March 12, 2020Culture 
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Arbor Day*Thursday March 12, 2020Culture 
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Honolulu Festival*Thursday March 12, 2020Culture 
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Festival International de Films de Fribourg**Thursday March 12, 2020Culture 
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Mother Tongue Day*Saturday March 14, 2020Culture 
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White Day*Saturday March 14, 2020Culture 
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Heroes Day*Saturday March 14, 2020Culture 
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LiebstattsonntagSaturday March 14, 2020Culture 
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Fish carnival*Saturday March 14, 2020Culture 
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Constitution Day*Sunday March 15, 2020Culture 
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Las Fallas festival**Sunday March 15, 2020Culture 
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Bataan & Corregidor Heroes Day*Sunday March 15, 2020Culture 
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San Luis Obispo International Film Festival*Monday March 16, 2020Culture 
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anniversary of the chemical bombing on Halabja*Tuesday March 17, 2020Culture 
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Children DayTuesday March 17, 2020Culture 
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Cleveland International Film Festival*Tuesday March 17, 2020Culture 
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Music festival**Tuesday March 17, 2020Culture 
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Memorial Day*Wednesday March 18, 2020Culture 
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Feast of San José (St José only)Thursday March 19, 2020Culture 
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Regional holiday**Thursday March 19, 2020Culture 
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St Joseph's DayThursday March 19, 2020Culture 
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day commemorating the victims of the MafiaThursday March 19, 2020Culture 
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San Giuseppe in LaufenburgThursday March 19, 2020Culture 
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Denver March Pow Wow*Thursday March 19, 2020Culture 
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San JoséFriday March 20, 2020Culture 
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Francophonies de Pondichery*Friday March 20, 2020Culture 
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St Patrick's Day Parade*Friday March 20, 2020Culture 
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Arbor DaySaturday March 21, 2020Culture 
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Cape Town CarnivalSaturday March 21, 2020Culture 
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Sofia International Film Festival**Saturday March 21, 2020Culture 
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Talo TshechuSaturday March 21, 2020Culture 
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Zhemgang TshechuSaturday March 21, 2020Culture 
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Gomphukora**Saturday March 21, 2020Culture 
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Gasa Tshechu**Saturday March 21, 2020Culture 
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Paro Tshechu**Saturday March 21, 2020Culture 
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People's Party Day*Sunday March 22, 2020Culture 
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Arbor DaySunday March 22, 2020Culture 
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Martyrdom of Bhagat Singh*Monday March 23, 2020Culture 
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Day of the Sea*Monday March 23, 2020Culture 
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Immigration Day*Monday March 23, 2020Culture 
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Struggle for Human Rights Day in SlovakiaWednesday March 25, 2020Culture 
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Blues & Roots Festival in Byron Bay**Wednesday March 25, 2020Culture 
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Inferno Metal Festival**Wednesday March 25, 2020Culture 
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Arbor DayThursday March 26, 2020Culture 
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Cape Town International Jazz Festival**Thursday March 26, 2020Culture 
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Hazrat Madhu Lal Hussain Death Anniversary (Lahore only)*Friday March 27, 2020Culture 
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Palm Sunday**Saturday March 28, 2020Culture 
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Chhorten Kora**Saturday March 28, 2020Culture 
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Salvador Day (Salvador only)Sunday March 29, 2020Culture 
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Vietnam Veterans Day*Sunday March 29, 2020Culture 
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Constitution Day*Sunday March 29, 2020Culture 
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Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima*Sunday March 29, 2020Culture 
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Regional holiday**Monday March 30, 2020Culture 
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Demilitarisation Day*Monday March 30, 2020Culture 
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National Day of TourismMonday March 30, 2020Culture 
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Genocide Remembrance Day*Tuesday March 31, 2020Culture 
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April Fools Day*Wednesday April 1, 2020Culture 
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Ismailia International Festival for Documentary & Short Films**Wednesday April 1, 2020Culture 
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Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz)*Thursday April 2, 2020Culture 
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Adelaide Film Festival**Thursday April 2, 2020Culture 
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National Folk Festival**Thursday April 2, 2020Culture 
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Holy SaturdayFriday April 3, 2020Culture 
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Florence Scoppio del Carro*Saturday April 4, 2020Culture 
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Arbor Day**Sunday April 5, 2020Culture 
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Babu Jagivan ram’s birthdaySunday April 5, 2020Culture 
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Carnival (during a week from this day on)Sunday April 5, 2020Culture 
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Easter Monday*Sunday April 5, 2020Culture 
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El Bando de la Huerta (Murcia only)Monday April 6, 2020Culture 
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Easter TuesdayMonday April 6, 2020Culture 
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Toussaint Louverture Anniversary*Tuesday April 7, 2020Culture 
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Annunciation*Tuesday April 7, 2020Culture 
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Repentance & Dedication Day*Wednesday April 8, 2020Culture 
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International Day of the Roma*Wednesday April 8, 2020Culture 
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National Day of Nuclear TechnologyWednesday April 8, 2020Culture 
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Guru Nabha DasWednesday April 8, 2020Culture 
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Bataan & Corregidor Heroes Day*Thursday April 9, 2020Culture 
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Vimy Ridge Day**Thursday April 9, 2020Culture 
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Näfelser Fahrt*Thursday April 9, 2020Culture 
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Glasgow International Art Festival**Thursday April 9, 2020Culture 
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Penang World Music Festival*Friday April 10, 2020Culture 
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Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival**Friday April 10, 2020Culture 
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National Day of Protected Areas*Sunday April 12, 2020Culture 
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Cosmonautics Day*Sunday April 12, 2020Culture 
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Children's DaySunday April 12, 2020Culture 
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Regional holiday**Sunday April 12, 2020Culture 
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Juneau Alaska Folk Festival**Sunday April 12, 2020Culture 
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Memorial Day*Monday April 13, 2020Culture 
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Hindu, Lao, Navratra, Songkran, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New Year*Monday April 13, 2020Culture 
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Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)*Monday April 13, 2020Culture 
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Tax Day*Tuesday April 14, 2020Culture 
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Yom Hazikaron*Tuesday April 14, 2020Culture 
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Galungan day*Tuesday April 14, 2020Culture 
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Gangaur Festival**Wednesday April 15, 2020Culture 
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Moscow Film festival**Wednesday April 15, 2020Culture 
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Teachers' DayWednesday April 15, 2020Culture 
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Queen's BirthdayThursday April 16, 2020Culture 
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International ballet festival**Thursday April 16, 2020Culture 
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Rhododendron Festival**Thursday April 16, 2020Culture 
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Celebration 2018*Friday April 17, 2020Culture 
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Eierläset*Saturday April 18, 2020Culture 
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Sechseläuten**Sunday April 19, 2020Culture 
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Festival of Central and Eastern European Film**Sunday April 19, 2020Culture 
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Queen's AnniversaryTuesday April 21, 2020Culture 
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Tax Freedom Day*Tuesday April 21, 2020Culture 
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International science festival**Tuesday April 21, 2020Culture 
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Ramanavani*Tuesday April 21, 2020Culture 
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St George Day (Giorgoba)Thursday April 23, 2020Culture 
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St George's DayThursday April 23, 2020Culture 
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Memorial Day*Thursday April 23, 2020Culture 
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Carricou Maroon and String Band Music Festival*Thursday April 23, 2020Culture 
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Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival**Friday April 24, 2020Culture 
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Kuningan day*Friday April 24, 2020Culture 
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Remembrance Day*Saturday April 25, 2020Culture 
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Arbor DaySaturday April 25, 2020Culture 
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Palm SundaySaturday April 25, 2020Culture 
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Horse Festival*Saturday April 25, 2020Culture 
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Innerrhoder Landsgemeinde*Saturday April 25, 2020Culture 
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Ura YakchoeSaturday April 25, 2020Culture 
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Chernobyl nuclear incident anniversary (not a bank holiday)*Sunday April 26, 2020Culture 
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Confederate Memorial Day*Sunday April 26, 2020Culture 
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Lapu-Lapu Day*Monday April 27, 2020Culture 
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Great Elephant March of India**Monday April 27, 2020Culture 
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Day of Mourning*Tuesday April 28, 2020Culture 
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St Lucia Jazz Festival*Tuesday April 28, 2020Culture 
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Festival International de Louisiane**Tuesday April 28, 2020Culture 
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Pink Apple Filmfestival**Tuesday April 28, 2020Culture 
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Administrative Professionals' Day*Tuesday April 28, 2020Culture 
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Youth DayThursday April 30, 2020Culture 
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New Orleans Jazz Festival**Thursday April 30, 2020Culture 
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Lag BaOmer*Thursday April 30, 2020Culture 
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Harbin China International Ice and Snow Festival -
Friday January 1, 2021

Culture : Www.icefestivalharbin.com/ Lasts 1 month - 2020 edition confirmed


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

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


Colonial Repression Martyrs' Day -
Tuesday January 4, 2022

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


Heroes Day -
Tuesday January 4, 2022

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


Twelfth Night -
Wednesday January 5, 2022

Culture : Epiphany - de facto half-day Holiday


Flag Day -
Friday January 7, 2022

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


Palm Springs International Film Festival -
Thursday January 7, 2021

Culture : Www.psfilmfest.org lasts 11 days - 2020 edition confirmed


Midwives' Day -
Saturday January 8, 2022

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


Muslim pilgrimage -
Friday January 8, 2021

Culture : Tablighi Jamaat literally the Outreach Society or the Society for Spreading Faith, is a non-political global missionary movement that focuses on urging Muslims to return to practising Islam as practiced during the lifetime of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and particularly in matters of ritual, dress, and personal behavior. The organisation is estimated to have between 12 million and 150 million adherents (the majority living in South Asia), and a presence in somewhere between 150 and 200 countries. It has been called one of the most influential religious movements in 20th century Islam


Peace Agreement -
Sunday January 9, 2022

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


Children's Day -
Saturday January 9, 2021

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Armed Forces Day -
Monday January 10, 2022

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Bangabandhu Homecoming Day -
Monday January 10, 2022

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


Havana Jazz Festival -
Sunday January 10, 2021

Culture : Www.authenticubatours.com 2020 edition confirmed


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

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Youth Day -
Wednesday January 12, 2022

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Liberation Day -
Thursday January 13, 2022

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


Fasnacht -
Thursday January 13, 2022

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


Constitution Day -
Thursday January 13, 2022

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


Lohri -
Wednesday January 13, 2021

Culture : Lohri is the Punjabis' and Dogras' cultural celebration on the eve of winter solstice.


Naga New Year Day -
Thursday January 14, 2021

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Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja -
Thursday January 14, 2021

Culture : Celebration of the harvest, which is observed for three days: Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal and Mattu Pongal. A colourful and traditional festival with many a ceremony devoted to various deities and cattle races.


Arbor Day -
Saturday January 15, 2022

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National Language Day -
Saturday January 15, 2022

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Kaya State Day -
Friday January 15, 2021

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Rijeka Carnival -
Friday January 15, 2021

Culture : Http://www.ri-karneval.com.hr/ lasts one month - 2020 edition confirmed


Battle Day -
Monday January 17, 2022

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


Day of Judaism -
Monday January 17, 2022

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


Tromso International Film Festival -
Monday January 18, 2021

Culture : Www.tiff.no lasts 5 days - in Tromso 2020 season confirmed


St Berchtold's Day -
Monday January 18, 2021

Culture : Bechtelistag Frauenfeld: Berchtold's Day marks a custom which dates back to the Middle Ages. Shortly after the town of Frauenfeld was founded in the middle of the thirteenth century, nobles and members of the higher classes of society started to socialise regularly. They called themselves the Constables' Association . In 1430 another association was formed by tradesmen, who named themselves Zum wilden Mann ( The Savage Man ) and also ran their own drinking establishment. In 1640 the two associations combined into one, creating a new association which owned goods, granted loans and collected interest. Members met at the beginning of the year for the presentation of the accounts and to celebrate with food and drink. www.lebendige-traditionen.ch


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

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


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

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


Vogel Gryff -
Thursday January 20, 2022

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


Literature Festival -
Wednesday January 20, 2021

Culture : Http://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/ in Jaipur 2020 edition confirmed


Park City Sundance Film Festival -
Thursday January 21, 2021

Culture : Www.sundance.org lasts 10 days - 2020 edition confirmed


Art Singapore -
Thursday January 21, 2021

Culture : Https://www.artweek.sg/ lasts 5 days 2020 season confirmed


Unity and Freedom Day -
Saturday January 22, 2022

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Republic Day -
Sunday January 23, 2022

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


Peaceful and Democratic Alternation day -
Monday January 24, 2022

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


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

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Tatiana Day -
Tuesday January 25, 2022

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


Robert Burn's night -
Tuesday January 25, 2022

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


Opening of the World Economic Forum (Davos only) -
Wednesday January 27, 2021

Culture : Www.weforum.org/ 2020 edition confirmed


Ananda Pagoda festival in Bagan -
Wednesday January 27, 2021

Culture : Large gathering of Kachin people, ceremonies, dances, brass drums... - www.baganmyanmar.com 2020 edition confirmed


Tu B’Shevat -
Wednesday January 27, 2021

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Santa Barbara International Film Festival -
Thursday January 28, 2021

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks - www.sbfilmfestival.org 2020 edition confirmed


King's Bithday -
Saturday January 30, 2021

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


Festival International du Film documentaire Océanien -
Saturday January 30, 2021

Culture : Lasts 5 days - www.fifo-tahiti.com/ in Papeete 2019 edition confirmed


Surva - International Festival of the Masquerade games -
Saturday January 30, 2021

Culture : Lasts 2 days - http://www.surva.org in Pernik 2020 edition confirmed


Grammy Awards -
Sunday January 31, 2021

Culture : In NYC - www.grammy.com/ in the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles 2020 & 2021 editions confirmed


Ash Wednesday -
Monday February 1, 2021

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Fiesta de la Virgen de Candelaria (lake Titicaca) -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

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Groundhog Day -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

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 -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

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 -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

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


Day of Youth -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

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


Constitution Day -
Tuesday February 2, 2021

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 -
Wednesday February 3, 2021

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 -
Wednesday February 3, 2021

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 -
Thursday February 4, 2021

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


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 -
Tuesday February 9, 2021

Culture :


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

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


Fenkil Day -
Wednesday February 10, 2021

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

Culture :


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

Culture :


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) -
Sunday February 14, 2021

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) -
Monday February 15, 2021

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

Culture :


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 -
Friday February 19, 2021

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


Car free day -
Friday February 19, 2021

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 -
Saturday February 20, 2021

Culture :


Chin National Day -
Saturday February 20, 2021

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 -
Saturday February 20, 2021

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 -
Tuesday February 23, 2021

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


Defence of the Motherland -
Tuesday February 23, 2021

Culture :


Flag Day -
Wednesday February 24, 2021

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 -
Thursday February 25, 2021

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 -
Friday February 26, 2021

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


Remembrance Day -
Friday February 26, 2021

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 -
Saturday February 27, 2021

Culture : Córdoba Day in Córdoba only


Special Forces Day -
Saturday February 27, 2021

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

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Easter Tuesday -
Tuesday April 6, 2021

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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

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Guru Nabha Das -
Thursday April 8, 2021

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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

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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

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Queen's Birthday -
Friday April 16, 2021

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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

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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

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St George's Day -
Friday April 23, 2021

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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

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Palm Sunday -
Sunday April 25, 2021

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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

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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

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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